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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. South Australian Wool.-On the 22nd October, Messrs. Loughmiin and Hughes, of London, sold by order of the Directors of the South Australian Com pany, sixty bales of South Ausfralian wool, ex Susannah Ann, from Sydney, as follows : IO bales, marked S.A.C. in diamond, at Is. Sd.Ib, 17 do. do. Is. iii-l. d do. do. Is. 4Íd. C do. do. (Iambs') ls.4d. 14do. marked S.A.C. (do.) Is. 4(1. 3 do. do. (do.) Is. 31(1. 7 do. do. (do.) Is. ü¿d. Flour.-The Indus has brought upwards of one hundred tons of Indian flour, which was offered in the market yesterday at £45 per ton. Our Van Die men's Land neighbours had better be cautious. They arc overdoing the thing at present, thinking they have the ball at their feet ; but they are very much mistaken, as the result of a few months will show. The present importation from India is only a commencement. Before many months elapse we shall have several cargoes of wheat and flour, and our neighbours will then have cause to regret thal they ke...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. Wednesday, June 24.-Grain for storage, and the deli livery of former purchases arrived in town. Wheat and flour as per Union Mills. Other markets remain the same as last quoted. Union Steam Mills. ? Wheat 12s to 15s, barley 9s to 10s. oats 5s Cd to 6s, pollard 2s Gd, bran Is Od, per bushel; flour, first quality, £42, second £40, ration £34, per SOOOlbs. LAUNCESTON MAILS. , To Adelaide, per Mona, on the SOtli instant.
Meteorological Observations, From June 18 to June 24, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
Meteorological Obaorratlons, From June l8 to June 24, at Hobarton, 2 o'Cloek each Dof. I D.M.I D.W. |D»r Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun, Mon. (30 Oj Tue«. Wed. 130 a 29 9 E9 8J ¡29 91 North West Ditto Ditto Ditto Calm North West Ditto Velocity of the Wind. 10 20 10 10 0 10 20 Tem. 29.91 52 Depth of Rain, 0.0 incln» Sun rises, 7h. 35m. ' Sun sets, 4b. 25m. Daylight begins, 6h. Om. Daylight ends, 6h. Om. Length of day, eli. 50m. ? Day increases, Oh. 2m. ? Clock before sun, Oh. 2m. ? New Moon,29th day, st '"&lt;WB ? All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, Mttid for this Paper, should be forwarded, addressed tot»* Proprietor of the Courier, early in the week. Suri Notice» and Advertisements can be received until »» o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which time, «*. nouncemtnts, if sent, cannot appear until the tn»«"f week. Agents. Mr. H. Dowlino, Bookseller, Launceston. Mr. Teco, Bookseller, George Street, Sydney. Mr. J. Burnham Hilt. W, Tower Street, Lt^ Printed and Published by th...
THE SHERIFF'S TEAR. Air—"THE SOLDIER'S TEAR." [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
THE SHERIFF'S TEAR. I Air-" The Sor.niEii's Tear." I "Mr. Sheriff Whcclton (in tho Court of Queen's lîencli) appeared much affected by the novelty of his situation, and for some minutes shed tears."-Morning Herald of Tuesday. Upon his heel he turned, to take a last sad st.trc, At the lobby and the Commons' House, and the Speak- er's high back'd chair ; He'd listened to a speech thence ungracious to his car, And the Sheriff looked upon his chain, and wiped away a tenr. Amidst that crowded court, n judge sat in his gown, He wore above a powdered wig, which shifted up and down, He gave the Sheriff n nod, a nod which made bim queer, But lie bowed to thank him for all that, mid he wiped away a tear. Ile turned to seek his cell, Oh 1 do not call him goose. For right and light was the Sheriff's heart, though tears would fuin break loose : Go watch the turtle soup, or turbot's gay career, De sure the bund most nimble there has wiped away a tear.
UNION CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
UNION CLUB. His Excellency Sir John Franklin honoured the members of the Union Club with his company to dinner on Tuesday last. The Club-house was illuminated for the occasion, and V and A were transparent on each side of the crown. Lieutenant Colonel F.lliott and Captain Forster were specially invited, and about sixty gentlemen sat down to dinner. The fine band of the 51st regiment was in attendance, and played several delightful and appropriate airs during the evening. Mr. Mac Lachlan took the chair, and the Attorney-General acted as Vice. On the cloth being removed the Chairman called for a bumper toast. He said every man whom he addressed was at all times glad to drink the toast he was about to give, but more particularly was he sure of their responding to it upon the present occasion with increased enthusiasm, when they recollected a recent interesting event, the intelligence of which had only just reached the colony, (hear, hear,) and which enabled him to perform the grateful ...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
Shipping: Intelligence. TonT of Launceston. ' -Arrivals-June 19-the cutter Pickwick, 25 tons, Symonds, from Port Phillip, A. Guillan,agent,in ballast. £2-the schooner Enterprise, 55 tons, Bishop, from Port Phillip, Eddie & Co , agents, with sundries. 22-the brig Fox, 222 tons, Lowe, fiom Port Phillip, J. Raven, agent, in ballast und five passengers. Departures-June 20-the brig Rapid, 153 tons, Develin, for Sydney, Connolly & Co.,agents, with wheat and fi\c passengers. 22-the brig Esicx, 211 tons, Roxburgh, for South Australia, Willis, & Co., agente-one passenger. ' 22-the brig Jl'illiam, 149 tons. Thom, for S>dney,J. Gi¡fîiths,açunt, with sundries and eleven passengers. 2'3-tlie schooner Manner, 46 tons, Guillan, for Portland Hay, Guillan, agent, with sundries.
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 26, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
TSE GAZETTE. NT. FRIDAY MQRï&o, Jux« 26, 1840. CIOVEUNMENT NOTICE", No. 142, Colonial ._T Secretary's Office, June 25. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to appoint Ronald C. Gunn, Esquire, to be Private Secretary, : By His Excellency's command,' M. FORSTER. Í GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 143, Colonial T Secretary's Office, June 25. The Lieutenant-Governor has been plenscd to appoint (until the pleasure of the Secretary of State shall be known) James Thomson, 'Esquire, to be a Member of the Board of Assignment, vice R C. Gunn, Esquire. By His Excellency's command, M". FORSTER. 'Office of Public Works, June 25. NOTICE-Tenders will be received at this Office, until 12 o'clock at roon on M'ednesday, the 1st of July next, for the Furniture and Fittings for the Queen's School ; viz. One book-case; two desks and two chairs for Masters, ten double desks, forty stools, six chairs, drugget, hearth rug, brass fender, one set of fire-irons (steel,) one iron coat scuttle,"'one wire fire...
SUPREME COURT—GAOL DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
SUPREME COURT-GAOL DELIVERY. | At LAUNCESTON-On Wednesday, 1st July. SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SITTINGS. At LAUNCESTON-On Friday, 3id July. QUARTER SESSIONS. _,At HOB AR TON-On Monday, 6th July. At CAMPB ELTON-On Monday,~¡¡auf¿üi>-.-. At NORFOLK PLAINS-On Monday, 20th July. COURT OF REQUESTS. I At CAMPBELTON--On Friday, 3rd July. At NEW NORFOLK-On Wednesday, 1st July. At OATLANDS-On Wednesday, 1st July. State of the Female House of Correction, Hohart . town, June 23.-Number assignable for Hobart, 0; do. for the interior, 29. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, June 20.-Number assignable, 3.
WEEKLY RET[?]OSPECT OF THE MONEY MARKET. Friday, February 14, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
I WEEKLY RETEOSrECT OF THE MONEY MARKET. ' I Friday, February 14,1840.1 The business of the London mercantile markets has been on a moderate scale this week, and roost articles of merchandize remain without alteration in price ; this ia likely to be the ense till some improvement commence in the exports. The reduction noticed in the value of tea for some time past has now been cheeked by the intelligence of the recent rupture with the Chinese, and an advance has occurred to the ex tent of fivepnnce per pound. Great confidence exists among holders of a further rise soon taking place, and, under present circumstances, when the adjust- ment of the dispute with the Chinese seems more than ever removed, it is more thau probable that these an- ticipations will be realised. We have no great alter- ation lo notice in the state of the Manchester and other provincial markets, which remain flat, but with little depreciation iii prices. The corn trade still continues in a sluggish state. The we...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 25, 1840. (From the Atlas, 8th February.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
' Cïn Courier. I ' THURSDAY EVENING, Jon« 25,1840. f From the Atlas, 6th February.) Th* sketch of Ghizni, which Is presented to the reader, is the first attempt in Europe to re . present that hitherto impregnable fortress : it is from a sketch made on the spot by an officer of the scientific department of the army, and tallies exactly with the plans given in the Bombay Times of September 21, from equally authentic sources. To breachthe walls of this fortress was declared by the engineers to be impossible without a heavy bat- tery, and to shell it, with any hope of success, absurd, owing to the great extent of the place. It is sur rounded by substantial walls and bastions on all sides, and the defences had lately been put in complete order. It mounted nine guns, -besides innumerable wall pieces-a weapon almost un known in our service, but which, during this siege, was particularly troublesome-gingals, and matchlocks. On approaching the place our offi .xsers were astonished at the lof...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING[?] JUNE 20, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
Cft» 4£0UVi$v. FRIDAY EVENING. June 20,1840. The Abstract of the Quarter's Revenue as compared with that of the preceding year has Leen published, and is a very flattering proof of the growing prosperity of the colony. In the Guatonas alone, there is an increase of £4000. '&lt; By the latest accounts received from England, we learn that the following men-of-war had sailed for China,viz.jthc Blenheim, 74, Blonde, Thalia, Pique, Magicienne, and Andromache, frigates, Wanderer and Fantome, brigs, Nimrod, sloop, and Cyclops, «team-frigate. The' ship» take out munitions of war. A com- pany of royal artillery, with ordnance, rockets, shell«,'' &c.,- are to embark from Woolwich, and will go-out in the Cyclop» steam-frigate. Flat beats have been-put on board the Blenheim, Blonde,- and Andromache, so that the marines and small-arms' men may be landed on different part» of the coast, if occasion should require it. Lieutenant Hurst, royal marines, goes out to complete the compli...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
AND ABSTRACT OT MJB11C SALES FOR THE ENSUINO WEH. H Sunday-June 28-Second Sunday after Trinity. church service-morsa LESSONS. Morning Lessons-Judges, ch. 4-St Luke, civ 11. Evening Lessons-Judges, cb. 6-Ephesians,ch.& Monday-June 29. Sale-Fruit and Forest Trees, at his Mart-T. Y. Lo-». Tuesday-June 30. Sale-House and Grounds in Macquarie-street, on the premisos-W. T. Macmichael. Sale-Household Furniture, Plate, &e., on- the premise«, Macquarie-street-W. T. Macmichael. Wednesday-July 1. Sale-Schooner Blossom, at the New Wharf-D. Taylor. Sale-Farm at the Old Beach, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowe«. Thursday-July 2. Sale-Pimlico Als, Sherry, Madeira, and Claret, st the Stores of Charles M'Laclilau, Esq., New Wbarf-T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Stock, at Vincent's Yardi, Green Ponds-W. T. Macmichael. _ Friday-July 3. Sale-Working Bullocks, Horses, Cattle, ifowtoM Furniture, Farming Implements, 8¡c, at Mr. Willi*» Ross's Farm, Old Beach-T. Y. Lowes. Saturday-July 4. St. Martin.
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
LOCAL. Assignment.-The Local Government have decided upon continuing assignment t» the in- terior for at least another twelvemonths, by which time it is confidently anticipated that a considerable number of useful agricultural ser- vants and mechanics will have been introduced into the colony under the bounty regulations. Water Company.-Wo hope soon to hear or somo-p'iiHie-sjjtriicu-tiiomeruni» cuiinucricttig a Water Company, than which nothing is so much wanted or would pay bettor than in Hobart Town. Water is not only an indispcnsiblu com \forl as well as necessary of life, but it is also an article of commerce, in all or most populous places. The metropolis of England, that empo- rium of merchandise, London, is supplied willi water by no less than eight companies, all of which realise handsome profits. The New Uiver Company, one of the first which supplied the metropolis with pure water, was planned and established by Sir Hugh Middleton, who spent his whole fortune in the project...
TITLE DEEDS. Internal Revenue-office, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
TITLE DEEDS. Internal Revenue office, June 16. DEEDS of Grant in favour of the individuals whose names are hereunder mentioned are now ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due thereon to the crown:- &nbsp; LANDS GRANTED. A. R. P. Walter Angus Bethune 3 3 26 Bellerive A.T.Collett & A.P.Collett 810 0 0 Evandale James M'Donald 0 1 1 Bothwell Joseph Bowden 0 3 11 Hobart Town Ebenezer Geiss 100 0 0 Wellington George Hunt 0 2 18 Hobart Town Joseph Gellibrand Jennings 2 2 25 Hobart Town Ditto 8 0 0 Suburbs ditto John Gregory, Collector of Internal Revenue. &nbsp;
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. [ " My Loids and Gentlemen, '-- «-e¿»-«3y»i» »>*r» Ino» iiceomlilo,] T hnvp t}o,c}:irCtl my intention of nllying myself ia murringo willi the Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg and Gotha. I humbly implore th.it the Divine blessing may prosper this union, anti render it conducive to the interests of my people, as well as to my own domestic happiness, und it will be to mo a source of the most lively satis- faction lo find the resolution I have taken approved by my Parliament. " The constant proofs which I have received of your attachment to my person mid family, persuade me that you will enable me to provide for such an establishment as may appear suitable to the ran!; of the Pi ince and the dignity of the Crown. "I continue to rcceiie from Foreign Powers assur- ances of their unabated deslíe to maintain with mc the most friendly relations. " I rejoice that the civil war which had so long disturbed and desolated the northern provinces of Spain ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
A LITHOGRAPHIC SKETCH of the FOR- TRESS OF GHIZN'I, is this day published nt the Courier Office. Price, Is. June 26. Union Bank of Australia. NOTICE is hereby given, that this Bank will be closed on Wednesday, the 1st, and Thursday, the 2nd of July, for the purpose of balancing tho bonks for the half year. June 25. E. Driscoll, Manager. Wanted, AN in-door man servant and a cook-liberal wages will be given and high testimonials required. Apply by letter to the Rev. H.'Fry, or at the office of this paper. June 25. Wanted, BY the undersigned, a female house servant, inclined to make herself useful-wages £20 per annum. H. M. COCKERILL, Bothwell Castle Inn, Bothwell. Apply to Mr. D. W. Bush, Tasmanian Inn, Hobart Town. June 25. Money to Lend. ^^HE sum of £700 in one sum is ready to be advanced on mortgage of «* Landed" property, nt 12J per cent. Apply to Mr. John Surtccs White, Solicitor, Hobart Town. Lord's Buildings, June 25. Sermon. iN Sunday Morning next, the 28th June, a Sermon ' wi...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 133, Colonial Secretary's Office, June 15. The Licuteuant-Governor has been pleased to ap- point Mrs. M'Vickar to be Postmistress at Campbel Town, to take effect from 8th instant. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 135, Colonial Secretary's Office, June l8. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified, that Mr. Edward Nicholas, being duly qualified, has received the sanction of the Government to act as a Contract Surveyor, under the system for the manage- ment of the Survey Department set forth in the Go- vernment Notice of the 24th November, 1838. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 136, Colonial &nbsp; Secretary's Office, June l8. &nbsp; Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts, vis.-William Jones, John 2; Richard &nbsp; Laing, Moffatt; Benjamin Thorpe, Gilmore; Thomas Watmough, Eliza; William Grout, Lord Lyndoch; James Hannaway, Edinburgh; Thom...
shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
snipping Intelligence. HOU A HT TOWN. Arrivals.-June 19-the ship Tybec, Millett, from Boston, 27th February, with a general cargo. 19-the ship Frances, Sharp, from Liverpool, 14th February, with a general cargo. 20-the ship Fortitude, Purchase, from London, 20th February, with a general cargo-passengers, Rev. Mr. Spurr, Mrs. Spurr, two Misses Spurr, Master Spurr, Mrs. Walter, Master C. Robinson, Mr. L. Farrell, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Wilson, Messrs. Watkins, M. Wilson, A. Wilson, and Hinsby. 20-the cutter Shamrock, Robertson, from Adelaide, 13th June, with sundries-passengers, Messrs. Archer, J. Doyle, W. Loxton, and J. Holainby. 22 -the schooner Sir John Franklin, Gill, from Tort Phillip, 15th June, with beef and rice-passengers, Messrs. S. Castlcdinc and E. Lipscombe. 22-the schooner Lillias, 100 tons, Smith, from Port Phillip, with sundries. Departure-June 25-the brig Jean, 200 tons, Clark, for Port Phillip, with sundries. Port ok Launceston. Departures.-June IG-the schooner Water Wit...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. Hobart-town, June 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 26 June 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Hobart-town, June 19. &nbsp; 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 the 19th day of August next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered :— Daniel Stanfield, 501 acres, Eastern Marshes, Pembroke, originally ordered to the applicant ; claim dated 18th May, 1840. Daniel Stanfield, 225 acres, Ralph's Bay, Mon- mouth, originally Robert Mather, who sold to the applicant ; claim dated 18th May, 1840. Henry Hopkins, 123 acres, Hobart Town, Bucking- ham, originally ordered to the applicant ; claim dated 24th April, 1840. Sir John Owen, 570 acres, Sorell, Pembroke, ori- ginally Arnold Fisk, who conveyed to Edward Lord, who in conjunction with others conveyed to the applicant ; claim dated 4th. October, 1839. ——————— Daniel Stanfield, 100 acres, Eastern Marshes, Pem- broke, origi...