21 December 2010
National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 33
No 7 Green Court
Tewsday 28 July 1819
[transcriber's note:28 July was actually a Wednesday]
having seen the circular ishued by Government conserning the Emigration of artisans etc to the Cape of Good hope I would wish to offer my services as a Mechanical Man in Distress having a family & can get no employ by Trad Brass Finisher can work at Smiths work of all discription & understand the Mother of Pearl frame Work etc, & would be glad if you will favour him with the necessary instructions for accomplishing the above.
E R EVANS