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W. E. Abbott W. E. Abbott i(A42005 works by) (a.k.a. William Edward Abbott)
Born: Established: 1 Apr 1844 Muswellbrook, Muswellbrook area, Upper Hunter area, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 14 Nov 1924 Wingen, Scone - Aberdeen area, Upper Hunter area, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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Educated at the King's College, Parramatta, W. E. Abbott took over the family property at Wingen, New South Wales, and became a noted agriculturalist and writer of papers on agriculture. He was a member of the Upper House in the New South Wales Parliament 1889-1891.

Abbott was an inveterate writer of letters to the press. He has also been described as being a 'favourite raconteur' who 'would drink tea and lace his conversations with quotations from the Bible and Shakespeare'.

(Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography)

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