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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 CO48/46, 88

August 16 1819

John TURVEY will thank the gentlemen of this office to inform him the agreements to go to the Cape of Good Hope. I am a labourer and 40 years of age and my family consist my wife and myself. Please to direct to me at No.2 Fountain Gardens Lambeth Walk were I have lived 12 years.

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