National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 108
No. 5 New Compton St
Near St. Giles Church
[Received August 9th 1819]
In consequence of having heard that it is the intention of Government to establish a Colony at the Cape of Good Hope of our countrymen, as such I would wish to enrole my name amongst those going to the aforesaid place.
I am your most ob't hbl servant
Aged 24 yrs
Trade: Plasterer & Bricklayer