Pardon this freedom I John Jones & Thos Neat each having a Wife & 2 Children one Bricklayer Plasterer, the other a Cabinet Maker do wish to go to New South Wales as many others have to follow our Businesses but humblely Solicits your goodness to favour us with grant for the same as we humblely wait to receive your Honour's answer if agreeable we could wish to go in the first Ship in granting our wish we in Duty bound will ever pray,
Your Honour's obedient & humble
Servants John Jones & Thos Neat
No 2 Brill Row Sommers [Somers] Town
NB Your honours humble petitioners wait on answer hoping your honor will pardon us waiting we having come from London.
We can have undeniable caractures as understanding our business in a workman manner.