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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.

CARNEY, James, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 166

19 Bishopsgate

St. without

7 August 1819


Hearing that government are about sending out settlers to the Cape of Good Hope for the purpose of agriculture would be thankfull for the particulars respecting thereof.

I have the honour to be Sir

Your obt sevt


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