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From: Sue Mackay <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Settler Correspondence - John STAPLES
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 17:03:59 +0100 (BST)
Transcribed by Leanne Starkey from digital images
provided by Sue Mackay of correspondence contained in
CO48/45 at the National Archives in Kew, London.
Original spelling and syntax have been maintained and
[text] are the transcriber's own comments or notes, or
best guess for illegible or obscured text.
30 Aug. 1819
51 Long Lane
The undermentioned persons being desirous of
proceeding to the British settlement at Algoa Bay, beg
leave to apply to your Lordship for the usual grant of
lands and facilties to proceed thither and have
further to state that we should collectively have one
thousand pounds or upwards to take with us,
independent of the sum to be deposited at your office.
Edward MARTIN - Wheelwright, Boro' Road
Jn. SMITH - Ropemaker, New Road, Paddington Jn. CASTLE
- Farmer, Mint Street, Boro'
Wm. YOULDAN - Miller & baker, do.,do.
Jn. STAPLES - Farmer, 51 Long Lane, Boro'
Geo. JAMES - Baker, Foots Cray, Kent
Wm. BOOKER - Ropemaker, New St. Dockhead Geo. PAGE &
Thos. PAGE - Gardiners, Grange Walk Jas. POWELL -
Smith, Bristol Geo. TOGOOD - Smith & farrier, do.
Wm ROBERTS - Carpenter, Bristol
Jn. HAYS - Tanner, Staple Court, Bermondsey Jn.
DUNNING - Bricklayer, Fitzroy Place Jas. WARREN -
Carpenter, Queen St. Walworth Chas. DEAN - Carpenter &
joiner, Hertford I remain Your Lordships most obedt.
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