SANDS, Thomas

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 748

Little Italy

Brick Lane

Spittalfields

July 23 1819

Sir,

Having a desire to go out to His Majesties New Coliney at the Cape of Good Hope i take the liberty of sending you the following statement as i have bine informed it is to yourself i should give the particulars of my familey – i ham by trade a carpenter age 28 a wife and one childe under 5 years. Likewise i have to inform you that two of my friend wish to go by trade sawers aged 32 years two familey consisting of four childrin eldest 6 years old. If further required by due notice given i shall punctully attend

I remain Sir your obed't & humble serv't

Thos. SANDS

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