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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.

TAYLOR, James (2)

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 84

No.3 Russell Court

Drury Lane

August 12th 1819

My Lord,

Having a desire to emigrate to the Cape of Good Hope and having procured twelve or fourteen persons to accompany me if your Lordship will have the goodness to favour me with the particulars whether Government will furnish the settlers with fire arms and agricultural inplements it will be thankfully received by

Your Lordship's most obedient humble servant


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