National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 417
22nd Aug 1819
I am desirous of availing myself of the bounty of Government by emigrating to the new Colony – I have no money therefore shall be glad of forming a part of some family who may be goin. I have wife and sister whom I propose to take with me.
I have the honour to remain your obedient servant
Direct to Mr.BANT? Surgeon, 13 Russel Place, Fitzroy Square