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No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
INTERNAL HE-VENUE OFFICE, June 7 ? Deeds of CrauU in favour of the undermentioned in dividuals are now ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due thereon to the Crown:— Daniel Stanfied, 648a., Monmouth j J. Chipman, 656a., ditto; T. GiJlet & W. Bradshaw, 644a., ditto: ditto, 640a., ditto ; U, Lewis, 644a., ditto; J. Amos, 640a., Glamorgan; J. Ainos& A. Amos, 640a., ditto; J, Amos, junior, 640a., ditto; 6. Meredith, 320a., ditto; V. VigarA It Williamson, 100a., Sorellj.M. Lackey, 651a., Sligo; J. W. Storey, 635a, Monmouth; J. Brock, 652a., ditto? W. Abbott, 417a., Forbes; T. G. Gregson, 314a., dittos K. Cleburne, SSa... Queen- boro' ; T. Anstey, 663a., Rutland', W. Nicholls, j'unr., 580a., Monmoulh; J. W. Storey, 642a., ditto j J.&lt. Hepburn, 96a., Glamorgan; William Lyne, 640a., ditto; J. Minchen, J12a.,QueenbDroVR- Lewis, !00a., Throckmorton ; D. Stanfleld,654a., Pembroke; G. C. Clarke, 640a., Cumberland; H. Nicholas, 337a., ditto; H. M. Howells. 640a...
[?] PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO JUNE 18, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
JbiLuWtMlHbflK^^lOB Cff&RSHiX* cCkhected to jrtorE 18, 1842. Wholemlc. ' Retail. Ale £ s. d. £ s. d. Elliott's ? per hud. 5 0 0 5 10 0 Ind and Smith.. ' -500' 6 10 0 Bottled — Dunbar's: ? perdoz:'O'll 0 0 12 6 Taylor's' and others ' 0 10 0 0 11 6 Beer— Porter. Taylor's.perhhd. 5 0 0 0 0 0 Elliott's, ....... ' 400 4 15 0 Trueman's ? , « 4-6 0 6 6 0 Hoarete. ? ,. « 4 0 0- 4 15 0' BottiJed — Dunbar's ? pjer'doz. 0 11 0 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0.10 0 0 11 6 Spirits — Brandy ? .per gall. 0 6 0 0 6 6 Rum- nroofB.P; ' 0 4 0 0 4 6 Hollands, in wood' pale.. duty paid,. 4rgall. cases 4 0 0 4 10 0 Froistst— Currants, Zante; perlb. 0 0 8 0 010 Raisins, Muscfttel ' 0 0 8 0 0 10 nmyrna ... ' Cape ? ' \'o 0 6 0 0 7 Wines.. Sherry, wood... per- pipe 45 00 0 0 0 Bottled.. perdoz. 1 12 0 0 0 0 Port, wood ? per pipe Bottled...per doz. 115 0 0 0 0 Tea— Hyson Skin... per chest 8 10 0 10 0 0 Hyson ? ' 12 0 0 18 0 0 Bohea ? ' Congou ? ' 10 0 0 12 0 0 Souchong ? ' 12 0 0 14 0 0 Pekoe ? « Gunpo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
BRANCH FACTORY, Brickfields. -^Number o£ women assignable for Hobart Town 17 : dilto for the interior 25j .total number 42; ?*- GEORGE BROOKS, Superintendent. ? FEMALE FACTORY, JJobiirt 2ton.-Under colonial sentence 33 ; solitary con6ncment 48 ; nursing children 8; nurses, laundress, servants, cooks, &c. 12; in the sick ward 16 ; lying-in women 6 ; number in the first class, 40; ditto in the second class 112; ditto ditto third class 142; ditto sentenced to the wash-tub 80; total number of women 497; children under one year of age, 8 ; ditto ditto two years, 1 ; total number of children, 9. JOHN HUTCH1NSON, Superintendent. DEPUTY REGISTER OFFICE, For Birt/is, Deaths, and Marriages, PUBLIC BUILDINGS, GEORGE STREET, ABOVE THE CUSTOM HOUSE. Deputy Registrar — C. Friend. r*jT HE Registration Act contains the following .11 provisions: — Notice of all births and deaths must be given to the Deputy Registrar of the district in which they occur. Failure herein subjects the parent or t...
FROM THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
FROST THE GAZETTE, COMMISSIONERS1 OFFICE, June 10, 1842— Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commis sioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after tlic IOtb day of August next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered Henry Spcake, Dysart, Monmouth, 50 acres — Origi- nally ordered to Daniel Sims, who conveyed to Thomas Speak, who bequeathed the same to Helena Speake and the applicant ? Bounded on the north by 35 chains 70 links extending easterly from the north-east, angle of a location to the said Henry Spcake partly along a grant to Daniel Anderson and partly along Lot 25 purchased from the crown by George Ashton, on the cast by 14 chains southerly along the Township of Shepton Mon tacutc, on the south by 35 chains 70 links westerly partly along the said township and partly along a location to William Foster, and thence on the west by 14 chains 15 links northerly partly along a ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
The Gas Company. — It is exactly twelve months this-day since gas-lights were first iiitro duocd, on a large scale, into New South Wales, and indeed into the southern hemisphere. This circumstance add6to the interest of her Majesty's Birth-day in the eyes of the good citizens of Sydney. It may be remembered, that on the 24th of last May, the company, in honour of the day, made no charge to their consumers: their income, therefore, did not commence until the 25th. The success of the undertaking has been most com plete, both 'as regards the regular and efficient supply of gas, and the returns realized. The number of lights is now, we understand, nearly 1700, and the revenue upwards of £10,000 a year. The outlay has been very considerable, and much of it lias extended through several years ; but there can be no doubt that before long the profits will well repay the enterprise and patience of the shareholders. The Spanish brig Corbuco, from Valparaiso, has brought a cargo of wheat and f...
NEW ZEALAND—April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
NEW ZEALAND— April 7. Ale, in bottle, per dozen, 13s. ; Dread, per, 21b. loaf fld. ; Brandy, first quality, per gallon in bond, Gs. to 9s. ; Hour. 1st quality, per ton of 2000 lbs. ±'30lo±'33; ;2nd: ditto, .£25; Mutton, carcase per lb. 9d. to lid.; iOil, black, in cask, per ton, £l&; Sperm, £75; Pork, fresh, carcase per lb. 4d. ; Potatoes, New Zealand, per ion,, £5 to £S ; Rum, P. B.P., per gallon, in bond, 4s. to 5s. ; Soap, Uawes's, London, per ton, £i0; Scant ling, per 100 feet, 18s. lo £\ ; Shingles, per 1000, N.Z. 11. 7s..; ditto, V. D. L. 21. 5s. ; Tar, coal, 11. 5s. ; Tobacco, ncgrohead, per lb. Is. 6d ; Whalebone, per ton 851. to 901. j Wine, Sherry, per pipe, 281. to 401. ; ditto, per dozen, 11. 4s. to 21.; Cows, milch, 201. lo 301. ; Mares, brood, 501. to 901. ; Sheep, each, II. 8s o 11. 10s.
LONDON.—Deer. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
LONDON.-Drcr. 2o. Va/?l:— Leebs, Dec 17 — The present has. been a.flat week in (his branch of trade, as is usually the case at this season of the .year. Prices may be quoted the same . as last week. LivcaeooL, Dec. It3 ? Scotch ? There continues to be. o: limited: inquiry for Laid Highland Wool at our. quotations; it is expected there, will be rather more doing, after the new year. . There is a fair demand for white, and there is no*' a. moderate uupply; prices arc lower' than they-were a couple of months ago. There is a steady- demand^ for good pareela of Crossed at our quotations. There is little or no demand tor good Cheviots, but thesUjckjof the latter article is-very light. We have heard of nothing being done in White Laid, of. nbjuh there is a moderate stock in ibe, market. Laid Highland Wool, per 24 lb. ... 8 9 to 9 0 White- do. do ? 11 9 12 O Laid Crossed do. unwashed ... 16 10 6 Do. washed do ? 10 0 II 6 Do. Cheviot unwashed do. ... 10 O 11 6 Do. washed ... ... ... 14. 0 18...
TERMS UPON WHICH LAND IS GRANTED TO SETTLERS IN NEW SOUTH WALES AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
TERMS UPON WHICH LAND IS GRANT ED TO SETTLERS IN NEW SOUTH WALES AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. For (he information of persons proceeding to New South Wales and Van Diemcns Land, as settlers, it has been deemed expedient to prepare the following sum mary of the rules, which His Majesty's Government have thought fit to iay down, for regulating the grants of land in those colonies. 1. A division or the whole territory into counties, hundreds, and parishes, is in progress ; when that divi sion shall be completed, each parish will comprise an area uf about 24 miles ; a valuation will be made of the lands throughout the colonies and an average price will be struck for each parish. 2. All the lands in the colony, not heretofore granted and not appropriated for public purposes, will be put up for sale at the average price thus fixed. 3. All persons proposing to purchase lands must transmit a written application to the Governor in a certain prescribed, form which will be delivered at the Surveyor- ...
SYDNEY.—May 28. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
SYDNE1.— hlav 28. No sales of: wheat of any note have been effected. The prices of r good colonial wheat range from 5s. to 6s. 6d. per bushel. Hay and straw : — Prices are the same as last week's, and the supply in the market this week was not what might have been expected, owing to the heavy rain. Vegetables, provisions, and poultry remain with out any alteration, from our last week's quotations, liutchcri'- meat- is of good quality, and the prices may be said to be a shade lower than last week's ; the average is 2Jd. by the carcase, and by. the joint 3d. to 4d. Fuel remains at our quotations of last week, and a plentiful supply may be had. i' look, Wheat, kc~ Barker's Mills .-— Fine flour, 21s.- per lOOlbi., cash 20s.- ; seconds, 18s., cash 17c ; breed, 4d. to 5di per 21b. loaf; fine buiscuit, 26s. per cwt. ; second -ditto, 21s. ditto, Sydney Company's Mills : Fine flour, 21s» per lOOlbs., cash 20s. ; seconds, 18s., cash 17s. Colonial wheat, 4s. Gd to 6s. (id. per bushel ; Vau Die...
GENERAL ORDERS. Horse Guards, 8th June, 1826. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
GENERAL ORDEBB. Horse Guards, 8tb June. 1826. Earl Bathurst, Secretary of State for the Colonial Department, having communicated to the Commander in-chief the rules which bis Majesty's Government have laid down for regulating the grants of land in the co lonies of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, to persons proceedinir thither as settlers, anil hi»l.nnt ship having suggested that,' it would be desirable to encourage officers of the atroy, and more especially those on half-pay, to become settlers in that colony, by holdingiout to them superior advantages in consi deration of their services ; ^is Royal Highness hereby makes known to the officers of the army the regula tions approved by his Majesty for carrying these, his Majesty's gracious intentions, info effect. '1 he rules under 'which lands may be obtained without purchase, are as follows : ? That no free grant shall be made to any officer under the rank of captain, nor to1 any officer who shall not produce satisfactory test...
POET PHILLIP—jane 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
POET PHILLIP-Jtau 8M. The following prices may be quoted ' as the average prices in the Vegetable Market, on Wednesday last :— The stalls were well supplied, and presented a very fair appearance Potatoes, 12s. 6d. per cwt., and for first rate samples 13s. ; Carrots, 6d. per bunch ; Cab bages, from 3d. to 4d. apiece; Turnips, 2Jd. a bunch; Kudishes, Id. per bunch; Leeks, 3J.d. ditto; Lettuce, ill. each; Onions, 3d per 1b. ; Pumpkins, Sd. to Is. (id. each ; Celery, Cd. per bead, a limited supply ; Horseradish, Gd. per stick ; Beetroot, 3d. each. in the Butter and Poultry Market there was a tolerable supply. Fowls and Ducks, from 5s. to 7s. per couple; Turkeys, 15s. to .£1 each; Butter (fresh) l!s:. 3d. per lb. lu the Fruit Market, a small stock of Oranges and Lemons still remain on hand, being part of the importation per Seufwrse, and arc selling at prices varying fiom 4d. to 6d. each; Apples, yd. to Is. per lb.
SYDNEY MARKET. May, 28th. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
SYDNEY MARKET. May, 28-A. The market] federally present a very healthy appear, mice; a (air amount of business lias been done and credits generally seem to be fairly established. Gnin — Whc.it — The lale importations from South America arc still undisposed of; the millers arc not disposed to give the price asked — 7s. per bushel. This, nith Mil' importations from Van Oil-men's Land, causes the market to up in a very depressed state. Flour.-: In this market considerable heaviness is still apparent; scarcely any sales have been effected— arising from the anticipated arrivals. The trade cannot be in duced to buy (o any extent. Cuff/e. — The only description of stock for which there is any demand are milch cows, and the best of these onlv n-nlis!i'rt M. ni-r hi»arf. i?Mrfe^.— Jsscarce; from 3s. !)d. to 4s. 9d. per bushel. On/s. — I'.lack oats from 5s to 5s. 6d. per bushel; the best Dement oats are from Cs. to Cs, 6d. per bushel. Hay.— There has been a lar^e supply of hay, princi pally f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
TTWELaunceston_ Courier wil Itoe published ever JL Monday morning and despatched by that day post to all partsof the country. It will contan a, summary of all the' important notices in th Gazette of the preceding Saturday. The term if subscriptionare 6s.- 6d. per quarter,, payabu on advance, single numbers Gd. M' O T I G E. — All -Communications intendet ' for insertion in this Journal must be ad dressed 'To the Editor, of the Launceston Couriei Charles-street.' Our Contemporaries are als- requestedjto address their Journals in the sami manner. ' ' Notice to AdyertisBrs. At LL advertisements sent to this Journal except _£Jt ingfrom Subscribers muitlje paid on delivery Otherwise they wjllnot bqi»k$erted;aa-no*oo«ttnia will for the future leTipefted Tor non-subscribers The Launceston Courier'1 affords a very desirabh: medium for Advertising, since all advertisement; published therein, are gratuitously inserted in th- Launceston Advertiser, an arrangement which of fers great advantages...
Hobart Town Shipping. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
Holart Town Shipping. June 8— Arrived the schooner Marian Watson, from Sydney with sundries SO male prisoners and passengers. . June 9.— Sailed the barque li-nnont, for London, with sundries. June 9 ? Arrived the schooner Libia; from Port Phillip, with sundries. June 10. — Arrived the schooner Adelaide from Port Phillip with sundries. Jnne 10. — Arrived the schooner Water Witch, from Port Albert with 35 bullocks. Jnne 10.— -Arrived tbe cutter Shamrock, from Port Phillip with 100 sheep. June Ja— Sailed the barque Isabella, for Syduey with troops. ' ;
Launceston Shipping List. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
ftaunrrston Shipping Hist. ARRIVALS. June 14 — Steamer Corsair, IS6 tons, Bell, master ter, from Port Phillip ; J. Haven, agent. Passengers, Mis. Plcxma.il -and 4 children, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. James M'Arthur, Mr. Tolson, Mr. Page, Mr. Mullins, .lames Welsford, John Moore, Archibald Dunn, Eliza Dunn and child. June 10 — Brig Phantom, 142 tans, Sangster, master, from Port Louis: Connolly & Co., agents. Passengers, Hev. Air. liaaman, wife and child. DEPARTURES. June 14 — Brig Caroline, 113 tons, Coombs, master, for Hobart Town ; Eddie & Co . agent. June 16 — Schooner Dusty Miller, 90 tons, Sanders, master, for Port Phillip ; G. Fisher, agent Passengers, Mr M'Leish and son, William Paynton, Isaac Wilson, Ebcnrai Smith, Henry Arnold, Mary ItHey. Jane 17.— Steamer Corsair, 186 tons, BeJl, master, for Port Phillip and Circular Head; J. Raven, agent Passengers for Port Pbillip,—J\Jr. John Manifold, Mrs. Darke and 2 children, Mr. Page, Mr. Marzetti, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander, Airs...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
HOBAItT TOWN. lUiurn of Grain and Flour exported from the Port of Ilobart Town, during the week ending 7th June, 1842 — Wheat, 1105 bushels., Flour, 13 tons. Uelurn of Grain and Flour, imported at the Port of liobart Town, during the week ending 7th June 1842 ? Nil. - Ther.e is no variation in the market prices since our last. Wheat's, to 7s. 6d. ; oats 5s. 6d. ; English barley 7s. ; Cape ditto fis. to Gs Gd., per bushel; hay 7s. 6d. ; straw 3s. to 3s. 6J. per cwt. ; shec-r.ak 14s. delivered ; gum wood lfts ; Port Arthur coal 24s. ; Sydney ditto 42s. ; potatoes CJ. to 71., per ton ; cabbages and turnips 2s. per dozen; carrots 4s. per cwt: ; cauliflowers 4s. per doaen ; lurkeyvlOs. to 12s. ; geese 8s. to 10s. ; ducks (is to 8s. ; fowls 4s. to 4s. 6d. per couple. Posts and rails 30s., palings 5s. to 6s. per hundred ; inch boards Hs. Gd. to 8s. 9d. per hundred feet; shingles 8s. to 9s. per thousand.— Colonial Time*.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
Itettirn of Grain and Flour exported from the Port ol' l.aum-csLon, during the week ending the 4th June, 18-12 ? Oats, 3,561 bushels. Wheat, 3,924 ditto. Flour 57 tons. Return of Grain and FJour imported into the Port of Ijiunceeton, during the week ending 4th June, 1842— Nil. 1 he news from Sydney has created a further depres sion in the wheat market ; for although il has made no alteration in the price of grain, yet buyers arc shy and refuse good samples at former prices Our quotations remain the same as last week. We understand there was no bidder for the estate of iM.irchington. lirandy 5s. to Gs. per gallon. Hum, 4s. dilto. Gin, 21s |;ercase. Cape wine, ±'l 1 per pipe. Tea, £8 per chest. Soap, ±'40 per ton. Porter, £b per hogshead Garden — Prune and cut hedges; plant out trees only in mild weather. Do not dig your ground when it is wet and only attempt to stir dry grounds, as stirring clayey lands at this season, will do much more harm than good. Wash your apple trees to remove...
Retired Officers. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
Retired Officers. ? 14. The same advantages will be extended to officers of his Majesty's Navy and Marines retiring from the service, oi going on half-pay, as .ire held out to Military Officers, by the general order of the 1st August, 1831, No. 504; the established relation nf rank between the different grades of each service being observed respec tively. 15. All officers desirous of becoming settlers shall, likp Olht*T iflrltVlHflAls. nrfWlin* lartA /llllv fiv nttmhaea at the public sales ; but they will be entitled to a remission of the purchase-money, in' proportion to their respective rank and period of service, according to the following graduated scale, on producing testimonials of unexcep tionable character from the General Commandingin chief, or from the Lords Commissioners of the Admi ralty, as tbe case may be. l''ield officers of twenty-five years' service and up wards, in the whole, 3001. field officers of twenty years' service and upwards, in the whole, 2501. Field offic...
LAND REGULATIONS. Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 20 June 1842
LAXD REGULATIONS. Sak. I. As soon as the necessary arrangements have been completed, with respect to the survey of a parish, a chart thereof will be exhibited at the Surveyor-General's office, showing its boundaries, the public reserves, the lands already appropriated, and those remaining for sale; the Litter being divided into lots, containing, as nearly as practicable, 640 acres each, which lots will be distinguished bv numerical marks in reference to an accompanying schedule, which will more particularly describe the boundaries. 2. Notice will at the snme time be given in the Ga Mtte, that such lands, after the expiration of three months, will become disposable. 3. As no crown lands will be sold, expect in special cases, but those which shall have been previously noti fied as disposable, all offers to purchase must be made with reference to tbe charts and schedules exhibited for that purpose in the Surveyor-General's office, and must be addressed to tbe Surveyor-General, in the p...