SAUL, Isaac

(see also correspondence of Patrick MAJOR in CO48/44)

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 961

Rathdrum

September 24th 1819

My Lord,

Agreeable to your Lordship's of 16th inst are enclosed a detailed statement of the No, Names & Ages of all the Persons &c Patrick MAJOR & I propose to take to His Majesty's Settlement Cape of Good Hope.

Conforming ourselves every way to the terms specified in the Circular Letter upon which HM Government have offered to grant lands in the colony.

We shall lodge £130 at the time of our embarkation to be repaid as mentioned in the said circular or even more if req'd. The Settlers are all of the Established Church, the men all served H Majesty either in Regular Regts or in Yeomanry Corps, all thoroughly understanding the farming business, also bearing the best characters &c

Therefore if approved of would be glad to know by return where to apply for the passage out &c. I would be extreamly obliged if your Lordship would have the goodness to order an answer in as much [speed] as possibly can be done, as I have a multiplicity of business to arrange after the receipt of the answer.

I have the honour to subscribe my Lord

Your Lordship's most obliged & very humble srv't

Isaac SAUL

PS Please to address as before to Isaac SAUL

Rathdrum

Co. Wicklow

Name and Description of Person taking out the Settlers

Patrick MAJOR and Isaac SAUL as mentioned &c *

Names of The Settlers

Profession or Trade

Age

Names of the Women

Age

Male Children

Age

Female Children

Age

Patrick MAJOR *

Gardener

30

Elizabeth MAJOR

30

MAJOR's

Yrs

MAJOR's

Yrs

Isaac SAUL

Land Surveyor

27

   

having three

 

having three

 

Henry WEBSTER

Blacksmith

30

Mary WEBSTER

24

1st

9

1st

12

Geo. WORTH

Shoemaker

30

   

2nd

3

2nd

11

John SAUL

Weaver

24

Eliza SAUL

22

3rd

8mo

3rd

4

Wm. SAUL

Do.

20

       

SAUL's one

14

             

WEBSTER's one

14

 

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National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 1060

Rathdrum

Oct 31st 1819

Rt.Hon.Sir,

I propose to take out under my protection to the Cape of Good Hope the Ten following able bodied individuals, all of strong and healthy constitutions, and each able to work and all of them understanding the farming business &c &c complying every way to the arrangements pointed out in the circular which I read this day from His Royal Highness the Duke of York and depositing the sum demanded in any office which your Lordship shall be pleased to mention.

Also conforming to such regulations as may be proposed by His Majesty's Government subsequent to our departure or such arrangements as may be made at any given period &c &c

I have the honour to subscribe my name, Rt Hon Sir

Your most obed't & very humble serv't

Isaac SAUL

PS Please order a reply addressed to Isaac SAUL, Rathdrum, Ireland

Person taking out the Settlers:

Isaac SAUL

Land Surveyor

Rathdrum, Ireland

Names of the Settlers

Age

Profession or Trade

Names of the Women

Age

Male Children

Age

Female Children

Age

Jno. SAUL Sen

40

Farmer

   

First

15

First

14

Jno. SAUL Jun

22

Labourer

Mrs. SAUL

22

Second

14

Second

14

Wm. SAUL

20

Do.

Mrs. MEAGHER

32

Third

9

Third

17

Jas. SAUL

20

Do.

Mrs. WEBSTER

22

Fourth

4

Fourth

13

H. WEBSTER

26

Blacksmith

Mrs. SAUL

18

Fifth

1

Fifth

12

P. MEAGHER

32

Labourer

Mrs. SMITH

 

Sixth

3

Sixth

11

J. JOHNSON

24

Do.

   

Seventh

1

Seventh

10?

J. MOORE

24

Do.

   

8th

4

Eighth

9

Rt. SMITH

35

Do.

       

Ninth

8

E. SHEA

29

         

Eleventh

7

             

12th

5

             

13th

1

10

   

5

 

8

 

12

 

The above number have all consented to go out under my protection and complying every way to the regulations. I am desirous to know by return whether I would be allowed to carry with me a Plough of the Scotch Plan as I have an elegant one.

I would be very desirous to know what office I shall apply to for the passage out

First family is a man & three children to deposit £20

Second family a man wife & child £15

Third a man £10

Fourth a man £10

Fifth a man wife 3 children £20

Sixth a man wife 6 children £20

7th a man £10

8th a man £10

9th a man wife 2 children £15

10th a man wife 6 children under 14 £10

£150

NB There shall be a great sum more deposited

[Note from GOULBURN in corner] Too late

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