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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.

MORTON, John, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 559

No.1 St Martins Street

Leister Square

Received Aug 1819


I shall esteem it as a favour if you will have the goodness to inform me concerning the setling at the Cape of Good Hope as our family are inclined to go there. By sending me a proper information you oblige

Your humble servant


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