On Friday the 18th inst. died,

in this city,

Miss Jane Austen,

youngest(sic) daughter of the late Rev. George Austen, Rector of Steventon, in this county,

and the Authoress of Emma, Mansfield Park, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility.

Her manners were most gentle, her affections ardent,

her candour was not to be surpassed,

and she lived and died as became a humble Christian.

Notice of Jane Austen’s death that appeared in the Salisbury and Winchester Journal on the 28th July, 1817

written by Henry Austen her brother.