BLOXHAM, Samuel, 1820 Settler

National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 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

 

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National Archives, Kew CO48/41, 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

[Transcriber's Note: Not listed in The Settler Handbook but listed in Hockly's ‘Story of the British Settlers of 1820' as a member of SEPHTON's Party]

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