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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.

GLASSCOE, William et al

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 361

August 13th 1819


I take the liberty of troubling you to inquire of you the best way of gitting over to the Cape of Good Hope. Gentleman there is ten of us that being out of inployment & serliset [solicit] your assistance to inform me the way apply and how to perceed the names that would wish to go are hereunder mentioned

Wm GLASSCOE wife & two children

Thos. JOHNSON wife & two children

G. BROOKS and wife


No.58 Swallow Street

Saint James


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