Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 261
trust this will meet with your approval.
The "Annie Archbell" has not yet arrived, I trust the seeds shipped in her and the goods pr "Star of Peace" will reach us in good condition. I hope also to get a season for sowing the Mangolds and Turnips for which we have Five tons of bone dust in preparation. I will, as you desire Sir Wm report upon the quality of the goods shipped in the latter vessel when they arrive.
Should you be disposed to purchase a portable Steam Engine Sir Wm, I should say that Tuxford's 1st class 4 Horse Vertical Engine Costing £175 would be much the cheapest and best in the end, as far as my experience goes. I should say the vertical cylinder is much superior to the horizontal for many reasons, I just mentioned the