Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 499
by you to inform the Government of the existence of Phylloxera on your vines.
I received positive Instructions by the [plan?], Phillip King to do so.
I wrote on the top of the communication the word"confidential". The Government however was not influenced by this.
I did not communicate with the press, with which I have no connection whatever