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China. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
Although the accounts publicly circulated bIy the Plamnter,of having procured, her cargo under Spanish, Daullsh, and American colors, would seen to imply that the trade between the Chinese and English merchants is closed, yet we are privately informed upon good Rau tlnrity, that such is not really the case ; and the Horny, which arrived on "Friday from En= gland, having spoke the George IV. in lat. = 19' N. and ltur. 22 1D IV. with 22,003 chests of tea, is a further confirmation of the open state of the Chiriese trade. If then, as we firm ly believe this latter report is correct, we can flnd no other motive for the circulation of the former than the very natural but unjtust desire of the mercllants to continue the present ad: vanced price of tea.
Sydney Price Current. January 31, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
January 31, 1810. Toa, hyson skin, per chest, £9 Os. to £10. hysun, per 10 catty box, £2 tOs.; gunpowder per 5 catty box Rl Ss. sugar, Miauritius, flue, ter too, £32 to £35- ditto, brown, £28 to £30; rilanilla, £24 to £26 10 ;' loof, per lb 7d to 71d. Riice, bag, 15s. to 25s. Oil, speorp per tun 801 to 821, black, per tun, £18. Soap, per cwt., £2 5s to £2 15s. Salt, per ton, £5 Os. to '7. Ate, t tunhar's,; par doz., 1Gs.; Burton. barrel,£5 15s. Taylor's, per hhd., £6 10s.; Porter, Taylor's, per bohd, £6 10s. Spirits in bond, per gallon, Rum, Gs. to 7s. Gd. Brandy, 8s. to 9s. Gd.; Gin, 3s Od. Wines per pipe, Sherry, £10 to 21 ; Port, £28; Cape, £12 ; Cham pague, per dozen £2 to £2 IOs.; Olaret, per dozeon £t to £1 15s.
Sydney Market. January 31, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
, .. atetl a titatet, Janiuary 3), 1810. lLovnU.-rInF , 30s. to '40s.; seconds, 30s. to 35s.; ration,. 18s. to 20s. Bread, 7d. to 8d. per 2lb.loaf. Wheat, Colonial, I Js. Gd. to 13s. per bushel. Bran, per bushel, 2s. to 2s. Gd. IIMaize, per bushel, 8s. to 8s. Gd. Barley, per ditto, Os to Os.; Oats, per bushel, s,. to Os. Flue.--Peaches, Gd. to 2s. per dozen; figs 2s. 3s, por'iloZoi; apples, Is. 3d. to 3s. per dozen; grapes, 2s. per lb.; plumse, Is Od. to 2s, per dozen; pearD, le Gd, to 3s per doz,; melons, 2d to Is each. VYnsTl'Alns. - Potatoes its to It. per cvt.; cabbages, 2d. to ls. each ;carruts, 4id. per bunch: turnips, 4d.' pir bunch; lettuces 2d Cucumbirs, Zd, to 1.. each. PouLTRa,.-'urhlo ys, :Ss to I11. each; eggs 2s. Gd to t', per dozen; laurt, is. 3d. per lb. ; bacon, is. 9. I e..4(l,djtto. BuvTrn-=-Fresh s,; salt 2s.. Irishl Is, to Is,. 4d1per ditto;' cheese Is. to Is. £ d. iper lb. * BurTCEe's E IAT.-Bloof, per careuso per lh,. 41d.; do.por joint d to 5bd.; anitton, per...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
bostract of Naetso Zf uction, THIS DAY, By the Australian Auction Company, at their Mart in George-street, at 11 o'clock precisely, 2,200 Mats of sugar. At 12 o'clock, at their Paddock, Georgo-street, corner of Hunter-street, a number of very valuable Horses, tame Cattle, and a cole. brated Bull, lately imported. By Mr. S. Lyons, on the Premises, the Lease, Good Will, St-ck In Trade, and Furniture of the Set tlers's Arms, .ussex street, the property of Mr. llarper.-At his Temporary Rlooms, Georgo streeet, at 11 o'clock, ant extensive Assortment of Merchaudize. TO MORROW. By the Australian Auction Company, at their Mart in Gercgetsircot, at 11 o'clock, a variety of Melr chandize, &c. &e. By Mr. S. Lyons; at his Temporary Rooms, stout Stegtattas,~Woolpacks, Ilags. Raisins,Wino, Iron, Glass, Cordage, spun Yarn, &c.-At the same place, 91 11 o'cock, a powerfil screw for a Press, Colonial Tobacco, English Soap, Siationery, Wine, &o. ON MIONDAY. By Mr, S. Ly...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
Xmpoundings. Impounded at Multswell Brook, lO6t January, IS4I, viz,.--One: red working Bullock, white Ibelly, stlar on the flrehead. near cai alat, branded Iarer rump 'IR, off rump PC. One brindle-sided Cov, while back, belly, anod tail, branded near ramIp IP, with a red bull calf tstl, randed. One hlfty blce-sided working Bnllock, white back, belly, legs, and tall, branded near ribs TA. One w~hite working llllouck, yellow neck, ears, and cheeks, off ear slit, brnoded oft tump IC. Ono yellow poley working Bullock, white back, belly. o?l ear slit, branded off rumnp IC, off ribs SIt, off thigh 2 One brown and olite spotted Cow, brown ears and muzzle, near ear alit, brand illegi ble near sibs, brown and white spotted calf by her side unbranded. One yellow working Bullock, white belly, rimp, and tail, branded near rump 360, on neck illegible. One white Steer, red ears and munzle, branded off rlmp JP, off thigh 6 If the above described Cattle are not claimed and released on or before the...
"Ingenious Devices" IN LIMERICK. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
"i Ingenious Devices " IN LIJMRICK. The Lirmerick Reporter publishes the following correct version of the afl'air that had been distorted, by a Tory parson and an Orange newspaper, into the calumny which formed the matter of the action for libel in the case of Raleigh v. Massey and Dertnell, at the last Cork Assizes. As the falsified statement obtained a pretty general circulation, and as the arrangement by which the matter was hushed up at the assizes, prevented any of the circumstances from being investi gated, it is but justice to -Mr. Raleigh, to give the following simple and authentio statement all tae publicity which is pos sible : Miss Dodd repaired on last Holy Thursday evening to St. Michael's chapel, to witness the ceremonies. The toev. Mr. Raleigh, between the hours of six and seven, observed near the sanctuary a number of ladies standing in a group, upon which he requested all of theom (without knowing or addressing any in dividual), to kneel or leave the chapel. Miss Do...
The Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
.Sydney: -FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1840. fWiT~ have just heard from the most authentic source, that our late highly talented-Governor, Sir Richard.1ourke, has been successful, by a proper repre sentation of the state of this colony, in obtaining from the ministry an avowal of their disposition to grant us the inestiut a~,lo blessing, not only of a representative Government; but of one which will really represent the people. In order, however, to obtain this great boon, it must be asked for! Now therefore is the time for the patriots to rally the people. Let us all unite in laying our desires at the foot of the throne, and the result is no longer doubtful. .It is a proud reflection for the friends of Sir Richard .Bourke, that the great 'man who gave theseocolonies reli gious equality, should also have -the hap piness of conferring upon thenm at once political existence and political freedom. It will still -remain for his successor to educate the people in order to share with BOU.IRK.E a n...
Government Gazette. JANUARY 22, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
GovernnaentE Gazettec JAvtrUAI 22, 1840. Proolamations by the Governor, do claring that her Manesty has been pleased to extend thI territory over which be is appointed Clovernor, by annexidngeNow, Zealand to it. That V. Hobson, .Esq. is appointed Lieutenant-Governor'ofthat division of the Territory ; and that all purchases of. land, made from the batires, after the 14th of this month, will be con sidered null and void. Orders of. the Queen in Council, a?p pointing the ports of Digby and Ariq atý in Nova Scotia, free warehousi.g ports also appoiniing the portof Gecorgo¶wiwn, Demoarara, in the colony of Irih OiQi ann, a free, warehousing pnrt . The follow iog galetoen are nppoin td mtagistrates of the tarritory:-1.: A eotllo of Windsor; %epreo Blalnndpi"fWVal9 Ion IllIs, lcrvlon; W,. radil , 9. Lansdowne Park, Goulbourn ; Captain IVlackonsio Champion, of the Patterson; W. P. Faithful, of Springlfild, Goul bourn; Dr. He-ory G lonnie, of Patrick's Plains; F. Macarthur, of Norwood, Goulb...
LAID ON. But time of sailing not yet fixed. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
LAID ON, Bat time of sailing not yet fixed. Eliza Frances, for South Seas, Captain Lister agent. Prince Regent, for London. to load at Newcastle, Scott, of Newcastlo, and Baghter, of Sydney agenta-noat yet arrived. Lady Macnanghten, four London, R. Duke & Co. F. Mitchell, and Campbell & Co. agents, Trusly, ship, for London, Gore & Co. agents. Argyle, barque, for Londuon, Hughes & Hlosking, agentls. Sheph. rdcs, barque, for Boston vis Bay of Islands, Walliarns agent. Georgiana, for Liverpnol A. B. Smitb agent. Alfred, lor London, W. Walker & Co. agents. Tigress, brig, for Sperm Fi.hery, Hugihes and Ilusking agents. China, ship, for Calcutta, Smith & Co. agents.' Orient, barque, for London, Montefture & Co. agents. Samuel, barqur, for London, Dunlop & Co. agents. Nector, barque, for the Fasheries, A. B. Spark William, barqure, for New Zealand, Street, agent. Christina, briy, for Melbourne, I)uncan, agent. Juliet, barque, ...
PROJECTED DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
FROJECTED DEPARTURES. WI'illiam Carry, 248, A. Al'Gaa & Co. agents, for Liverpool, thisi day. Alcdway, 450, llugh?s & Hosking agents, for Loundoll, Febriuary 10 Honduras. 303, Capt. Weller agent, for London, February 10. B3ussoral rAlerchan4, 531, IV. Dawes agent, for London, Februaaary 15. William Mlfetcalfe, for Newcastle, this day Marian Watson, for ilobart T'own, this day. tlitcrra, for India, this day. Peru, tor Batavia. this day. Governor Ilalkett, for the Sperm Fishery, this day. Nimrod for the Bay of Islands, to-morrow. II. M. S. Farorite, fur the Friendly Islande, to Lord rrow. Lord Amherst, for Calcutta, to-morrow.
Vessels for Freight or Charter. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
'Vessals /ur Jcighlt or Charner. The sIhip Crusader, Captain Inglis. Thlea Lord :rW'illiam BUetinci, Flower agent. The bharqe Perea, Gor a & Co., azrats. I he barque l11onleul, listis agent. Tue barque Slralhislra, S.loneoro agent. The barqu'e SI. fluogo, Guirliriat & Co. oaenta. lu'e Iuarque Charlotte How & Co. agents. True bau que Janc Blain, t.unsay..& Youug agenlts. 1VCseC fur Sale. The barlue 'Vittoria. 'ITlh brig Blriton, Lamb Ip Co. agcnts. 'Iliae bWig Ski rti, Delujtte A (in. agenuts. The sc)wuowa Echo, 73 tons, Gillien owner.
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
ES B?orreupoUnDcttctt " Tnurn."-We have no doubt that our corres p.ondent's letter is Tiu, and that the person com plained qf is a swindler of the first water; but the attorney says the truth itself is a libel in some cases, of which this is one. Ie' would advise the aggrieved parties to bring the fellow to justice. The law is clear in such a case. • As this Journal is widely circulated in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and is sent regu larly to several Members of Parliament it is an eligible medium for ti'e 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 CamuONtCLE O.ice, 67, Pitt-street, Sydney.
POETRY. THE EARLY DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
PO ET1tY. i4 " THE EARLY DEAD. (? ; om an American Periodicnt.) They go, a fresh and beautiful band, To the sunny sky of the" spirit laud;" To the music soft of an angel choir, They hymn their joy on an angel lyre; / .Gladlv, ah i gladly they sour away, As a bird uncaged or a child at play. They go, while the rainbow of hope is fair, Jts arch unbroken by-sin or care; While the rosy tint of their life's young glow le as bright as a sunbeam on beds of suow ; And they pass as gently, as softly on As the snow-flake melting, till the.y are gone. They go while untouched by the opening blast Which withering time on the old hath cast; While fancy paintoth the amethyst line, sGI the diamond glittering and blending through.; As the mighty host in their mildest beam. 1Or the impassioned trust of the lover?s dronm. They go, when the tendrils of love entwiue Rtouind the heart, untouched by the wintry wind; 'Vhile the spring hath nought in its early bloom Four its lovely one, of despair or gloom ...
Shipping Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
ji)pping 3Intelitgcntc. Captain Catlin, of the Success, reports the loss of the schooner Henry Freeling, off Tou. tuck. No further particulars could be ascers tained, the only intimation of the loss which was received, was brought by a part of the crew who, reached Olago while the Success was lying there. Thcre were two or three French whalers at OItgo when the Success left. Tlhe Drummore, from Liverpool to Sydney, was spoken in Int. 34 31' S., long. 11 5"' IV.. by the Meranwell, all well. The Lady Blackwood and the Clarkstone, whalers, of Sydney, both clean, were spoken by the Governor Phillip. The barque Hero, Smith, of London, from Sourahbaya to Lombulck, was spoken on the 22nd of November by the Morayshire: She intended to fill up at Lolubock for South Aus tralia and Sydney. The Fairfield from Sooth Australia.had been at Manilla, and had sailed for London. 'J'he Jean, M'Cutcheon, from Sydney and Sourabaya the 26th of Septemher, arrived at Miacan on the 13:hl of October. , The br...
Anniversary Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
l1titikervr yV Iaeg tta. This long-expected fbte tonok place an Tuesday list, bul did not come off in the brilliant macnner we had antiolpated. The first race was between sailing boate of the first clans, for Mr. Wyatt's silver oup and £25, and was won by MIr. Green's Friendship, followed by Mir. [Ieward's Don Juan. In this match the Freak was dismasted, anti after wards towed int ; and the Gulaure was driven ashore by the Typo. The second contest was between four. oared gaigs, nitnlled by gentlemen amateurs, in which lie Peller come ill' vie:toiious, and the Black Duck second beest. The third race, between second class sailing boasis, or thase under seventeen feet keel, was win by 5Mr. Humplhreyv's Nulacy, 'ollowed by Mir. Woodley's Lavinia. TIhe fourth race, which was the best contlated, and .coatse qnently afforded tile greatest entertiainlelnt of the whole, was betweenl titree whale bouts, viz., DMr. Iedgrave's Napolcon, Caplain Collins's Sophia, ald thle bat of Mr Tholtpkins, t...
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. HOBART TOWN SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
'VBAN DIEIMEN'S LAND. HOBART TOWN SHIIPPING. Jan. 12.--The barqne Canton, Mordaunt, front London the 22nd of September, with 230 male prisoners. Passengers-Surgeon- upers intendent Irvine, R. N., Lieutenant Colonel Hulme, of the 96th tegiment, Mrs. Hulnie, Miss Hlhne, Miss M. Hulne, Lieutenant Scos vail, and forty rank and file of the 96th Regi ament,&c. She was to sail for Sydney in a few days. DnPArrURES. Jan. 10.--Adelalde, for Melbourne, and Blossom, for Port Phillip. 11th-Charlutte. for Sydney. 12th-Wave, for Lnndon, and Sni. ucel Cunard, for New Zealand. '1'Tu BiITroaArtT.-Intelligence, we hear, has been received at rhe Colonial-lffice, froum tihe Commandant at Flinder's Island, stating that several spars, a number of carcasses of sheep, and a box of valuable papers, supposed fromt the ship Britumart,'havo been picked up on Flinder's and Preservation Islands. The Governmncnt have dispatched bumts and vessels in search of the suppused wreck. There is at present no reaso...
Supreme Court. JANUARY 25TH. Before Mr. Justice Stephen. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
a ttprttc 4GOtrt. JAN UARY 25"IH. Before Mr. Justice Stephen. M'Dermott & another v. Magney & another.-This was a case of insolvency. The defendants having been in business as wine merchants and general dealers, in George-street, for about fifteen months, duriug which time they had contracted liabilities to upwards of £8,000 --the total amount of their assets being but £3,000, occasioned a deficiency of £5,000. His Honor directed the defendants to be com mitted to jail for two months under the 8th clause of the looal Insolvent Act, for having contracted adobtwith the opposing creditors without any expectation of being enabled to liquidate the sautme. ......~O~wasa~
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 31 January 1840
LOCAL. "ORANGtO TO THE JBACKBONE." The notoriously mendacious scribe, who feeds the bad passions of the bigots, has in his Tuesday's sheet treasonously attempted to level our beloved sovereign with the worst of her soex. The b&te has in the same number put forth a amost beastly paragraph, with the intent of aiming a blow at the moral character of Irish females. The filthiness of the latter prevents further castigation in a paper which is read in families; and the former-will only excite loathing and dis gust in every loyal breast, if it should be considered.too senseless and contemptible to merit the attention of the Attorney (jeneral. We understand that our highly esteemed Attorney -General and family will return to Europe in April next, on leave of absence for two years. The succession to his office has boon offerod to the Commissioner of the Court of Requnsts, who, however, declines the onerous olfice, unless assisted by a Soli citor General. The abolishment of the latter...