National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 696
[received 10 Aug]
To pitition of William HARDING
Wishes to engage himself according to your lordships [principles] to go to the Cape of Good hope having a wife and one son under 18 [teen] by trade a sawyer. Living at No.1 Gloverhall fort Beech St. Know the art of agriculter.
If this meets your approbation answer from your Lordship will be thought an obligation by your humb servt