National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 48

Aug 3 1819


John ARGENT, carpenter, No.4 back of Charles Street, Dalston, Hackney wishes to engage himself in your philantrophic desine of ingaging persons to the Cape of Good Hope should it meet with your approbabtion.

John ARGENT is 39 years last

Jane Mary ARGENT wife 38 years

James ARGENT son 13 years March last

If not taken to great liberty should be glad to know if we could have the privilege of following his trade in connection with your adopted plan.

I remain with due attention and all possible respect Sir

Your humble sevt.