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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.

HILL, Henry

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 605

July 28 1819


Not having any ties to induce me to remain in England, I wish to avail myself for the opportunity offered, to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope, Cape, and will feel myself very much obliged by your furnishing me with any instructions you may possess to enable me to carry my plans with execution.

Your reply addressed to Mrs CURRIE, Office of Ordnance, Town, will confer an obligation on

Your Oblig'd and Obed Ser.

Henry HILL

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