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MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 3rd March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 3rd March, 1841. Tenders will be received by the Officer commanding the Mounted Police, until 12 o'clock on the ISth instant, for the supply oT Tea and Sugar, of a good quality, for three months, commencing the 1st April and terminating the SO i li June, 1841, for nine men of the Mounted Police, stationed at Hobart Town. Tenders to be accompanied by a sample of each article. G. BAGOT, Lieut. Comm. Mounted Police.
COLONIAL MISSIONARY AND CHRISTIAN INSTRUCTION SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
COLONIAL MISSIONARY AND CHRISTIAN INSTRUCTION SOCIETY. The Fifth Public Meeting of the Colonial Missionary and Christian Instruction Society, was held on Monday evening in the Independent Chapel, Brisbane-street, and was very numerously attended. His Excellency Sir J. Franklin presided on the occasion, and commenced the business of the evening by a very affectionate and interest, iog address, in which he explained the important objects contemplated by the Society, and expressed his full con- currence therein, and his earnest hope and confidence that, through the instrumentality of this and kindred institutions, the time was not far distant when every district would be supplied with the ministers of Christ, and all the inhabi- tants should hear of the glad tidings of salvation. His Excellency also referred to the proceedings of the London Missionary Society, and declared the lively interest he felt therein, as it was from reading the accounts of the voyages of the ship Duff, purchase...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 1st March, 1841. WATER CARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 1st Marok, 1841. WATER CARRIAGE. Notice.-'Tenders will be -received at this office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 10th instant, for such water conveyance of coals, &c, &c, from the River Derwent to Launceston, as may from time to time be required. Tenders to state at so much per ton, and security will be required for the due performance of the contract, which may be terminated at any time, by either party giving three months'notice. The quantity of tonnage required will be about 400 tons annually. Any further particulars may be obtained on application to this office. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 1st March, 1841. CONVICT SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
COMMISSARIAT. .COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 1st March, 1841. CONVICT SERVI». Required for the Convict Service at Port Arthur, the following articles, tenders for which will 'be-received at this office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 10th instant. .Samples to be sent to the Ordnance Stores. Requisition, 18th February, 1841. One pine log, 300 feet, that can be sawn into'l inch. boards Three hundred and thirty-six pounds flat bar iron, le xI inch «One hundred and twelve pounds square bar iron, -I inch ¡Eight pin ight pine planks, 15 feet long, 0x3 .Requisition, \9th February, 1841. Six gross dead-eye buttons .Two hundred and twenty-four pounds of flat ¡ron, 2 x |inch 'Two hundred and twenty-four pounds of square. iron,¿ inch ' Two thousand two hundred and forty pounds old hoop iron 'Five gallons linseed oil Three quires demy paper One thousand and twenty-four sheepskins, oil dressed One cask coal tar 'One cask Stockholm tar One box wafers Three sticks red sealing wax Two pounds...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to call-the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the 3l*t December, 1840, now in the course of delivery, ¡fe at the same time apprise those persons who have continued to receive our paper for three or four years, without once condescending to notice the fenns of subscription, that we shall place their accounts in the hands of our Solicitor for recovery. TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS AT PORT PHILLIP. Our Subscribers at Port Phillip are informed that Mr. Bissill, of the firm of Jackson if Bissett, of Melbourne, -is appointed Agent for this paper. Wt -therefore request our Port Phillip subscribers to settle their accounts due to tltc Courier Office, with our agent, Mr. ¡BUsell, -wlto is duly authorised to grant receipts for the ?same.
SENTENCE ON CAPTAIN R. A. REYNOLDS. GENERAL ORDER. Horse Guards, 20th Oct., 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
SENTENCE ON CAPTAIN R. A. REYNOLDS. «EMERAL OBDKB. Horse Guards, 20th Oct., 1840. At a General Court-martial, held at Brighton-bar- racks, on the 25th Sept,, 1840, and continued by ad- journments to the 5th of the following month. Captain Richard Anthony Reynolds, of the 11th (Prince Al- bert's own) hussars, was arraigned upon the under- mentioned charge, viz. : " For that he, Captain Richard Anthony Reynolds, having at Brighton, on the 271 h August, 1840, written, uud sent a letter to Lieutenant-Colonel the Earl of Cardigan, of the same regiment, his commanding officer, of nu improper nature, and being thereupon personally ordered by the said Earl of Cardigan, as his commanding officer, to the J effect following, viz. :-« That all letters addressed to him by Captain Richard Anthony Reynolds should in future be i strictly official ;* nevertheless the said Captain Richard Anthony Reynolds, in direct violation and disobedience of I such order by his commanding officer, did on the game...
FEMALE HOUSES OF CORRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
FEMALE HOUSES OF CORRECTION. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart-town, 'March 2.-Number assignable for Hobart, 12; do. for the interior, 14. State of the Female House of Correction, Launceston,, from the 20th to the 27(h February, 1841, inclusive : Number assignable, 5.
RESIGNATION OF M. THIERS AND THE FRENCH MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
RESIGNATION OF M. THIERS AND THE FRENCH MINISTRY. We received, last night, our Paris correspondence of Thursday, and the Madrid Mail of the 15th. In lieu of the usual summary which we are in the habit of presenting to our readers, we give the follow- ing communication from our correspondent : " Paris, Thursday, Oct. 22, four o'clock. " I sent you at two o'clock this afternoon an ex- traordinary courier with the important announcement that the whole of M. Thiers* Ministry had given in its resignation, and that the King had accepted it. Though I had the intelligence from a good source at an earlier hour, I waited to have it formally authen- ticated, as well as to know the effect it would pro- duce on the Bourse, but I now fear that my courier has but a bad chance of effecting his passage in time for a second edition, as the weather has suddenly become most tempestuous. Still the effort has been worth the making, ^and your readers will appreciate our anxiety to give the latest and the ...
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
THE CABINET. The wheat, although it lies awhile in earth,* And secmcth lost, consumes not quite away ; But from that womb receives another birth, And with additions riscth from the clay. Much more shall man revive, whose worth is more ; For Death, who from our dross will us refine, Unto that other life becomes the door, Where wc in immortality shall shine. WITH«*. The tree of knowledge is grafted upon the tree of life; and that fruit which brought the fear of death into the world, bud- ding on an immortal stock, becomes the fruit of the promise of immortality.-Sir Humphrey Davy. The affections imply n spirit of self-sacrifice, and often our virtues, like our children, arc endeared to us by what we suffer for them.-Sharpe. Genuine praise, like all other species of truth, is known by its bearing full investigation ; it is what the giver is happy that he can justly bestow, and the receiver conscious that hs may boldly accept ; but adulation must ever be afraid of in- quiry, and must to...
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. Complete success, it appears, has attended our ope- rations in Syria. The Malta Post-office has issued a notice, that in consequence of the rigorous blockade of the ports of Egypt and Syria, on the 16th instant, by Admiral Stopford, by virtue of orders from the English ambassador at Constantinople, the mails for Alexan- dria and India were not to be forwarded by her Ma- jesty's steamer " Prometheus." It was doubtful whether French steamers would be excepted from this blockade. The India mails remain at Malta. A letter from Alexandria, dated Oct. 6, says : Operations in Syria have been prompt and successful beyond expectation ; the Pacha puts a good face upon it, but is evidently disappointed. All the Turkish officers of the fleet allowed to re . turn to Constantinople, also those in prison at Abou- : »kir. They will be conveyed in merchant vessels. His highness has thus got rid of disaffected men, who might have caused serious mutinies if the fle...
NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. The Hecate steam-packet, formerly commanded by Lieut. Illount, has been refitted at Chatham, and being now ready for sea, she will arrive this afternoon, having been com* missioned by Commander Ward. Captain James's com- pany of the royal artillery will embark immediately on board for Malta, and she will proceed direct for the Medi- terranean. A detachment of the royal sappers and miners have been for several days under orders at Woolwich for Syria, and it is expected they will proceed with this vessel. They are taking out with them a large quantity of stores, and implements used in the construction of fortifications. -Morning Herald, Oct. 22. Gibraltar.-By private letters from this garrison it ap- pears the greatest activity prevails, and all the outposts are in the course of being strengthened, and other exer- tions are in progress extending farther from the rock than ha« e ever been used on any former occasion.-Ibid. Four of the brass guns brought up from the ...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. The Queen has been pleased to appoint John Jeremie, Esq., to be Captain-General and Governor in-Chief of the Colony of Sicra Leone' and its depen- dencies.-Gazette, Oct. 16. The Queen has been ' pleased to' appoint Owen Flintoff, Esq., to be chief Justice of Sierra Leone and ts dependencies.-Gazette, Oct. 16. The same Gazette announces the following appoint- ment : The Queen has been pleased to appoint James Carey, Esq.. to be Registrar of Deeds at the settle- ment of the Cape of Good Hope.-Ibid. NEW PBSH. The London Gazette of the 16th October contains the following announcement : " The Queen has been graciously pleased to order a writ to be issued under the Great seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for summon- ing Miles Thomas Stapleton, of Carlton, in the county of York, Esq., to the House of Peers, by the name, style, and title of Baron Beaumont, he being one of the co-heirs of Jean Lovel Lady Stapleton, eldest daughter of Joan, sister ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
.FOR LONDON.-(To follow the Wave.) The first-class bark HINDOO, 810 tons, C. L. VAfT'ZUILICOM. commander, now taking in wool, -will meet with quick despatch. For freight or passage, having excellent accommodation both for cabin and for four steerage passengers, apply on board, or to New Wharf, March 4. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. ws^ST FOR LONDON.-The first-class bark FORTI ijjçaffig TUDE, EDWARD PAYNE, commander, has the greater part of her cargo ready for shipmcnt,"and will meet with quick despatch. For freight of wool or passage, apply to Captain Payne on board,to KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co., or to New Wharf, Jan. 7. ASKIN MORRISON. ,FOR NEW ZEALAND.-(To sail on Satur j'.XK=s- day, 13th instant.)-the fine bark JAMES, 500 ''tons burthen, MARK TODD, commander, will be despatch- ed on the above date for Port Nicholson, the Bay of Islands, and Hokianga. For freight or passage, apply on board, or to New Wharf, March 5. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. "FOR PORT PHILLIP.-The fine f...
THE COURIER. Strenue [?] Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, MARCH 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
THE COURIER. 4Mrenue et Prosper*. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY. MARCH 5. Wa have received, via Adelaide, Chinese intelli- gence to the 5th of November. H.M. ships Wellesley, Blonde, Volage, Modelte, and Pylades, with the steamer Madagascar, and two armed transports carrying coal -the squadron which had sailed from Chusan with the view of forwarding a remonstrance direct to the Emperor at Pekin-arrived on the 8th of August off the mouth of the Peiho river, in the gulf of Péchele. The gulf was shallow and the ** Wellesley" could not approach nearer than within eight or ten miles of the shore. On the 18th, Captain Elliot with six armed boats entered the mouth of the river to see the autho- rities, and to request them to forward a document to the Emperor, which they did, and an answer was pro- mised. The Emperor required some time to enquire into affairs at Canton before he returned an answer, and ten days were granted for this purpose. At the expiration of the time an answer was delivered, and ...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
PORT PHILLIP. New Town.-It cannot but form a matter of surprise to all who absent themselves from Melbourne for a short period, to find on their return the great increase of build- ings in every direction. But a short twelve months since, aud scarcely a house stood in that part of this spreading city, known as New Town. Now, we have one continua- tion of commodious dwelling houses and neat cottages, running out to the very verge of the Survey Paddock, and we have not a doubt that the whole of that neighbourhood will soon be built upon from its contiguity to the Yarra, where the water is obtained in its purest state.--Port Phillip Herald, Feb. 12. Chief Constable.-We have heard that Mr. Sugden is the only candidate for the situation of chief constable, vacant by the resignation of that most efficient public officer Mr. Wright.-J6t'd. New Post Oßce.-We have inspected the plan of the new post office, about being erected in Bourke Street, and must say it reflects no small degree of cred...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrivals- March 1-the bark Nerio, 335 tons. Hill, from &nbsp; Liverpool, 31st October, with a general cargo, Kerr, Alexan- der,& Co., agents-passengers, Mr. and Mrs Marsden and two &nbsp; children. Mrs. Sinclair, Mr. C. M'Donough, Mr. A. M'Do nough, Mr. J. Mountcastle, Mr. H. Hilton, Mr. J. Petty, Mr. Samuel Booth and son, C. Brown, wife, and three chil- dren, T. Johnstone, wife, and child. 3-the bark Caernarvon, 224 tons, Irving, from South Seas, and from Sydney, 31st January, with oil, J. Young, agent. Departures.-March 2-the ship Julian, 355 tons, for the whaling, with oil and bone. 2-the schooner Waterlilly, 155 tons, Johnstone, for Sydney, with sundries. 2-the bark Lord Lyndoch, 639 tons, Humble, for California, in ballast. PORT of LAUNCESTON. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Arrivals.- February 27-the brig William Hughes, 124 tons, Culbertson, from London, via Port Phillip, Kerr & Co., agen...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before Hi Honor Mr. Justice Montaguanda Common Jury. TUESDAY, MARCH 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 5 March 1841
SUPREME COURT-CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Common Jury. TUESDAY, MARCH 2. Sarah Nicholls pleaded guilty to a charge of bigamy, and was remanded for sentence. John Jones stood charged with a burglary in the house of Morris and Benjamin Nelson, in Elizabeth-street, on the night of the 10th January last, and stealing therefrom six black silk handkerchiefs, of the value of 30s, and eight coloured do, of the value of 24s. Benjamin Nelson lived in Elizabeth-street at the time mentioned in the indictment, and was in partnership with his brother ; at 9 o'clock, witness locked up the house, and went to spend an hour with a neighbour ; his brother came to him, and they both returned after 10, when they found the door of the bouse open ; missed sixteen handker- chiefs, with other things ; about half an hour before he locked the door he saw the handkerchiefs; does not know the prisoner at the bar. (The handkerchiefs charged in the indictment were now produced an...