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The 1820 Settler Correspondence
 as preserved in the National Archives, Kew
 and edited by Sue Mackay

STAPLES, John Senior, 1820

National Archives, Kew, CO48/53, 372

172 Bermondsey Street

Nov 23 1820


The undersigned begs leave to request you will have the goodness to favor him with the conditions on which Government directs grants to be issued for land at the Cape. I beg to add Sir I have a son near Bathurst Town with COX's Party and feel a natural anxiety to be as near him as might be conveniently consistent with the intended arrangements of Government.

I beg to subscribe myself Sir

Yr ob't humble servant


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