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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.


National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 193

No.9 Exeter Street

Sloane Street


August 2nd 1819


Having been informed that you will give every information connected to the emigration to the Cape of Good Hope, I shall feel obliged if you will state the manner and terms on which from 10 to 20 persons in the farming line will be taken who wish to settle at the Cape but have little or no money to pay their passage. If Sir you will give this information you will oblige

Your most obed't humble servant


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