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.

PESHALL, Sir John re William MOUNTAIN

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 202

Barton Court

Near Chelsea Hospital

Sep 8 1819

My Lord,

I beg leave to recommend to your Lordship's notice Mr. William MOUNTAIN as a settler for the Cape of Good Hope with a Party of Men under him, he being a most respectable man, with whom I have been acquainted for many years, and I well know his qualification for the same, which will much oblidge

Your Lordship's most obedient and faithful humble servant


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