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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.

FOWLER, Robert

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 161

Aug 3 1819


I have heard that there are a great many Famleys a going to Emigrants to the Cape of Good Hope. On account of the Deadness of Trade, I am by Trade a Taylor, I have made up my mind to go if it meets your approation, my famley consisting of my Wife and self

Sir I remain your humble servant


Please to direct to No.1 Hart Street, Weymouth Street near Kent Road

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