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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.


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National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 416

0ban N.B. [North Britain]

15 October 1819

I request you will be pleased to acquaint me, if surgeons or physicians will be wanted for the ships carrying emigrants to the Cape of Good Hope; and if so, what terms will be granted them and at what time and places they will be required to attend; also whether the number wanted has been already procured.

I have the honor to be


Your very obedient servant


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