|In these two letters to Lord Stanley, the Secretary of State for
the Colonies, emigration agents Cavan Brothers & Co. and Reid
Irving & Co. request licences for plantation owners in the West
Indies to import Chinese labourers from the British Settlements in
the Straits of Malacca. They request 300 labourers for Trinidad and
400 for British Guiana.
CO 318/160 (2 Nov 1843)