COOK, Thomas

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 67


July 26th 1819

Honoured Sir,

I was desired at your office yesterday to leave a few lines to inform you of my occupation Age &c. My age is Twenty One and servin my time To a Tobacconist and Sigar Makeing. I have a Wife but no Children, and we are both desirous to try our fortune a the Cape if [Page torn] Terms is any ways Suitable so as we May have hopes of being any ways compatible to ourselves and Beneficiant to the Collony, our Ressidence is at No 33 Holywill Street Strand.