BILES, John, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 233

July 23 1819


Being informed that you are the Gentleman to whom I am to apply for instructions respecting the Emmigrating to the Cape of good hope, I take the liberty of requesting permission to offer myself with a Wife and Child to your notice. My age 34. Wife 30. Child one year. If it meets approbation, my address is: John BILES, no.25 New Street Camden Street East Street Walworth. An Answer with full information will be esteemed as an essential favour Conferd on

Sir, Your most obedient Humble Servant