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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.

SCOTT, Andrew

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 829

Rydens farm near Esher Surrey

7th August 1819


Having a friend who is desirous of procuring information regarding the plan which Government propose for Settlers going to the Cape of Good Hope I will feel much obliged by your forwarding by post to me as above a copy of the first Circular or any other document that is calculated to explain the plan.

I am

Sir your most obedt sert

Andrew SCOTT

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