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Informed Thomas Benbow Phillips that 13 Welsh people had sailed on the “Naiad”, including David Davies, a farmer, and his family. He hoped that the land that had been promised to him would be ready and suitable for his crops of wheat because he had heard otherwise. He would like Thomas Benbow Phillips to see David Davies on his arrival.

30 more Welsh were sailing on the “Irene”, including 7 different families and he hoped that they would have placements in the settlement before their arrival. J F Froes wished to be informed of the arrangements. He informed Thomas Benbow Phillips that his parents were sailing on the “Irene”.

List of settlers going to Rio Grande do Sul in the English ship “Naiad” leaving Liverpool on 25 May, 1851:

David Davies, aged 41, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, married, farmer
Jane Davies, aged 48, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, his wife
Rees Davies, aged 9, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, his son
Rachael Davies, aged 7, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, his daughter
Margaret Davies, aged 5, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, his daughter
William Davies, aged 2, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, his son
David Davies, aged 40, from Rhymney, Monmouthshire, single, servant
Ann Morgan, aged 18, from Tredegar, Monmouthshire, single, servant
Morgan Jones, aged 20, from Brynmawr, Breconshire, married, farmer
Charlotte Jones, aged 20, from Brynmawr, Breconshire, his wife
Hugh Hughes, aged 26, from Llanejog? Denbighshire, married, farrier
Margaret Hughes, aged 24, from Llanejog? Denbighshire, his wife
William Hughes, aged 25, from Anglesea, Anglesea, single, farmer

List of persons going out in the ship “Irene” on September 1850.

John, Samuel, Rosa and Maria Bowen (4 adults)
William Davies, wife and child
John Davies, wife and child
Ebenezer Evans, wife and three children
Rees Williams and wife
Peter McHugh, wife and two children
Henry Bentley
David Welsh, wife and children
Thomas Phillips and wife
John Benbow and wife
Mr Morgan, wife and two children
Margaret and John McConnell
John Taylor?

Names of Mrs Rosser and Mr Dendy also included on side of page

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