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

pre 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 CO48/41, 370

No.28 Bottom of Grays Inn Lane

Near St.Chads Wells

July 12th 1819


Having a desire to go to the Cape of Good Hope with my family, I apply'd to the office for a pasport but was informed I must write to you for that paper and as I have not seen the circular should be obliged to you for it.

I remain Sir your most obedient humble servant


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