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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
JUST PUBLISHED. Acts and Ordinances of the Governor and Council of Western Australia, passed during the Adminis- tration of His Excellency Captain James Stirling, 1833. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Edited, Printed, and Published by CHARLES MACFAULL, at the Gazette Office, Perth Terms of Subscription. &nbsp; &nbsp; lOs. 6d. per Quarter, if paid in advance, or 12s if paid at the end of the Quarter. Single number. One Shilling. Terms of Advertisements :- For 8 lines, 3s. 6d and 3d. per line above this number.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. We have not room for the insertion of "a Set- tlers letter, on the subject of Soldiers being Shop- &nbsp; keepers ; it shall appear in our next provided the name and address of the writer are confidentially &nbsp; communicated to us. We would wish it to be distinctly understood that anonymous letters for obvious reasons cannot be at- &nbsp; tended to ; it shall be our study to accommodate our Correspondents as far as lyes in our power, but to obviate any delay or inconvenience, we beg to intimate that no communications will be inserted &nbsp; &nbsp; unless authenticated. Interesting extracts from Colonel Anson's Pam- phlet on this Colony, (will if possible,) be inserted in our next number.
LAW INTELLIGENCE. CIVIL COURT [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
LAW INTELLIGENCE CIVIL COURT Perth Tuesday 4th. December—Be- &nbsp; fore G. F. Moore. Esquire, Civil Com- missioner—Executors of Gaze v But- ler, to recover £40 for labor done. The validity of Gazes will objected to by Mr Butler. The case ordered to stand over in consequence of the Plaintiff having left the Will at home. The Commissioner remarked that peo- ple frequently came into Court with very little evidence, thinking cases could be decided without it; the result of this mis- &nbsp; conception was much inconvenience and additional expense. Langley v G. Leake—to recover &nbsp; £17 13 6 for attending a soldier at the Murray. The Commissioner wished to be informed whether the Action was brought against the defendant in his pri- vate capacity or as Agent for the Govern- &nbsp; ment, if the latter, he could not be held &nbsp; personally liable, unless it could be proved that he had pledged himself to become responsible for the expenses. &am...
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. Up to the 13th August. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. Up to the 13th August. We are indebted to the Cape Adver- tiser for this recent intelligence. By the kindness of some friends we have been favored with English Papers so late as the 13th of August. A battle had been fought in Portugal, and both sides claim the victory, which shows that nothing decisive had been done. King Leopold was in France, marrying Louis Phillips daughter. Their Majesties were expected at Brussels on the 12th. The acts of the German despots at Frankfort continue to be spoken of every where with the fiercest execrations, scarcely less strong than those heaped on their brother the "Miscreant" of Russia This latter worthy continues the torture of Poland He has abolished the Polish National Uniform. After the taking of Damascus, Ibraham Pacha &nbsp; sent a corpse of Cavalry in pursuit of the Cavalry of that place. The Egyptian Army is now march ing to attack the different Pachas of the Porte in- &nbsp; trenched at Hamah. Mahomet...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. PROCLAMATION [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. PROCLAMATION By His Honor F C Irwin Esquire, Cap- tain in His Majesty's 63rd Regiment of &nbsp; foot Senior Officer of His Majesty's Land &nbsp; Forces Lieutenant Governor, and Com- mander in Chief of his Majesty's Territory of Western Australia WHEREAS by the 13th Sec- tion of the Act of Council 2 W 4 No 10 (entituled an Act to impose certain duties on imported Spirituous Liquors) it is among other things enacted " that all Spirits landed at any place not duly au- thorised, and appointed for that purpose shall be forfeited" Now therefore, I the Lieutenant Governor, in pursuance of the power in me vested in that behalf, do hereby ap- point that the Landing place for all Spi- rits entered inwards for the Port of Fre- mantle, shall be on the beach of the South bay within the distance of two hundred yards on either side of Mr Daniel Scotts Jetty God Save the King ! ! ! Given under my Hand and Seal at Perth Western Australia the 24th day of December 18...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
IMPORTS. Per Schooner "Governor Bourke" &nbsp; William Akers, from Sydney. 24 Tierces Beef, 14 ditto Pork. 6 ditto Tongues, 5 ditto Suet, 14 boxes Candles. 102 barrels Maize, 5 casks Butter 30 flitches Bacon, 50 bags Potatoes. 4 cases Eggs, I bale Shoes, 3 bags Sugar 3½ chests Tea, 78 bags Flour, 3 bags Peas. 1 cask Cocoa, 1 cask Oil, 340 lb. Cheese. 20 bags Bread, 1 bag Coffee. Per Brig "Cornwallis," H. E. Hen- derson, from Cape of Good Hope. 65 bags Rice, 14 half pipes Cape Wine 4 hhds Brandy 3 Puncheons Brandy 2 ditto Rum, 4 quarter pipes Cape Brandy, 10 casks of Cape beer. 12 quar- ter pipes Cape Wine, 17 kegs butter. 10 barrels Flour. 2 casks and and 1 box Gentian root. 1 ditto Castor Oil, 1 ditto Salts, 6 bags Almonds and Walnuts. 60 boxes dried Fruits. 4 baskets plants 2 boxes ditto 49 ditto Raisins. 1 Horse 14 boxes Glass. 2 cases Cottons. 1 cask of Juniper Berries. 1 case Haberdashery. 1 packet Hops. 12 bundle of' Spades 1 case Snuff. 1 case Stationery. 72 barrels ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS On the 21st, Nov H M S Imogene. Captain Blackwood, from Madras. 15th, Dec. The Schooner Governor Bourke, Cap Akers, from Sydney, 84 days. Passage experienced heavy gales touched at Cape Lincoln. Met with considerable difficulty in procuring water. Did not find as was anticipated, the Set- tlers reported to have emigrated to that quarter, saw two or three Natives, who made off as soon as the crew approached the shore. 21 st Dec. The Brig Cornwallis, from the Cape of Good Hope, out 42 days; Passenger Mr Lionel Samson, general Cargo. 23rd Dec. The Cutter Jolly Rambler, Captain Brignell, from Sydney, general Cargo. DEPARTURE. 14th Dec. H M. S Imogene, Capt. Blackwood, —Passengers, Major Nairn, and Mr Anderson. VESSELS LYING IN GAGE'S ROADS The Colonial Government Schooner Ellen, Captain Toby, The Cornwallis, Henderson, The Governor Bourke, The Jolly Rambler. In Cockburn Sound the Sir Francis Mac Naughten, Captain Alley. MAILS are open for England, via the...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
GRANT OF LAND FOR SALE That Grant of Land on the Swan River belong ing to Mr Thomson Rottenest, consisting of 1000 &nbsp; &nbsp; Acres is for sale by private bargain Apply to Mr W. N Clark Solicitor Fremantle Fremantle December 18th 1832 ON SALE AT THE STORES OF THE UNDERSIGNED Perth, and Fremantle, Jan 17th, 1833 Cape Wine, &nbsp; &nbsp; Ale in hogsheads, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Beef, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Irish Prime Mess &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Pork, &nbsp; &nbsp; Candles, Arrack, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Hops, Raisins, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Dried Fruits, Apples Pears, Apricots. Peaches Prime Butter. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Snuff in Canisters, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Window Glass, Brass Cocks, Spades, Pick Axes...
COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS &nbsp; Fremantle 1st January. 1833.-Be- fore the Honorable W H Mackie Esq. Chairman, the Revd. J B Wittenoom J.P. George Leake Esq J.P. and J. &nbsp; Morgan Esq J.P. Thomas Dent, was brought up charged with committing a violent assault upon his wife, Chairman. - Gentlemen of the Jury this is it very aggravated case, and as similar assaults have been very prevalent in the Colony, we should wish you to give particular attention to the evidence We have reason to believe that the prosecut- rix has been intimidated and deterred from coming here by some threats which have been held out. Prisoner I have never threatened her. Chairman - I did not impute it to you or any individual but I repeat gentle- men it is our belief that the prosecutrix has been intimidated, therefore in order that the ends of Justice may not be de- feated, we must treat the case. as though she was prevented from attending by ill- ness. Prisoner - My wife came down to Jail...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 5 January 1833
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. TO THE PUBLIC. Fully sensible of the many obligations I owe to my Friends and the Public, for the flattering manner in which the an- nouncement of the arrival of a new Press was received ; and with every acknow- ledgment for the kind assurances of sup- port and patronage which have been vol- untarilly proferred, I again commence my labours in a cause (the true interests of the Colony) which it shall be my constant and unremitting study to advance. My previous exertions though of ne- cessity greatly circumscribed, I have a gratification in reflecting, met with the approval of those persons whose good opinion I value ; I feel myself therefore relieved from the unpleasant and hacknied task of vaunting my principals and in- tentions : I would only remark that no exertion or expense shall be spared to merit and retain the "golden opinions" &nbsp; from all classes, which I feign cherish the hope I have hitherto enjoyed. The general satisfaction whic...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. &nbsp; PROCLAMATION. &nbsp; ----------------- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; By His Honour Fredrick Chidley Irwin, Captain in His Majesty's 63rd Regiment of Foot, Lieutenant Governor, Com- mander in Chief, and Vice Admiral of &nbsp; the Colony of Western Australia and &nbsp; its Dependencies. WHEREAS His Majesty has been graciously pleased by Letters Patent un- &nbsp; der the Great Seal of the High Court of Admiralty of England, bearing Date the 24th Day of Dec, in the Year of our &nbsp; Lord 1831, to constitute Courts of Vice &nbsp; Admiralty in this Colony. NOW THEREFORE I the Lieutenant &nbsp; Governor in furtherance of the objects &nbsp; of the said Letters Patent, and in Pur- &nbsp; suance of the Power, thereby in me vested or that purpose, do hereby Notify that I have deputed the Chairman for the time &nbsp; being of the Court of Quarter Sessions &am...
CIVIL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
CIVIL COURT. Before G.F. Moore Esqr. Commissioner. &nbsp; Wm. Marrs v Smith, Lewis, Smythers, Duffield, Lukin, and Herd charged with "conspiring &nbsp; to injure the person and character of the &nbsp; Plaintiff, and for committing an Assault and &nbsp; Battery, Damages £500." The two latter, it was stated by the other Defend ants, Mr. Clarke, (the Plaintiffs Solicitor) had ac- knowledged, were included in the charge, in order to prevent their being witnesses. It was therefore urged that they should be struck out. Mr. Clarke objecting, the Jury were impanneled. Mr. Clarke opened the Case. This was a sin- &nbsp; gular, and disgraceful instance of inhospitality to a Stranger, for which he claimed redress from a Jury of Britains. The Plaintiff had been a Chairmaker at Carlisle, and had emigrated to Hobart Town, and Sydney, where he joined a Mr. Charles Smith in Partnership, and the general Cargo of the "Governor Bourke," was one of their Speculati...
COLONEL HANSONS PAMPHLET [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
COLONEL HANSONS PAMPHLET &nbsp; &nbsp; COLONEL HANSONS PAMPHLET We have great pleasure in laying be- fore our Readers the following extract from a Printed Pamphlet, by Colonel Hanson, the Quarter Master General at Madras. The interest it has excited here will we trust plead our excuse with the Colonel for rendering Public, that which he intended merely for Private distribu- tion. The climate of swan River in the Winter Season is as favourable to health as can well be imagined. I am told however that the heat of summer is near- ly equal to the heat of India, and tho' less debilitat- ing to the constitution it is frequently very oppress- ive. The great draw-back to this settlement is the present intricate Navigation into the Harbour. Reefs of Rocks extend Seaward from Rottenest Is- land, Pulo Carnac, &c. &c. and although there is a safe channel into Cockburn Sound, yet the passage requires a Pilot, and in the event of a Westerly Gale, the Ship would be ...
(From the Hobart Town [?]on September 7) SWAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
(From the Hobart Town Courier September 7) SWAN RIVER &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; We have great pleasure in presenting the reader with the following account of Swan River, Port Au- gusta, and King George's sound, from the minutes taken by Mr. Stocker, during his late visit to these settlements. Such an account must be highly satis- factory to all parties, after having been wearied with the conflicting reports, which have all along reached us, and from Mr Stocker's long experience in colonial matters, and his correct judgment as an agriculturist, we do not know any one on the cor- rectness of whose opinion we could more safely de- pend: The crops in Western Australia, (July 1832) looked as promising as any I ever witnessed in Van Diemen's land, of which I am one of the oldest re- sidents. Those on the Swan and Canning rivers. consisting of wheat, barley, oats and potatoes are remarkably luxuriant, and give every promise of abundance. The wheat grown last year, weighe...
Perth, January 2nd, 1833. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
Perth, January 2nd, 1833 Mr. Editor, Sir. By inserting the following it will &nbsp; greatly oblige my Brother Colonists and myself, feeling fully confident some of the Gentlemen Offi- cers of His Majesty's 63rd Reg. of Foot, either stationed here or otherwise, will give some Infor- mation why they allow or suffer a private of the above named Reg., to reside out of the Barracks, or Barrack Ground of Western Australia, and car- ry on a very extensive trade to the very great inju- ry of the Settlers, who embarked their little all, left their Friends, and dear Native Country Old England, (not only to avoid the heavy Taxation levied on them there,) but to establish themselves here in some trade or business to gain an honest, industrious, and respectable livelihood for their wives and families in this Colony; but all this is frustrated by a portion of the Privates of the 63rd Reg., who not only reside out of their Barracks but trade in any way they think proper. One of the individ...
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 12 January 1833
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL. In the hurry of going to Press last week we overlooked many inaccuracies, which has annoyed us, as much as it has amused some of our Readers. We are glad to contribute in any way to so des- irable an end, and we trust considering the difficulties we have to contend with we shall not be judged too severely. The Promise of an abundant Harvest which has been generally anticipated, is, now fully realized; and the Farmers are all actively and profitably employed. The season has proved highly favourable and we have no small gratification in pro nouncing, the produce of this years growth equal to 5 month consumption. We state this in order that the reports which will no doubt obtain credence, owing to the success of the Agriculturists, may not be exaggerated ; in two or three years we shall be independent (for this article) of any foreign supplies, but it is idle to imagine that we can depend upon our internal resourses at an earlier period. The Farmers are ...
To the Editor of the Perth Gazette, Fremantle January 13th, 1833. [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 January 1833
To the Editor of the Perth Gazette, Fremantle January 13th, 1833. Sir, &nbsp; &nbsp; In consequence of what appeared in your paper of Saturday last respecting a Meeting which took place not far from Perth, I consider it my duty to refute a statement that might prove injuriously er ronious in its consequences, I beg leave to inform you Mr. L. did not send a Challenge consequently could not retract, and I take the liberty of adding whatever Mr, L's conduct might have been the pre- &nbsp; ceeding evening, his behaviour on the ground was most honourable and Gentlemanly. Mr. L's note is yet in existance, and I defy any person to construe it a challenge, or in any way &nbsp; animadvert, Mr. L's conduct on the morning in question, which was Wednesday and not Monday as was stated in your paper. &nbsp; By given publicity to this you will greatly oblige A Witness.
(Extract from the Launceston Advertiser. 22nd November. 1832.) [Newspaper Article] — The Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal — 19 January 1833
(Extract from the Launceston Advertiser. 22nd November. 1832. THE extraordinary panic that exists in our com- mercial world, and consequently affects every inter- est of our little body, is truly distressing. We do not pretend to foretell where it will end. Specie seems entirely to be withdrawn from circulation ; nothing but notes being obtainable. It is with the greates difficulty exchange of a note can be made, except at the Bank ; and unless some prompt mea- sures are adopted, the cashiers, we foresee, will be drained by the Assistant Treasurer's drafts, and every fraction of our gold and silver will be locked up in the Commissariat chests. We shall be bank rupts ; with effects to pay 40s. in the pound, if re- quired. The county of Cornwall is still wealthy ; but our wealth lies in flocks and herds, and land, One measure that will aid us will be, the people exercising confidence in each other, and giving time for re-action. The present dilemma is the effect of too great an indulg...