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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.

HODGES, Joseph

National Archives, Kew CO48/43, 754

4 Granby Buildings

Lambeth Butts

[undated – clerk's hand: Rec'd 26th]


Understanding that you have the disposuls of the condition concerning those who wish to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope and I have some intentions of going be so good as send a copy by so doing you will

Much oblige

Your Humble Ser't


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