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THE following Address delivered by his Excellency Captain Fitzroy to the Native Chiefs assembled at the Bay of Islands upon a recent occasion to receive his Ex: cellency, together with their replies to it, are so interesting at this period, when Cap; tain Fitzroy is about to surrender the reins of his Government to a successor, that we think no apology is necessary for giving them publicity:— BAY OF ISLANDS. ARMISTICE BETWEEN GOVERNOR FITZROY AND THE ABORIGINES. (From the Colonial Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 16 October 1845

THE fâlowîng Address delivered %y his Excellency Captain Fitzroy to the Native Chiefs assembled at the Bay of Islands upon a recent occasion to receive his Ex: .cellency, together with their replies toit, are so interesting at this period, when Gap; tain Fitzroy is about to surrender the reins . of his Government to a successor, that we think no apology is -necessary for giving » them publicity : DAY OF-ISLANDS. ARMISTICE BETWEEN GOVERNOR FITZROY AND THE ABORIGINES. . (From the Colonial Gazette.) In former numbers we noticed a'disturb* - ance at ibe Bay of Islands. It was deem« ed expédient to obtain additional troops from New South Wáles. Upon the arrival - of these troops the Governor immediately j proceeded to the scene of the disturbance. | His Excellency arrived at Russell-on the 26th. Un the following day he had all the troops embarked for the purpose of " proceeding up the Kiddi-kidi, where they , " were to have been landed. From the Kidi-^ kidi it was intended that ihe troop...

Publication Title: Hawkesbury Courier And Agricultural And General Advertiser
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"HAWKESBURY COURIER." THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1845. IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 16 October 1845

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16. 1845. 1 IMMIGRATION. '* TjaE Report bf the Sèlecc Committee ap î pointed to inquire into and report upon the best means for reviving immigration, was "taken into coBBÎderation on the7th instant, ;by the îLegfelàjtiyè Council, the result -.-whereof >wHl ie ^n in our report *üf the i proceedings of that body. 3Phe Beport . itself is^got -np ' with care, and contams '. but ene or two objectionable points. in ? page 7, of ll« report, the 4th paragraph ' commences -thutw-r^'-For the reasons set . forth in the'deport of the Select Com 'inittee on/Irom^ralion in 1843, your J**<ÍQmnHtteé dep^rec^te the adoption- of any implan, by which the^Colonyis compelled to ' make immediate payment from its/present . resources, for 4he eost of introduci«g Im migrants. Your Committee have reason '*o believe that the sudden export of up wards of a . motion sterling of its capital, » incurred in the payment of bounties cn the Immigrant^ -who arrived in the years 1838, 18...

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HER MAJESTY'S BIRTH-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 16 October 1845

HER MAJESTY'S BIRTH-DAY. The Queen's birth-day was celebrated on Tuesday last, at Court, by « draw« ing-room, held in St. James's Palace. The attendance of the nobility and gentry was very numerous. The company began to assemble soon after one o'clock, and conti« nued setting down at the entrances to the entre aod general company during tbe space of two hours. The state saloons were soon filled with company; and «lsd the ante rooms, "the grand banquetting room, and a second guard chamber, which had been fitted up this season. The costumes of the ladies were bf the most splendid desertp* tion, and were new for the occasion. The ministers appeared in the full dress-official costume,md the officers of the Royal house hold in the full dress household uniform. Being a collar-day, the knights of the seve ral Orders of knighthood wore the collars of their respective orders. Her Majesty wore a court dress, com» posed-of a sky bino crape lisse dress and tunici elegantly trimmed with silver g...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 16 October 1845

Titre» Hundred dcre8tQonntyof J$iifite - ai Hie confluence of tte Bunter am Goulburn niters. T\/Tß' GEOßGE SEYMOUR *a jyjL the honor to announce, that he-bai received instructtona from ibe Proprietor no Sell hy public Auction, on ßATUR DAY, the 18th instant, at Mn. WAITES HLAKCHARDV White Hart fun, WIND *OB,r-at '12 o'clock, LOT No. 1. TOWN OF RICHMOND. Jn one br four Lots. * 2 Acres and 20 Perches, mote or less,Gonn ty of Cumberland, Parish of Ham Com mon, Town of Richmond, allotment No, 7 of section 9, bounded on the north west by Lennox street, being a lint hearing east" 20| degrees-south ti chain! ;- 60 liuks ; on the 'South-east by Easi Market street, being a line bearing north 18} degrees east 8 chains 271 links ; and on the north-east by March street, being a line bearing west 19] degrees north 2 chains 56 links ; ac cording to the maps and to a list datée in 1822, and deposited in the Surveyoi "^General's Office This allotment WBI located to Connor Dwyer, who sold t&...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

[ TERMS. Tfe» HAWKESBURY COURIER will continue to bi pub lishcd every Thursday,morning, in Windsor atti Richmond, and forwarded to all parts of the Ccunlrti. The terms of SUBSCT.IPTION are Hs. per Quarter j und Subscribers not resident in either oftlieubove towns, must nay in advance. The quarters end on the last Thursday in the months of March, June, September, and December, on whith dayson'y. or jtreviout tn thef allotting Monday can resignations be receiver/, tullich must be accom^uniedjby pay* ment of alimonies due. The chirges for ADVERTISEMENTS afe: For the first inch, 3s, ; and for every inch of space after, at the rateof ls foreach insertion ; a idthennm. ber af times to be ¡ uhlished must be written on the face of the manuscript, or the advertisements witt be continued titi countermanded. Kon.subscribers must fay the amount previous to the insertion of their udve tisements. uh ch must be sent before twelve o clock n ton, on Wednesday, and aiders to withdraw, not lattrthan M...

Publication Title: Hawkesbury Courier And Agricultural And General Advertiser
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DISTILLATION LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

DISTILLATION LAWS. A BILL lo amend tho Ac'3 now in force respecting thc Dislillation of Spirits, and more effectually to prevent Illicit Distilla tion, was considered in Committee of the whole Council, and all the clauses, seventy lour in number, were gene through ; the grea'er number were passed ; a few post poned for further consideration, and two of the most objectionable were struck out ; in point of fact we do not see how they could have met any other fate : the only wonder is, how two such clauses could have found their way into any pi^ce of le gislation in a free country. They were two consecutive clauses,-the lafer de pendent on the former-and enacted, that if the owner or occupier of any houses'.ore, or other place, adjoining to or within five hundred yards of the nearest part of the boundary wall of any "licensed Distillery» po|8till^l4%ow sffcb officer lo enter and I^^SQic^^óre, or place, #jch ; bwifcr §fccfcip|r $$uîd in every sgck %tóe forfeït^ieîsuto èf fifty pounds. A...

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[?] [?] [?] OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, OCT. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

i^mm^eB #n Appíopriatlonl^oa&í fjfoadsfltfi^ o^f|Coi|i|^e nil » îfifcn oiffl^offl^ct.**' ' 4 t§fè ||| rhe Colonia! Secretory brought tip, th* port'of thtfCenius dill Committee. The «everal Reports and evidence taken before 'the Committees were ordered tobe printed. . Mr, Wentworth's motion for an Address lo his Excellency. requesting the applica tion of 13290 for the repair of Bridges tbelRoad between Newcastle and Mait land, was negatived hy a majority of 12 to qt..... . ... , :y. -,"v^ . -? ??? A Bill Tot preventing sheep infected with scab from travelling on public roads and thoroughfares, and for other purpo ses -therein mentioned, was Tead a first time. An Address was vöted to his Excellency the Governor, prayings sum in compensa tion for reductions, made in the salaries of the Sydney Police Office clerks. The Australian General Assurance Com pany Bill Was considered in Committee and adopted ; ^having been previously read 'a second time. Dr, Bland's motion for an Addres...

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ORIGINAL POETRY. THE SOL[?] OF A YOUNG LADY OVER THE TOMB OF HER LOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

*Mer* |¡«f-myfow>*for whom 1 mourn, í^o^fof^ - ; ; 1 »I^C^.^tfliAi^d^^nww «Vígroirii, .' . , rpiM^t^^ß^t^t. wikt» oneje moi», j \ ?l¡r6$uaWd^ -| AV! gentle -nymphs BB TO pass by, | Cast on »lii8 totnt>* mournful eye. 1 Drop on these fiow'ra the tm divine, ' , +Ofi>ympaiuy and Jove sublime. -Mere steeps in deaih, (or whom I sigh ! My fond ^rat love-for whom l'U die, ; Mo other shall this heart enjoy, . 'Ii« his, though dead, njy-dear lov'd hoy. Pale now belies in deatliV cold «rms, f jjespoded of^lKhis youthful charms, ] Jeprived ofall to him moat dear '. Aud i am left behind io tear ; 'So death mine eyes now close in peace, And let me from «ll troulde cease, And with my love terme Iis down, yj'hcn evermore I'll cease to frown. Then shall those tears-those tears of woe. ' Which down my cheeta incessant ll jw, 'Tears thtt bedew my couch by night. And dim mine eyes when allis li0tit, Refrain to fall, mr broken heart Jv n more shall 6igh<or feel the smart Winch separ...

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ENGLISH NEWS. [?] [?] [?]. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

June, the paper we believe in théf vhicUT^*ïM^r: been? made. Mr. * - 'O'Connell's speech is amusing, as exhibit ing How5bitterly unavailable Sfrlifiobert 'VeeVfi fiffley it regard -to Jânroob<b;i8|: 'in subduing ail agltatbn which'hâBdeëperi causes for Its pi eduction , whicVweeds tor-; ' lÊfo . ^?«li*«. for its repression, The; j^pkièrt» academical education scheme. ' fates badly atibe hands of the Monster Agitator, and the Roman Catholic Bishops.; All the tbreátefting proceedings of last *year, Sir «Edward SugdeVs dismissals 'from the Magistracy, and the State Trials 1 '-have passed «Way as a worse than useless; 'provocation to Irish nationality, which isj . nncpiestionftbly identified with O'connell.!; fGreat meetings-are held again, and the^ 'cause of agitation "Will be as'strong as ever1 until the state of the representation is! amended, aod the 'incubus bf'the English? Church Establishment is extinguished." y PENNY POSTAGE -The finance accounts now published show a ...

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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

VARIETIES. THE EVENTS OF AN Houn.-In this great city an infant Rosaus makes its first appearance ontbe world'e staae at the precise moment when on tbß opposite side of tho way, a veteran, who for 76 vears, had acted in that great aud compli m,*T»hi ««Hol ,pun"g^%^ the rattle ofoarnáge^ ;i late îtbair new-door neighbours ooontUeîr un:) courtship, a bat jif ^oinp^ aré joined m wedlock for so long as ttray I ptb jBball live.; wbile witbinj sumid of îbe marriage-bells an elopement ia ^e liberately twntriving V Tbébaads of tbe clock iudicata the «ame second of time when Captain' St Orville and Lady Grace, who are .. formed Tor eacboiber,*' are vowing eternal constancy and auction ) when ftlr Johnson and Miss Jonis, rho, for a similar reason, are aimilarly occupied ; and when Sir Frederick Roverly and hts lady (wb * were also "formed for«achoiber'\ are. on account of incompatibility of temper and mutual dislike, within a twelvemonth of their happy union, delightedly signing articles of se...

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SYDNEY SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

SYDNEY SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVED. OCTOBER 14.--The steamer William (he Fourth, 53 tons» Wiseman, master, from the Clarence River, the 11th instant, with sundries. 15-The barque Cluiviot, 253 tons, of Hobart Town, Mansfield, master, from tim whaling grounds, with sperm oi!,&c. 15. -The schooner Martha § Ëlisafteth, 81 tons, Pockley, master, from Port Phillip 7th instant. 16. -The brig Gazelle, 243 tons Ramsay, master, from Launceston the 8th instant, i with wheat, ,&c. I 16 -The barque Jane Goudie, 234 ton?. Goodie,master, from London the 8th, th« Downs the 14th, and the Lands End the 24th June, with merchandise. 18.-The barque Isabella Anne. 226 tons. Wingfield, master, from Hougkoii£ the 3rd July, and Guam the L7th August, with tea, &c. 18. -The schooner Mary Anne, 52 tons, Amtier, master, from Port Nicholson the 22 id ult-, and Nelson the 1st instant, with timber, oil &c. 19, -The American ship Corinthian* 503 tons, Kastabrook, from the whale fishery ;...

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JOURNAL OF C. P. HODGSON, ESQ., DURING THE PROGRESS OF HIS JOURNEY TO ASCERTAIN THE FATE OF DR. LEICHARDT AND HIS PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

ijOlJHNAL OF Ù. P. HODGSON. ESQ., DURING THE PROGKISS8 OF HIS J OU UN BY IO ASÇIiRI A1N THE ÏATE OF DH. LKICH ARUÍT. ANDiHlSPARTY. I propose to pve a 6ltórt t&ettfh c 'my proceedings siiicjèiêiâtving; Sydney . and the report SI have to make will, hope, satisfy those interested in Jthe%t " of Dr. Leichardt's party. OnJuly the 3rd, I left Sydney ii company with Mr. Cálvert, and after ïprosperous voyage of four days arrive all safe at-Brisbatie Town. ''With a few delays and-thc addition c one volunteer, vie arrived at'gowrie th : station bf Messrs. Hughes and Isaac on the I Sill. distant 100 miles fror ^Brisbane Town. This was our head quarters : here the volunteers were t assemble ; and from this spot we wer to make out final start. 'But having hat ;'the misfortune to lose three ofour|»orse we were subjected to a -fresh 3«ïay dur an unsuccessful search after them. On thëÔdih we took leave of our kim ".friend Mr. Hughes, and made sail fo -Jimbour, the'** ultima thule'' Of the s...

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"HAWKESBURY COURIER." THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1845. MASTERS AND SERVANTS' LAWS CONSOLIDATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

MÏMsttsf km SAVANTS* J\ IN O'ir publication >of the $thr instant,' we ?* reported theprogressajf this -Bill as far as thetfth ctaas©^-omitting to; notice the> " 7th clause which was passed on the same* tlay, and provides, that any person inrprK j soned for non-payment of wages should be discharged from custody on becoming i insolvent. ? Qa Tuesdayir-the Í4!liinstant, the Cora-; j ? miitee got as far as the 14th clause inclu sive. The 8th -clause Más then passed .which provides that the agents or oversecra - of masters .residing: at A distance, or who are occasionally, absent > fer long periods, ? may be sued foriwagesuot exceeding ^30, and if the amount be not paid within'four-. . teen days after an order lo that effect, by two or more. Justices t)f the ^Peace, the'; amount may-be levied on* the goods atid. chattels of the master : as was also the following -or 9thiclause,' which ' renflerait? 4awfol for two ogmore Justices of the Peace to commit to the House of Correction,...

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THE ODD FELLOW. A TALE OF REAL LIFE. (Concluded from our last) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

THE ODD FELLOW. A TAXE OF REAL LIFE. {Concluded from our last J The anguish of the hapless Jane may Ije well imagined when she beheld her weak and aged parent upon the point ol 4)emg"drugged to a prison, and at the moment when lier agony was at the highest, a -loud burst of lively music ii oin the street, induced her to turn her «yes in lhe<lirection whencett proceeded. It was the band accompanying the pro cession of Odd Fellows returning after the ceremony in which they had been engaged. But what is it which rivets the eve of Jane, and attracts her attention from every other object ? That tall and ele gant figure, arrayed in the full icg.ilia of a G. M. of the Order, it is», her heart whispers the name-it is Rupert More ton ; he sees her, he springs from his horse - the crowd divides-he enters the house-in another minute his Jane is clasped to his faithful breast, and tog-e . ther the lovers bend the knee before the aged father! " Father-my best, my kindest bene factor !...

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MRS. CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURE. Mr. Caudle has been to Greenwich Fair. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

MRS. CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURE. I Mr. Caudle has been to Greenwich Fair. HEM! SO Mr. Caudle: I hope you enjoyed yourself al Greenwich. How wind'. Vta/l was sure of it wliei|=yb went out bf tfié bpu¿e to -day, î knei it'by tile looks of you, though I diÄVi say anything. *tJpon my word1, an I you call yourself a respectable mangan the father of a family 1 'Ooing io a fa amongst all sorts of people,-al you time of life, Yes, and -never think < taking your wife « ¡th you,. Oh no, yo can go and enjoy yourself out, with don't know who ; go out and tnak yourself very pleasant I dare say. Don't tell me ; I hear what a nice com panion Mr, Caudle is; what a goo tempered person. Ha? I only wis people could see you at ho me, that's all But so it is with men. They can kee all their good temper for out of doors their wives never see any of it. O dear ! r*m sure! don't know who'd be poor woman. Now, Caudle, I'm not in a bad tem per ; not at all. I know I used to be ; fool when we wore fi...

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GOVERNOR FITZROY'S EXPEDIENCY MEASURES. "Necessity has no Law." (Communicated by a Member of the Hall of Commerce, London.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

GOVERNOR FITZROY'* EXPEDIENCY MEASURED Necessity has no Law." ("Comikunicated hy a M'amber oftito flail of Commerce, London.) As to (Le charge brought «gainât Governor Fitzroy, nf issuing debentures it is lamenta ble iii Ht lite au i sica J'unus lias gained such un ascendancy in the minde of our letrislators of the present day .that tliareis nota sin?l* Mern» bar of lite Houso of Commons wipe enough to appreciate -Governor Fi sro v's policy in this respect No one can wander at the Premier; whose fear of inconsistency would not permit him to do otherwise, joining >in the condemna tion of the Governor on this bead. Kui why did the friends of the Governor, who dun« so gallantly to the rescue, not take tip tb<s gauntlet, end manfully vindicate tue issuing of these debentures, a* thu wisest and nv>st. enligfateued measur*- which co ti ld ribs ibly he adopted tu the arnott it ance« of the Colony Î The Wakefield doctrine that land, labor, and' cngital (meaning money capita...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 23 October 1845

£500, TO te LENT in sums of not less than O ne'Hu nd red Founds. Hight per cent. Interest is required on good Land, <d security.-"-Apply to MR. BEI»DEK. Windsor. Oct. 22. APEW Hundred Pounds to be let ont on Interest.-Apply to Mr. T. DARLING, Solicitor, Windsor. Aug. 5. until SATORDAYtiexf, tue^Btli inst.» attheCOlJBT HOUSE, WÏNDSO», at tile Hour of i4 'o'clock, A. M.-^Dated 20th October, 1845. I NOTICE. ! Daring tohteifíPfófándtion %, Sicrífeye. SkXS REWARD. WHEREASylate on Saturday night, or earl y on Sunday morning last, "? a forcible and felonious entry was made through a window into St. Matthew's Church, Windsor,' by son» -evilly disposed person ci persons,, who prooeeded to 'the Altar, wrested open the Tabernacle, and sacrilegiously stole there; from the Ilolv Chalice and Patina, wantonly ' and malici'ous'y tore into pieces tho veil of the Chalice,tt e Communion Clotb.and other Church' and Altar ornaments. -The »hove ïleward will he paid to any person or persons who...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 30 October 1845

TERMS. TA« HAWKESBUHY COUMER will continue to ht pub. lished every Thursday morning, in Windsor an i Uichmond, and forwarded to all parts of the \ Country. The terms of SuBscnipfiON ure Hs per Quartet ; and Subscribers not resident ip either of the abott towns, must r*ay in advance. The.quarters end on the last Thursday in the mouths of Morck, June, September, and Decemtnr, on which days only, ot jiremout lo the following Monday can resignations be received, which must be accvmtianiedtby pay* meat of all manus due. The charges for ADVERTISEMENTS ate: For the first inch 3t. ; and for every inch of space after, ut the rate of is- for each insertion ; a id the num. ber of times to be j uhlished must be written on the face of the manuscript, or the adoertiiementsv>ilt be continued HU countermanded. Son-subscribers must fay the amount previous- tn the insertion of their adve-lisements, whch mttst be seat before twelve o'clock n ton, on Wednesday, and oidsrs to withdraw, not later than...

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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Courier and Agricultural and General Advertiser — 30 October 1845

VARIETIES. Tlie "Billi Herald* of May last, uni der the head "Shepton Mallet," states on the authority of a correspondent, the following1 original fact :--** This town contains a population of nearly six thousand, the lives and properties of whom are protected by owe solitary pot (iceman 1 Charles Matthews attendant In his last illness, intended to give his patient some medicine : buta few moments after it was ditcovered that the medicine was nothing but ink, which had been taken from the phial in mistake, and his friend exclaimed, *' Good Heavens, Matthews, I have given you ink." «* Never-never mind, my boy,-never mind," said Jtfatthews, faintly,-«« 1*11 swallow a leaf of blotting paper/' This was the last joke that Matthews, ever made. An eastern caliph being sorely affect: ed with ennui was told that an exchange of shirts with a man that was perfectly happy would cure bim. After a long search he discovered such a person, but Was informed that the happy fellow had no shirt. A negr...

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