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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.

JACKSON, Henry (1)

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 18

24 Henry Street

Brook Street

Hampstead Road

July 20th 1819

Honored Sir,

Having seen an account in the paper of the intended emigration to the Cape of Good Hope and being a young man 28 years of age with a wife and three children and out of employ I am desirous of going there with my wife and family. Should a recommendation be required I can have it from persons whom I have served. Should this meet with your aprobation & I might be favord with the particulars you will very much oblige, Sir

Your obed't and humble serv't


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