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Letter from Letitia S Leake from "Ashby" to her Uncle Billy, 30th November 1881

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Leake, Letitia Sarah (1881) Letter from Letitia S Leake from "Ashby" to her Uncle Billy, 30th November 1881. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The letter recounts her a trip back home to Ashby in the Midlands by coach from New Norfolk and then by train from Bridgewater. She discusses a flower show on in Campbell Town, the weather, the treatment of sheep, shearing and the anticipated arrival of new dresses from Melbourne. Note the black border indicating it is a mourning letter.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Leake, rural life, colonial life, VDL, Ashby, Midlands, Tasmania, homelife, mourning
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Leake Collection
Additional Information:

From the Leake family papers - L1/K50(2)

Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2016 05:22
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 00:39
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