GSSAThe 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

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.

BROWN, Thomas (3)

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 259/260

No.17 Clayton Street


August 2 1819


I ham informed of a number of famelys a goen to the Cape of Good Hope and has it is my inclination to goe i was advised to adress myself to you. Bean out of emply i cannot support my famely without help. Sir I shold esteem it a faver if you will send me the perticulars concerning it. Sir my profetion is a smith & farier, age 32 years, wife & 2 children eldest child 7 years of age. Sir my adress id No.17 Clayton Street Kennington

Thomas BROWN

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