DOWSON, Thomas

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 614

No.2 Southampton Place

Camberwell

Surrey

July 27 1819

Sir,

I hear as Government has offered to send people as settlers to the Cape of Good Hope. I should esteem it a favour if you will let me have a circular for to know the particulars, for I should very much like to go, as my business is a gardener and being always used to the management of land, and having only two children, I should be glad to go with your permission.

I subscribe myself your most humble servant

Thos. DOWSON

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