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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.

DALTON, Francis

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 651

York, Aug 3 1819

Please my Lord SIDMOUTH,

We hav seen in the Yorksh gazette a statement of 50000£ granted by Government in order to assist Them who are desirous of going to the Cape of Good Hope. Francis DALTON & Jas. HARRISON curriers and several others ar desirous of going and we wish to know Particulars and who we are to Aply to. If you please to send us an Answer you will much Oblige your humble Inquirers F.D. & J.H.

Direct for Francis DALTON


Wellington Row


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