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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.

FENN, John

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 158

No. 13 Bind St.

Oxford Street

Augst. 2nd 1819

My Lord,

In behalf of a number of tradesmen and others I have taken the liberty to intrude upon your Lordship to request humbly the terms and qualifications of the persons that are to be selected by His Majesty's Government which are to be sent to the Cape of Good Hope. Married or single tradesmen or labourers : and if your Lordship only receives persons only under a certain age

I am your Lordships very humble and very obedient servant


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