Perce Abbott i(6 works by) (a.k.a. Percy Abbott)
Born: Established: 1859 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
; Died: Ceased: 9 Nov 1901 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Abbott's biographical note in The Bulletin Story Book (1901) reads as follows: 'After a joyous stormy youth was trained for the law; but before serving his articles was offered post of U. S. Consul at Dunedin. Thence went to Fiji as managing clerk to a barrister who was also editor of the Fiji Gazette. Came to New South Wales and edited a Riverina paper. All over the world in the last five years. In Kimberly the night of the Jameson raid; made a living in London as a paragraphist, song-writer, and entertainer; conducted the orchestra at Pier Pavilion, Southend.' Abbott returned to Australia before his death.