KENNEDY, James, 1820 Settler
National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 218
No.10 Hay Market
28th Sept 1819
I beg leave to apply to your Lordship as a person wishing to go out as a settler to the Cape of Good Hope hoping your Lordship will be pleased to grant me the encouragement that is proposed by Government. I have a few hundred pounds and would wish to take a few able men alongst with me. Therefore I will anxiously wait on your Lordship's answers and time and place of embarkation.
I remain with due respect
Your Lordship's obed't humble serv't