Reverend Samuel Lea: The Native School

In February there are 20 children at the Native School. ‘I have been much delighted with having them read and spell - They read with so much boldness and attention as supprised [sic] me’, writes the Methodist missionary, the Reverend Samuel Leigh. (Source: Rev. Samuel Leigh, Sydney, 25 February, 1817, BT Box 50, ML.)

  • The Parramatta Native Institution