PHILLIPS, Joseph

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 59

At Mr. MARSDEN's

Carpenter & Builder

Martha St

St.George in the East

July 29 1819

Sir,

In consequence of the offer of His Majesty's Government to give encouragement to persons desirous of setling in the Colony of the Cape I most respectfully offer myself to your notice as a candidate for the grant to be sent out under a person who may advance the sum required. I am 30 years of age, am a carpenter & wheelwright by trade, lately married no family. Should I be so fortunate as to become an object of your choise the most satisfactory referance can be given as to my ability & general caracter.

From Sir, your most obedient humble servant

Jos. PHILLIPS

 

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