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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.

BROWN, Thomas (2)

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 229

No.43 Devonshire Street

Globe Lane

Mile End

23 July 1819


I shall feel particularly oblidged by your Lordship's goodness to inform me for the information of some of my friends desirous of emigrating to the Cape of Good Hope whether Government furnishes the necessary implements of husbandry or they themselves at the plan of destination.

I am Sir your most obed't humble servant

Thomas BROWN

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