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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.

JACOBS, Lazarus

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 20

5 Arabella Row


July 20th 1819

My Lord,

Having seen an advertisement in the public newpapers for familys to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope. The humble petitioner has a wife and eight children should be happy of a Royal Grant to the emigration to the above place and to accept of such proposals granted by the last session of parliment

I am your most obed humble st.

Lazarus JACOBS

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