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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
G10VERNMENT NOTfCE, No. 64, Colonial Secretary's Office, 10th March, 1841-The Lieutenant T Governor has been pleased io direct the ¡publication for general information of the following Abstract of the Revenue and Expenditure for'tie^Quarter ending the 31st December, 1840, as compared with the .corresponding Quarter of 1839. :'-y . ¿"By His Excellency's command, JVI. FORSTER. ABSTRACT of the Colonial Revenue of Van Diemen's Land, and its Appropriation, for the Fourth Quarter of 1840 ; compared with that of the corresponding Quarter of the Year 1839. Igcbenus. ORDINARY. Customs, Hobart Town .. .. -.. .. } -Launceston . .. -. .. J PostOffice . Licences Fees of Departments, including Tines and Fees collected 1 by Police Magistrates .. .. .. .. . . > Rent of Stone Quarry and Government Garden Market Dues . Punts and Ferries Total of Ordinary .. .EXTRAORDINARY. -Tines on Grant Deeds.^ Tees on ditto .J Interest on Deposits in the Banks . Proceeds of Sale of Government Property Repayment...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Colonel Gawler, the Governor of South Australia, whose lavish expenditure has brought so much embarrassment on that colony, has been recalled ; and Captain Grey has been appointed as his successor. Captain Groy is favour- ably known to the public as an intelligent aud enterpris- ing discoverer in Australia ; and by eli accounts he is in every respect fitted for his new oflicc. It is currently reported that some of the protested South Australian bills are about to be sent out on their return to the colony, during the present week. To see govern- ment paper, however small in amount, thrown back upon their hands, may have an injurious effect ia Adelaide, shaking both public and private credit. The colouists, however, are mostly practical men, and they are no1 likely to be led away by their fears beyond the warranty of the acts. From the address of their Goveruor they will have learned, if they did not know it already, the progres? which the colony has made in spite of...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE SOULT AND GUIZOT CABINET—WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE S0ULT AND GU1ZOT CABINET-WAR. MORNING CHRONICLE.-From the very first there were few difficulties, neither Marshal Soult nor M. Guizot making any, and the King not offering any opposition to their demand of continuing warlike preparations no less actively than M. Thiers. The determination of M. Thiers was to raise 150,000 men from the class of 1341, and at the same time to decree the prolongation of the period of service, so that the soldiers who might have quitted the army in 1841 should be still retained under arms. Soult and Guizot insist on doing, or having the faculty of doing the same thing. The King says he never resisted any wish of M. Thiers to accomplish this. All he objected to was the putting this foremost in the royal speech ; for the Chambers, being bound to reply, would feel it their duty to reply in a tone still more warlike, the tone of Parliament being always more warm and more devoid of diplomatic meekness than that of either minist...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
[ADVERTISEMENT ] TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,-Seeing a statement of Mr. W. Currie in your paper of yesterday, cautioning persons from purchasing stock. &c, from mc, I beg leave to inform the public, that the said William Currie executed a document authorising his son to sell any or all of his goods and chattels, for his benefit, for which at the time be the said William Currie stood much in need of. I became the purchaser of several lots, part of which I have now for sale, viz-From thirty to forty head of prime Cattle, consisting of steers broke in for the yoke, with cows and calves, good milkers and capital breed. Green Hills, Pittwater, March 13. HENRY HILL. P.S.-The most unexceptionable reference if required. FOR LAUNCESTON.-The fine fast Bailing Cutler MARY, 60 tons, D. M«INTOSH, Com- mander, is now ready to take in cargo, and as she has nearly all her cargo engaged, will sail immediately. For fi eight or passage apply to FREDERICK. A. DOWNING. New Wharf, 16th Marc...
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SIDE. THURSDAY, MARCH [?]. Brodribb v. Henry. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SIDE. THURSDAY, MARCH li. Brodribb v. Henry. This action arose out of the same transaction as the last case reported, with a difference in the amount claimed, the present sum being about .£1,500. The defence, as in the former case, was, that the money had been paid ; and tho Solicitor-General, to prove this, called Mrs. Catherine Jackson, who stated, that money to the amount of £2,000 was paid by her to the plaintiff, for the purpose of making the first payment to Henry's credi. tors, there being £1,000 due to them, and for which thero was a bond of Jackson and Brodribb ; Mr. Henry said that the money was intended to meet the Grst payment; wit- ness saw Brodribb at Henry's about this money just before the payment was due; she said that it was getting on to- wards the time, when he replied that it was, and he would see about it ; there was no dispute at that time between the plaintiff and defendant, but they h id some words after- wards ; Henry said that Brodribb ...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 63. Colonial Secretary's Office, 8th March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 63. Colonial Secretary's Office, 8th March, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified to the under-mentioned individuals that their applications for Emigrants, under the terms of the Government Notice of the 14th May, 1840, were transmitted by the "Wave" &nbsp; to the Secretary to the Board of Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct the agents at the several out-ports, at which such Emi- grants are proposed to be selected, or embarked, to do the same. James Aikenhead, Robert De Little, William Kimberley, William Russell, Philip Russell, Henry L. Stieglitz. &nbsp; By His His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
.FOR LONDON.-(To follow the Wave.) _Tnr ff- The first-classbark HINDOO, 310 tons, C. L. VAN ZUILICOM, commander, now taking in wool, will meet with quick despatch. For freight or passage, having excellent accommodation both for cabin and for four steerage passengers, apply on board, or to New Wharf, March 4. WILLIS, GARRATT, & Co. -¿fogg: FOR LONDON.-The first-class bark FORTI IflPfg TUDE, EDWARD PAYNE, commander, has the greater part of her cargo ready for shipment, and will meet with quick despatch. For freight of wool or passage, apply to Captain Payne on board,to , KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co., or to New Wharf, Jan. 7. A s KIN MORRISON. W*?|;FOR SYDNEY-The very fine fast-sailing AoaËlî bark NE RIO, C. G. HILL, commander, will "-rail for the above port in a few days. For freight or passage, Ictiaving very superior accommodation for passengers, apply to I y Captain Hill on board, or to i^New Wharf, March 8. KERB, ALEXANDER, & Co. _FOR SYDNEY.-The fine fast-sailin...
POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
POLICE Robert Murray, brought up from yesterday, charged will, stealing Mrs. Wallace's cockatoo. It appeared on en. qniry, that the man found the bird on the wharf, Bomedii. tance from the house, and endeavoured to find an J)>sner for it, but not succeeding, took it home with him, ¿"£~ lo several persons that he had done so, if they sliouIV any one asking for it. Upon this explanation he vn\ charged. William Cox fined 20s. for harbouring a female as] servant. Constable Tucker made one of his rnise-the-wiud clio! ajraiust two free men for using obscene language iißm street, but the active hunter of fines was in this LkBlancj disappointed, both his charges being dismissed, Messrs. Barclay, Robertson, Fitzgerald, and Watson were summoned to answer the complaint and information of Mr. D. C. Symonds with non-attendance when sub. posnaed to act as jurors at a Coroner's inquest. The caiq were all withdrawn in conséquence of an error in the pre. cept, it being dated a month before the de...
THE COURIER. Stre[?]e et prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 March 1841
THE COURIER. StrcHiie et prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, MARCH 16. Br private Letter» from Calcutta, via Sydney, we learn that Lieutenant Colonel Dcare assumed the command of the Twenty-first Regiment at Dinapore, to which station the first division of the Regiment had been ordered previously to Colonel Deare's ar- rival. "The' second division-in which the Swan River Detachment was included-was to follow under Major Sutherland from Calcutta. The 55th and 62nd Queen's Regiments were moved from Madras to Calcutta, and the 50th from New South Wales was daily expected. The object of this move- ment of troops was to take possession of the Sun gulib—Runget Sing's Country—in the event of a passage being refused through to Afghanistan. In that case the Commander-in-Chief would take the command of a very large army, and settle the busi- ness at once by a general action. Colonel Logan and his lady were at Calcutta. The S 1st lost six officers since their arrival m India ; but tile corps was i...
CAPTURE OF JEAN D'ACRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
CAPTURE OF JEAN D'ACRE. On the 2nd of November, late in the afternoon, Admiral Sir Robert Stopford, in the " Princess Charlotte," with the " Powerful," " Bellerophon," "Thunderer,*' " Edinburgh," "Benbow," " Revenge," " Gorgon," " Phoenix," " Stromboli," " Vesuvius," " Castor," « Carysford," " Hazard," and " Wasp ;" Admiral Walker, in his 74 gun-ship; and the Austrian Admiral Bandiera in the " Medea" frigate with the " Guerrière," and a corvette of the same nation, arrived off Acre. On the 3rd, the wind being unfavourable, the ships of the allies, remained at anchor in the bay, leaving the steamers only in activity, amusing themselves at throwing shells into the fortifications. Soon after noon a light sea breeze set in, when the fleet got under weigh, and at about one P.M. bore up for the town, in two different direc- tions : those destined to engage the sea face were the " Princess Charlotte," «« Powerful," " Bellerophon," " Thunderer," and " Pique," the " Powerful" leading, and im...
A MAN CONCEALED IN THE QUEEN'S DRESSINGROOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
A MAN CONCEALED IN THE QUEEN'S DRESSING ROOM. On Wednesday and Thursday the Queen received her royal visitors in a room at some distance from her own, and with the Infant Princess, was as well as the best wishes of her subjects could desire. Her Majesty, however, is doomed to encounter subjects of alarm which only her gallant spirit could sustain, On Wednesday, at midnight, some of the royal pages entered the Queen's dressing-room, adjoining that of Her Majesty's accouchement ; they heard a noise, commenced a search, and found concealed under the sofa, on which only three hours before Her Majesty had been sitting, a man ! a stranger to the palace ! a dirty, ill-looking fellow, who was immediately handed over to the police. He was searched, but no dange- rous weapon found upon him. His name is Edmund Jones; he is seventeen years of age, and is the son of a poor tailor. He is short and repulsive in appear- ance, and very meanly elad, yet this is the second time fie hat penetrated to t...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the Qist December, 1840, nour in the course of delivery. We at the same time apprise . those persone wlto hate continued to receive our. paper-for three - or four years, without once-condescending to notice the terms of subscription, that tee shall plate their accounts in the -hands of ? our Solicitor for recovery.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 66. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 66. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th March, 1841. John Montagu, Esq., Colonial Secretary, having returned &nbsp; to this island from leave of absence, will resume the duties of his office from this date. The Lieutenant-Governor avails himself of the return of Matthew Forster, Esq., to his office of Chief Police Magistrate of the territory to record His Excellency's entire satisfaction at the zealous and able manner in which he has filled the office of Colonial Secretary, and of the assistance His Excellency has &nbsp; at all times derived from his services as a Member of the Councils. By His Excellency's command, J. MONTAGU.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 67. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 67. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th March, 1841. In consequence of the return of the Colonial Secretary to &nbsp; the colony, Matthew Forster, Esq., will resume his office of Chief Police Magistrate of the territory; Josiah Spode, &nbsp; Esq , will return to his office of Principal Superintendent of Convicts; and William Gunn, Esq., to that of Superintendent of the Prisoners' Barracks. The Lieutenant-Governor takes this opportunity of thanking Josiah Spode, Esq., for his services during the period he &nbsp; &nbsp; has been a Member of the Councils. By His Excellency's command, &nbsp; JOHN MONTAGU.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 16th March, 1841. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, "Hobart -Town, lût/* March, 1841. WHEAT. "Notice.-Tenders for the following quantities of Colonial Wheat, of the best quality, will be received at the respective Commissariat Offices here and at Launceston,-until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 7th April next, viz. At Hobart Town, addressed to Assistant Commissary Ge- neral Maclean, for-700,000 pounds. At Launceston, addressed-to Deputy Assistant Commissary General Priaulx, for 300,000 pounds. The wheat must be perfectly clean and free from smut, and the tenders should express the rate per \0Qlbs. The period of delivery not to be later than the 31st May next. Payment will be mude in the usual manner, and the tenders subject to the conditions which appeared in the Gaxette of 10th January, 1840. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 58. Colonial Secretary's Office, 10th March, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 March 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 58. Colonial Secretary's Office, 10th March, 1841. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts; viz. Stephen Brooks, Circassian; Anthony Drew, Eden; &nbsp; &nbsp; John Hughes, Lord Lyndoch; William Wrench, Lady Nugent; John Walker, Sarah; John Bright, Lady Nugent; John Goodman, Eden; John Hitchmore, Sarah; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Jonas Mulliner, Lady Kennaway; George Pope, Sarah; &nbsp; Mark Stocks, ditto. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.