The 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

SALTER, Thomas and James BRYANT, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 848

[whole letter written in the same hand]


August 13th 1819

My Lord,

We have taken the humble liberty of addressing your Lordship having a very particular desire to go to the Cape of Good Hope. By trade I ham a carpenter and know the whole rudiments of the trade and can have a good character. i have a wife and two children both boys.

Thomas SALTER No.2 Quens Head Court, Windmill St *

And likewise your Lordship i have the same desire. Pleas your Lordship i ham by trade a sawer i have [three?] years to work has a pitman in that line of business and likewise i understand the trade shoe making i to your Lordship i have a wife & two children both boys

James BRYANT Ditto*

We remain your Lordships humble servants

Thomas SALTER & James BRYANT

[Transcriber's Note: Thomas SALTER and James BRYANT were neighbours of Edward WYNNE and became members of his party. James BRYANT remained in the party when it was taken over by Hezekiah SEPHTON]

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