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From: Sue Mackay <>
Subject: Settler Correspondence - George HUSBAND
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 14:12:57 +0100 (BST)


Transcribed by Alan Keightley from CO48/44 at the
National Archives in Kew, London

[Transcriber note: Unlike those who drop their
‘aitches’, this man drops his ‘e’s]

July 27, 1819

Sir
i writ to let you know that i wish to go to the Cap of
Good Hop as Smith i have been a armour in a ship two
voyages to the East Indes in the company sarvus
[service] i cam hom 11 months ago and has had but
verey little imploy and wish to go to the Cape i am
single man 26 years of age.
Sir when yours to me
Gorge HUSBAND
No. 12 Phoenix Street
Soho London






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