National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 592
July 26 1819
I understand Government has made over to us to distresed famleys to fare thire expences to the Cape. I have resided at Frome in Somersetshire which I been working at husbintry garding all my life. I have a wife and one child, for want of employment I am in great distriss. I am 36 years of age.
Sir I remaine your humble servant
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