Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 441
outgoing mail - I hope to wait upon you with shipping documents.
With regard to the order for Claret &c - which you have sent direct to Barton & Guetier at Bordeaux - on the wine coming forward it shall be carefully looked after - and we have written to the above Firm to ship "in transitu" so that all unnecessary expense shall be avoided.
You may probably may have heard through Sir George Maclay that I am carrying on the business of the old Firm, of which I became a Partner prior to Mr Donaldson's death - and have so far been successful in retainng some some of the best of our old & valued Constituents. Should you have an opportunity of influencing consignments of Produce - or any description of