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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.

MADDEN, Thomas for J.M. GRIMWOOD

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 652

Bloomsbury Place

27th August 1819

Sir,

I yesterday made application at your office for the particulars of the terms offered by Government to those who are disposed to become settlers at the Cape of Good Hope, and was then informed that such application must be made in writing.

I therefore now beg leave to request that you will be pleased to direct that a copy of such particulars be transmitted to J.M. GRIMWOOD Esq, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury Square.

I have the honor to be Sir with high respect

Your most obedient and faithful humble servant

For J.M. GRIMWOOD Esq

Thos. MADDEN

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