SMITH, J

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 890

236 Shoreditch

Aug 26th 1819

My Lord

I beg leave to inform your Lordship that nine persons are desirous of proceeding with me to the Cape of Good Hope - all healthy and strong men. Our wish is to become regular settlers and I trust your Lordship will have the goodness to appoint us to one of the first transports.

I remain, with

With every Respect for your Lordship

My Lord

Your Lordships most obedient & humble servt

J. SMITH

I will pay the hundred pounds whenever your Lordship may require

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