The Currency Lad

by T. S. Wills Cooke 1997 - Click here to download the complete story (2.7mb PDF)

A biography of Horatio Spencer Howe Wills, 5 October 1811 to 17 October 1861 and the story of his immediate family 1797 to 1918 : using contemporary letters, documents, daguerreotypes, paintings and photographs.

Horatio Wills, posthumous son of a convict, born in Sydney in 1811,

This book of 300 pages with many illustrations is mostly derived from letters and other papers in the possession of the author giving a vivid description of the time about people who are major figures in Australia’s history.