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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
Advertisements seitt to this Office, must specify on the face of them, the number of timaesdkey are to be advertised ; od rwise, they will be continued and charged until couriterniaridedd FOR LONDO N, To Sail in January, T HE very coperior, fine first class Ship Hope, J. J. Coombes, Commander, barthen, 378 tons register. Parties desirous of shijiping a few bales df wool by this vessel are requested to make early application, as nearly the whole of her catgo-is al ready engaged and now shipping. She pDssesSeh first rate accommodations foa passengers, and. carries an experienced surgeon. For Freight or.Passage apply to tle.Commander on board; or to MONTEFIORES, BREILLAT & Co., Agents. Sydney, 14th Nov., 1838. For London Direct. r I- HE well known fast sailing British built. BARK Despatch. 362 Tons burthen, will positively sail on or before the 1st of March. She has room for a few Bales of Wool, for frqight of which or for Passage, early application must be made to COOPER &...
Sydney Markets. TUESDAY, JANUARY 22ND. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
Sydney Markets. TUESDAY, JANUARY 22ND. A reduction in Flour has taken place from 26s to 23. per 100 lbs. Hughes and Hosking have none to dispose of, their extensive contracts, de manding the whole of their supplies. Wheat re mains steady at foitner pilces. Milaize and Barley are scalp., :the former is on the rise, and llesss. Dodds, Baieketts, & C'. are .iffeting5s.6d. a bushel for good English hatley, of which they are lat e purchas er-. Colonial manufactured leaf Tobacco is or very interim quality, and very little in demand. owing to the lite lhuge importations of American. Hay and Straw we quote this week at lower price-. The Fruit Market presented an abundant supply of Hunter's River Crape., which sold trot,, 6l. to In. per lb. Vegetables were plentiful, especially pota toes. Huntet's River new Potatoes are selling at Mr. Rusoells, in Dtuitt-street, as low as ours 3s. to 5s. per cwt. FLOUR AT THE MILLS. PER 100 i.as Fine Seennda Ration Barker and Humllen.......... 2:s .....
Yass. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
Yass. JANUARY 20.-The weather continues very dry, with hot and strong winds; which generally come from the southward and eastward. The roads are very disagreeable owing to the clouds of dust. You ate no doubt aware that the "Post days" are changed-the present contractors (Messrs. Ire land and Co.) appear anxious to forward the mails with despatch and punctuality. -Last year the 4 ;Mail"strived oar Saturdays and Tuesdays-re'urn ing on Mrndays and Wednesdays; this year, Mon days and hidays are the days of arrival, and Thurs days and Sandays the days of departure: the altera tion will, no drurt, answer, 'inasmuch as the Melbourne.Post swill have a better chance to meet with a rettrn-mnail from svduey; and vice versa ; at the same time, Individuals will have two whole days to atswer their letters, whereas before they had but a few hours. The present vehicle. de signated 'Je lRoyal Mail, is certainly a strong, well hur, and respectable carriage-the horses and harness aregnod. It was almn...
THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE. She all her life, indeed, had been and continued sincerely attached to her mother, and soon after showed how little industri- ous slander had prevailed over her unalter- able confidence in the probity as well as the tender affection of that parent. She was a person of great abilities and tolerably well cultivated; to the quickness of her mother, she united more deliberate judge- ment, and she inherited her resolute courage and determination of character. She had a temper violent and irascible, which neither her own efforts nor those of her preceptors had been able to tame;. but there was nothing mean, spiteful, or revengeful in her disposition : while her mother's easy nature, her freedom from all pride and affectation, her warmth of affec- tion, her playfulness of manner, were yet calculated to shed a singular lustre over so exalted a station, and make the character of her whom they adorned peculiarly at- tractive. These two great Ladies were not more united...
MELBOURNE PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
MELBOURNE PRICE CURRENT. ALE-Dunbar's, per doz-17s to £1 Is. Bass's ditto. Ashby's, per barrel, £6 to *p. BEEP-per tierce, £6 freAh, lb.. 4jd to 4 Nu-'olt, 3j to 4-liBsa, hhd (Capeis) £8s-gallon ditto, 2s-hhd (Mills') £5-gallon ditto 2s BurTra, fresh, lb. 2s 6d to 3s-salt ditto, 2s to 2% 6d COFFEp., lb., Is Id to Is 4O-CAawo.xs, moulds, lb.. Ssd to In-dips, ditto, ad to ltd-wax, ditto, Os to as Gd-Cur rants, lb., Is to Is 3d-Cedar, foot, 4d to 4J-Cheese, En glish, lb.-Colonial, ditto, Is to Is 4d-CoALs, Newcas tle, ton £O-Cows-£Io to £I1-Ducas, couple, iss to 6s-Eoso, dozen, 3s to 4$.
QUEEN CAROLINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
QUEEN CAROLINB. Caroline Princess of Brunswick was the individual whom it was found convenient to make the sacrifice on this occasion to an nrangement that diffused so universal ajoy through this free, moral, and reflecting country. She was niece of George Ill., and consequently,one of the Prince's near e-t re ations. Nor has it ever been denied, that in her youth she was a Princess of siu izulur accomplishments, as well of mind as of person. All who had seen her in those days, represented her as lovely; nor did she on touching our shores, disappoint the expectations which those eye-witnesses had raised. All who had known her in that season of youth, and before care had become the companion of her life, anti the cruelty of others had preyed upon her feel ings and sapped her understanding, describ. ed her mental endowments as brilliant and a jncjge, alike experienced and severely fat tidious,long after she had come amongst us. painetd her as formed to be 'the life, Brace, nod ornamen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
ABSTRACT OF ALL SALES BY AUCTION Which will lake place before our ne.eI pulhcalion. THIS DAY. J. T WILSON-At his Rooms, at half past 10 for 11 o'clock-Merchandise. TO-MORROW. A. POLACK-At his Rooms, at II o'clock-290 acres on the Liverpool Road-SO on the Ilawkes bury, and 30 acre Farm on the Liverpool Road, and Sixteen full Milk Cows. J. T. WILSON-On the Premises of Mr. Moses Brown, King. street, at half-past 10 for 11 o'clock -Fany Goods. I. SIMMONS & CO-At their Mart, at 11 o'clock -Merchandise. T. W. SMART-At his Rooms, at 11 o'clock, merchandise, The Bathurst Races, FOR THE YEAR 1839, W ILL be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and vviThursday, the 26th, 27th, and 28th days of March'next. Particulars of Prizes in a future Advertisement. Subscription lists will be left at the Bathurst Bank and Branch Bank of Australia. * A Public Meetimg, when the Prizes will be de termined, will be held on Saturday, 2nd February, at Dargin's Long Room, Bathurst, at One o'Clock in the afternoon....
NEWS OF THE DAY. NARRATIVE Of the fate of Twelve British Seamen, belonging to the ACHILLES, left at Tucopeia, one of the Islands of Charlotte's Archipelugo, by an eyewitness. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
NEWS OF THE DAY. NARRATIVE Of the'fate of Twoele 0, fiith Seamen, 1"longing to the AcHaiis.L.t, left at Tuacapdia, one ofathe Islands of Chaartae's A4rchipelug't, by ta eyersitners. We are indebted to the kindness of one of the crew of the 'chilles, a young man evidently of ho1d ed oration, with whose name we are una'equainted, tar the followuing account of the Inn of twelce of -his ahi imates iit the Island of Tucopeia. On Sunday the 23rd - at eialt o'clock A. at. we dropped anchor and in about half nu hot aliter wards, two boats were lowered surd manned in charge Il the first and second officers, with articles for trade with the natives. Shortly after their de puarture, a canoe came off from shore, with thlee adult native mlen and three boys. The men haileda i the ship in English, which they spoke remarkably well; they broulit -Bananas, Cocoa nuts,n1 In lMead fruit, which the Captain puselanned fromh them, and dui 1 og their -tay on board, t. sir demeanour bespoke a friendly lispo...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
PROJECTED DEPARTURES The following vessels will sail the first fair wind. Jean, for Batavia—anchored in Watson's Bay. Edwards & Co., agents. Currency Lass, for Bay of Islands, Milne, agent. Alice, for Norfolk Island—Simmons agent. Caerntreun, for South Seas, Bagster, agent. The following vessels have bent their sails ready for starting— Argo, for Mauritius-Gore & Co. agent. Samuel Baker, for the Mauritius. Ryder agent. Caledonia, for Launceston, King George's Sound, and Swan River-Edwards & Hunter, agents Medway for South Australia, J. Mitchell agent. Fairlie, for Hobart Town and Madras-Dawes, agent. Guide, for the South Seas. Street, agent. The following vessels are getting ready with all despatch.— Gaillardon, for Hobart Town, Launceston, King George's Sound, Swan River, and Calcutta, 20th instant-Lord & Co., agents. North Briton, for Sourabaya and England. R. How agent. LAID ON, BUT TIME OF SAILING NOT FIXED, Despatch, for London, in all February-S...
Port Phillip. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
Port Phillip. The following is an article headed " Port Phillip &nbsp; in 1838." We doubt not but that Port Phillip, or Melbourne, is as excellent as the writer represents it to be, and we rejoice in the fact. All the Colonies of Australia should rejoice in the superior advan- tages of the other. It is as mean, as it is injurious to all of them, to run each other down, as the little minded author of the following does South Aus- tralia.--Ed. Syn. MON.
PORT PHILLIP IN 1838, BY A VISITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 23 January 1839
PORT PHILLIP IN 1838, BY A VISITOR. I promised a long and full account of this place, but the limited period of my visit prevents the ful- filment of such promise. I have, however, to men- tion, that I approached the Heads with feelings of an unpleasant nature, for reports were unfavorable as to its entrance. The clear channel is about a mile and a half; the rate of tide with its violen ripplings, is not near so bad as som places-- such for instance as Calcutta, Dardanelles, Bosphorus, Pent and Frith, Queen Charlotte's Sound, and many others--it is nevertheless an awkward place &nbsp; for a ship to be becalmed, and it requires a high and low light to render it serviceable to vessels in the night. The sands within the Heads also want buoys, which should be firmly built of pine or cedar, and be well sheathed and coppered. There are many parts within the Heads that require either buoys or beacons, and to render Melbourne river more ac- cessible, buoys and beacons would be found...
PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
MORT OF LAUNCESTON. December 23I-The cutter Pickwick, 40 tons, Dempster, from I'Port Phillip. 4 23--The bark 1Vallaby, 284 tons, Harbugh, from Port Phillip. 20-The schooner Mumtford. 102 tons, Richmond, from Sooth Australia. 2A-The bark Lady Enmma, 135 tolls, Price, from South Australlia. A1-Tile schooner Elizabeth, 51 tons, Stiles. from South Australlla. 31--'The schooner Pirereranee, 45 tons, Langdlon, from Port Phillip. Jallnlary 3-The brig Henry, 107 tons, Ruffle, from Port Phlill. - 3--The schooner Charlotte, 59 tons, Brown, from the Cape of 0Good lope. --Tile schooner Emma Kemp, 59 tons, Patterson, from 'Hobart Town. 4-The bark Arabian, Cain from London. 4-The brig Colnet. 129 tolls, Itodam, master,from Swan River and Cape of Goo0d Hlope. 9--The schooner John Dunscomb, 88 tons, M'Lean, master, from Port Phlillip. 9-The bark Union, 320 tons, P. Webster, master, from London. * December 21-The schooner Sull Ann, 50 tons, Saunl derh, for Portland Ilay. 29-The schooner Pickwick, 25...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
PIR(OJ ECTED DEPAHT?'IrES. The following vessels will sail the first fair wind. Currency Lass, for Bay of Islands, Milne, agent, beating down the stream Alice, for Norfolk Island-Simnloos agent. Medusa, for Manilla-Deloitte & Co., agents Gallltrdon, for Hobart Town, Lannceston, King George's Sound, Swanl River, and Caleotta,--Juoh Lord & Co., agents. Medway, for South Australia, F. Mitchell agent. Zephyr, for the South Seas-Monlaltore & Co., agents Thf rfullwiangr essels h ne ent their sa il rsadyfor atarting Argro. for Mhnritius-Gtore &'Co. agents. Guid, for the South Seas. Street, agent. The follsrin"g .rasrls are gettinR readyl uwith all deOspateh. Lidoans, fior Twonlld IBay--\V. Watlker & Co., agents. Sanmuel lnker, for the Mruritius next week-Ryder agent. I.AID ON, nVT TIMr OP SAILINO NOT FIXSD, Despatch, for London, in all February-Street; agent L,.rd Eldon, for London, in all February-Monteflore & Co., agents Hope, for London, i...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
DEPAIRTURES. On Tuesday, the bark Jean, 280 tons, M*Cutcheon, master, for Batavia, via Newcastle. On Wednesday, the bark Caernarvon, 252 tons, Irving, master, for the fishery. Same day, the balk Fairlie, 786 tons. Agar, master, for Hobart Town. The schooner Currency Lass was beating down the Harbour last night at sun-down. Some say she would get out; others that she will not go till Sunday.
Mr. Pinrock. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
Mr. Pinnock. (Eextracl from ?he SYDNRY HERALD.) It is prlper that emlgrantta arrivingbcele at the pabllc epyenae should be provided w~ith tempornry accomnnda tion and ratioutans In tie c?licrant's barraclks; should they need such assistance. DBut it is not proper that any one ir tlhem should be permitted to make a home of that place one naorellt after work andl wages have been ten. dered. Not long ago, a master tradesman applied at the barracks for one of has craft, stch a person resided there. but, at the time, walklngt about the town. Ills wife said her husband should call upon the tradesman the following day; but as he did not call,thle latter again repa!red to the emiga ant barracks. where Ihe foulnd the person he sought. Upon being asked wlhy he ldid not call uplon the tradesman 'It fulfilment of the promative maide for htan by his wife, het replied. withl a lazy yawn, that he was too much fatlgned jlst then, after the passage, to go to work. " Govern. lment;" he staid."' gave ...
Police News. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
Police News. Tna. QusCnt v. PoLacK.-This was a case clarg. ing the defendant with an infr:ngement of the Act of Council for the regulation of the markets of Sydney and Parramatta, by offering for sale, at his Bazaar, corner of George and Hunter-streets, cer tain cattle, to wit, nine horses on the 1st instant, as set forth in the information, the Act directing that all cattle should be sold it, the Cattle Mlarket. The defendant pleaded not.guilty. Alessrs. Chamn hers and Thurlow for the prosecution, and Mr. GJR. Nicholls for the defence. Mr. Nicholls admitted the sale of the cattle, but justified on the ground of it not being the intention of the Act to prohibit the sale of live stock on the premises of the owner, when the ground was safely enclosed, and the sale did not endanger the safety of the public. AMr. Nicholls said, that in this case it was well known that Por.Acx's BAZAAR was 'the TAsrrt?iALL's of Australia. To follow the Act up to the letter, would be to prevent a man sell...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
TO THlE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Adrertiser. Si ,-Is it true. that the meat supplied to the inmates of the Benevolent Assylutm. is generally of the worst quality, often times consisting of ofahl pieces, and shin bones, though the tenders put In were for meat of the best quality, and has been accepted for the same, at 24d per pound. Is at true thlatjiotts of a superior quality, are daily sip plied for other individuals in the same esablsthme-t, it the same price. Is it true, though there Is a long space of Garden ap. propriated for vegetables, for the use of the inmates, they get none from one year to another, although a plentiful supply of maize, peas, and beer can always be produced *for private use. Is it true, Wickens the overseer, is in the habit of wearing dead men's apparel, although lie lihas a salary of '50 per annum, with rations; and little or nothing to do. * Is it true, that ahe same individual is always on the alert, at the death ofu an limate, to exa...
HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. December 29-The brig Louisa, from London, 14th August, Roach, I?l tons. 29.-The schooner A&eonn, 103 tons, IHawson, from South Australia, 74th Decesmber. Janunry I .-Tlhe bark Hamilton Ross, Robb, from the Cape of Good Ilolec, 28th November. DEPARTURES. January 2-The schooner Dandicoal, Smith. 5s tons, for Port Phillip. 2--The bark Augusta Jessie, 381 tons, Edinborough, for Launceston. 2-The schooner Tasmantan Lass, Smith, 54 tons, for Port Phillip. a.-The schooner True Love, 133 tons, Poulton, for South Australia. 22-Theschooner John Duncomsbe, 88 tons, M'Lean, for Port Phillip. 22--'he bark Children, 255 tons, Brown, for South Australia. 24-The bark Africane, 310 tons, Dutton, for the South.. Sea Fsllscry.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
The Bank of New South Wales will be closed to mnrrov. «Ve omitted to state in our last publication, that at a meeting of proprietors of the Bank of New South Wales, held on lMonday laut, the 2lst itut.. a dividend of eight per ccent. was declared, fer the half-year ended the Sltt December last. Sir Getorge and Lady Gipp: Inttend Ihtntnrin the theatre with 'tleir presence on Tlmhurday evening next. The pieces to be pet urlnlted Iave not been yet fixed upon. Icie.--Captain Nickell, of the Tartar, is electing a shed on thore ftr the teceptinn of his ice. It has btteeP hirnnght out in t a coud state of mreservation, anti d.tubtless ?ictlht he turnmed to eotand :ecoJant by th m puttltlicans as well as cnnfectiotnet of Sydney, diuring -hot weathler. If'tt?e srit nilire culd st.upply their custnimers with ice-water with tlheir iegu instead of hike-wartm .eater.) tile adlitional chlarge ifr suchlt a ItIx Ts V wotol t no, dluhlt I? lcheerfully tiven Mr. l)mln.don, we unldetst.mtd, hals besrp...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 25 January 1839
sir. KntgTsitso long I. tier we cannotpossibly find room or ; bilt we will gie insert:ion to his reply to the anony maotis Mdvertiecmulit in the last Syducy .Monitor of which the complains, provided it do not exceed double the length of the attack. D. Mr. has advertised that Dr. Bland is the author of the iPeitiin conditionally adopted by Mr. Blaxland, M.C. and other gentlemen, It may be so for what we know to the contrary, but that Gentleman is not the author of the uaton m)ous advextisement of which sMr. K. complains.