GILLATT, Thomas

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 370

Heeley

17th Augt 1819

The humble petition of Thomas GILLATT, of Heeley, near Sheffield, in the county of York.

Most humbly sheweth

that your humble petitioner has served his Majesty as a soldier, in the campaigns of Spain, Portugal and France, but in consequence of not being able to obtain employment, he is become desirous to emigrate to the Cape of Good hope, being informed that a settlement is about to be formed there, therefore your petitioner humbly prayeth that your Lordship will take his case into consideration

and your petitioner will as in duty bound ever pray.

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