EATON, William Loftie, 1820 Settler
National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 61
9a Blackman St, Southwark
31st August 1819
Myself and brother are desirous of joining the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope and will feel obliged by your informing us as early as possible the terms and conditions we are required to conform to, and how soon we shall be required to be in readiness.
I have the honor to be
Your very obt servt
W Loftie EATON
The following letter is filed with the correspondence of Thomas WILLSON at CO48/46.
National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 629
[To Thomas WILLSON from William LOFTIE EATON]
24 Dec 1819
Since I enter into engagements with to proceed to Cape of Good Hope with you I have made an alliance with Mary Ann LEPPER aged 24 years
Yours truly W. Loftie EATON
[Written at foot in pencil: NB Mr. WILLSON's letter enclosing this is mislaid. It conveyed a request that the wife of the above may be added to Mr. W's list]
[Transcriber's Note: This is written in a different hand to the letter by William LOFTIE EATON above. As that letter was written in copperplate it is probable he got someone to write it for him.]