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The Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1849. "Maledicus a malefico non distat nisi occasione." [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
Sydney: FRIDAY, JANUARY 2.1, 1840. " flediricus a malefico non distat nisi occasione." Tn' truth of the above ancient pro verb will hardly be disputed by those who are in the habit of reading the loading journal of this colony. When a writer is observed, day after day, opposing every measure that is for the good of the bulk of his fellowmen, and advocating every nmeasure of tyranny and oppression, who thcr it relate to the aggrandisement of those who are the slaves of ambition and avarice, or to the oppression and degra dation of the poor immigrant, the unfor tunate exile, and the humble native,-are we not justified in saying that the man who would deny the immigrant his natural right of a control over those who make laws to which he is subject, would also, if he had the power, chain this Individual, and sell him, or work him as a slave, for his own emolument? Would not the man who exults and triumphs over suffering humanity, and clamours for the perpetuating of that suffering; woul...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
CH -IINA. By the bnrquo Plante,, Captain Man ning, whicih arrived yesterday fromn China, we loearn with certainty that the trade with that country is re-opened, the Colestial Eumpiro having rendered nn ample apology to the Europeans for theo insults and injury which the latter haio suffered from the former. The Planter has brought 5727 chests of toea.
Original Correspondence. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
O)rigittal oLt'rtcpo nt ietc. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Stn,--Knowing your wish to cxpose tlhrough the nteditum of ysour joutrnl any thiniig int savt r otr, i' Oppres'sion, I furnish you ilt alctcuntt of what Iaop. pen d the oilier tindy, ii which an Episcolpalian clrr ;ymnan wns the pt incipl p,'rforlner. A certain girt, who rsided witih n sholpkeeper in this twno, wan dischirgvel, in consequelnce n her bad col,duct, justl bitfore Christmals ni d insteadcI of going homin to lhr nil tllr, slle folundl a reidlence Isewhere. Previois to her Icaving her place, a tnllg ltar, a cabilnlt Iaink r, nail one ol thi e best worktmen ii the colony, was tiked in cit?tlth t~ in r. i n New'tv Y 's Eve, a hband oftttsitc pllllnrd the town i shite foliowed inti, anld Iremainedi otl ill ti l,t, alntcing in the street., 1nod the nmb ligttihg or her. The next morniing lher iotihei arlated this it Ithe iarson, who sentl for the cabinet-ntaker, artli asklli him to ttmarry her. ItHe dec...
Sydney Price Current. January 24, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
January 2.1, 1840. Tea, Lyson skia, per chest, £9 9s. to £10. hysun, per 10 catty box, £2 IOs.; gunpowder per 5 catty box £1 5s. . ugar, Mauritius, fine, per' to, £32 to £35- ditto, brown, £28 to £3U; Maonilla, £24 to £26 10; loaf, per lb 7d to 7ld. lRice, bag. 15s. to 25s. Oil, sperm per tun 801 to 821, black, per tun, £18. Soup, per ewt., £2 5s to £2 15s. Salt, per ton, £' 10s to £6. Ale, Iunbar's,; per doz., IGs. ; Burton. barrel,£5 15s. Taylor's, per 1hhd., £6 10. ; P'ortcr, 'aylor's, per "hhd , £i; 10s. Spirits in bond, per gallon, RIum, (is. to 7s. 6Jl. Brandy, 8s. to Os. 1d. ; Gin, 3s 9d. Winues per pipe, Sherry, £30 to 60; l'ort, £30 to £70; ('ape, £13.; Champague, per doz., £2 to £2 lUs.; Cloaet, per doz., £t to £1 15s.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
l)tpi tng 1utctltgtI.cc. ARRIVA LS. Jan 22.-Prom Twofold Bay, whence she sailed lite 19th instant, the bharquo .k1erope, Callt. Clinch, with 90 head fat cattle. 23.--Fron Tolermlory, Scotland, the IGth of Sept , the blarque Georle Fife, ,1460 tlos, Captain Pike. IPassengers, MlI. Thompsotn, Mlrs. Liddle, lMiss sWillianms, anid -178 (Governmeiiiniit Eimigi ints, under the superintendence of Andrew Liddletl, I'sq.. Ai.1). News--(lin the I 11h of Noveilmbe r, siposlI lthe Mountt Stcitarit S'lphinstlon'e lfrin Ielngal, SiU:lut to Liverpiiil. 23.-From Poutt Phillip, the 12th instant. the bat'lue Bright Planet, 185 tous, Cuaptain Iawler, with sundries. lI'ausogrlllrs-.?lessrs. Denuithorno, 1)lalsn,ll. \\'ooloy, Allerton, Yiulle, McD-nnel, Ililey, Severol, iuilner, Croppller, Murray, Jelfries, Paine. aiud live in the steerage. 23.-From China, the 2nd of Novem1ber, the barque Planter. 367 tons, Captain Mannuing, with 5727 chests of' tea. Passenger-Mr. Mauckie. 2:3.-From Norfolk slland, the ...
To Correspondents. Our Correspondents are requested to take notice, that, on Tuesday, 28th instant, this establishment will be removed to temporary premises, in George street, in the rear of the Royal Hotel; where the Chronicle will be printed for a short time, till our permanent and central premises are vacated. Communications, after the above date. will therefore, be addressed to the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle, George-street, next the Royal Hotel, till further notice. The Answer to "A Teetotaller" in our next. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
Co crotbp n u. Our Correspondents are requested to tak-e notice, that, on ' uesday, 28th instant, this estublishment will be remnoved to temporary presmises, in George street, in the rear of the IRoyal Hotel ; ,where the Chronicle will be printed for a short time, till our permanent anrd central preminse are racatetl. Comtmunications, afro. the above dole. will therefore, he addressed to the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle, George street. next the Rtoyal Hotel, till further notice. The Anutrer to " A Teetotaller" in our next. SA'?? is this Joutrnal is widely circulated in Enyland, Ireland, and Scotland, and is sent rcgr larley to selcral .Ilcmbers of Parliament. it is an eligiblc medium for tie discussion of such Colonial questions, as it is desirable should be well under stood at home. ** All communications to be addressed to the Editor, at the CnutoNIcLs: Off.ce, 67, Pitt-street, Sydney.
LAID ON. But time of sailing not yet fixed. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
LAID ON, lBut lime of sailing not yet fixed. Eli:a Frances, for SJuih Seas, Captain Linter agent. Gorern.r alufket, bnrque, for the Fisbheries Camp bell & Co. agent*s. Pr'ince Irgent, for London, to Inad at Newcastle, Scott. of Newcastln, and Bag.ter, of Sydney agents-not yt t arrived. Lady l)Jacnrtughtea. fur London. R. Duke & Co. F. Mitchell, and Cnmpbell & Co. agents, Trusty, ship, for ludlon, Gore & Co. agents. Argyle, barque, for London, Hughes & loaking, Shelph rdris, bnrque, for Boston via Bay of Islands, Williams agrent. Georgiana, for Liverpool A. B. Smith agent. A.lfred, for London, W. VWalker & Co. agents. Tigreat, bl ig, for Spernm Fisbery, Hughes and IIusking agents. Luonar, for Bay o,f Illands and Ilokianga. China, asip, for Calcutta, Smith & Co. agents. ()Orient, barque, for London, Molnefiure & Co. agenls. Samuncl, barque', tar London, Dunlop & Co. agents. Aectlor, barque, for the Fisheries, A. B...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
PROJECTE)D 1EPARTIURES. lIIary Itidgrlxcy, 217, A. B Spatk agent, for ogalt, AIsrtaiinl, io mnrrnw. Integrity, 220, A. i. Spark agent, for iHobart 'TIun, thi' day, IWilliam C'arec 2.18, A i3l'Oaa & Co. agents, for Li verpool, to-rnlrrow. Illedway, 450, IIuglhs & Hosking agents, for t.)nutn, IFebrllary 10 Ilonldrnt,. 393, Capt. Wcller agen*, for London, February 10. Irillit?a Bryan, 312, WV. Walker & Co. agents, for London, lo-imorrow. 1)ussorauh lAlerchant, 531, WV. Dawes agent, for L.o,ntl,., ihFebruary IS. 'Sp culator, brig, our IBy of Islands, to morrow, Ieek & Co. aents. PtalnUyra, baIrrq, on a sp'culative trip, this d'*y, II. 1. S. S Druid, for \Iar';t, to-.linrrOW. Hope, bauque, hfr Valparaiso, this day.
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
)ippinlg I3ntclligctncc. The ship Fanny, will praoeed to Launceston, instead o Hobait Town, as has been previuualy advertiserd. 'rihe Nimtrod, barqte, formerly whaler out of this port, after undchrgi,.g repaiirs will take in cnttle for New ZeAland. Thence she will proceed to South America for a cargo of horses for New Zen land. The flfarian I1aotson, schooner, i takintg in cargo, and will sail again fur Hobart Town about Sunday neat. The Psyche, whiceh sailed for Lombock on Sun day last, oni her arrival there, will take in a cargo for London. The June Blain, is discharging at Campbell's whlnrf. The S'uperb, proceeds to New Zealand, fur tins bert, for Part Phitllip. The II'eslntmisler, has been chartered by Govern snenlt to convey stores to New Zeal?nld. The ileasutre yacht Ariel, will be sold by Mr LyonnS, at public Aucti,n this day. The barrqeL Charlotte and schooner Arill are dbelhargiatg at the Qreen a Wharf.
Public Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
StIrEP, Tlnsu-s, CATTL.r, AND COWs.--ly,Dlr. A. Dudds, at ti Uniul InII, Est I1Laitiand, oai T'uesday srl'nightl 2 flocks. of wthlllers, from 16 to 1(i O6d ; IlorCses (superior breed), £50 to ,(j; fat cuttl', 61 to 81; Iod milking cows, at £7 1a0 each. 1f ?rsE AN11) nOuAT.-By Mr. L WhiteP, tI Wllldsor, ol Satllrday the itlh intllant -'Thllu en tire horse Farutca's GInry, to 31r.!Wlltjnan for 4001 ; Tona.of.Lin.coln, to Mr. ''asyn, jun., fur 2631 ; SafI;,k, to Dlr. I'arlow, 1701; one young IArse to iI r. Pyr, for tibl, slaI lne to Blr. 1Betts, fol 4.11; and i astuck of aheat of 33 ,acres, to Mr, Unals for 2101. Sn.. nas.-Ily Mr. S. Lyons. odt Sah;Iaray last, 161 shares in the Sydney Bakilng Colnminy, 11 paid up, at from 21s to 27s prenliuumn ; 79) ditto in the Untiotn Iillk, 171 10 paid up. G0 premnlum ; 5O dlittu Fire and Life Assurance, lOl palal tlp, at g 0I premium ; 22 daitto ditto, 61 paid up, at 1 2,, 'It'otal, 27051. s. Atao I140 aged evrwe .wita 000 loamb, for 12001, Wool,.-...
To Major Nunn, Commander of Mounted Police, Sydney. JERRY PLAINS, Jan. 19, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
To ?tfajor Nounn, Commatnder of Mounted Police, Sydney. JERRY PLAINS, Jan. 19, i8-1o0. SIR, -I have the honor to report to you the capture ot the armed bushran gcrs named underneath. The former is the notorious Blind T''otm, who has been in the bush nearly four years. He-Jo broke out of the Lock-up at Muswell Brook, and has been engaged in at least thirty diflfrent robberies; amongst others, .11r. Chapunan's, on the \Vllliams [Liver. They were taken by Scrgeant' T'.ssor and party on the 1tith, at a sheep station of 31r. Flints, about 33 miles fromnt our barracks. I beg to recommend to your notice the activity and tact displayed by S.:rgeant Tosser and party, on this occasion, and trust .onu will eho pleased to r.eprcsent their conduct as deserving Hlis Excel hnrcy's approbation. For since it has becomte ciatonr:ary to try such characters before the Couirt of Qt,?irter Sessions, the sohllier loses the cosnviction reward. and( gets no mlore for armed bushrangers than thi comlLmon craw...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
rFrom a Correepondent.] VWe are authorized to state, that a number of Gentlemen in Sydney have formed theme. selves into a Company, to proceed to New Zea land, for the purpose of purchasing a vast tract of country in that fine Colony from the New Zealand Chiefs. They have already purchased the fine brig Lunar from Mr. Thomas Street, to convey live stock of every description, as well as merchandize, to barter with the New Zealanders for land. Mr. Rolla O'Farrell (fors mierlv Collector of Customs and Member of the Legisla'ive Council in Van Diemen's Land), one of the C-mpanv, together with several Surrey. ors and Draftsmen, &e. proceed in the vessel. W\e have not authority to state upon what terms the Company intend to dispose of the land which they mnay purchase, but we under: stand that they will be liberal in the extreme; inasmuch as they contemplate selling the whole of it upon seven years' credit, the payments to be made in equal proportions annually, to all industrions p...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
NEW ZEALAND. The Governor issued three proclama tions respecting New Zealand last week. The first recites that by Letters Patent, dated 5th October, 1837, Her Majesty appointed Sir George Gipps Captain General and Governor-in-Chief in and over the Territory called New South WVales, and that by other Letters Patent, dated June 15th, 1839, Her Majesty was pleased to alter and enlarge the limits of the said Territory, so as to include -" any Territory which is or may be acquired in sovereignty by Her said Majesty, Her heirs or successors, within that group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, commonly called New Zealand, lying between the latitude of thirty-four degrees thirty minutes and forty-seven degrees ten minutes south, and one hundred and sixty-six degrees fire minutes and one hundred and seventy-nine degrees cast longitude, from the meridian of Green wich,and of all ports and garrisons erected and established or which shall be erected or established within thesaid Territories." Th...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Mr. O'Connell. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
EN]GLISIl EXTRIACTS. IVir. O'Connell. Mn. O'CONNELL has published a long letter, in answer to the address of the Nation Trades Political Union of Ire land, on the subject of the Repeal of the Statute of Legislative Unions. " There are, 1 pledge myself," he says, " seven millions of Repealers in Ireland." He says further, there is an inborn hatred of the Union cherished in the public mind and in the private feelings of the universal Irish people. This is -1 know it full well-the predominating disposi tion of the Irish mind. No living man has, or could possibly have, anything like the experience I possess, as to the topics which thrill the Irish heart and arouse he Iriso soul." We will allow Mr. O'Connell to know better than any living man the way to the Irish heart, and that on such a sub ject he is a witness not to be challenged. It would be strange if.the people of Ire land were not keenly to feel that they are not placed on a footing of equality with the people of England and Scot...
Sketches in Sydney. No. 1. THE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
Sketches in iydn1ey, NiE. I. THE THEATRE. GENTLE R.ADnol ! Hast thou ever been scate I in Hligh Olympus ? (Mistake mnot.) I mean, hast thou ever taken thy seat aumong the Gods ? Or, in more vulgar phraseology-, Ilast thou heen induced to forget the pressure of the times, by beiing squee-ed up in that nest of fun, frolic, and all that is droll -the one shilling gallery ? if not, suppose you just accompany ume :here. We will say nothing about the " getting up stairs ;" or, as it is elegantly termed, "tracking up the dancers," for who cull count the pushing, squeezing, cursing, bawling, rushing, "driving, figlting, squalling, ranunmig, jamming, kicking, blowing, without a place to put your toe ill ? All this, however, has ant end, and you find yourself at last seated, conforlta,lv is out of the question, but seated you may be, if Y" u look sharp, with your hat between your knees, (if you have retained it thus far,) your pockets empty, adl in a perfect state of indetjeudance. Your ears ...
Sydney Market, January 21, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
January 21, 1810. --149A- Fr.ovt.-Fine, 31s. to 10s. ; seconds, 30s. to 35s.; ration, 184. to 2's. Bread, 7d. to 8d. por 21b. luof. Wlheat, Colonial, 1.s. Gd. to 13s. per, bushel. Bran, per bushel, 2s. to 2s. Gd. MaizO, per bushel, 8s. to 8s. 6,1. Barley, per ditto, Gs to Us. Oats, per bushel, 8s. to Os. FuRIT.-Peuches, Gd. per dozen; figs 2s. Gd. 3s. per dozen; apples. Is. 3d. to 3s. per dozen; grapes, 2s. per lb.; cherries, 3s. to 4s. per lb.; plums, Is. Gd. to 2s. pr dozen ; pears, Is. Gd. to 3s per dozen. Vsa?ErAnLLs. - Potatoes, 10s. to 11. per cwt.; cabbages, 2d. to Is. each ; carrts, Id per bunch: turnips, 4d. per bunch; lettuces 2d Cucumbers, Sd. to 1.. each ; melons, Sd to Is cach. POULTRY.-T'urlkeys, :5s to 1t. each; eggs 2s. Gd to is. per dozen; lard, Is. 3d. per lb. ; bacon, is. to Is. 4d.ditto. 13uTTrEa-Fresh 3s.; salt 2s. Irish Is. to Is. 4'd. per ditto; uheeso Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. I3UTcltrEa's lnoAT.-Beef, per carcasO per lb. 4 d. ; do. per joint 5d. to R5d. ; mutto...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 24 January 1840
Married. At Bathurst, on the 20th instant, by the Rev. D. K. Smythe, Mr. William Hullyer, to Miss Mar- garet Gray. By special license, on Thursday, 22nd instant, at Parramatta, by the Rev. Mr. Brennan, R. C. C., &nbsp; Jeremiah Murphy, Esq., of Sydney, to Theresa, second daughter of Timothy Lane, Esq. Death. On Wednesday, the 22nd instant, at his resi- dence, Brickfield hill, in his 78th year, Mr. Edward Redmond, one of the oldest colonists, universally &nbsp; and deservedly respected. —R.I.P.