National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 20
5 Arabella Row
July 20th 1819
Having seen an advertisement in the public newpapers for familys to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope. The humble petitioner has a wife and eight children should be happy of a Royal Grant to the emigration to the above place and to accept of such proposals granted by the last session of parliment
I am your most obed humble st.