DUKE, John [filed with Cape correspondence]

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 592


20th July 1819

My Lord,

As I am a Pensioner and would wish to go to America I humbly solicit your Lordship to grant me a settlement there for myself, wife and three children as I am an out pensioner of Chelsea Hospital at 9d per day and would willingly settle in America

I am my Lord your humble servant


9d per day

Late Depot Lemington

To the care of Mr.GODD near the Corn Market, Cork