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Wills, Edward (1779–1811)

At his house, in George-street, on Tuesday night the 14th instant, Mr. Edward Wills, after a painful illness of nearly three months duration, in his 33d year. The generosity of his disposition was evinced in all his actions, —his integrity was undoubted; and he lived universally respected, as his death must be sincerely regretted by his most distant acquaintance; while his amiable family and those who were happy in his friendship will be devoted by the melancholy event, to a length of inconsolable affliction.

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'Wills, Edward (1779–1811)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/wills-edward-16330/text28283, accessed 20 April 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Wolls, Edward
Birth

1779
England

Death

14 May 1811
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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