22 Oct 1819
Understanding that officers half pay will have his Majesty’s permission to settle in the Colony going to be formed near the Cape of Good Hope I beg leave to offer my services to be employed in any way your Lordship may think fit. Any references your Lordship may deem necessary on the matter shall be glad to forward immediately.
I have the honor to be your Lordship’s obedient humble servant
Lieut. Royal Berks Militia