National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 48
Aug 3 1819
John ARGENT, carpenter, No.4 back of Charles Street, Dalston, Hackney wishes to engage himself in your philantrophic desine of ingaging persons to the Cape of Good Hope should it meet with your approbabtion.
John ARGENT is 39 years last
Jane Mary ARGENT wife 38 years
James ARGENT son 13 years March last
If not taken to great liberty should be glad to know if we could have the privilege of following his trade in connection with your adopted plan.
I remain with due attention and all possible respect Sir
Your humble sevt.