ABBOTT, R

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 48

Harves Lane

Sheffield

Aug 13 1819

My Lord

Having seen a paragraph in the Newspaper saying that there is a sum of money granted by Government for the purpose of asisting people to emigrate to the Cape of good hope, My selfe along with a few Neighbours wishing to imbrace the opportunity humble beg you will order the perticulars to be sent for our information (as for an individual) what land implyments & support will be allowed until he can cultivate as mutch land as will answer that purpose; by sending all the information you can you will greatly oblige

Your very hble Servt

R ABBOTT

PS Please say when any vesels will sail What room will be aboard in the ship for storage

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