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.

KINGDOM, William

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 230

Rock Lodge

Tunbridge Wells

18th November 1819


In taking the liberty of presenting you with the accompanying work upon emigration I consider it unnecessary to disclaim any idea of its increasing your knowledge upon the subject. The few suggestions I have presumed to make have, perhaps, already met your attention, but should it prove otherwise and that they are at all likely to ameliorate the emigrants condition, I am well aware they need only be observed by you to be adopted.

I have the honour to be Sir

Your most obedient very humble servant

Will'm KINGDOM Jun.

[Note from GOULBURN: Thank him for his work]

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