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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.

DEAN, John

National Archives, Kew CO48/42, 608

No.7 Wardour Street

June 22nd 1819


I received a copy of the circular agreeable to my request this day, for which I humbly thank you. I hope you will not feel that I intrude too much upon your valuable time if I solicit the favor of further instructions, so as to enable me to proceed to the attainment of my desires, viz. to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope.

I have the honor to be Sir

Your obed't humble servant


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