GOODWIN, John, 1820 Settler
National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 274
37 St. Martins Lane
15 July 1819
I applied at the office of Lord BATHURST respecting Emigration when I received instruction to address you on the subject. I am desirous to avail myself of the advantages offered by His Majesty's ministers for obtaining a free passage for myself and Family in number as at foot.
My views with regard to my settlement in the Colony are the same as pointed out by the Rt. Hble. Chancellor of Exchequer say the breeding & feeding of Cattle to which I propose adding the Export of Wool Hides and Tallow to the Mother Country.
I am prepared to comply with the forms required by His Majesty's Government to make the necessary deposit etc. Soliciting the favour of your reply with the needful instructions for the speedy Prosecution of my views.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most Ob & Hbl Svt.
Mary Ann his wife
Mary Ann – their daughter aged 15
John their son