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Meteorological Observations, From July 9 to July 15, at Hobarton, 2 o' Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
Meteorological Observation«, I From July 9 to July 15, at Hobarlon, 2 o' Clock taehDaj^ I u.M.I D.W. |U»r. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. 29 4 29 0 28 8 29 6 29 9 29 fi 29 0 '29.-I 48 Wind. North Weit Ditto West North West Ditto Ditto South West Velocity of the Wind. 45 40 SO 15 10 ¡20 25 Depth of Rain, 2.0 inche* Sun rises, 7b. 25m. Sun sets, 4li. 35m. Daylight begins, 5h. 90m. Daylight ends, 6h. 10m. Length of dsy, Oh. 12m. Day increases. Oh. Sam. Clock before sun, Oh. «n. Moon'sL.Q.iadday.HP-01' All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, .*''~r for this Paper, should be forwarded, «W«»|«'»*¡J Proprietor of the Courier, «orly s"» the week. *~j_ Notices and Advertisements con be received untu o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which tim, ? nouncenumts, if sent, cannot appear until the ens* I week. AGENTS. Mr. H. Dowuxo, Bookseller, Launceston. 1 Mr. TBOO, Bookseller, Georg« Street, Buentf.^^ Mr. J. BUEMUAM HALL, IO, IbtMf Stott, ¿"^ nuu^^mmmusaummswmmmnuwsnuisnuw^snwÊm^^s...
TO SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
TO SUBSCRIBERS. We have received various complaints from the Richmond district concerning the mutilation of papers, occasioned by the bad mode if conveyance which is resorted to by the Post Office. Vc have been compelled to defer our observations on the ré- signation of Captain Hood, and also an article OH the subject of the Commissioners of Land regulations. The Bridgewater Ferry has been taken possession of by the Government.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Hobart Town, July 15, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF TUE COURIER. Hobart Town, July 15, 1840. SIR, Permit me to avail my Bel f of your columns, for the purpose of offering a few observations on the New C illege. When the funds for the support of an institution of any description arc obtained by either direct or indi- rect taxation of the whole community, it is only just that ull classes, all parties of thal community should as far as possible share, and share equally, in the benefits emanating therefrom. Assuming the correct- ness of this proposition, it is evident that the religion of his parents should prove no bar to the ndraission of any pupil to the New College. How then is this object, in my humble opinion, so just, so desirable, to be attained, without losing sight of the grand end of all education, lo produce not merely learned or even moral men, but religious ones. Willi out entering into discussion on the merits or demerits of any particular church or sect, I trust that all will agree with me, that this is t...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. No Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
Shipping; Intelligence. PonT OF LAUNCESTON. No Arrivals. Departures_July 10-the schooner Elizabeth, 33 tons, Stiles, for Port Phillip, G. Lukin, agent-one passenger. 15-the bark Jean, 282 tons, M'Cutcheon, for Sydney, Connolly & Co., agents, with sundrjg*-«nd three pas- sengers. "?""
GAZETTE. SALE OF CROWN LANDS, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
GAZETTE. SALE OF CHOWN LANDS, BY Public Auction, on Saturday, the 3d day of October, at Vi o'clock at uoon, at the Court of Requests' Room, Hobart Town. Township of Brighton^ Lot 453,70 acres. Upset price, £3 per acre. Allotments. Lot 1, 2 roods. Upset price, £455. Hiunilton Township, Section I. No. 12,1 acre. Upset price, £10, No. 13, t acre, more or less. Upset price, £16, > Section L. No. 10, 1 acre 8 perches, more or less. Upset price, £17. Section N. No. r>, 3 roods 27 perches, moro or less. Upset price, £15. No. G, 3 roods 27 perches, more or less. Upset price, £15. No. 7,1 acre 1 rood 20 perchel, moro or less. Upset price, £22. No. 8, 3 roods li perches, more or less. Upset price, ¿IS. New Norfolk Township, Section A. No. 3, 5 acres, more or less. Upset price, £50. No. 4, s acres, more-or less. Upset price, £5». No. 5, 3 acres 2 roods 33 perches, more or less. Upset price, £37. Section B. No. 1, S acres, more or less. Price, £25. No. 2, S acres, more or less. Upset pric...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
ShippingIntelligence'. &nbsp; HOBART TOWN &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Arrivals. -July 8 -the brig Amity, 150 tons, McFar- lane, with oil and bone. 15 -the bark Orator, 321 tons, Terry, from London, 28th February, with a general cargo. &nbsp; 12-the bark Cheviot, 251 tons, Young, from Launces- ton, with oats. 15-the schooner Echo, 73 tons, Wuntun, from Sydney with cedar.' &nbsp; I6 -the bark Frances, 216 tons, Hunt, from London, 22d March, with a general cargo. &nbsp; Departures. -July 11 -the schooner Bandicoot, Grif- fiths, for Port Phillip, with sundries -passenger, Peter Walker. 12 -the bark Avoca, Boadle, for Java, via Sydney, ¡n ballast. 12 -the schooner Lillias, Smith, for Port Phillip, with a general cargo -passengers, Mrs. Patterson and son, Mrs. Barrett and child, Robert Morris, J. McDonough, James Turner, Mary Turner. &nbsp; 13 -the Agnes and Elizabeth, 74 tons, Mitchell, for Port Philli...
ALMANAC[?], AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
AlBSAxVAOK, AND ABSTRACT OF Ft/BUC SALIS TO* THS tNStUKO WIIÏ. I Sunday-July 19.-Fifth Sunday after Trinity. CHURCH Slavics-morts LISSONS. Morning Lessons-I. Samuel, ch. 15-John, ch. 7. Evening Lessons-I. Samuel, ch. 17-1. Timothy,ch. 4. Monday-July 20. Sale-Playing Cards, Brass Fenders, Tea Trays, Pie« tutes, Sealing Wax, Wafers, and Tabla Covering, « his Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Tuesday-July 21-Battle of the Pyramids, 1798. IFedmtsday-JuIy 22. Sale-Port, Sherry, and Brandy, at his Mart-D Taylor. Sale-Whaling Station, at Spring Bay, &c., st hit Mut -T. Y. Lowes. Thursday-July 23_Battle of Mohilow, 1812. Friday-July 24. Sale-Dwelling-House and Premises in Liverpool-strMti near Elisabeth-street, on the premises-T. Y. Lowes Saturday-July 25. Battle of the Pyrenees commenced, 1813.
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 16, 1840. HOUSE OF LORDS. MONDAY, MARCH 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
Cin Courier, r THURSDAY' EVENING, JULY 16,1840. HOUSE OF LORDS. MONDAY, MARCH 2. Saline» of the House.-The Duke of Wellington resumed his seat, and was warmly greeted upon his appearance.' He looked pale and thin, but in good spirits. Lord Lyndhurst presented petitions from London, Glasgow, &c, against the monopoly by Sicily of the trade in sulphur. The petitioners had ¿o' party feeling, but merely sought reparation for commercial losses. In consequence of modern che- mical discovery, sulphur was greatly iu demand in the English markets. In eleven years its importation increased from 4000 to 44009 tons. This vast quat). tity was imported from Sicily, where, since 1810, a treaty had existed for the protection of British pro- perty, and securing to British traders the rights of the most favoured nations, and, up to 1838, the trade was advantageously carried on there; howe\er, the French merchants, headed by a person named Philips, obtained a monopoly of the trade in sulphur. T...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 17, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
ggjig CúUVitV* FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 17, 1840. WE have received by the Francis, which has brought ti quantity of flour and wheat, English journals to the 20th March. The Privilege Question was still agitating Parliament, and no discussion of anv general interest appears to have taken place within either House, with the exception of a conversa- tion relative to the declaration of war against China, which was announced in the Times, but according to Lord John Russell it depended upon the Governor-General, although it does not appear that he is authorised to make any such declaration, without instructions from the Home Government, which he lias no doubt received. The cost of the expedition would fall upon the Home, and not the Indian Go- vernment. There is some little agitation in England, at the head of which is Mr. Sturge, in favour of the Chinese. Mr. Villiers's motion, relative to the Corn Laws, was fixed for the 29th. A grand dinner had been given to Mr. Byng, the member for Middle...
COLONIAL BANK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
COLONIAL BANK. A general meeting of the shareholders of this Bank, which has so suddenly started into existence, was held at Mr. Macmichael's Auction Mart, on Saturday, the 11th instant, for the purpose of nominating the Committee of Management, appointing a provisional Solicitor to prepare the Deed of Settlement, and taking into consideration the propriety of extending the capital, with the view to meet the numerous demands of those persons who, in conse- quence of the share-list having been filled up in so brief a period, were precluded from joining the Company. The utmost anxiety seemed to prevail on the subject of ex- tension of shares, and although the day was most unpro- &nbsp; pitious, and the rain and the snow relieved one another in ungrateful vicissitudes without intermission during the whole of the day, yet such was the intense interest ex- cited, that the large room was completely filled, and active agitators were seen canvassing their neighbours in every directi...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
I ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Friday night's Gazette announces that the Queen has invested Prince Albert with the in- signia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Bath. It i- iilso announced to be Her Majesty's pleasure tU it the Eleventh Regiment of Light Dragoons should be armedi clothed, and equipped as Hus- sars, and be called Pi ince Albert's Own Hussars. Tuesday's Gazette appoints Falmouth, in Jamaica, and Port Melbourne, in New South ' Wales, as free and warehousing ports. The same Gazette announces the appoint- ment of Stewart Henry Paget, Esq., to be Police Magistrate at Gibraltar, and of Anthony Browne Johnston Clogstoun, Esq., to be Marshall of the Island of Trinidad. Her Majesty has been pleased to appoint Mt*. John Storey Penleaze to the British Consul at Amsterdam. A letter from Berlin of the 6th instant an* «ounce« that the marriage between the Imperial Crown Prince of Russia and Princess Mary of Hesse Darmstadt was definitively arranged, and would take place in April. The marriage of...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, [?] 17, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
TBS GAZETTE. PRlDAY"M«¿A3Efí*kÍ*17,1840. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 170, Colonml Secretary's Office, July 16. The Lieutenimt-GoTernor has been pleased to ippoint, subject to the approval of the Right Honourable the Secretary of State, Frederick Cope Smith, Esquire, to the Office of Postmaster-General, vice J. T. Coll ¡cou, £tquirc, deceased. * ; &lt; By His Excellency's command, _ M. FORSTER. G10VERNMENT NOTICE, No. 174. Colonial r Secretary's Office, July IO. KRRATUSt. în Government notice, No. 67, in Gazette of 10th April last, stating the names of Convicts to whom Tickets-of-Leave had been granted, for 1303 John Watts, per Lotus, read 1303 Joint Watts, per William Glen Anderson, the indulgence having been approved for the latter man. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. '-Colonial Secretary's Office, July 15. TENDERS, accompanied by Samples, will be re- ceived at' this office until Tuesday, the 28th instant, for the following articles required for the Government Printing ...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. Hobart-town, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. Hobart-town, July 16. 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 17th day of October next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered : &nbsp; William Field, 355a., Devon, originally R. Stynes, who sold to H. S. Hurst, who sold to the applicant ; - claim dated 28th April, 1840. Lucy Margaretta Scott, 120a., Ulva, Monmouth, originally James Perkins, who sold to Colonel Thomas Davey, as whose heiress-at-law the applicant claims; claim dated 26th June, 1840. George Carr Clark, 470a., Somerset, originally Hugh M'Cracken, who conveyed to the applicant ; claim dated 23rd June, 1840. James Aitkin and Robert Pitcairn, 2560a.. Westmore- land, originally William Manifold, who sold to G. C. Clark : the applicants claim in trust ; claim dated 23rd June, 1840. George Carr Clark, 1000a., Somerset, originally order- ...
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
. .> . ' : QUA'-RTER SESSIONS. . | At NOBA II TOT!- On Saturday, lath August. At OATLANDS-On Mond.y,27th July. i îAt CAMPBELTON-On Monday, 20th July. At NOHTOLK PLAINS-On Monday, 20th July. t M RICHMOND- On Monday, 20th July. COURT OF REQUESTS. >t CAMPBELTON-On Friday, 7th August. At -NE WNO BFOLK-On Wednesday, 5th August. , ' "PUBLICANS' LICENSES. At NEWTfO-RFOLK-On Monday, 3d August. Stitt of the Female House of Correction. Hobart loam* July 14.-Number assignable for Hobart, l8; do. for toe interior, 94. * ,f ¡State of the Female "House of Correction, Lana* .«fftpjB, July ii,-Number assignable, 7. I --ÉJM-I---I--^ BIRTH-On Monday last, the I.'Jill instant, at her resi- dence, New Town Road, MRS. BRADBURY, of a Son. Died - On the 12th December last, at Jamaica, Captain WARBURTON GREY, 56th regiment, sincerely re- gretted by his brother Officers. Captain Grey served in the campaigns of 1815 and 16, in the Deccan. He was uncle to Captain Grey, of the 75th, who so distinguished ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE, CAMPBELL STREET. MRS. CLARKE'S BENEFIT, MONDAY, July 20, 1840, under the distinguished patronage of COLONKI. ELLIOTT, and the Officers of H. AT. Garrison. MRS. CLARKE bogs most respectfully to acquaint the ladies and gentlemen of Hobart Town and its vicinity, and the public generally, that under the above distill guishctl patronage, her Benefit will take place on the above evening, on which occasion she respectfully solicits their kind support. The pieces which she lins selected for their entertain- ment, are the Legendary Drama, in two Acts, called the MISSLETOE BOUGH", or YOUNG LOVHL'S BRIDE. A variety of singing and dancing between the pieces. To conclude with the Operatic Extravaganza, in two Acts, of GIOVANNI IN LONDON, or THE ' LIBERTINE RECLAIMED. Don Giovanni, Mrs. CLARKE. ' By the kind permission of Colonel Elliot, she will on this nighfbo insisted with the valuable services of the Band of the 51st Regt. Tickets to be had of Mr. Davis, Musical Reposi...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THIS MORNING'S POST. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (From the Launceston Advertiser.) &nbsp; &nbsp; We understand that effective measures have been taken to establish a Cemetery, on a large scale. The projectors do not propose to offer a pecuniary specu- lation ; the parties who may subscribe for shares will do so on public grounds, as they will not be allowed to realise more than bank interest; and when the shares are redeemed by the trustees, the ground will be public property, subject only to charges necessary to keep it in order. No sect will possess any exclu- sive privileges, and the appointment of funeral rites will be left entirely to the friends of the dead. It is designed to offer a last resting-place to persons of every faith and nation. We are glad to find that the different persuasions concur in an object of such public utility ; and great credit is due to Mr. Buttou for his persev...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 July 1840
For Adelaide. TH E regular trader Challenger, hourly expected, will relum to Adelaide. As the principal part of lier cargo is en- gageât early application for freight is necessary. New Wharf, July 10. F. A. DOWMNO. For Adelaide, South Australia. T^HE brigantina Maria, \V. E. Smith, master, v\ ill load for the above port as soon as she returns from South Australia. For freight or passage, apply to New Wharf, July 2. DUNCAN M'PHEBSOX. TOT Port Phillip. THE regular trader Lord Sidmouth, 200 tons, William Marr, master, (expected to arrive in eight or ten dajs) _ will be despatched immediately on her return, having the greater part of her cargo engaged. For freight or passage, apply to New Wharf, July 10. A. HAIG. ror Sale, Freight, or Charter. HIE first class ship Eamont, 277 tous, o.m. Apply to A. IIAIO. tjgp If not engaged previous to the 1st of August, she «ill be laid on for New Zealand. "* t New Wharf, July 10. _^ Herdsman's Cove. iï-^. ,|a" rr^ H E steamer Governor Arthur JKr--ff»...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 July 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Sla- in tile Morning Post of the 21st of February, I find the following report of a cnse tried in the Court of Queen's Bench, Dublin, before Mr. Justice Crampton, the Re- porter prolesses to give it to the English public on account of its peculiarly Hibcrni in character, l'o that distinction it is undoubtidlv not entitled, as far as the dialogue ot the agents is concerned ; but it has another merit m my eyes, and that is, the common sense by which the decision of the judge appears to have been guided. I, Sir, have been a juryman, and in that dumble capacity-being one of eleven obstinate men-ha%c been shut up in the Macquarie Hotel for a matter of fifty hours, and all through the resolution of the plaintifTs solicitor, who, to use his own pluasc, would "cornent to notiunq." Had Sir John Pedder acted like Mr. Justice Crampton, he would have prevented much inconvenience to your obedient servant. A SPECIAL Juaoa. The great legitimacy case of Malone v. O'Con...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 July 1840
THIS MOltNING'S POST. (Fiom the Launceston Adverlhcr.) LAON'CEbTON COttX MAIlKIiT. [ Wednesday, July 22.--The market, in consequence of the intelligence from Sydney, received this day, is in mi unsettled state, and few purchasers can be found. Cm'on Steam Mills. Wheat 12s lo 15s, barley 9s to 10s, oats /is Gd to Gs, pollard Is 9d, bran Is Gd, per bushel ; flour, first quality, £40, second 1'3S, ration ¿£34, per 20001bs. LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Adelaide, per Mona. To-Morrow.
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 July 1840
Shipping Intelligence. POUT OF LAUNCESTON. 1 Arrivals.-July l8-the brig Victoria, 184 tons. Moore, from South Australia, Henty & Co., agents-two pas- sengers. l8-the cutter Shamrock, 36 tons, Stewart, from Ho-' bart Town, Eddie & Co., agents. 22-the brig William, 149 tons, Thom, from Sydney, J. Griffiths, agent-seven passengers. Departure.-July 21-the cutter Water Witch, 25 lons M'Coomb, for Port Sorell, Thomas, agent, with sundries.