SPERRY, George

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 703

15 Hemlock Court

Carey Street

Lincoln Fields

July 15th 1819


I beg leave to make an application as being a General Machinist to proceed to the Cape of Good Hope, seeing by the daily news papers it is in contemplation for a plan to be laid down to that effect, if any opportunity offers for the said destination I should thankfully embrace it and would make every arrangement my circumstances would permit towards proceeding to that place.

I am Sir

Your most obed't & very humble serv't