DALTON, J

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 643

Northampton Square

Clerkenwell

July 30 1819

Sir,

Having a desire to take advantage of the present opportunity to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope and having been given to understand it is necessary to apply to you for a circular stating particulars, I beg leave to state that I am myself a married man 30 years of age and one child under 12 yrs & that together with two friends single men aged 20 & 23, at the same time a probability existing of more joining us if the nature of it should appear sufficiently advantageous upon perusal of the circular here solicited

We beg Sir to remain your most obedient servants

J. DALTON

[illegible signature]

R.G. CATRELL

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