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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.

WEBBE, Thomas

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 500

Oct 3rd 1819

My Lord,

Your Lordship will I hope pardon my taking this liberty but having a desire to go to the Cape of Good Hope have taken it on myself to solicit your Lordship for the particulars. I have no objection to give securities or to pay down a small sum of money. Your Lordship's compliance will greatly oblige

Your Lordship's most dutiful humble serv't at command

Thomas WEBBE

Late Lieut. R. Marines

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