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

TAYLOR, James (1) et al

National Archives, Kew CO48/46, 59


2nd August 1819

The petition James TAYLOR and others –

I am informed that there is family wanted to as settlers to the Cape of Good Hope. We the undernamed inhabitants of the town of Leicester whishes to except the offer. I hope your honour will have the goodness to send us the particulars how we are to proceed and what terms we are to go there upon – and send word what time where to proceed and when wee embark and you will oblige your humble petitioners.

George BOTT } Jas. TAYLOR }

John BOTT } Eliz. TAYLOR } one family

Wm. BOTT } Robt TAYLOR }

John BOTT } 4 family

Geo BOTT } James OWEN }

Sarah BOTT } Susan OWEN } one family

Emma BOTT } Eliz. OWEN }

Thos. PRATT }

Ann PRATT } one family


Please to send an answer and direct to James TAYLOR Wharf Street Leicester

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