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1840 - Death of Rev. Bumby (Wesleyan)

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"Colonial Extracts" (From the Bay of Islands Gazette)
NZ Gazette & Wellington Spectator 12th September 1840
....We learn with deep regret that the Rev. Mr. Bumby, Wesleyan Missionary, of Hokianga, has been drowned, with 12 natives, in an expedition southward, but the particulars have not reached us.

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