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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.

CRAUSE, Mary Ann (sister of Henry CRAUSE, 1820 Settler)

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 486

No.10 Bakers Cottages

Chatham Hill


Nov 3rd 1819

My Lord,

I beg permission to solicit your Lordship will be pleased to grant me a passage to the Cape of Good Hope with my brother Captain Henry CRAUSE, who is going out with a party formed by Mr. BAILEY as a settler. I beg to acquaint your Lordship that the reason of my name not having been put in the return was owing to ill health at the time they were sent in. The favor of an early answer will confer an obligation on, my Lord

Your Lordship's most obed't humble serv't

Mary Anne CRAUSE

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