William Leach

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William Elford Leach 1790-1836
Interested in zoology from an early age Leach, who qualified as a medical doctor, was employed as assistant librarian in the Zoological Department of the British Museum from 1813 to 1822. During that time he published The Zoological Miscellany (1814-1817), a continuation of The Naturalist's Miscellany, by George Shaw (1751-1813), which was left incomplete at the time of Shaw's death, in 1813.

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