Item 2 - Notes on Grecian History

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AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX26-2

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Notes on Grecian History

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  • 1891 (Creation)

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2 vols. quarto, bound leather

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(1858-1906)

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Born Woodhouse, York 1858 died Hobart, Tasmania 1906. He was from of a well known South Yorkshire Quaker family and was son of a surgeon of the same name (d 1883). He was a field botanist, master at Bootham School, York, and also at the Friends’ School in Hobart, Tasmania.
He married Janet Drummond Wilson, of Fern Grove, Neerim, Victoria on December 6 1901, and they lived at Bootham Cottage , 55 Mount Stuart Road, Hobart.
After leaving Friends’ School, Le Tall offered tuition for university examinations

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Donated by David M. Elliott May 1991 - Notebooks of Benjamin Bower Le Tall (d. 1906) teacher at Friends High School 1893-1900, probably given to the Elliott family.

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Notes on Grecian History written in 1891 by Benjamin Bower Le Tall , probably given to the Elliott family. Two quarto leather bound volumes

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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Original inventory and descriptive notes can be found at https://eprints.utas.edu.au/10917/2/Elliott.pdf

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HE Jan 2018

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