HAMPSON, John

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 646

5th August 1819

Sir,

It is my wish to go to the Cape but I have not the means of paying the ten pounds required but should be glad to go with any gentleman wishing to take ten out with him having but a very poor prospect in this country. I am stout & healthy am 21 years of age by trade a press maker. I live at No.52 Long Lane West Smithfield where any communications will be duly attended to.

Sir I remain your humble and willing servant

John HAMPSON

PS I am single man

No.52 Long Lane

West Smithfield

13th August 1819

Sir,

I have received your letter on the 5th in which you direct me to the circular letter. I have not seen one and shold be glad if I can have one to see the proposals of Government for sending people to the Cape.

Sir I remain your humble servant

John HAMPSON

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