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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.

SWAN, Henry

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 823

No.8 Back Church Lane

White Chaple


[Received August 6 1819]

The petition of Henry SWAN


That your petitioner wishes to go to the Cape of Good Hope and that your petitioner wishing to make himself serviceable in that part of the country and that your Lordship will be pleased to grant him the instructions what he is to abide by

Henery SWAN

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