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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.

MARR, Christopher

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 508

41 Brewer St

Golden Square

24th July 1819


I Christopher MARR aged 22 having a wife no family by trade a jewelar but out of imploy and wishing to go as a settler to the Cape of Good Hope if it meets with your aprobation.

I am Sir your most ob't serv't

Christopher MARR

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