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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.


National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 755


Oct 20th 1819

My Lord

I take leave to address your Lordship & will thank you if you will put me in a proper channel to obt. information necessary to such gentlemen of liberal professions as may wish to migrate to H. M. Colonies in Southern Africa.

I am My Lord

Your most obedient serv


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