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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.

LEWIS, George

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 267

4 Bond's Place

Hackney Road

24th July 1819


I am directed to apply to you for printed particulars respecting emigration to the Cape of Good Hope and shall think myself honoured if you will favor me with the same as soon as your convenience will permit

I am respectfully Sir

Your most obedient humble servant


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