BOND, John

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 521

Sep. 20th 1819


As I understand there is liberal encouragement given to all Mechanicks who wish to become Settlers at the Cape of Good Hope. Not having any Knowledge how to become a settler by any other means I have made Application to the Secretary of State of the Colonial Department hoping for their information – I am a Working Cutter by profession having served 7 years in the City of London. I have a Wife and one Child = Ages my Wifes 23 mine 23 Childs 7 months

I am Sir

Your Humble Servant


P.S. Please to

Direct to No. 9 Great Saint Andrew Street

Seven Dials