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Rough copy of Tour in Sicily dates Dec. 30th to Jan. 29th – what y?+ one fairer, 1839

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WMLK/6/4

Scope and Contents

Copy of Leak’s original notebook detailing his travels in Sicily in 1807-1808, copied by Mr Hamilton [William Richard Hamilton 1777-1859?] (p. 204) in 1839 (dated p. 232).br/> Leake made autograph revisions in graphite pencil with additional topographical plans and copies of inscriptions. br/>

Presumably, this process of revision was with the aim of publishing the journal for Sicily but that never happened during Leake's lifetime nor since.


  • 1839


1 volume(s) : paper

Physical Description

Bound volume, cover of marbled paper over card boards, laid paper, IGI and graphite pencil ms in text block.

H. 26.5 cm x W. 21 cm

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository

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