National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 143
Soberton near Drexford Hants.
December 3rd 1819
I humbly beg your Lordship will be pleased to inform me what encouragement is given to persons wishing to emigrate to the new Settlement in the vicinity of the Cape of Good Hope; whether any land is granted; and what forms is necessary to be observed for making application for that purpose.
I am My Lord,
Your most obedient Humble Servant
1st Lieutenant Royal Marines on half pay.