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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.

MALLETT, William, 1820 Settler


Nov 6th 1819

My Lord,

I take the liberty to write to your Lordship to desire your to inform me as near as possible when the fammily will sail for the Cape of good hope and whether the that are going from Falmouth will embark at Falmouth as my self and fammily have engaged to go and should esteem it a great favour to know as much of the particulars as possable, an answer by return of post would be very gladly received and should be glad to know whether any more can be taken.

I am my Lord

Your Lordships servant


Please to direct to Wm. MALLETT, Mason, Penryn, Cornwall

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