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PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
PUBLIC MEETING, The meeting convened by the Sheriff, ac cording to requisition, for the purpose of presenting an address of congratulation to her Mgjesty and Prince Albert, on the birth of a Prince of Wales, took place yesterday,. at the Custom-house, and was most respect ably attended by the principal inhabitants of Hobart Town and its vicinity. The business of the meeting was opened by Captain Swanston proposing that "His Ixcellency Sir John Franklin should take the chair," which was seconded by thie At torney-General. I-Is Excelloncy having taken the chair, after a short but Inpressive address,..in which he stated his delight inl participating in the loyalty of those -around him, pro ceeded to the business of the meeting. The Attorney-General moved the second resolution, which was seconded by Captain Moriarty. " That an address of congratulation, from the inhabitants of Van Dioemen's Land, be presented to HIer Majesty upon the birth of the Prince of Wales." The Attorney-General s...
HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
HOBARIT TOWN. The price of wheat remains in statu quo--front 78. 3d. to 7s. Od., and prime samples remain firm at the latter quotation : oats, Is. to Is. Od., English barley, Os. to Ts., Cape ditto, is. Od. to Os., per bushel ; hay 7s. to 8s., straw, 3s. to 4s. per cwt. ; Port Arthur coals, 25s. delivered, Sydney ditto 42s., she oak 14s. delivered, gum 10s. ditto, per ton ; potatoes, Os. to 7s. per cwt.; cabbages is. Od cauliflowers 3s. per dozen ; carrots, 4s. per cwt.; turnips, 2s. per dozen bunches; turkeys 10s. to 2s., geese 8s. to lOs., ducks Os. to Bs., fowls 4s, to 4s. id. per couple; eggs 2s. Gd. per dozen, flesh butter 2s. Gd. per lb., shingles, 7s. to 8s. per 1000, boards 10s. ditto.-Colonial Times. Return of grain anld flour imported at tile port of Hobart Town, duriung the week ended 81st Ilay, 1842, inclusive-Nil. Return of grain and flour exported from the port of lHobart Town, during the week ending 31st May, 1842, inclusive-Oats, 120 bushels; flour, 0) tons ; ditto, ...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
POR1T P1IIILLIP. AIANTON's MI.tLLs.-Flour, first, 22s, per 100 lbs: ; second, 20s. per ditto; ration, 17s. per ditto; is. per 10oolbs. allowed for cash. WIEAAT, Os. to 7s. per bushcl of l01bs. M AIZE ,Is. to 7s. per bushel. IlinAN, 2s. 3d. per 2011. VuEGETAo lE AND FRUITS.-Potatoes, 8s. to 10s. per cwt., or Id. to IAd. per lb. ; cabbages, fromt 4s. to ts. per dozen ; pumpkins, Id. to l.id. per lb. ; onions, 3d. to 4'd. per lb. ; Ieks, Id. to ·.ld. per head ; carrots, 3d. to Id. per bunch ; turnips, 3d. to 5d. ditto; parsnips, Id. to I Id. each ; celery, dtl. to tld. per head; cucumbers, none; radishes, lId. to 2i1. per unlch. FlUITrs. -Melons, water, (id. to Oti. ; rock ditto, ltd. to Is. apples, 8d. to Is. per lb.. STOCK.--During the past weeCk MI. Atkinson disposed of a mixed Iherd of cattle, at an average price of £41 per head. Oin l'luesday last, Mr. 'I'. -I. Power disposed of a number oF tIht bullocks, at prices varying ri'om £3 to £4 12s., and cows at fronm £2 10s. to £.1 10s....
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. June 6.-Per schooner PRINCE OF DEN MARK, fromn Hobart Town. 50 cases geneva, 2 casks black oil, 4 bales bags, 1 package pins, 20,009 shingles, 20 bales gunny bags, A. Ander son; 275 chests tea, 250 haltlditto ditto, 2 cases clothes, Kerr & Co.; I piano, Maddox; 6 plough mnolds, S. Fentrill ; 5 casks black oil, WV. Donald. June 7.-Per schooner TAMAR, from New castle. 120 tons coals, J. Raven. June 10.-Per schooner DUSTY MILLER. from Port Phillip. 24 cases herrings, I cask ditto, 117 halls, 3 chests tea, 1 case merclhandise, 1 cask rope, 2 bags nails, 3 casks provisions, M, Josephs; 23 cases geneva, Down & Co.; 1 bag bags, Archer ; 4 bags corks, J. H. Campbell; 210 sheep, order.
EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
EXPIOItTB. Vessels reported outwards during the week June 4.-Per barque AGOSTINA, for Lon don. 72 bales wool, IV. W I. Orr; 150 bales wool, L. W. Gilles; 140 ditto, Henty & Co. ; 08 bales wool 29 tons bark, 48 kegs shot, J. Down & Co.; 125 bales wool, It. L. Orr; 40 bales wool, Kerr and Co. ; 270 bales wool, Connolly & Co. ; 16 bales wool, J. H-. Gray; 43 ditto, J. Robertson; 19 ditto, Williams & Co.; 15 ditto, Willis & Co. 3 bales wool, T. Corbett; 24 ditto, Taylor ; 2 cases curiosities, J. C. Underwood ; 1 box writ ings, Bank of Australasia ; 4 bales wool, J. Ca meron ; 23 ditto, W. Donald ; 1 case skins, J. W. Gleadow ; 1 bale waistcoatings, WV. Williamson; 2 casks old copper. June 6.-Per brig SCOUT, for Port Phillip. '32 coils ro ape, J. Cowton ; 81 sacks flour, 27 cans turps, Williamus & Co.; 1 case apparel, Benja min ; 2500 palings, 17 bags potatoes, R. L. Orr; 50 bags flour, 3 cases shoes, Connolly & Co. ; 30 lbags floor...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Ship Henry, loading for London. liirlque Socrates, ditto for Sydney. Brig Foxr, iiunder repair. ---- Caroline, loading for Hobart Town. , Sclhooner Ilawlk, loading for Adelaide. ---- Sir Jlhn Franklin, loading for P. P. ---- Prince of Denmlark, ditto for Hobart, - Tannr, dischiurging,. .------ Dnnlry Miller, ditto. S Joselph Crippj?, laid up.
HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
HOBART TOWN. ARRIVALS. - ;i June 2.-Schooner Eagle, froni 1Emu Bay, with potatoes. June 8.-Schooner Mnrlan TYlatson, fiom Syd; ney, with sundries. June 8.-Schooner Lillias, fromtPort Phillip, with sheep. June O,-Schooner Adelaide, from Port Phillip, with sheep. June 10.-Schooner later TVitch, from Cor ner Inlet, with bullocks.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. AIIRVALS. June 0.-Schooner Prince of Denmark, 128 tons, Comnyn, master, firom Hobart Town; Con. nolly & Co., agents. June 7.-Schooner T~lmar. 117 tons, Ciulbert son, master, fromn Newcastle; J. Raven, agent. June lu.-Schooler Dusty Miller, 00 tons, San. dcrson, master, for Port Phillip; G. Fisher, agent. Passengers-11Ir. and Mrs. Lyall and child, Mrs. Symmnonds, Mr. Dryden, Mr. James Hamilton, Mary Delany, David Gusthrlc, Mr. and Mrs. Wells and four children.
PHASES OF THE MOON. New Moon, June 9, 4 past 8 morning. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
PHASES OF THE MOON, Now Moon, Jnue 0, 4 past 8 morning. Jun. Sun rises, Sun sets, Longth of lay. 18 7 84 4 20 8 862 METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS; Thermometer. WINDS. WEATHER. Day. Night Day. Night June 4 Friday 58 46 50.45 Calm. Calm. Cloudy, foggy, showery Cloudy fair. S Saturday 57 26 44.72 Fresh, NW. to SW. Calm. Cloudy,heavyshowers. Fair, clear. 5 Sunday 52 42 44.46 Light, var. Light, NW. .m. foggy, p.m.rainy. oggy, rainy. - ,, 6 Monday 56 46 50.15 Mod., NNW. Calm. Cloudy, air. Cloudy, heavy rain. 7 Tuesday 55 34 46.11 Mod., N. Light, N. & NW. Fair, partly clear. Cloudy, heavy rain. , 8 Wednesday 46 '6 38.6' Squally, NNW Light, S. & SE. Cloudy, showery. P.m. clear, a.m. foggy 9- Thursda 47 32 37. Fresh, NNE. Calm. Fair, cloudy. Fair, partly clear.. T !Tr · r' communications for the ,Editor, orders for the paper and advertisements, to be ad dressed or left at the Launceston Examni ncr office, 14risbane-street. TEnMs.-Subscription, if paid in advance, sixpence each ...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
lECI-IANICS' INSTITUTE, Last Tuesday evening D,. Paton delivered an eloquent address "on the right olbjects and method of 'a modern education." The inclcmency of the weather prevented many from attending, but the lecture room was tolerably well tilled. The Rev. Charles Price was called to the chair, and illtro duced the lecturer to the mceting. A correspondent has furnished us with the fol. lowing outline ofthe lecture : "The lecturer introduced the suliccetby making a few observations upon the nature tand ficultles of' man. HIls ticulties, he observed, might be tl viled into three classes-the moral, or those means by which we have perceptions of right and wrong; the intellectual, or those Ieans by which we are enabled to clltivate the arts and sciences antd carry onil lhe comnuon concerns of life ; and the animal, or those which we possess in common wlhh the brute creation. h'lese, lie observed, were seldom equally distributed il tile samte ildividuil ; but that one or other of the...
TREASURY BILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
TREASURY BILLS. Persons who are so fortunate as to have money for transmission to creditors so happy as not to expect remittances in vain, will be glad that the distribution oftreasury bills, by a weekly issue, will render their price less capricious ; and that the regula tions of the Conmmissariat will allow the payment of one-half in dollars, instead of requiring, as heretofore, the whole in Bri tish silver. The antixing a legal value to dollars, the coinage of other states, in this colony, was one of those medtlling measures to which all governments are lprone, and which are ever productive of ditliculties; an act rendered more vexatious by a refusal at the treasury of a currency all traders are compelled to admlit. The merchant is still embarrassed by the difficulty of obtaining an equal pro portion of British silver. His claims on the bank, it is entitled to meet in dollars : and though in the colonial currency he might command a thousand pounds, it. would not infallibly secure...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Cor.oNTA, I' noucc:.-tWhleat, 7s. to 8s. per bushel ; fine flonur, £25 to £30 per toll; seconlls ditto, £20 ; bran, 1s. 3d. per bushel ; barley, 4s. to is. ditto oats, 7s. to 8s. ditto; maize, Is. to 7s. ditto; potatoes, £1. to £12 ; Ieef, :ld. to 5d. per lb. ; mutton, .1d. to 3d. ditto ; veal mad pork, 8d. to lOd.; bread, 10od. to Is. per ,4 lbs. ; eggs, 2s. per dozen ; fresih butter, 2s. per Ill. ; cheese, Is. to Is. Odt. ditto ; cabbages, 1i. each ; caulillowvers, 4d. to kld, ditto; carrots, 3d. per bunch ; turnip;s, 2d. per dozen ; ra:lishes, 3d. per bunclh ; onlions, 3d. per I,. ; cucumbers. 2d. to 4di. cach ; water melons, (itt. to 2s. each ; sweet ditto, ditto. STrocK.-FatI wethers, 10s. to 15s. ; ewes, 14s. to 20s.; lambs, 8,. to 10s. ; cattle, £7 to £10; dairy cows, £81 to £12; goats, IOs. to 30i. ; pigs, 15s. to 50s. ; roasters, 8s. ; fowls, ;s. per couple ; dlucks, 5s. ditto ; geese, los. ditto ; turkeys, 15s. each ; wild (ducks, is. per pair; kangaroo, i...
CAPE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
CAPE TOWN. lIedf, 2d. to 3d., mutton 2d., pork (i,. to 7(1. tea 4s. to 4t?. 6d., seug:'r a d. to (hi., coffee 6lid., rice 1~d. to 2ild., sago 6(i., flour 3(1d. to 4-,d., potatos 2.jd., candlles 6ud. tO 94l., sOaL) (id., salt id. (o 1tii., pepper id., bltter Is, to Is. :il., cheese Is. (hi., tobacco Is. 4d. to Is. (d., snil' as., bread, filst quality, 4lid b.per lib.; \lwls Is. (i6, to as., ducks 2s, 3d. to 3s. each ; coals 15s. per tq(uart'!r chal droll ; oil, 4, tl. pe'r gallon ; cabbages 2d. to 7d., caulilowcrs 6?d. to Is. (ti. each; (he(r, is. Od. per dozen ; milk, 2d. per bottle ; dried Truit id. to lhl. stalked raisins ,ld., wool (i;d., per lb. ; otrich feathers 65d. cach ; lion, tiger, and ostrich skhis, 1os. lid. each; almonds, per 1000, 2s. 11d.; vine gar, 48+. per leagner; brandy, £10 ,is. per ditto; honey, 4d,. per Ih.--'Iitlhnlar 4.
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
NEW ZEALAND. Ale, In bottle, 1:'. per.dozen ; arrack,.in bond, is. 01. per gallon; Itead, 8d. per 21b. loaft'; beef, fresll, per enuease, 10td. to Is. per.lb.; dilto, saill, £0 10s. per tlcree ; dit o, citto, £-1 10. It,r bar rel ; butter, Irish, Is. tel. per lb. ; ditto, fotsh, 2s. to 3s. dtl. ditto; Iranltly, first quality, in1 Iboltl, Os. to Ws. per gallton ; Irovwn stout, £a per bltl. coffee', . ova, 1s. tId. pr" lb.; chtc?se, Chlshire, is. dI. ditto; ditto, plue apple, Is. 2d. ditto; ditto, )ntclh, Is. ditto; andles, lE.n,lish v;tas 34. Oil. per Ib.; dlitto, mtonl, Is. ditto; ditto, dips, ItIt. dilltto; (lct', fhirst qlallty, £'30 1to £33: per 2000lbs. ; ditto, :ceond, £'5 diito ; gin, pale, In bond, U2. id. per gallon ; ditto, 41 gallons 1.-5, l IaondI, 22.. ; hat?s, Yorttlkshire, It. per lb.; mots tard, 18s. per dtzec ; iutton, per carcase, Uid. to lid. per lb. ; milk, :hd. per' pint; oil, linseed, 6s. to 7s. per gallon; dlitto, black, in cask, £15 per tun; dlttot sperm, ditt...
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 11 June 1842
VESSELS IN HARBOUR. Ship Henry, loading for London. Barque Socrates, ditto for Sydney. Brig Fox, under repair. —— Caroline, loading for Hobart Town. Schooner Hawk, loading for Adelaide. ———— Sir John Franklin, loading for P. P. ———— Prince of Denmark, ditto for Hobart. &nbsp; ———— Tamar, discharging. ———— Dusty Miller, ditto. ———— Joseph Cripps, laid up.