From the CALENDAR OF ANNANDALE EMIGRATION, SCOTLAND
March 4 1858:
Free Emigration to the Cape of Good Hope
All the Dumfriesshire and Galloway emigrants who are registered for the first vessel for Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope, must be at Annan on Friday 12 March ready to embark on Saturday morning 13 March for Birkenhead. The undersigned will attend at the Kings Arms Inn, Lockerbie, on Friday and Saturday 5 and 6 March between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for the purpose of receiving the deposit of one pound under the Emigration Regulation 20.
Sgd: William CARRUTHERS - Emigration Agent for the Cape.