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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.

SMITH, John (3)

National Archives, Kew CO48/45, 846

Rose and Crown

Downing Street

August 12 1819


I have got 10 in number for the Cape and Colony all young men and I have to request you will be pleased to let me know where I shall call for particulars and remains your obedient and humble servant.


[189 Gould Square]

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