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Letters from Robert Rowland Leake, South Australia, to his parents John and Elizabeth Leake in Van Diemen's Land, 1836-1849
Leake, Robert Rowland Letters from Robert Rowland Leake, South Australia, to his parents John and Elizabeth Leake in Van Diemen's Land, 1836-1849. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)
Letters from Robert Rowland Leake, South Australia to his father John and one to his mother Elizabeth (25 May 1841), in Van Diemen's Land 1836-1849. He writes when about to sail, with a land exploratory party, from South Australia to Portland in 1836, journeys with sheep and cattle from his various properties; from Glencoe in South Australia; farm management, wool shearing and prices, stock, land purchases, capital borrowing and interest rates, economic conditions, family matters including news of brother Edward.
L1/B89-L1/B94, L1/B98, L1/B100-L1/B105, L1/B108, L1/B110,
|Keywords:||Tasmania, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, Robert Rowland Leake, John Leake, Elizabeth Leake, South Australia, Portland, Glencoe, farm management, wool, shearing, capital, interest, Edward Leake|
|Publisher:||University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection|
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|Date Deposited:||16 Nov 2010 04:10|
|Last Modified:||27 May 2014 04:53|
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