LEE, William (4)
July 30, 1819
I hope you will excuse my Freedom in writing to you but is to solicit your goodness to inform me of Intelligence concerning the Cape of Good Hope as i am a Labouring Man and out of employ and i am willing to work for my wife and two children has there is no employ in London at this time and I here that there is numbers going there for Employment. I am very willing to go providing it meats your Approbation I will do the best of any Endeavour to make myself usefull in what ever capacity I am put under as I am a young man thirty years of age and my wife thirty one and my daughters one is three years old and the other seven months please to send me a line and direct for me
No. 35 Vine Street Lambeth near Waterloo Bridge.
I conclude from your humble servant