James Bath, a Koorie orphan

James Bath, a Koori orphan from Toongabbie, dies at age 15. For six years prior to this he has been employed by a boatman based in Sydney Cove. He was raised by white foster parents after his Aboriginal parents are shot dead while stealing corn from a field at Toongabbie in the early 1790s. He dies of dysentery. (Sydney Gazette)

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