Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 191
remittances since the last returns I had the honor to hand to you. If I had I would have advised Mr Sanders. I did reply to the same question from him on the same subject at the end of the year.
Permit me to desire that my silence may not be deemed wanting of respect to yourselves. I avoided to communicate with you till I forwarded the accts altogether and day after day crept on, besides I wished to advise you of having made a deposit to your Credit at the same time I forwarded the accounts. Truly I have not succeeded till this very day and permit me to offer some slight explanation with reference to the over due P/Notes in Decr & Jany. I fear now I have laboured under a flattering delusion that you would not present these unless I gave you to understand that certainly