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Leake, John Letters from John Leake to his wife Elizabeth, Van Diemen's Land 1822, 1849-1850. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Correspondence from John Leake to his wife Elizabeth, mainly about the farm, business, servants, family, neighbours and church. He also refers to the Legislative Council, the state of the roads, news of friends etc. John Leake (1780-1865) of Rosedale, near Campbell Town was a pastoralist, Justice of the Peace, member of the Legislative Council and former merchant of Hull and Hambury, who settled with his family near Campbell Town in 1823. L1/B7-32, L1/B9, L1/B10, L1/B11, L1/B17,L1/B19, L1/B20, L1/B21........Letters transcribed by Helen Goninon, University of Tasmania.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, Elizabeth Leake, John Leake, Rosedale, Campbell Town, Legislative Council, roads, farm, letters, correspondence
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2009 01:50
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:01
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/8834
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