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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.

NUNN, John re Francis LYE

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 938


Mount Street

Grosvenor Square

27th Dec'r 1819


This applycation is to ask if it is posable a single young man of the age of nineteen name Francis LYE can be sent out to the Cape of Good Hope, if so you would oblige by giving direction for a line to be sent as above on what terms.

I am Sir your very obliged & obed't serv't


Overseer of the Poor

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