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Evans, Richard (?–1812)

An account has been received of the murder on Friday se'nnight of — [Richard] Evans, a settler at or near Portland Head, and formerly a serjeant in the New South Wales Corps, now the 102d Regiment. The perpetration of the horrible offence is attributed to several natives, said to belong to the Lower Branch; but whether this supposition be accurate or not we have no present information.

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'Evans, Richard (?–1812)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/evans-richard-26693/text34347, accessed 1 August 2021.

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