National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 573
Mile End Road
Next to the Black Horse
I humbly take the liberty of troubling your Lordship for the purpose of obtaining the necessary information respecting emigration to the Cape of Good Hope, hoping it is of that description poor men with families can embrace. I beg your Lordship's kind consideration on my behalf.
Anxiously awaiting, I beg to subscribe myself my Lord
Your Lordship's most obed't humble servant