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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.

LEACH, Richard

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 277

Wednesday July 28th 1819

My Lord,

Having received information of your sending People to the Cape of Good Hope I should be very glad to embrace the opportunity of going there Myself, as I am no regular Trade and being out of Employ.

With humble submission to your Lordship I remain

Your obedient humble servant

Richard LEACH

Please to direct to

The Griffin Inn

Church Street


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