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IMPORTANT TO THE COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
INIPORTANT TO THE COLONIES. The British Government have shown themselves alive to the duties which the change in our colonies has imposed upon them. Three orders of the Queen in Council have already been issued to Guiana, Trinidad, St. Lucia, and the Mauritius . which we presume are designed not only for the Government of masters and Servants in those colonies under the new system, but as models of imitation in all the Colonies which possess Legis lative Assemblies One of these orders directs how contracts of service shall be formed, enforced and diassolved: Another defines and prevents the offence of vagrancy; the third remedies the past evils of the defective marriage laws, and provides for the due celebration of the marriage contract in future These are, doubtless, but the commence ment of a code for the future regulation of society in the West Indies, so far as the altered condition of the people requires a correspondent alteration in their laws. Wh'tt has already been done is d...
SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 1839. Nothing extenuate, nor aught set down in malice. SHAKESPEARE. Crown Lands. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
ID?8EY MONITOR E COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER :FRIDAY MORNIN. FERRUARY 1, 1839. No:ithn?g earsnaate, our asght set down in mnatice. Crowr-Lands. IPAOM A CaOtRswPOaDaNT.1 A reference to the envernment notice, relative to the mininmu plice iof Crown '.Lands, will show, thiat the cmaterials fur the Iuntificatlion were Jointly furni-hed by the H-l-nme Government and the Colo ei;?l Execitece. "'ltcludling the lands already undlel adiV,.rtise-ment or applied for," is, we presume, the exclnive prntertv of the. Coloiual aetholeities; and tthis, eoupled with the cxtrtao-dincrvy declaration of His Excellency Sir George Gipps, relative to the elpp'rnrilation of the Iend fnod, convileces us,. that IllsExc-ellency is Iluilably retaini-rent that his ap lnintmtnt ibsneld Trnlll DtwnineL-street, and tha:t ihe will not allow his affection for the Cnlony to inter fere with his dutty to the Secretary offState. Tihe present ministers have been lone ennech in aofice to convince even their admirelrs at one timl...
THEATRICAL MANIA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
.TIHEATitICAL MANIA. ?Oe'TIHE fnDITOR OF THE 'S?dney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. Stn.-There is an officer of Rovertmett,. a friend of mine, in whose welfare 1 take a deep Interest, who 'has lately become infatuated with theatricals. The eves of the highest in the colony are already upon him. He has hitherto stood high in their opinion. You, will be doing a pond deed if you will Insert this Sermntnunieation il v,,nsJouornal-the vehicleffround Snmuols, and theupilhulder of tdrie-tic virtue. '1 ali, &c. A SUBSCRIBER. tit Ii eon'raey to nor rule to admit anonynmous publications which reO;fl~t on the conduct of others. lBut the alove commulnication nlakes a reflectlhen r,'her venial in Itself, and only ridglse?nn1 tn 'hr r,o ty as holdine a situatiol,.nnt?er the l(i:verlnment, Thl montive of the w, ter thel efuce being good, we -hull let It pait?.--it:D R.]
TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
10 THE I.DITOrt OF TIIR " ydtlnely onitor and Commercial Advertliver. Stll,-Pe, lit me t olfi'er a fewt entrllas through the mlediu m of your vIIaluile pIaper, ex reosite my astouli-lhmrnt that the Governor and Council do not take ome steips immediately to rem ev the oh ,t:tles now in the way of ereting dwelling holues a p irtleularlvy lili, we' halv such an influx of rca pectable persons daily liinglir a Ii onur shlloes, witholut any aee?nlmodltion for them, nost hounse Collltaio ini two or three families, besides the ruinnous relt ex~tcteili forl vly Iladifirent ar enin'l tiodll aticns. If our tlrlire, callliar assist, they shouulll at least olfferlno lplin?ition to the pellloynlett of ca?ital whlr le at is iso Iltlelh wainted. Coulld not the ronvict polul;ation he very profitabliy em'ployed in raising anlll cutting stones. to hc sold for buildin,. and thlus allfotl the c:apitatlist the chance of ?ilchal.sinug ctheap mnateriils ? .Thle noorer cn lltes wonl iliaton feel the benefit...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
Shipping Intelligence. - 0 ARRIVALS. On Wednesday, 30th January, the whaler Alex ander Henry, 300 tons, with 170 barrels sperm oil, out since 5th April. Capt. Lawson, owner and agent. Yesterday. the bark Colonist, 261 tons, Jeremiah Cowman, master, from Liverpool, August 31st, and Cape of Good Hope 24th December, with wines, ale, porter, dried fruit, crockery, and various merchandise.-A. B. Smith & Co, Agents: Yesterday evening, the ship Andromache, 570 tons, Captain New, from Plymouth 8th October, via the Cape of Good Hope. with 220 emigrants, sent out under the "Bounty" system, and twenty six cabin passengers. Same evening, the ship Theresa, with 267 male convicts. Same evening, the schooner Betsey from the Big River, with cedar.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
ToanrNAMEsNT AT EOLIe?nroN C?atrL.-The follow-. ing is a description of the proposed tournament at Eg lilngtoo Castle :--Who shall nay the age of romance is passed, or the military ardour of our knights abroadl' Old hroisart, Monttrfacuno , aid Cl?ucerwill rejoice in their graves when they hear that th:e blast of the herarl's trumpet is again about to sound the onset. Tile emrpty iharnrss in Goodrich Castle will echo with the rejolcineg of Meyrick, and the clms of Brompton quiver rwith delight. at the ectacics of Planchc. A tournament is actually an-. nonnerd to take place at the seat of Lord Eglington, in. Scotland,. during the present summer. A realtoornament. I, all the ipanoply of graciouschivalry. The combatants have been supplied with tile most gurgeols armourand.' every suitable rcquisito for the joust, by the Mlesses. - Preat, from their Gothic armory in Lower Grosvernor street, and we understand that tire pageant will be under their direction, assisted by their able coadjut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
SALES BY AUCTION. " BRIGHTON." A, POLACK i I?EGS to inform his Patrons and Friends, that t b he hasbeen hotored *ith posftive irnitructions 'rpsa the Executors to the Estate of the late FPrancls Stephen, Esq., a'o submit for Public Auction. and sell without the 1?e~ reseVve, "TO-MORROW, SATURIA-' 2nd t ebrttaJy, at his Rooms, at 12 o'clock precisely, c TIE E REMAINING' Brighton Allotments, -varlg in size from four to forty acres. . P. contrary to his usual custom, will Intrude * a few remarks, in order to point out to N ewoly Arrivad Emigrants, , the advantages these . A~Olltments 4bld.out, far beyond any that have ever yet been c ~-c..d by him in his public capacity, to an in- t dul gent public, in the first place, he could point c out tht when iin a fdrnier advertisecienit, he fore- I attid'thit fortuaiil that lay rdady to any per?i6n s **llling to sink a portion of their surplus capital, I 4it was treated as d PUFF DIRECT, and howevef I TIprtrul such insinuations were to his feel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
WANVTED, IN a retired Family, resident six miles from Town, a lady thoroughly competent to un dertake the education of four young persons. Address A. P. at the AMonitor Office, George= street, Sydney. A GENTLEM.AN who has established the Ma siufacture of an aurticle of general Conunup tion, the sale of which sill he greatly naugmented, by an increase of Capital In his bnuinless. is desirous of forming a Partnership withlr a respectable party, who can command a sum not lein'than £1,500. .Application made by Letter, post paid, to S. I, at the Office of this paper, will receive inmmediate at tention. 20 Rope Makers and 10 Flaus Dressers M AY find employment by applying to M. M. Wyer, Castlereagh-strcet. January 21st, 1889. A LADY of much experienc, in Tuition, and who can give the first refertu.:es in the colony, wishes to engage as Mlorning Gr terness in a family of respectabilityto instruct in English, French, Italian, and Drawing. Letters Post'Paid, addressed to H. P., Monitor Offic...
NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
NEWTS OF THE DAY. .Boar PAcs.-The match between the Haidee and Ariel came off yesterday for £50. The latter was successful. The race was well contested and afforded much sport to the lovers of acquatic amuse ments. Five.:minu:es only elapsed between the arrivals of the two boats. The Ihaidee attributing the success of ihe Ariel to the former having been ,bec:lmed, hi:sx'hallcnged the latter to another trial, which at present ie not accepted. iThere is a letter from Illa'varra In Thuriday's Australin,' siigned a correspondent. The style of the letter is so inflated and bitter, as to throw discredit on ?lhe statememnts, and more e*pecially as those state 'ments expose certain atrocities of the military sta. gti.?nnd at or near Dapta. It is a pity that corres pd, niidents of the public journals should not have sense st ?gh to p?eceive. that a gleat Ipublic or private wrong. .will. only. be beliaved and carry sweight, ci ther with time ub.ic or the government, when the account given is ...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
PROJECTED DEPARTURES The following vessels will sail the first fair wind. Siren, for Hobart Town. Egan agent Samuel Baker, for Mauritius, Ryder agent Kate, for Port Macquarle-Grose, agent. The following essels hane bent their an its: iHope, for London, Mlontellore & Co. agents Harlequin, for New Zealand--Peterson, agent Guide, for the South Sea, Street agent. Boyne, for Bombay-Captain Richardson, agent. The following vessels are getting ready with all despatach - Hope, for London, 8th February - Montefiore & Co., North Briton (if not sold) for Sourabaya the 3rd February R. Ilow agent Pero forMaulnasin, 3rd Feb-Captain Gray, agent John Pirie for South Australia, loth Feb.-A. B.Spark agent Argo, for Manrltlus-Dawes agent Guide, for the South Seas-Street, agent. Zephyr, for South Seas, Montetiore & Co. agents LAID ON, DtT TIMS OP SAILIND NOT FIXED, Harlequin for New Zealandl, Peterson, agent. Deepnaeh, for London, In all February-Streetl agent Lorrd ^ldJon. for ...
Police News. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
Police News. Mary Cutterell appeared oni Wednesday against her husband, (a prisoner of the Crown fur life,l cllarging hih with ast-aulting her the preceedina day. Mr. Chiaplnan to whom the prisoner was assigned, said, lie had hen in his service for eleven years, dur.!ng which he never saw hint intoxicated. lie had seen the poisoner and hii wife, (who lived unhappily together.) after recent qua: rels, both biruised a;? if fromi the effects of blows. I he complainant swore that she was asober wonman, and no blackguard. and her winrce-half quite the contrary. A constable however, deposed to having seen the toommnt repeatedly d utnk during the last four months. The annoyinh loquacity of the latter, nearly caused her cotrmttiitilent for perjllry ini sweatl ug she was a sober chareater, and nearly caused her colnfinlenltent in the watch house for in terrtpting the proceeding Itby iher interminahble clack. The piisoner was dischtarged, but warned to clim lain to tile hench in future, inste...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
Advertisements sent to this Ofice, must specify on the face of then, the number of times they are to be advertised ; otherwise, they will be continued and charged until countermanded. · i, • FOR LONDON DIRECT. T HE FINE FAST-SAILING SHIP Catherine Jamieson, 306 Tons Busthen per Register, Wm. Hutchinson. Obmmander, now dicharging her inward Cargo from Leith alongside Moore's Wharf. This Vessel. Wrs bnilt in the Port of Kirk, and is now on her first voyage, will therefore be found a very desira ble opportunity for shipping Wool. Her accoln modations for passengers aresuperior. . For Freight or Passage, early applieation must be made to HENRY MOOR . Moore's Wharf, 23rd January,. 1839, Wools for this vessel will be -received iai t?s Watehouses of Mr. Moore, at any time before this Vessel Is ready, and shipped free of any expense whatever. For London Direct. T HE well known fast sailing T British built BARK Despatch. 362 Tons burthen, will positively sail on or. before the 1st of March, ...
SITUATION OF SHIPPING IN THE HARBOUR OF PORT JACKSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
SIrIJATI()N OF SWIPPING IN 'I'rE IAltU OUIt OF PORIT JACKSON. ALIEXANDER HIENRY, :500 tons, C;apt. Janme I:aw-on, agent and owvlr, alt Dukc'' Wharf, dia rha~rLeiIl. ALFRED. iarqu, 716 tnn-. Flint, msttr,, Wo I1kcr, & Co. Ialentt, alt tlhir what f, taking13 iu wool oro I.onI. . Al11;(). htit, 169, Olll1ina, mc~rslter, Datresngettt- A(ct I ELE, SInt S, (iihsilct 1J5 tolln, Let', IttstF.Ser, Ci I aiI tttt- ,t DuTkei. W hart. diecht..tging. in Streamtt, SIta'SI.IIi''III aigt'til, tr'.5 tint fv t mdi CIII. SN! "I'". hta'i'ue, :161 tout, Cowmn;It, Waatcr, JIIt wi ived.l CtiASU.ES I RR, harrtstr', 4S5, A-nnul umsatcr, A It tiSltrk. augent, itt th' en'", II'S tittiC. CS) LUM IIIAN I'n'q'au, 27i utinar tIt SaIt,i In.Ls. tt'r, AsfItinatt & Ci. agents'-at, thie na.h.if, di. CA rHABINE .1:1'5l[i(V. hit1',3055 toile, IT''cilt. in-ncn m451 1,~r P~~lli & C's., g cglntr,; t II)nIIe's *Whrf, dicllhniing. DESPATCH4. ha, It. 362.ton', - ills %s't, Strcet augcn, In Crve'. u,'sdl...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 1 February 1839
Births. On November 30, at Manugungu, Hokianga, Mrs. Turner, of a daughter. At the same place, on December 23, Mrs Wood, of a son. On Monday last, at Wolloomoolloo, the wife of Mr. J. B. Howard, of a son. Marriages. On the 29th ult. by the Rev. H. R. Gilchrist, of Campbelltown, David Williamson Irving, son of John Irving, Eq., W. S., Edinburgh, to Jane, only &nbsp; daughter of William Hone, Esq., J. P., Glenlee House. By Special License, at Penrith, on the 26th inst., Mrs. Ann Bolton, widow of the late Robert Bolton, Esq., to Duncan Kennedy, Esq., of Lochabar Hill, Evan. At the same time and place, Amelia Hobby, relict of the late Richard Hobby, Esq., 73rd Reg't., to Mr. William Andrews of Yass Park. Yesterday, at Saint Phillip's Church, by the Rev. Mr. Cowper, John Goodwin, Esq., Wine Merchant, &nbsp; of George-street, late of Liverpool, England, to Mary Ann, daughter of Colonel Macquarie, of the &nbsp; 42nd Rgt., and neice of General Macquarie, for- merly G...
GENERAL CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 4 February 1839
GENERAL CONDITIONS. 9. The whole of the supplies of every description in each. ditrict.are intended to be included in one contract; and, therefore, no Tenders can be received unless for supplying the whole without exception that may be required in the entire of a district, and for each district there must be a separate Tender.' 10. Provisions and forage being required by rations according to scales under these respectivs heads, the Tenders are required to express the price per ration only, and not of the several articles, er. cepting that of rum, the price of which requires to be separately stated. I1. Fuel and light, as well as the supplies for hospitals and penal settlements, being required by weight and measure, must be priced accordingly, as shown under these heads respectively. 12. Contractors supplying road parties on the Bathurst or other roads similarly situated, are re quired to have at all times on the spot a supply for fourteen days in reserve, in the care of a competept ...
CONDITIONS. QUALITIES OF THE SUPPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 4 February 1839
CONDITIONS. QUALITIEa OF THiR SUPPLICs. I. All thle ticle required by thts Inotice are to be of the best quality of their several kinds. 2. 1 he Bread for all the purposes above stated must bo the produceof clean, sound Colonial wheat, barley and maize, from which, on the military ration 2 per cent., and. on the Convicts ration 10' per cent, has been extracted in bran' and'waste. The wheaten bread 'to be ILade in loaves of lhe., and the mixed bread in loaves of 31 lbs. each, and baked 24 hours before being issued. 8 The Fresh Meat for the Military Ration to be in the proportion of 51bs. of Beef and 2lbs. of Mutton weekly ; deliverable alternately in foresad hind quarters, when the quanltity admnits of it; far the Convict Riations the Beef is required in the same manner; Salted Beef being issued only in summer to Road Parties, and when authorised. 4. The Maize Meal to be similar in quality to the i'heaten Meal, and to be twice ground. 5. The vegetables for the hospitals, and tther es...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 4 February 1839
T?he harque "Parsee, which took out D1r. and' Mrs. Obuld fI,u Attralia -wavs sp6nkti with off. Teneriffe on the 10h ot Jrut month, The expedition upon which this distina?sl sed natur;ilist Ji erngaged, haIt " dited anuich interest in thet elentfie world, as the. -work w rich he proplose to bring .0ut oni die otni ahologvyof Au~tradia will be oni tie liune Iagnifi .cent suale us that on the t'irds Of ,Europe; wlhile ;n.eurly the whole of.hlle illustrations will be- of ap?ciee.previonsly nufluured. The executjiqn of the SlNusthaiono to th'e hitdi of Europe iccupl.d the' .eenntant nttenrtion of .hMr. Gotld ioot 1832 to .s4838, nd the itmount sub.cribed Ir Copies .of this . surivallred wtk aumounted to ?17,000.--.4tIenaurn, 21st July. Thp E?Eperor pf lituni.t iani forwarded to D;in Carlos !he sunitl.t o,20 001:, which alpptiafs to ?alve b .ireen l ;.t;r GOil t'hd, his i'lllcers anld met were .deM~.. fui? lariti?"i t uuiObers' tiiow' being uulble $o"
ENGLISH SHIP NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 4 February 1839
ENGLISH SKIP NEWS. Off the Start, 3rd October-Arrived this day, the William Harris, Jerry master, from Sydney. The Oriental, from New Zealand, arrived off Falmouth 1st October. The Rhodle, Hurst. from 'Lannueeton to London, was spoken in Lat. 4 o 20" N, Long. 29 0 W, all well. Gravesend 2lth September-Arrived the Cockermoeut Castle from Sydney. Tie Pnalnryr,, from Sydney, for Londou, left Rio the 21st July.