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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.

WRIGHT, George

[Transcriber's Note: Not clear whether this is George WRIGHT of WILLSON's Party

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 265


No.48 Strand

24th July 1819


Having a wish to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope I shall esteem it a favour if you will send me the particulars on which you allow emigration.

Your obed't humble serv't


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