National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 127
14th August 1819
The Petition of Thomas PEROLZ of Tinahely Parish of Kilcommon & County of Wicklow, Ireland
That petitioner having a desire to avail himself of the grant made by Government to such as shall have a purpose to emigrate to the Cape of good Hope, and being able to make the Deposit required by Govt as also to produce well authenticated Certificates for honesty and Sobriety most humbly intreats your Lordship's instructions and information respecting the particulars of the encouragement given to emigrants as also how Petitioner shall proceed and to whom he shall attach himself. And whether such person will have a power of retaining any part of the land granted as above. And for which Petitioner shall as in Duty pray.