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ENGLISH SHIP NEWS [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

ENGLISH SHIP NEWS BY THE LATE ARRIVAL. Hastings,15th September-Arrived the Mid Lothian, Morrison, from Sydney. Gravesend, 13th September-Arrived the Stirlingshire, Scollar, from Sydney. The Earl of Harewood, Salmon, from Sydney. arrived at Valparaiso 9th June. Liverpool, 12th September-Entered for loading, the Trafalgae, Syms., for Sydney, Spoken with-The Peter Proctor, from New South Wales to London, on the Ist Sept., in lat. 41, long. 48. Gravesend, 11th September-Arrived the Legatua, Ord, from New South Wales. September 12-Entered outwards, for loading, the Royal Saxon, Powns, for Sydney-(the Royal Saxon, Ranner, is also entered outwards the 7th September-; it is supposed to be the same vessel). Iahia, 19th July-Arrived the Briliant, Gilham, from .New South Wales for London. . Se; tember 6-EntereJd outwards fatloading, the Francie Charlotte, Metcalf. *September t-Eitered outwards forloading,,the Dutchess tif Kent, Newby, for Sydney. Cleared outwards, In ballast, tile Lady .V'Xaug...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

S" SALES BY AUCTION. .: vening Book Sale. J. T. WILSO IN Annotmesa to thile Iteadine World of this Southern Hemis.phtere, that he has been inatrqcted, to Sell by I'ib!i,: Auction.THIS EVENING. Friday. -Tt,a i1S-h in?tant, at half-pest seven for eight o'cl .-k, at his established Rooms, "rI'tEN CASFES OP ROOKS, now Landing, ex -L. Pronc. bpaight, being a-selection by one of the literati of England, f:om the first Authors. Among.t them will consequently be found-many of * the works of liyrnn-Moore-Ainsworth-Edgeworth--Cow Sg,-.-r-Pelding-Miss Porter-H-on. Mrs. Norton * L-ice e--NeonH Paley-.- ilton---Thomson- Ituime--Smnllett-Marryatt-Sir Walter Scott Jlame-s-Mltrhy-Neele- Swanston--and Mrs. . tutler. Terms at Sale. REGATTA. J. T. WILSON Announces to the nautical part of the community, "',At he will submit to Public Competition 'S'O.MORROW (Saturnay) at One for Half-past One o'Clock, at the Queen's lWharf, O NE very suprrior fast-sailing first-class PLEASURE BOAT, fi.:ished with wash-...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

WANTED, A FOOTMAN, A character for sobriety will be required. Apply to Mr. Campbell, Senior, George-street. 15th January, 1839. Ploughman and Dairyman. W ANTED. a.Ploughman and a Dairyman, if a married man and the wife can wash and iron, or take charge of a dairy would answer. Wages £25 for the man if skilful in his business, Apply at the Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser Office, York-street. - Sawyers. ".17 ANTED, twelve pair of Sawyers to proceed V ? to Brisbane Water. Apply to Kirk and Son, Steam Saw Mills, Sussex-street. To Quarrymen, Contractors, grc. ) ERSONS'willingto contract to supply Messrs. AT Kirk and Son's, Stone Sawing Machinery with Blocis of Stone, may learn particulars, by applyirig at their Wharf, Sussex-street. A SMALL PRIVATE FAMILY can accom * modate two Gentlemen in a very superior manner, with dormitories and board. Terms £100 .. periannum each gentleman, or one, genleman can have a'dormitory, sitting-room, and board, where no other boarders will be rec...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

Birth. On the 3rd instant, at Miller's Point, Mrs. Robt. Lincoln, of a son. At Austenham, on the 15th instant, Mrs. Perry, of a still-born child.   Marriages. On Saturday, by license, at St. Phillip's Church, by the Rev. W. Cowper, Mr. Charles Browne, of Cumberland-street, to Miss Mary Sextan, of Kent- street, North. 6th instant, by license, at St. Philip's, by the Rev. W. Cowper, Mr. Thomas Booth, of Cumberland- street, to Miss Julia Maloney, of Fort-street.   On the 14th instant, at St. James's Church, by the Rev. G. N. Woodd, Mr. T. Byrne, of King- street, West, to Frances Amelia Bonner, of Cork, Ireland, recently arrived in this Colony.   By special license, at Oswald, on the 10th Jan., by the Rev. John Gregor, of Maitland, Charles Ferdinand Hamilton Smith, Esq., Captain of the 12th regiment, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late William Harper, Esq., of Oswald, Hunter's River.     On the 6th instant, at her re...

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Police News. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

-Police N?ews. SGeorge' Rusllton, "William "Mansell, W" illiam Smith. William Welsh, James Brooks, "James lMcGahy. Jaimes Field, 'Juseh S-Matter, William Collis, %illiam Cooper, Joseph Brown, Will,,ion Smith, Ceorge Ilughes, Arthur Ryan, Adam Stewart,' William "Pudderford, -'Bernard 'Farrell, James Peat and'John ,Kelly, the nineteen soldiers who attempted their escape from Carter's 'Barraks,' on fundavy, were this day (Tuesday) brought-up for examination. Alr. Ilenty"Keck, Acting Supetin tehdent of the l House of Correction,- commonly called Carte,'s Barracks, deposed, that-understand ing on Sunday last that the prisoners contentplhted ninkingan-attesnpt to escape from the prison, he went in among them and remonstrated with' them upon the folly of their contduct;at thesame-time ex ,horting them to undergo their sentence as soldiers and as men. ' In'the afternoon of 'the same'day it was discovered, that sa hole had been cut in the roof over the room in which they were confined, and a...

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Major Mitchell's Australian Expedition. (Concluded from our Supplement of Monday last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

Major IMitchell's Australian Ex." pedition. (Concluded from our Supplement of Monday last.) " On a cornes of the phdin, Just ?asie approached ile land of reedy hollows. I perceived at some distance a large lonely hilt, ofpecullar construction, and accordingly rode to examine it. On approaching it, I observedthat it was closed on everyside, the materials consisting of poles and large sheets of bark, arid that it stood itn the centre of a plotof bare earth of considerable extent, ?thicle was en closed by three small'idLges, the surface within.the artificial area havingiheen made very lorvl and.tl1noothi. I Ihad littl'idoubt that this was a'ti?ab ; hilt looking through a crevice,' I perceived that the'llo~or f thu hut was covered withl a bed of rushes, that had beers re-ently occulled. On removing a piece of bark and lifting the rushes, I perceived, on thrusting my sabre into the hollow loose earth under them, that this bed covered a grave. Tommy, who was with me,. at first pronounced ...

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PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

PROJECTED DEI'ARltT'U ES. The following vessels will sail the first fair wind : Success, for Port Phillip All beating down the har Wiles, for South Sea Islands )bour last evening to get Sovereign. for Hlobart Towni J out but did not succeed. The following vessels have bent their sails ready for starting : Rotlyn Castle, for London. Duke, owner and agent, Currency Losn, for Day of Islands, Millue. agent. 'Csernarro?s forSouth Seas. Blagster. agent. The following vessels are getting ready with all dispatch , Alice, for Port Phillip and South Australia, 14th instant Simmnons.agent. Caledonia, for Launceston, Swan River, and King SGeorge's Sound 30th ilnstant-Kdwar'ds & Co., agents Gaullardos. for Hobart Town,. Launeeston, King George's Sound, Swan River, 'and 'Calcutta, 28th ilstant-Lord & Co., agents. Fairlie, for Hobart.Town and Madraa-Dawes. agent. Abercrombie, for Port Phillip, l9th instant-Moute. flores & Co.. agents. Hligeia, for London-Aspinall & ...

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BRITISH STAPLE ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

'BRITISII STAPLUt A'RTICLES. 'ron; in blrs, per ton, 9 15ss--in Pigs, £6-lT-Hoops, .£1?. Lard, Bladdered, from 65sa to 70s per cwt.-Firkln or Cask •SI to 57s. Lead, Pig, per ton, £19 loa--Milled Sheet, e20 1 s-Bars I21 ls-Patent Shiot. I a S,A, B. a 12, -23--Ore, £16--Red, .a2 I's---White, £301-itharge, a£23 los. I.rLeather, perlb..-Butts IS a 2n, from Is 2d to Is Sd-ditto 21 a 28. Is d to Is 9d-ditto 29 a 36, Is 4d to 2s--Hildes. crop. 45 a 56. Is. Id. to Is 4ld-ditto. 3. a I40. I ld to Is ld--llritish. for dress, Is to Is d1d--Calf Skins, Is 2d to 2s. Id-hllorse Hides, Is to ts 8d. Oil, per 'ton of J25 gallons imperial-WVhle. Greenland, withoot casks, none -Cod, In casks, froam i 37 10s to s-34--Seal, pale, £39 to ?40o--ditto, yellow and brown, 434 to £..8l--Spermacati, £82-2Whale. South Sea, £28, £31 as in casks-Lnseedl, per owt. 290 6d--Rape, pale, 455s--ditto brown, 4ts-?Linseed Cakes, -III Is per ton -IRapeseed ditto dltto-'£5 iSo-Oil of Vitriol, per ib.,tild. SPitch, per cwt,...

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SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, 1839. Nothing extenuate, nor aught set down in malice. SHAKESPEARE. Monthly Review of the Worsted Trade. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

-5tO.4EY MONITOR , COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER I I:rlDAY MORNINcG, JANUARY 18, 1839. NVothing extenuate, nor aught set down in snalice. SHA. dPBAax. b1n'onthly Review of the Worated Tree. Darlne the whole qof Alfeu-t, a fa a amisiit- of 1.u-iness h?s been doine in wa.oatF-alt des'.riptions. 'In the earlier part of the-nhinth, a decline of about 30- per paek-tlook.place, since which, prices have rema:lined withoutflttheralteratlon. stocks i thills u arket ale about an average. "F'armcers are still ft. nm, and in sllme districts country dealers con titaue bhUtium. But in general. country dvalers'hlll cunsder;tale stocks and are doing but little either in the way of purcfassing or selling. nr. yarn, large purchases have been made for ex ponrtlion, and considerable quantities taken f,r thie Manchester and other hollme markets. A re dnction on most counts has been submitted to, ,nal at present rather less is doing, with prices at ealry. To our merchants the last monti has been a time of the de...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

" T TEP. EDITOR OF "ltP. Sydney, Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. SIR,-For some months past, a gang of convicts has been and 'nowvis employed in citting'up the indigenous shrubberies in the Govermnent Domiin, fur the purpose, as I am informed, of A?Furding pasture for callle. This nmoruing,-wvhen returning" from bathinag I hob erved the gang had'commenced operatinns on the rear of the lower or south-enst gate. For many years past, young' femnales, and children of the iourer classes of the tmvn, (unable to afford the luxury of Mrs. Biggs' bathing house;) were acrus. tomted to bathe in the domain, near the head of Voolloemnoollou Bay, screened from' the gaze of passengers on the upper roid ,by the native broom now cutting away, this circumstance I trust may in -duce'"His Excellency Sir George Gipps, to give orders for its discontinuance. Pie Nic parties and persons fond of solitude tnust seek elsewhere that retirement once afforded by the ever-green shades of 'the Goverment Donmain....

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NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

"NEWS OF THE DAY. 'lhe D','ectors of the Bank of Auctralia have ordeedJ a dividend of right per cent. for the half year, to be paid the holders of their.Dank Stock on all capital paid up. WVe congratulate the colonists on' the return to New Snuth'Walces -of Sir. Francis: Forbes, our late Chief Jstttice, and-L?ady;'Forbes. Whatever alnsy be Sir' Francis's views of colonial politics, all libetal men must allow, that as a man of enligh. tened minjd and 'liberal sentiments,-he is an acquisi. lion to the colony, both as a public character and a private. gentleman. IIe seems in good health. The Sydney Gas Company has advertised a very able and full statement of its progress and handy woike since its tortuation, -whichlhas given its sub. scribers and*the public much satisfaction. The labutlrs of this company seem to have been at once spirited arid cautiou:., and the whole affair seems buiness.like. - Mr. W. I. Manckenzie retrns to? Sydney. to reutne his old situation of Cashier to'the 'Bah...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 18 January 1839

Ad,;erliseme!nts sent to this O,.ice, n:st specify on the face of them, the numer of times Ikhe/ are to be advertised; otherwise, tlheyt will be continuedr and charged unttil counterrrmanded.. FOR I;ONDOIV. / ME fine First Class Barque Glenbervie, 3R7 tons register. John B. King comrnmander. This vessel h.v ing had dead weight already engaged, will meet with quick despatch. She has excellent accommb dation for passengers. For freight or passage, apply to the commander, on board, or to MONTEFIORES, BRETT.T kT. & CO. O'Connell-street. January 12, 1839. First Vrool Ship of the Season. FOR LONDON DIRECT, T HE well-known fast.-siling British Built Barque SDespatch, 162 tons burthen, is now taking in dead weight, and will commencae IoHdingm Wool immediately. For Freight ou Passage, early application must he msiade to COOPER & rROT.T. Agents. Waterloo Warehouse, Novembier 29th, 1838. N. B.-Liberal advances will he made to ship pers or Wool by this vessel, if consigned to AM...

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GENERAL CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

GENERAL CONDITIONS. 9. The wh'ole of the supplies of every description in each district are intended to be included in one contract; and, therefore, no Tenders can be received unless for supplying the whole without exception that may be required in the entire of a district, and for each district there must be a separate'Tender. 10. Provisions and forage being required by rations according to scales under these respective heads, the Tenders are required to erpress the price .per ration only, and not ot the several articles, ex cepting that of rum, the price of which requires to be separately stated. II. Fuel and light, as well as the supplies for hospitals and penal settlements, being required by weight atd measure, must be priced accordingly, as shewn under these heads respectively. 12. Contractors supplying read parties on the Bathurst or other roads similarly situated, are re quired to have at all times on the spot a supply for fourteen days in reserve, in the care of a competent ...

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MODE OF DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

MODE OF DELIVERY. 6. No part whatever of the supplies above speci. fled are to be received in charge of the Commissa. rlat, but all to be delivered by the Contractor direct to the parties or establishments entitled thereto, upon the written order of the Commissariat Officer In charge of the district, or of the person autho. rised for that purpose. 7. At the several fixed stations the rations for the troops, the convict establishments, and the road and other parties, are to be delivered by the Contractor at the barracks, establishments, or hats where the parties to be supplied may be stationed, being previously to removal from the Contractor's premises approved by a person authorised for the purpose. 8. The forage to be delivered by the Contractor. at the establiehments where the horses or cattle are stationed, and in case the whole ration of forage be not required or delivered, each of the species to be reckoned as the proportion of the ration undermentioned, viz : The Maize or Barl...

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CONDITIONS. QUALITIES OF THE SUPPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

CONDIlTIONS. QUALITISr or TtHr sUOpLles.. I. All the articles required by this notice are to be of the best quality of their several kinds. 2 The Bread for all the purposes above stated must be the produce of clean, sound Colonial wheat, barley and maize, frnm which, on the military ration 2 per cent., and on the Convicts ration IC per cent. has been extracted in bran and waste. The wheaten bread to be n.ade in loaves of 8ibs., and the mired bread in loaves of 3. lbs. each, and baked 24 hours before being issued. 3. The Fresh Meat for the Military Ration to be in the proportion of Sibs. of Beef and 2lbs. of Mutton weekly; deliverable alternately in fore and hind quarters, when the quantity admits of it; for the Convict Rations the Beef is required in the same manner; Salted Beef being issued only in summer to Road Parties, and when authorised. 4. The Maize Meal to be similar in qqality to the Wheaten Meal, and to be twice ground. 5. The vegetables for the hospitals, and othcr establ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

SALES BY AUCTION. TH? WATER WITCH, TO UE SOLD BY AUCTION, On her return from the McLeay IRiver, of which due notice will be given, BY W. HEBBLEWHITE, r I??T well known ('utter WtATEfR WITtC, [ 3t8 tons hburthen as per register. has been lately I c?op'pred. is in thorough repair and well found in stures of every description, having had a new suit 7 of sails the last trip. a She is admirably adapted for the coasting trade r -or to run. as a packet between Pott Phillip and T ..aunceton. Her superior as a sailing vessrl or'for at swing a cargo is seldom to be met with, a fact so C well ,known as to render any further comment need. r )e:. a TeRh? or SALO-Approved Bills at 8 and "6 months fronm the day of sale. 16 BALES WOOL., ..2,200 Sheep with their Lamibs, The property off the late firm of Alessrs. Bottis & Anderson. TO BE SOLI) BY AUCTION, 'By order of William C. Botls, Esq.. without re. serve, to close the Partnership Accounts, BY W. HEBBILEWNH ITE, At his Rooms, Lower George...

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Equalization of Convict Labour. A Correspondent in a Contemporary thus writes— [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

Mq'!aliiitlfOU of Conlvict Labour. A 4C.rrespo~idetll in a Contemporarythus-writes " SiVoYnl Ihave many times ad vocated the cause of the colnl'tn. There? I now.a mnesuare to be carrled into etrect r" a mnost' |injttrius tendpfncy.. The oenstahles are "mlnug ahottt demolndllatlg the.Jiunter olf onulct servnats. al.li.dir pril nfr. iervi?,e prepiriary, It s snppsled. to the wlthdrawhjr nfoal' such 'servants a.s .would Lhave obtained Ulokets, had they conducted themselves with proprlety. In the Gnvernor's regulations of the 13th ofAugust last we are tOld, that all convict- to be assigned in future, will be withdraw,, at the period they become due for tickets this nobody would complain of. It is our bond, and we must abide by it. But. previ:lus to the-gulation noticed, the settlersaheld their servants on 'ne faith of another tenure, and it would be most uljotj to cancel'it on the mere motion of His Excellency I have made calculatnls. and have been informed by many intelligent assignees...

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War with Persia and Burmah. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

War with Persia and Burmah. Extract of a letter dated, at Madrss, Septrmber 1838.-The sole engrossing cq:,versation in India and what the newspapers t;,em with,tis, the.pending hostilities on our nonrhhwestern frontiers and the consequent movement of troops from t ihe Presidencies on Cabul. This war must be conducted on so large a scale.;rto require additionaltrnops from England. The corps to be relieved by that from Van Diemen's -land and England will be detained for this service. Already movements of troops are taking place. andit is expected that eve y one in the Indian service who can he-spared will be sent with the army. One 'division will act as a corps of observation over the bold and daring Nepaulese and a force is reserved to proceed to Burmah, if the Usurper does not in a friendly way receive our newly-appointed Resident. The Russians, it is said, have already a -force advanced in Persia toco.operate with that power, which has broken her friendly relation with the British ...

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FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

FREIGHTS. To o.ndon-Wool, l?l per lb-oil, old measure, £4 54 to £4 15S per tun-timber, £5 10 per load-flax, £f' per ton. To Liverpool-Ditto ditto. To Hobart Town and Launceston-£l 5s to £1 10s per ton. To Swan, River--XI 10s to £2 per ton. To New Zealand and South Sea Islands--2 to £2 10s per ton. RATES OF INSURANCE. London and. Liverpool-2; to 3j per cent. Hobart Town-1 per cent. Launceston-14 per cent. Swamt River-4 per cent. New Zealand-1 p?r cent. South Sea Islands-2 per cent.

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Health of Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 21 January 1839

Health of Sydney. The Herald recommends the Governor to build a Fort. T'he-prsposal is.just that sort of bait for -preferment,- being addressed ton M ilitary Engineer, -with Mndjor Barney at his elbow, as is. calculated to tickle all the professional epspit du corpsof Sir George Gippn and the Major. If our friend of the Herald were not a rough-spun sort of ultra Tory of the Winchelsea School, we should really begin to think he wanted a sop. But as it is, we relieve him from all suspicion of a private humbug The best way to get rid of a tem.tation, is to offer another in its stead. Now then,, Sir George and Major Barney, knowing your predilhction for -engineering, and supposing you are, like the rest of our species. emulous to imlnlortalise your names in foundation stones and pltrapets, what do you think of showing your science and Australian patriot isnm respectively, by first constructing works, con. nisting oft unnels, or aqueducts, oe i nals, or portions of all three, and conveyi...

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