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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.


Filed under N

National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 818


North Wales

July 23rd 1819

My Lord,

As I wish to avail myself of the offer held out by Govt. of sending people from this country to settle at the Cape of Good Hope, may I request your Lordship will have the goodness to send me a copy of the terms and conditions proposed. I also beg to know what time it is expected that persons conforming to the regulations should be fully prepared to set out, and from what port they are to sail. The favor of an answer soon as convenient is requested

I have the honor to be with respect

Your Lordship's obed't humble sev't


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