SANDERSON, George, 1820 Settler
National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 733
21st July 1819
I hope you will forgive the liberty I have taken in troubling you, but finding that you encourage emigration to the Cape of Good Hope and I having not the means of soporting my familey is the cause of my wishing to go their if you will cause directions to be sent me how I ham to proceed.
I have a wife & 3 daughters. I have not been troubling to the parish. Let me know what money will be requisite and I will endeavour to provide. I have two moor friends who wood be glad to go with me.
Honered Sir, I remain your humble servant
National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 852
15th August 1819
In consequence of the advertisement lately published there are three families who wish to proceed to the Cape of Good Hope, one family consists of a man his wife and three children, the second a man wife and two children and the third a man wife and one child all under fourteen years of age. They are possessed of the means of paying down the sum proposed but wish to know whom they are to pay it and request you will give them the necessary information.
I remain your humble servant
PS If not allowed to make the deposit would be glad to go with the person engaging to take out familys.
National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 1074
9th November 1819
Wishing to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope his the cause of my troubling your Lordship & not being able to find hout any person that is taking out families, should your Lordship know off aney one that wants one to make up his number I should be glad to go. I can have nine years caracter from my last employer
I am your Lordships most humble servant at command
[Transcriber's Note: George SANDERSON became a late replacement in BIGGAR's Party departing from nearby Portsmouth]