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From: Sue Mackay <>
Subject: FW: [ZA-IB] Settler Correspondence - Robert PIRIE
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2006 15:19:26 +0100 (BST)
Transcribed by Leanne Starkey from digital images
provided by Sue Mackay of
correspondence contained in CO48/45 at the National
Archives in Kew, London.
Original spelling and syntax have been maintained and
[text] is the
transcribers best guess for illegible or obscured text
or own notes/comments
No. 12 Turnmill St.
August 23, 1819
Having got the given number of persons to emigrate as
settlers to the Cape
of Good Hope, we wish to be informed with the
particulars of your proposals
as soon as convenient that we may send a list of the
Sir I remain your most obedient humble servt.
1st Oct. 1819
12 Turnmill Street
I have received your answer to my proposal to emigrate
to the Cape & am
sorry to find it not accepted.
I beg Sir you will to me the favour to inform me if a
proposing the means of paying their own passage & of
themselves, will be permitted by Government to
emigrate and if they will
have granted to them the same privileges in respect to
the quantity of land
&c. as those whose proposals are accepted.
I am Sir Your most obt. Servt.
[written on reverse of letter in a different hand]Mr.
PIRIE wishes to go at
his own expence.
[Comment - It seems likely that there was futher
correspondence in the
interim between these two letters, as letter#248
speaks of a rejected
proposal submitted by PIRIE]
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