National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 598
49 Basinghall St, City
Sept 8th 1819
Having some friends who are desirous of going to the Cape of Good Hope I request the favour of you furnishing me with the full particulars of the terms upon which Government intend regulating the emigration – an early communication will further oblige.
I am Sir your mo obed't serv't
National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 625
Oct 18 1819
I request the favour of your information if Mr. Thos. WILSON of Bridge Cottage, Chelsea and his list are accepted at the Colonial Office for intended emigration to the Cape. I beg to apologise in troubling you with this letter but having a relative who is negotiating with Mr. WILSON to be on his list. I wish to know if the latter is recognized by the office.
I remain your mo ob't serv't
I have received your letter of the 18th inst and acquaint you in reply that Mr. Thomas WILLSON has received Earl BATHURST's permission to take out a party of settlers to the Cape of Good Hope
I am &c