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Wells, William Charleslocked

(1757–1817)
  • Norman Moore
  • , revised by Catherine Bergin

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Wells, William Charles (1757–1817), physician, the second son of Robert Wells (1727/8–1794), and Mary Wells, who had emigrated from Scotland, was born in Charles Town, South Carolina, on 24 May 1757. The author Helena Wells (1761?–1824) was his sister. His father, who had settled in ...

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