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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.

EILSE, George

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 25

[Received 28 July 1819]


i understand you have made apllakshun [*application] for men to go to the Cape of Good hope i am a man that Wills to go i am a gardener by trade my age is 20 I am a singel man my residence is at No 4 North Row Clapham Surey

Sir I am your humbel servent

George EILSE


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