GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

1820 Settler Correspondence before emigration

ALL the 1819 correspondence from CO48/41 through CO48/46 has been transcribed whether or not the writers emigrated to the Cape. Those written by people who did become settlers, as listed in "The Settler Handbook" by M.D. Nash (Chameleon Press 1987), are labelled 1820 Settler and the names of actual settlers in the text appear in red.


National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 174




11 Aug 1819


I shall feel myself obliged if you will favour me with the particulars & conditions proposed by Government to give encouragement to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope; at same time please to state if the grants of land will take place, as there are several persons who have made application and who feel with myself exceeding a[nxious]ly upon the business.

I am Sir your most obt hbl sevt


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