Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 343
long outstanding Accounts.
In October last, we sold 10 Dozen Camden, in cases to Mr R. B. Read, of Guilford Place, Russell Square. This Gentleman sailed immediately afterwards for Sydney, via Melbourne, in R.M.S. "London", Captain Martin, but without paying for the same. We have applied to his Father, or Uncle, Dr Read, at the above address, but he, having no instructions, declines to pay. Under the circumstances we would beg to suggest that your Agents in Sydney should apply to Mr Read for settlement of the Account. His address in the Colony, can, we think, easily be ascertained through Mr Edwd Flood, Director of the United Fire and Marine Insurance Company of Sydney, 325 George Street, who is a near relative of Read's.
For your guidance we enclose copy of the a/c in question.
I am sirs,
Very faithfully yours,
Donaldson Lambert & Co
pr. Claw Lincoln
Mr Lincoln is much obliged to Mr James Macarthur for the very interesting illustrated Sydney Newspaper, which he so kindly sent.