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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 CO48/43, 700

Queen St


12 Aug 1819


As I wish to obtain such information as will be necessary for persons who are desirous of emigrating to the Cape of Good Hope I shall be much obliged to you to direct a copy of the prescribed regulations to be transmitted to me.

I am very respectfully Sir

Your ob hble svt


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