Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 264
20th November 1862
Since I had this pleasure by the last mail our principal sales have been
|5067 lbs Bacon & Ham to Linsley & Hicks @ 8d pr lb||£168.18. 0|
|1133 lbs Bacon & Ham to appc @ 8d pr lb||£ 37.15. 4|
|100 Bushels Maize to J Tichnet @ 6/- Bush||£ 30. 0. 0|
|17 Bushels maize to Blunt @ 6s/6d||£ 5.10. 6|
2 kegs Lard to appc @ 6d and 272 lbs shoulders Bacon cut off after being salted and a little tainted @ 6d pr lb - all these sales have been for cash and I trust will be satisfactory to you - we have remaining besides 7 Sides 7 Hams & 12 cheeks reserved for House / 40 cheeks and 4 shoulders, for which I expect to get at least 6d.
The total quantity of Bacon &c sold to date is 7267 lbs realizing £238.17. 4.
Sir Wm Macarthur