DANIELL, Richard, 1820

National Archives, Kew, CO48/52, 254

13 Clements Inn Strand

Febr 23rd 1820

Sir

It being my intention to proceed to the Cape of Good Hope (taking with me not less than ten persons) for the purpose of improving a portion of land that my rank as Lieut. of the Navy, and for each person I so take with me, may be entitled to.

I have to request the favor of being inform'd by what means I am to obtain the said Grant and whether I can expect the indulgence of being the bearer of a letter of recommendation from the Colonial office to Lord Charles SOMERSET.

I remain Sir

Your most obdt hble servt

Richard DANIELL

Lieut. R. Navy

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