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From: Sue Mackay <>
Subject: Settler Correspondence - Sam BLOXHAM
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 13:03:54 +0100 (BST)


Transcribed from CO48/41 at the national Archives,
Kew, London

281
Sir,
Having a desire to go to the Cape of Good Hope with a
party of young men according to the general
proposition I would be obliged to you Sir to inform me
where I can obtain further information.
I remain Sir your obedient servant
Sam BLOXHAM
Aged 24 years, residing at 15 Great Windmill Street,
Haymarket

385
15 Great Windmill Street
August 14th 1819
Sir,
By answering the following particulars you will much
oblige myself & friends who are desirous to embark for
the Cape – first at what time the money is to be paid,
second when the approving day is to be, thirdly
whether firearms powder & shot can be procured there
on the same terms as in England, finally what weight
of freightage will be allowed for each man.
I remain your obedient humble servant
Sam BLOXHAM


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