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Epitaph single work   poetry   "As boundless as the deep through which he sails,"
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Issue Details: First known date: 1834... 1834 Epitaph
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  • Author's note: 'Inscribed on a humble Tablet at the north end of the beach in the cove called Kakapooh, in Cloudy Bay, New Zealand, November the 1st, 1833, the day on which the remains of the deceased were interred there, by the commander and crew of the Harriet, the funeral service being read by Mr. Tomline, shipmate of the deceased: Sacred to the memory of Henry Gully. Late second officer of the Barque Harriet, who was unfortunately drowned July 23, 1833'.

  • Postscript: 'In ocean buried, two more whalers sleep, / Like Gully drown'd, and victims to the deep. viz: Henry Baker, first mate of the Barque Caroline, and George Cook, seaman of the Schooner Waterloo'.

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    y separately published work icon Sydney Times no. 9 12 September 1834 Z1633886 1834 newspaper issue 1834 pg. 3
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