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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.

LAYTON, Samuel

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 320

No. 3 Blandford Mews

Manchester Square

August 9th 1819


I was desired at your office to apply by writing for particulars respecting the appointment for going to the Caoe of Good Hope as a Mechanick

Your humble sevanr


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