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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.

TAYLOR, James (3)

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 112

No.11 Lizard Street

Bethlemew Square [*Bartholomew Square]


[Received 3rd September 1819]


Having seen in the newspapers that labouring men is wanting at the Cape settlement I being out of employment having five children wishing to know the particulars of the engagements

Your humble servant



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