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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 31 July 1840
For Port Phillip. THE fine fast sailing regular trader Lord Sidmouth, 200 tons, W. &nbsp; Marr, master, having arrived, is now loading, and will have quick despatch, the best part of her cargo being engaged. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, or to. New Wharf, July 31. A. HAIG. For Sydney. THE first class ship Eamont, 300 tons, having the greater part of &nbsp; her cargo engaged, will have immediate despatch. For freight or passage, apply to Captain Joshua Walker on board, or to New Wharf, July 31. A. HAIG. &nbsp; For Launccston. THE Shamrock, 54 tons, is daily ex- &nbsp; pected, and will return to the &nbsp; above port as soon as possible. For freight or passage, apply to New Wharf, July 31. A. HAIG. &nbsp; Twenty Pounds Steward. WHEREAS the Stores of Mr. William Carter, on the Old Wharf, were broken open on the nights of Saturday or Sunday last, and considerable properly stoltm therefrom, and carried away bv a boa...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 31, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 31 July 1840
THE GAZETTE. &nbsp; FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 31, 1840. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 186 and 187, Colonial Secretary's Office, July 25. &nbsp; 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 last, have been transmitted to T. F. Elliot, Esquire, Agent-General for Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct his agents at the several out-ports at which such Emigrants are proposed to be selected or embarked to do the same. James Aitkin, Easby & Robertson, Mathias Gaunt, Timothy Nowlan, Isaac Noake, Philip Oakden, W.T. Parramore, William Rennie, John Regan, William Stafford, Abraham Walker, John Adams, Edward Archer, Edmund Bryant, Joseph Bonney, George Baker, William Chitty, George Coulson, Edward Dumaresq, Alexander Goldie, Edward Lord, by A. Goldie, Th...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. Arrivals. - July 31- the bark Lord Sidmouth, Marr from Port Phillip, with sundries. &nbsp; August 3- the schooner Abeona, 96 tons, Hawson, from Adelaide, with sundries- passengers, Mr. Catterell, Mr. Gardiner, Mr. Hawson, Mr. and Mrs. Smithson and two children, Anthony Lunt. August 5 - the ship Asia, 537 tons, Fawcett, from Sheerness, 27th April, with 274 prisoners - passengers, Lieutenant Joyce, 50th regiment, Ensign Otway, 51st, J. W. Johnson, Surgeon, 30 rank and file 51st regiment. Departure.- August 6- the ship Tybee, 298 tons, Millett, for Sydney, with sundries. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. Arrivals.-July 25- the government brig Temar, Willett, from Flinder's Island, with passengers of the Ocean Queen. 30- the bark Indemnity, Roberts, from New Zealand. 30- the schooner Edward, 60 tons, Jacobs, from Cir- cular Head. Departure- July 28- the government cutter Van- sittait, for Flinder's Island. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 30th July...
Meteorological Observations[?] From July 30 to Aug. 5, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
Meteotwlorleml Observations, From July 90 to Aug. 5,at Hobarton, 2 o'C/oe*iae» Bas. n.w. iBar.lTherl Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. 2!) 5 29 7| B9 129 0 29 7 B96 29 1 , 29.4 Wind. North West Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Velocity of the Wind. 10 85 20 50 80 15 60 Depth of Hain, 0.1 inches. Sun risei, 7h. Om. Sun MM, Alt. Oin. Daylight begins, Sh. 30m. Daylight ends, 6b. 30in. Length of day, ion: 5m. Day increasas, In. tom. Clock before eua, Ob. 5» Full Moon, 13th day, 5 p.* All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, inttsid for this Paper, should be forwarded, addressed t» &lt;*? Proprietor of the Courier, early in the week. S*9? Notices and Advertisements can bs received until «f o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which time, **. nouncements, if sent, camena* appear until the tniuimf week. AGENTS, Mr. II. DOWLING, Bookseller, Launesstom. Mr. TIQG, liookstUtr, George Street, Sydney. Mr. J. BUSNHAM HALL, IO, Tower Street, Lo*** Punted and Published by Us Propr...
ALMANACK[?] AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING [?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
AUKAWA0X, I ANO ABSTRACT OF rtlSI.IC SAlM fott Til« IWIUIMO W11«. I Sunday-August 9.-Eighth Sunday after Trinity, ciiuiicii SKRVK'I-raoricn LESSONS. Morning Lessons-I. Kings, eli. 13-Acts, eh. 7. Evening Lessons-I. Kings, eh. 17-Hebrews, cn. 13. Monday-August 10. Van Diemen's Land first colonised, 1803. Tuesday-August 11. Nicholas Read, the celebrated sculptor, died. Wedntiday-August 12. Sale-Merchandize, at the Auction Company's Matt' J. C. Stracey. r-^ Sole-Wethers, Turnip fed Cattle, &e., at Vines«» Yards, Green Ponds-W. T. Macmichael. Thursday-August 13-Eclipse of the Moon visible. Friday-August 14. Sale-Estate ia the New Country, at his Mart-W. T« Macmichael. Saturday-August IS.-Assumption.
QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
QUARTER SESSIONS. At IIODARTON- On Saturday, 15th August. COURT OF REQUESTS. M NORFOLK PLAINS-On Saturday, 5lh Sept. PUBLICANS' LICENSES. At LAUNCESTON-On Tuesday, 1st September. At NEW NORFOLK-On Tuesday, 1st Sept. At NORFOLK PLAINS, on Tuesday, 1st Sept. At LONGFORD-On Saturday, 15th August. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, August 1.-Number assignable, 4.
TO THE PUBLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
I TO THE PUBLIC. The increased circulation of this journal renders it necessary that all Advertisements intended for insertion in the Courier, shoult be sent to the Office, in Collins-street, by 6 o'clock on Thursday afternoon. After that time they win be inserted, ifpostilie, but cannot be insured. To prevent disappoint- ment, our advertising friend* art requested to send a manu- script copy direct to the Courier Office, as it frequently happens, wat when left at the Advertiser Office with direc- tions to forward them, they are seldom dtlivtred in time, and art sometime* not sent al all.
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
CHINA. The South Australian papers give us China intelligence to the commencement of April. Two attempts had been made to burn the English merchant fleet, but the fire ships fortunately effected little damage. The Ameri- cans were about to withdraw to Macao, and had refused all consignments or transhipments of English goods. Another , decree had been issued by Lin. Hete follows a characteristic extract. " We have jiut received nn F.dict from the High Authorities, stating the English after being driven out to the high seas, did in succession one after another lift their anchors, spread their sails, and proceed to the foreign ocean, ns the pilots have duly examined and reported ; but at the same time, those which loiter about and anchor off Linlin, and other places on the high seas arc also not a few ; and moreover there are a great many traitorous natives and de- praved boat people-greedy after profits and regard- less of life, who covet the fat mutton and put away (ho bad "smell, th...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
Chipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. Arrivals.-August 4-the schooner Industry, 96 tons, Sprawl, from Port Phillip, Fishrr, ngcnt, with coals. 4-the schooner Essington, 123 tons, Archer, from Port Fairy, J. Griffiths, agent, with sundries. Departures.-August 1-the brig William, 149 tons, Thom, for Sydney, J. Griffiths, agent-eleven passenger. 1 -the brig Emma, 120 tons, Ward, for Sydney, It. L. Orr, agent, with sundries and one passenger. 1- the brig Victoria, 1S4 tons, Moore, for Sydney, Henty & Co., agents. 1- the cutter'Shamrock, 36 tons, Stewart, for Hobart lown, liddic & Co., ngents-one passenger.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Trie Fairlie bungs English papéis to the 5th Apiti, inclusive, fiom which we give such e\ tiacts below ab appeal most interesting. Steam at Voi t Adilaidc - Die ship Coi» m goes out of dock this day foi Pott Adelaide. This >c»sel, which is of gient length foi bei SI/P, and u\ery fist sailer, is to be (quipped ns a steamet on hci ii 11\ni at Adelaide, to ply between the potts of the Oniony ilci engine of sei entj horse pouei is ilrcndj lived on lio ud, so that nil that will benqiusile foi tho com- mencement of hci tovn^is, will he to «hip hci piddles on hei ¡iruviil in the colony, bim has been ug¿cd \MIII three m isis, since of coutsu she must proceed under canvas to 1'ort Adelaide. We undi ist md that slip caines out tinco deer, ii buck, mil t\.o does.which it is intended to place on Kniigiioo Island, whcie no natives aie inexistence to destroy them A nmnbei of huies ¡mil rilibits are nlso til.cn out in the same ship, to be tinned onion their nu i\al in the coloi...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser,J Dreadful Accident.-A truly melancholy accident oc- curred on Friday night last, to a soldier of "the 51st Regi- ment, named James Ross, whilst engaged in cleaning a gun, the property of his master, Mr. Skurray. An in- quest was held on the body on Saturday, when the jury returned a verdict of accidental death. It appears that the deceased was blowing into one of the barrels of the gun, with the nipple turned towards a lighted candle, when the powder ignited, and the contents of the gun were lodged in the unfortunate man's brain, producing instan- taneous death. The challenge which appeared in the Hobart Town Advertiser, to run Priam against any horse in the colony, for 100 guineas, has been accepted by Mr. Jonathan Ives, who also challenges to run against any two-year old in the Colony for the like sum, over the Launceston race course in March next. The Chartists.-Frost, Williams, and Jones, the three Chartists who arrived per M...
Internal Revenue-office, August 4. TITLE DEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
Internal Revenue office, August 4. TITLE DEEDS. DEEDS of Grant in favour of the individuals whose names are hereundcr mentioned are now ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due thereon to the &nbsp; crown : LANDS GRANTED. Acres. Roods Perches &nbsp; Nathaniel Turner. 1 128 Kingboro' parish. Robert Cornsnip Smith 0 19 Hobart Town. Frances Canes. 0 0 8 Ditto Ditto . 0 0 li Ditto David Gibson. 10 0 0 Subs. Launceston James Hamilton. 0 1 30 Perth Ditto...:......... 12 4 Campbell Town James Keane.700 0 0 Longford Ditto.... 50 0 0 Ditto Ditto. 70 0 0 Ditto William Moriarty.100 0 0 County of Devon William Rennie. 0 0 35 Hobart Town John Fred. Sharland... 10 0 0 Hamilton ? John Walker, in (rust -for John Murdoch and John Dobson.730 0 0 Cambridge. ?? J ou M Gasooar, Collector of Internal Revenue. Publicans' Licenses, Hobart. A Ta Quarterly Meeting of Justices, held at Hobart Town on the 3rd instant, the following Trans. fers of Licenses to retail Wines and Spirits wer...
MISCELLANEOUS. IMPORTANT TO THE LADIES—PO[?]TENTOUS TO ALL BACHELORS.—LEAP YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
MISCELLANEOUS. IMPORTANT TO THE LADIES-.Pon-rrNTous TO ALI. BACIIE Lotts.-LEAP YEAH. The wisdom of our ancestors is admirably displayed in the following extract, from a volume printed in 1000, entitled " COURTSHIP, LOVE, and MATRIMONIE." " Albeit it is now become parte of the Common Lawe, in regarde to the social relutions of life, that as often as every bissextile year doth return, the Ladies have tho sole privilege, during the time it continueth, of making love unto the men, which they doe either by tcordes or lookes, as unto them it seemeth proper: and moreover no man will be entitled to the benefit of Clergy who dothe refuse to accept the offers of a Lndyc, or who dothe in anywise treat her proposal with slight or contumely." During three, out of ¿very four years, the Ladies are doomed to heart sickening suspenso mid painful silence, (unless spoken to) upon the most important subject of their lives ; every fourth year, however, and that, by the way, the longest, their dominion o...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
PORT PHILLIP. Sale of Horses -On Friday last, Mr. Kirk held his first sale of horses at his newly established Bazaar in Botuke-street. A large number of gentlemen at- tended, and the following is the result of the sale:- &nbsp; By private contract, one mare at £126, one horse £76, &nbsp; a mare £70, a horse £60, .1 mine £00, and by public auction, a horse £t>0, a fill} £&lt;-0, a filly £5r>, a filly fo.U and a colt-une jear old-each nt £24, a nure £10, a mare, £73 10s.-P. P. Patriot, July 27 Ball-On Tuesday eiening a bill was given, nt the Adelphi Hotel, by the Sydney stockholders, to a number of the inhabitants of Melbourne and its t amil}, as a mai k of their -»ense of the attention they hue experienced since their nrnial amongst iib. 'lhere weic uboul three bundled ladies and gentlemen present, who kept up the gaiety of the evening until an cnly hour -P. P. Gazette, July 25. Congratulatory Address to Her Majesty.- At the &nbsp; public meeting...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 7, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 7,1840. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 196, Colonial Secretary's Office, August 5. &nbsp; 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 last, have been received, and will be transmitted by the first opportunity to T. F. Elliot, Esquire, Agent-General for Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that lie will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct his agents at the several outports at which such Emigrants are proposed to be selected or embarked to do the same. Edwin Bouitbee, James Corbett, Walter Davidson, Thomas Diprose, William Gray, Humphrey Grey, George Frederick Goble, David Gibson, John Gibson, John Leake, Simeon Lord, James M'Jarrett, John M'Leod, Matthew Muir, Adam Robertson, Adolphus Frederic Rooke, Francis W. Von Steiglitz, Frederic Coape Smith, Archibald Smith, W...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
For Port Phillip. T' 'HE fine fast »ailing regular trader Lord Sidmouth, 200 tons, W. Marr, muster, having ai rived, is now . loading) and will have quick despatch, (he^csñwñTof her cargo being engaged. Tor freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, Cf New Wharf, July 31. A. HAIG. T' For Sydney. HIE first class ship Eamont, SOO tons, having the greater part of her cargo engaged, will hate immediate _ despatch. TuTfreight or passage, apply to Captain Joshua Walker on boaid, or to New W half, July 31. A. HAM. Commercial Bank. k Ttlie Meeting of the Proprietors of Bank Stock, a f\ Dividend of 14 per cent, per annum, was declared jbr the half year ending 30th June, 1840, and the same is now in course of pajment. AND It tens resolved, that an increase be made to the Capital ofthe bank, of Thirty Thousand Pounds, in 300 shares, und tlic sime will be issued at the offices of the Com- mercial Bank, Hobart Town and Launceston, at a pre- mium of 20 per cent., if paid in full-additiona...
LICENSING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
: LICENSING ACT. NOTICE ia hereby giren, that a general meeting of Justices of the pence, for the consideration of applications for Certificates of approval of Licences being granted for the Police District of Hobart Town .(Including Kangaroo Point,) will be held at the Court Honse, Hobart Town, on Tuesday, the 1st day of September now ne«t, at ten o'clock in the forenoon precisely, on which occasion every applicant must be Epared to show that he is the real tenant of the se. In respect of which the application is made for l*e months, and that 'he will be the manager tKereof in his own person. "Tt«e' attention -of those iudividnnls intending to ifplf fef-CerUlcates it* ccouestëd tootha necessary ,ty&lt;f&lt;j \Lvn '' '" I '." form of application ; which should -contain, amongst other things, a particular description 'of the house sought to be licensed, its situation^ and the number (if auy) which it may bear in the street. The appli- cant's christian and surname, and...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 7 August 1840
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Ws have received South Australian papers to the 21st July. The (British and Austral Asiatic) Boucher bank seems still to occupy some portion of the public attention. Tho hcgitten -riirmaif i i»«ii minna II-?IIHIWIMI« «n>mii-i publishes a letter from the Managing Director in Moorgate-strcet, London, to his brother, referring to a previous letter of his authorising the Adelaide Boucher to draw for £10,000. The Register does not mention by what means it became pos- sessed of the document. It is to this effect : Original. THE BRITISH AND AUSTRALASIAN BANK. 55, Moorgate-street, London. Per JZojaAstan. No. 19. My Dear Charles, October 25,1839. Do NOT draw on the authority contained in my letter of the 23rd instant, until you hear further from me. 7« the meantime, it miy sr.nvr. TO EXHIBIT t'n case of nced.- l am, my dear Charles, your's affec- tionately, FRED. BOUCHER, Managing Director. Charles Boucher, Esq., Adelaide. Tho transaction has certainly a strange appear- a...