CABBELL, James

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 389

Broadwalk, near the turnpike gate

Frome, Somersetshire

Oct 4th 1819

Sir,

I am a poor man have lost an hand but can work as well as many who are calld able bodied. I have made bold to adress you praying your Lordship to inform me if I can be allowd to proceed as a settler to the Cape of Good Hope. I am your Lordship's most obdt hbl servant

James CABELL

*I am 34 years of age have a wife and two children. Lost my hand on board HMS Winzor Castle on the 28th Oct 1805. Receves a pension of 14 pounds per year.

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