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

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.


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National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 106

New Compton St

Soho Square

9th Aug 1819


It being my intention to proceed to the Cape of Good Hope under such regulations as his Majesty's Government has laid down with respect to other Individuals proceeding thither I have the honor to request you will be so good to acquaint me what space of land may be allotted to me in the event of my taking ten persons or families out with me with the particulars of the Regulations adopted by Government respecting such persons, as also with the particulars of any other Regulations on this head.

I have the honor to be, Sir,

Your most obedient very humble servt


Dy. Purveyor to the Forces

Half Pay.

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