Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 233
me to supply some of my friends who are most particular in there selection. I could then compete with those who will at all hazards make Wine to gratify the taste & not maintaining the purity of the Wines. I am glad to learn that the Casks reached you safely and that Vintage so far is drawing near completion. I have an additional stock of Empty Wine Casks Sherry & Quarters. I am daily expecting 30 Octaves of those I mentioned some time ago. The prices for these Casks are outrageous. But I must secure them or they will go up the Hunter I find here a general enquiry for Octaves of Wine -- Its a great [indecipherable] that the other [flax?] cannot be brought into use.
Noting your remarks about he a/cs. I have agreeably [to?] your desire made up my accounts shewing a balance in Books to your credit. brought down on 31st March £293..15..2. The enclosures