National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 651
York, Aug 3 1819
Please my Lord SIDMOUTH,
We hav seen in the Yorksh gazette a statement of 50000£ granted by Government in order to assist Them who are desirous of going to the Cape of Good Hope. Francis DALTON & Jas. HARRISON curriers and several others ar desirous of going and we wish to know Particulars and who we are to Aply to. If you please to send us an Answer you will much Oblige your humble Inquirers F.D. & J.H.
Direct for Francis DALTON