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.
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|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|
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