WESTON, Charles re George APSEY, 1820 Settler
National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 252
23rd July 1819
That the Bearer George APSEY has been employed as a millwright on the Southwark Bridge for upwards of two years, during which time he has behaved himself honestly & has been steady and industrious & is now discharged in consequence of the works being finished.
I remain your ob humble serv't
The above George APSEY in consequence of not being able to find employment here is very desirous of going out to the Cape of Good Hope as a settler to follow his occupation as a millwright or anything else that may occur to him. He has a wife who also wants to go along with him, has no children.
(signed) George APSEY