COOPER, William Price re MENEZES' Party, 1820 Settlers
National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 456
Dover, 24th Oct 1819
I am directed by Mr. E.B. WILLIAM Esq to write to you respecting my emigration to the Cape of Good Hope and as there are ten going from Dover under the direction of Mr. MENESSES [sic], Boot & Shoe Maker, should wish to be one of their number or any other your Lordship shall be pleased to appoint and in a few days notice I shall be able to advance the deposit money.
I am your Lordship's very humble servant
Wm. Price COOPER aged 34 years
Haveing a wife & three children under 14 years of age
Near the King's Head