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Letters from John, Mary and Herbert Leigh

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MSS.Afr.s.1731

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Letters from John I. Leigh (to his brother, Dr. Thomas D. Leigh) and from Mary Leigh and their children in South Africa (1886-1908). The letters describe the vicissitudes of an English settler's life, relations with the Dutch and the effects of the Boer War. Also, letters from John I. Leigh's brother Herbert who was in the tea trade in Assam (1885-1894).

Dates

  • 1885-1908

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1731

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2897

Biographical / Historical

Unknown.

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Listed as no. 1202 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Letters from John, Mary and Herbert Leigh
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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