Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 253
selling a Gallon of Wine. Since the 5 October I have recd from Queensland for five Casks to go forward.
It's gratifying to hear of your success of the Grain & Wine also. New South Wales generally.
Since writing this letter a Gentleman whose "chase" you reported favorably at a Parramatta Ag Show called to know if there was a probability of your turning attention to that article of produce if so to offer his services to you (a recent Farmer from the Drought). This article is certainly beginning to be sought after of good quality. The Butter Market is low considering the scarcity of feed. This arises from the very small export to the Colony of Victoria. They are producing a large quantity there.
Your most Obedient