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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, William (2)

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 155

2 Glass House Fields


October 31st 1819


Having been invited to become the Minister of several families emigrating with your permission to the Cape of Good Hope I beg to be informed what support His Majesty's Government intend to give to dissenting clergymen. I am of Calvinistic persuasion.

I am Sir

Yours very respectfully


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