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.

FISHER, Samuel

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 246

Birmingham

Oct 20, 1819

Sir,

we the undersined have a wish to emegrate to the Cape of Good Hope, that through the slackness of our trade we are unprovided of means of going there therefore we most humbly solisit your Lordships favour to send us word how we possibly can go there.

We are your most humble servants

Richard CORFIELD

Thomas PAGE

Samuel FISHER

We humbly thank you for a answer

Please to direct to Samuel FISHER [Kennion?] Street, Birmingham

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