WEBB, Richard, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 284

No.1 Gowers Walk

Church Lane

Whitechapel

July 28th 1819

Honored Sir,

I humbly beg leave to state that through the medium of an advertisement respecting the new adoption of Government of allowing persons to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope I most earnestly crave to be allowed should it meet your approbation to accept of me. I am 28 years of age by trade bricklayer. I have a wife and 2 children under 3 years of age. Have lived in the Parish of St. Mary White Chapel 12 years and can have good referance if required.

Your humble servant

Richard WEBB

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