ALDRED, William , 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 73

William ALDRED

I take liberty of Righting you Respecting the advertisement I saw in the paper Conserning giving Incorragement for people to go to the Cape of Good hope but I should Wish to have the particklers laid oute In a more plainer Scale.

I am yours

Wm. ALDRED Tottenham Green

Middlesex

Direct to Wm. ALDRED

Tottenham High Cross

Middlesex

 

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National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 33

Tottenham High Cross

28 July 1819

I have to acquaint you in Reply of your agrement to the Cape that I do agre to all the Conditions you have purposed but I should wish to know how we are to be provided with Tooles of Every discripsions to Cultivate the Land with because the Money Advanced will not provide them for thare must be sumthing to Subsist on till we can Make the Land do it and I wish to know further When the Money is to be paid and if there be any nesity of Coming to Town to have my Name Enterd on the Book for my Mind is holy plased on a Imbarkhing for the Cape –

Sir I am you Humble Servant

William ALDRED

Direct to Wm. ALDRED

Tottenham High Cross

Middlesex

[Transcriber's Note: Listed as an independent settler in Hockly's ‘Story of the British Settlers of 1820' –see the correspondence of John LEIGH in CO48/44]

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