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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
H11 E Subscribers to the -Sydney I Monitor and Commercial Adver tiser are reminded, that no Receipts, except the regular printed ones, pri tell at the Office, and signed in the hand w?-riti-ng of F. O'BRIE. & Co, are -egqnlar, or can be- acknowledged as validt for money paid the Collectors on r-accounti-f. this'Journal A meeting of the Union Assurance Company will take place this day, at one o'clock. ABSTRACT OF ALL SALES BY AUCTION, WFIh-le.will tule plaucerbefoe our next pusblcation THIS DAY. HEBBLEWHITE, W. at his P.ooms, Lower George-street-Assorted Merchandise. Ac. ISAAC SIMMONS & Co. at the Mart, at eleven. 2 o'clock-Assorted Merchandise. e TO-MORROW. ISAAC SIMMONS & Co. on the premises in b Macquade-place, the Household Furniture of R. Duke, Esq. a WILSON, J. T. at Rooms, at half-past eleven for twelve o'clock, Land at New Town, and North .a Shore, Property in Maitland, Waine's Grant, and Farm at Patrick's Plains. Wanted to Purchase, A GOOD QUIET MILKI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
-Advertisements sent to this Ojfice, must specyfq on the face of them, the number of times they a to be advertised; otherwise, they will be continued and charged'until countermanded. For London Direct., TO SAIL TIIE.FIRST .WEE.K IN MARCIH. T IIE FINE A1. CHARTERED SHIP T Portland, 541 Tons, has the greater part of her Wool en gaged; early application is theaefore necessary; she carries no oil. This vessel made her p.issage home last year in 107 days, touehing at Pernambuco, and landed her.Wooli in first rate order. Carries an experienced Stugeon. For freiglit or passage, apply to..' GILCTIRIST & ALEXANDER; or, CAMIIPBELL & CO.. P.S.-Wool for shipment will be stored free of expense. First Wool Ship of the Season.. FOR LONDON DIRECT, T HE well.known fast.sailing British Built Barque Despatch, 862 tons burthen, is now taking in dead weight, and will commence loading Wool immediately. For Freight or Passage, early application must be made to COOPER & HOLT, Agents...
DROUGHT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
DROUGHT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [From the South Australian Gazette, Nov. 7.] By the Sydney papers (to the 27th October) we observe that his Excellency Sir George Gipps had appointed Friday, 2nd November, to be observed as a day of fasting and humiliation throughout New South Wales on account of the calamitous drought with which that territory had been afflicted. While we deeply regret to perceive by the accounts from the interior, that the losses of cattle and sheep, occasioned by the absence of rain, had been very great, still it ought to be a matter of lasting thankfulness to the Southern Australian, that while the regions to the eastward, lying in the same parallel of latitude, have suffered so severely from drought, rains have fallen with their accustomed regularity &nbsp; in our more favored distrct, and that, in fact, judging from the richness of the her- bage, the size and foliage of the trees, there is every reason to believe, that the periodical tracts of dry weather to...
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
SPIRI'TS AND TOBACCO. Stock on hand the 51th instant--. P.rnm, 81,678 gallons-brandy, 16,228 gallons--gin, 28,956 gallons -other spirits, .5,68(i gallons. Fig and Cavendish tobacco, 28,341 pounds--lrazil ditto, 13,710 pounds unmanufactured ditto, 20,6t21 pounds-cigars, 30,897 pounds-snuff,2.678 ponuds Received during the week-B..P. rnm, 11,716 gal Inons- hbraiudy, "4.320 gallons-gin. 1,970 gallons iother spirit-, 2,814 gallons-fig and Cavendish to bacco, 18,109 pounds--BIrazil ditto, nli-unmanu ftctured ditto .nil-cigars, 6,102 pounds-snuff, nil. Delivered for hitme constnlption--1. P. ranm, :3,690 gaallons-brandy, 1172 gallons-gin, 423 cal Ins-uther spirits, 57 gallons-Flg and Cavendish obatcco, 4,725 pounds-Brazil ditto, nil--nmanu tfctured ditto, nil-elgars, 442 plunds.-snuff, nil. Delivered for exportation-1B. P. runm, 2,915 gal Ions--brandy, nil-gin, 1,254 gallons-other spirits 120 galloms-Fig and Cavendish tobacco, 7,061 punds--Brazil -ditto, nil-unmanufactured ditto, nil-ciga...
Major Mitchell's Australian Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
Major Mitchell's Australian E-xpe dition. In novelty, and variety of scenery, cha racter, and incident, these volumes recall the idea of the older traveller, before tra velling became a mode of varying amuse nrent-an excursion for the listl:ss, the vacant, and the ignorant. With an ttt rest that reminds us of the reading, of other lays, we follow 3lvjor Mitchell and hir. band of convict explorers through the path less wilds of Australia, partaking of their hopes of discovery ; sympathising with their toils, their hardships;. their short coin mons, and, more terrible, their severe thirst in some of those arid wastes ; listen in, with curiosity, though with a more dis criminating attenti(on than of yore, to strange descriptions of savage life and savage men, and their fruitless efForts to check the progress of civilization; whilst, scattered throughout the volumes, we meet incidental sketches of colonial life, and gain glimpses of convict character. It is true that with all this is mi...
DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
DISTRICTS. 1. District of Sydney-The Town of Sydney and along the Parramatta Road to the 8th mile atone at Durwood ; the road from Iron Cove Bridge to the Ferry opposite Bedlam Point; the South Head Road, and all Roads leading to Botany Bay east of the turn-off to Liverpool from the Parramatta Road. 2. District of Parramatta-The Town of Parra matta and along the Road to Sydney as far as the 8th mile stone at Burwood; the Road from Parra matta to Liverpool to where it joins the main road from Liverpool to Sydney; the road to the Male Orphan School; the Western Road to Emu Ford; to Blacktown on the Richmond Road; the North Road through Mulgoa towards the Cowpastures to its junction with the Liverphol Road at Mr. Blaxland's farm; the Windsor Road as far as Rouse Hill; the cross road by the Seven Hills to Tongabe; the north road to Dural from Parra. matta by Castle Hill; the north road from Bedlam Point Ferry to Dural and all roads within these already mentioned. 3. District of Liverpoo...
PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY—ANOTHER FRESH WATER RIVER. SOUTHERN AUSTRALIAN, DECEMBER 1ST, 1833. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY — ANOTHER FRESH WATER RIVER. SOUTHERN AUSTRALIAN, DECEMBER 1st, 1838. We rejoice to inform our readers that another fresh water river, within a distance of forty-five miles from Adelaide, has been &nbsp; discovered by Mr. T. Bewes Strangways and Mr. S. Blunden, in the excursion made by these gentlemen alluded to in the last Gazette. The stream contains at least three times the body of water of the Tor- rens, and runs through a country of sur- passing beauty and fertility. It was named "' The Gawler," in compliment to His Excellency the Governor. The follow- ing is a rough outline of the journey which has been obligingly communicated to us. — Thursday, November 22 — Left Adelaide this forenoon with provisions for six days, and followed the direction of the Torrens, which we crossed and recrossed several times for nearly twenty-five miles. To- wards evening came upon a beautiful valley of rich land, producing grass of the finest quality, and extending to ...
A SUPPLEMENT is published with this day's number. SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 14, 1839. Nothing extenuate, nor ought set down in malice.—SHAKESPEARE. (WE call the attention of our readers to a review by the Spectator, in our Supplement, of Major Mitchell's account of his last exploring journey, in which is a description of Australia Felix, with other interesting topics.—EDITOR.) Yass. January 1st, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
A SUPPLEMENT is published with this day's number. SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 14, 1839. Nothing extenuate, nor aught set down in malice — Shakespeare. (We call the attention of our readers to a review by the Spectator, in our Supplement, of Major Mitchell's ac- count of his last exploring journey, in which is a description of Australia &nbsp; Felix, with other interesting topics. Editor.) &nbsp; Yass. January 1st, 1839. The country around has again resumed its dreary appearance ; rain of any consequence has not fallen for the last six weeks, and the grass which was pro- duced by the rains which fell in the latter part of October and the beginning of November, has been burnt up by the hot winds which have prevailed on and off for the last three weeks. The harvest is now nearly over; it is supposed the average of this quarter will be about eight bushels per acre; barley from 5 to 10 bushels — hay, about two tons — maize, mille...
Police News. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
Police News. The William Rogers AGAIN -The &nbsp; crew of the Hl'illa n Rogers, whose beha viour since they have been in port has given the Bench so much trouble, on being ordered to weigh anchor on 'f huredl y morn ing, peremptorily refused until they were furnished with a memorandum of the ex penses they had incurred by penalties and colts directed by the Sydney Bench to he deducted from their wages for the benefit of the owners at home. Captain Curry de clined doing so. They were accordingly handed over to the charge of Conductor Davis of the WVater-Police. 'I he following day they were brought again before the Bench on the charge of refusing to obey orders and, sentenced to firfeit two days' pay for every day's absence from duty, and six shillings and sixpence costs, to be mulcted from each seamen for the benefit of the owners. We understand that Capt. Curry has engaged another crew. MEncnuNT SEAMeRN.-W-illiam Browne a seaman belonging to the British regis tered ship Per...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 14 January 1839
Union Bank of .AAutralIa; N OTiCE.--Tht Bills upon' the Board of Di rectors in 'London, will now be drawn at thirty days sight. a J. C. M'LARIEN, : Inspector. 10th Jan., 1839. UNION BANI of AUSTRALIA" Sydney Local Board. RANULPH DACRE, ESQ. -PHILIP W. FLOWER. ESQ. THOMAS GORE, ESQ. S. K. SALTING, ESQ. NTOTICE is hereby given, that the Untoi Bank of Australia will commence business its this Town on WEDrNESDAY, the 2d January next, at their temporary Offices, Cecil House, No. 4, King Street, on the following terms, vlz. - On Bills not having more than 60 8 per cent. days to run ............. .. discount. On Bills having more than 60 days 1 10 per cent. to run ....................:... [ discount. Interest allowed on Current Accounts upon the daily balance, at the .4 per cent. .rate of ............ ...... Discount day, Wednesday. J. C. M'LAREN, Inspector. Sydney, 24th December, 1838. BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 5th January, I839. T HE PROPRIETORS of STOCK in this T BANK are requested to me...
FLOUR AT THE MILLS. PER 100 LBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
FLOUR AT THE MILLS. Pa 100 L.s. Fine Seconds Ra?om Dodds, BlHackett, and Aird .. 23s .. 21s .. t19 H ughes and Hosking........ 23s .. 21s .. 19s Barker and Hallen.......... 2:?s .. 21s .. 19. Girard .................... 23s .. 21t .. g19 Hoilinlg'hcd & Co........... 22: .. 20: .. 18. WHEAT AT THE MILLS, PER IIUSIIEL. Cnlnnall, from .............. 0 8 to 0 9 0 Van Di'mezn'i: Land (last w ek) 0 9 0 0 9 6 BISCUIT. BARKKR & Co--No. 1, per cwt ........ 1 16 0 No. 2, per dirto.... ............ I... BIP.AD, per 2 lb Inaf ..........:.... 0 5 JIrnn, per hushel of 20 lii............. O 2 tBran. hi tIhi toil, per hItrl .......... 0I 10 HuIHFa. & Ho KKiiG, ais thove MA!ZE. PrcC.s C!VF.N TO 11iE GIIOwRn. HBlt qutali'y, per bushel ................ 0 .4 0 Incior dtitlur, per ditto. ................. 0 4 3 IiETAIL Pulsc:s. Best quality, per l.hu hel .................. 0 5 0 Stct'nd ditto, per ditto .................. 0 4 6 CtOLONIAL. TOBACCO. Pnc..s GaIVEN TO SOETL.RS ra".RA...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
(Fromn the Colonuial lrneas of Tuedau.) Dec. 25-Arrived the schooner Bladieoaot, Smith mastet from Port Phillip, with wool.' Dec. 2p--Arrived the brig Louia,' from London. 17th August, fH. Roach, muter, 181 tonu, cargo general. Pas scngegs none. Dec. 29-Arrived the ochoonerA6deon, los tons, lIawson, master, from South Australia.
Sydney Markets. JANUARY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
Sydney Markets. JANUARY 16. During the past week, a tall in the prletnf Wheat and Flour has taken place at ail the Millers with the exception of Hughes and HosLing, who con. tinue stationary; but it is anticipated that thiay must descend bltortly, as tile crops at the Derwent are said to be superabundant. The Speculutor has brought up a cargo for the firm of Girard & Co., and the suptplles for the interior have been better last week titan for some weeks previouly. There was no Lucerne Hay in the Cattle Market this week. Prices remain the samn' as last week, with the ex. ception of maize,whlch has takeu a rise. In butchers' meat there will appear a slight reduction from our last. Beef Is now sellinr Ifrom 4d to 4dr per juint. Neither the fruit nor the vegetable umai? kt presented a very abundant show, and the only new truats we observed were melons and nectarines, the first (we believe) of the season.
LAUNCESTON MARKETS. CORN AND FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
LAUNCESTON MARKETS. CORN AND FLOUR. BBl*:--.-.......... .......... .. .... - 0 a ............... 4 o M a ..: :.... . 0-00 FMlour.t , atqualI. t, lolb......... to 25. - Ditto, condqualty, ditto............ 221. .. 23. P UrI Ž.DB. a M.l? U; Dececm?e Ig, 16s.-Wheat per baabel of Uobs; 7'to 8s id. Flour. lst'quallty. 424 per 9ooolbm : 2nd dltto ,'22 per ditto, ratlou, *19 per ditto. Pou2rd, s. Sd. per iolbas, bran Is. 3d. per ditto. - .DUTCOIIZa' xATr. Beef Joint." ......... .......... - carcase Ve.al nont°.. ........... ........... 8 Mutto. Joint .. . . ........ . .."'" .. .4 ? ?crcase .... .......... .. -Pork ..... m ' .. . m...... .. ..
PROJECTED DEPARTURES [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
PILOJECTED DEPARTURES The following vessels will sail the Arst fair. wiud a S.lygebt. for Loaudota . .Curnuroan for South Seas Purtsea, for Jra va R.t.ig, C.atle, fuDi Lsndon;-'- - Success, for Pirt Phillp., i Thle follw.viig vessel?-have benit thripails ready for 'aul Pry;yfor Port.Phillp . Rnxsiyn, t aadi, foir Londdn, 14th instant lagnit, for New Zealand, 15th instant. *.-L Curreincy I.as; for'Bay of.ilands; 15th instant"" Suvcreign for Hobart the 20th Instant. The fillowing vessels are getting ready with all despatch :, Alidd, ft"r Port Phillip and South Australia, 14th insasnt . Caledonia, for Launceston, Swan River, and King George's Sound, 20th Instant. Gu llardon, for Hobart. Launceston. King George's Sound, Swan River, and Calcutta, 20th instant. Fairlie, for Hobart Town and Mladras. Abercrombie, for. Port Phillip 19th Instant. LAID ON, BUT TIME OF SAILING NOT FIXIED. Despatch, for London. in all February. LordE 'don, for Lonldon, in all February. Hope, for London, In all F...
Labour. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
Labour. rY a calculation in the Herald, it appears that there were imported the past year adult labhIrrers 4,500, namely. 1,600 elnigrant adult laholrers, .cut least nominrlly labourers.) and 2.000 convict la bourers. It is supposed, that above half the enii grant labourers are, at this mlomlrent. acting as mnatermen and overseers, and that not more thIlu 700 of the.m have been rddeld to our laborriing population. IL is clear, therefore, that for actual Iabmurers, emigrittion. (whibh includes rnd ought, to include women and children.) is ani importation rather of the eggs or seed of lahour than luibuur itself. Emigratiounwill only produce labour seven, ten, c?d fifteern years hence. The Colo:ny has now come to that state, that if the convicts bu no longer assigned, wagre will ri-e, and the large profits hitherto made by our hrildle_ of live-stock, must henceforth be divided btwrrecn them and their free servants. The emigruut servaents will require a large proportin?n of the profiits...
SHIP MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
SHIP. MAILS. To South Australia, per Eagle, on Friday. 4th Jan. To Sydney, per Speculator, on Thursday. 3rd Jan. To London direct, via Hobart Town, per Maayflauer, on Thu:sday. 3rd Jan., and Emma and M.3inerva, on Monday. 7th Jan. To New Zeand, tier Hamllton, on Friday, 4th Jan. To South Australia, per LadJ Emma, on Monday, 7th January. To Sunth Australia, per £livabelA, on Thursday, srd J?nuary. To tPit Phbtlip, per Persnoeraree, on Wednesday, 9th Jannhry. To Enaltuid. per Fasn, on Thursday, leth January. Puot Liter, LsaunceDon. Jan. S.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
S" IMPI'OUNlINGS. From the Government Gazettce r/9th January. Impoundedl at Mtfnswell Broo'~, viz:-One black Dnllock, spotted breast, white belly, branded MY with 3 nnlet, off rump. One dark brown snai lirnerd Steer, white breast, small white patch n, ar back. hrarded MYLu: off rump. A.?o, one ItllndlI three year old mall h'rrned Bull, white rump and tail, white hind lee.. stat oal forehead, branded JPoff runup. Ifthe labove tZaittb are not elciined and released on or be;rlrc ',iday. the tlrh day of..Januaoy next, they will be sold at the Puond. -agreeabe to the Act of Council, CnARI ns Rionwav. l'oundkeeper. MuswelLBrook, January 3, 1:Ip. [Ios. pd Impounded at Bertima Pound, on theength December, the undermentioned Cattle-Onebr ghtchestntut Horse, white blaze in tile forcheud, si years oldt, near fore leg white, the ol 'lind leg white, branded on the near shoulder K W. a rear oni the iffshoulder, or brand not legible. One dark yellow Bldlock, aged, cock horns, branded on the oft si...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 16 January 1839
gftjppfig 3InteIsigruc. ARIRIVALS. On Monday, the stenlmler If'ilhlulu the Fourth Prfam Putt Stephens.z Lnat nighlt the ray 1ilt ,Tartar. Captain Nichols, from Boston 11th "elht'tI. Ca'te, It', N gin i head Thbacco Oil, ticd Stores. I'.asaneigeri', Go:ge: Wiimcon~:q. Lady .and .ix chllote p Canada, Meer erH. J. J. &i C. Arnold, .; lll J. H. ~J liasy, Eslq.. Conantl frIom the United StatesI to Sydney. Agtta, Kenaownthy, Ltrd, &Co. Also late last aiulgt the .A /ed, fto: London with enmiuraint. Alao. late last night, the barts Eliza Franwc, Soutl Sca Whlaler.