Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 227
you the "New Zealand flax" you required and the [prepared?] I find considerably advanced in price. I expect it will cost about 9c pr lb I am almost afraid to purchase it. If I can procure it I will send pr "Channel"
What an advance the wines of "Spain" appear to have taken & the probable scarcity.
Brandy took an advance in our Market of 1/6 pr Gallon yesterday.
This troublesome [Baker?] "Holmes" delays taking his Maize away - I shipped on Saturday the Wine to Messrs Graham Lamb & Co