National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 496
Parish of St.James, Westminster
2 Aug't 1819
I have to request on behalf of the Governors and Directors of the poor of the Parish of St.James Westminster that you will be pleased to favor me with any official letters of instructions that have been issued from your office by Government relative to the benevolent and judicious project of encouraging industrious labourers to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope; for the purpose of enabling the Board of Governors to consider how far the project can be rendered available to the mutual benefit and advantage of the Parish and its unfortunate unemployed industrious paupers.
I have the honor to remain
Your very obed't hbl serv't
Clerk to Board of Governors