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ALMANAC[?], AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
AUWAKTAOJE, ANO ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC BALKS FOR TH« IH8UIM0 WIK&lt; Sunday-August 23.-Tenth Sunday after Trinity. CHURCH SERVICE-MOP**. LESSON«. Morning Lessons-I. Kings, eh. 21-Acts, ch. 21. Evening Lessons-I. Kings, cb. 22-li. Peter, cb. 3 Monday-August 24. Sale-Merchandise, at the Stores of the late E. P&lt; Bo* binson, Esq., New Wharf-T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Merchandize, at the Company'« M*,^>^" Stracey. , Sale-Spring Tares and Wrapping Paper, at the Com- pany's Mart-J. C. Stracey. _ Tuesday-August 25 -David Hume died, 1776. Wednesday-August 26. _Julius Casar landed in England 55 B.C. _. Thursday - August 27. Sale-House, Stores, and Premises, in Sorell Town, on the premises - D. Taylor. Sale - Merchandise, &c., at the Sorell Inn, Sorell Town - D. Taylor. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sale-Ironmongery,&c.,athls Mart-W. T. M«cm'«jaÜ' Friday-August 28. . Sale-Cottage and Allotment in Trumpeter-street, st"" Company's Mart-J. C. Stracey._,_ Saturday-August 2...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 21, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
Cfl* Cutt?**?* FRIDAY EVENING. AUOUST 21,1840. THE Legislative Council met on Saturday, the i 5th, pursuant to the summons issued. The country members were all at their posts, with the exception of Mr. Anstey, who is expected this week. His Excellency read his Address, which will be found in another part of our paper. We congratulate the Government on the new light which " the call fan awkward word) for public labour" has diffused over their senses ; and we are no less rejoiced to find in the Finance Minute, the sum of £10,000 has been appro- priated to purposes of emigration. As a qualifi- cation, however, of our triumph over His Ex- cellency's Quit-Rent reply, we have the want of labour traced to the increase of cultivation, not | to any decrease of population, as if it were not just the same in political economy, whether the want-so that it existed-arose from increased demand upon our resources, or from decay of population. To prevent ruin and promote pros- perity, are equally th...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 20, 1840. ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Council Chamber, 15th August, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
The Courier. &nbsp; &nbsp; THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 20,1840. ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR TO THE LEGIS- LATIVE COUNCIL. Council Chamber, 15th August, 1840. GENTLEMEN, Since we last met, Her Majesty's Secretary of State has notified to me that, by an Act of the Im- perial Legislature, your powers have been enlarged so considerably, as to enable you to extend, whenever auch a step maybe deemed necessary, the Judicial Establishments of the Colony ; and I congratulate you upon the increased responsibility thus devolved upon you. One of the first measures which I shall propose for your adoption is a Bill lo introduce Trial by Civil .Juries in Criminal cases ; a measure which I believe will be of substantial and paramount advantage, not because the system of Military Juries hitherto prevailing has not been found pure and effective and merciful, but because every free inhabitant of this Island will henceforth feel that he is subject to a high moral resp...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
Snipping Intelligence. POUT OF LAUNCESTON. Arrival.- August l8-the brig Henry, 107 tons, Toby, from Port Phillip, G. Fisher, agent, with 174 sheep and two passengers. Departure.-August 17-the schooner Entcrprizc, 53 tons, Bishop, for Port Phillip, Eddie & Co., agents-four passengers. l8-the schooner Lively, 32 tons, Taylor, for Adelaide, Connolly & Co , agents-one passenger. l8-the schooner Lowestoft, 114 tons, Ruffle, for Port Phillip, J. Griffiths, agent-twenty-seven passengers.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Ile must this wceh omit several letters of our Correspondents. Mr. Fulton in our next. Many thanks for the letter of " a Scotchman " .The mode of pondering on the reception of patients at the Colonial Hospital is most disgrace ful. far while the question - of payment is debated the man may die. We have the particulars of a case which ice shall bring under the notice of the Government. Does Mr. Kelch merely obey his orders t ' We call upon the Magistrates next licensing day to look to the parties signing the recommendations, and see that they are all within the district. We hare received a communication on the subject of New Zealand, recommending a vessel to be sent down to Port Nicholson, where there are hundreds of a good class of Emigrants anxious to come hither. Let a general sub- scription be raited. Tu a parties already purpose to give £40. There are 1SC0 British at present at Port Nicholson, but the country is densely wooded and steep hilled, and has greatly...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
LOCAL. Van Diemen's Land, we understand, is to be created a See, and the Archdeacon to be made the Bishop. We have seen the decision of Lord John Rus- sell upon Mr. Burnett's case, and have to regret that too sanguine a report should have been caught up by his friends and relatives here, as the opinion of Lord John Russell is fatal. STOCK.—On Thursday a sale of stock took place at Vincent's, at the Cross Marsh, by Mr. T. Y, Lowes, of twenty-five fat bullocks, and one thousand wethers. The bullocks fetched from £20 to £25 per head, and the wethers went off at an average of 22s. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Marianne, Captain Hayle, came to anchor in our harbour yesterday morning. She left the Isle of Wight on the 26th April, and &nbsp; consequently does not bring us any later news than that received per Asia. Captain Hayle reports having seen the wreck of a mast off the Cape on the 13th July, which he passed to leeward as close as possible, there being a he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
F' first Ship for Ziondon. THE fine bark Emu, A 1, 381 tons burthen, \V. N. Howard, com- mander» having all her dead weight on . the Wharf, and a large portion of her wool engaRed, will be quickly despatched. For freight or passage« having very superior accommo- dations, apply to tne commander on board, or to WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. New Wharf, August 16. For Sydney. THE first class ship Eamont, 800 tons, having the greater part of her cargo engaged, will have injriediate -i,,,, . despatch?- ' - ' For freight or passage, apply to Captain Joshua Walker . on board, or to Ne« Wharf, July 31. A. HAIG. for launceston. 'O sail immediately, the fine swift sailing clipper-built brig Scout, 200 tons old measurement, Captain _ Gwatkin ; the greater portion of her freight being engaged, early application is necessary, to theCaptain on board, or to WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. Kow Wharf, August 20. For Sale, IHE fine bark Samuel Cunard, 300 tons register, John Williams, commander, sails...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 204, Colonial Secretary's Office, August 7. Tickets-of- Leave have beeu granted to the following Convicts ; viz. John Alwood,. Lord Lyndoch 2 ; Patrick Barratt, Katherine Stewart Forbes ; John Burns, England ; James Bibby, Lord Lyndoch 2; William Edwards, Layton. 2; William Gemson, Lord Lyndoch 2; Thomas Hart, ditto ,* James Hamilton, ditto ; Joseph Humpson, ditto ; Mary Hannoth, Arab ; Joseph John- son, Lord Lyndoch ; Mark Oliver Peeling, Lord Wm. Bentinck ; James Riley, ditto ; Thomas Watson, Elphinstone; Thomas Yansell, Lord Win. Bentinck. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. GIOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 205, Colonial I Secretary's Office, August 10. Tickets.of-Leave have been granted to the following Convicts ; viz. Frederick Arnold, Asia 4 ; James Ashton, Aurora ; James Bryant, Bardaster ; Henry Bellingham, Arab ; George Browns wood, Elizabeth ; Timothy Collins, Katherine Stewart Forbes ; James M'Conkey, Elphin- stone ; James Douglass, Asia 4 ; Ge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 21 August 1840
For London. THE very fine fast sailing A 1 Bri- &nbsp; ^ááfíOT&Wrol JL tish-built bark Mary Hay, A. D. "Ij^SSW^f Volum, commander, is now loading, and 4sSi&isgfè$B> will be despatched for the above port the first week in October, having all her cargo ready for shipment. For passage only, having very superior cabin accommo- dations, apply to the Captain on board ; Askin Morrison, Esq. ; or KEHR, ALEXANDER, & Co. New Wharf, August 21. Wanted, a Wife. AN active middle-aged man, in the enjoyment of ' excellent health, and possessing a comfortable home and profitable business, would be happy .lo meet with a young' woman disposed to enter into the bonds of matrimony, without the usual but unneces- sary process of a formal courtship. The most unexceptionable references as to character for industry, sobriety, and honesty, will be given and required. Apply any time between the hours of six in the morning and six in the evening, ut the Adam and Eie public-ho...
Mateorological Observations, From Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
MateoroloKical Observations, From Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, at Holdrlon, 2 o'Cloch each /?*?. D.W. l'liur. Frl. Sat. Sun. Mon. 29 9 Tues. Wed. 29 5 299 29 8 29 « 29 a 29 b Wind. South Variable North West Ditto Ditto Ditto Varioble Velocity per hour. lum. 5 5 IO 10 10 10 Depth of Kain, 0.9 inch** Sun rises, 6h. 30m. Sun sets, 5h. 30m. Daylight begins, oh. 10m. Daylight entii, Gb. 50m. Length of day, Mb* vw* Day increases, 2h. fin»* Clock before sun, Pn-j"1' Moon's f.q., 4th day, J»f* All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, .».*.** 'for this Paper, should be forwarded, *>ddraud»"\ Proprietor of the Courier, early in the week. »JT Notices and Advertisements' can be received **tu J~ o'cfocA on Thursday Evening, after which tii**i . uouncemtnts, if sent, cannot appear until the entw*f week. AGENTS. * y/Mr. H. DOWLING, Bookseller, l,aunctston, -' Mr. TEGO, Bookseller, George Street, Sydney. ^^ \ Mr. J. BURNHAM HAH,, 10, Tower StreeUW«? Printed and Published by the Proprietoi, WILLI*"*...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
I TO TUE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. \ Stn, The Church Act of this colony, if not speedily amend- ed, must prove an embarrassment to the Government, and inflict upon the country an irremediable pecuniary incu- bus. It may he our local authorities will be more readily awakened to this fact, than to the notorious inapplica- bility of the act, to accomplish its professedly liberal object. In llii« town, we have an Episcopalian church, creeled at our expense of nearly ±'4000 of public money, with n revenue-endowed minister. »Some of the congregation recently became discontented willi their clergyman ; and immediately they fly to the provisions of the Church Act -subset ¡be the required declaration-although scat holders at the former church-and secure £1000 from the revenue towards the building of n second church, and a revenue-salary for a second clergyman I We iiavc also a Presbyterian church ; built partly by voluntary contributions, and partly hy aid from the re- venue ; and a revenue-end...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
LOCAL. THE Legislative Council met on Monday, and were occupied in passing several Bills, the dis- cussion of which excited no interest. They adjourned until Wednesday, which was taken up in like manner ; so also Thursday. Monday next is expected to be " a field day," being that upon which Mr. Anstey is to address the Council. CoNCEiiT.--A grand miscellaneous Concert is announced to take place at the Theatre Royal, in Campbell-street, on Monday Evening next, under the auspices of Mr. M'Leod, so well known and appreciated amongst our fellow-townsmen for his musical abilities, and long remembered as the veteran leader of the fine band of the 21 st Royal North British Fusileers. The music selected for tlic occasion comprises a very agreeable variety of the amusing «vith the scientific. The band of the 51st King's Own Light Infantry lend their powerful aid, by permission of the Colonel of the regiment ; indeed, the chief musical talent of the colony will he concentrated for the occasion...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT O[?] LAUNCESTON. No Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
Snipping: Intelligence. PORT or LAUNCESTON. No Arrivals. r>.Departure-August 22-the schooner Tamar, Bell, for Port Phillip, J. Raven, agent-passengers,' Mr. and Mrs. Cummings, Mrs. Edwards, Cnptuin Cains, Mr. Best, Mr. Shaw,.Mr. Hodges. Mr. Synnot*,1 Mr. Bell, W. Price, C. Collins, R. Shoe.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Flinder's Island, August 8, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
I TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Flinder's Island, August 8, 1840. SIR,-The insertion of the enclosed copy of a letter addressed by myself and the passengers of the City of Edinburgh, to Captain Smith, Commandant of this place, in your paper, would confer an obligation upon, Sir, your obedient servant, EDWARD FEARON, Commander of the late City of Edinburgh. . Flinder's Island, August 8,1840. &lt; DEAR SIR,-We have much pleasure previous to leaving this place, to return you our most sincere and heartfelt thanks for the extreme kindness «ve have met with at your hands since the unfortunate wreck of the City of Edinburgh ofT this Island ; your promptness to serve us, your indefatigable exertions to render our unfortunate situation comfortable, will always be re- membered with gratitude, accompanied with regret at I leaving your hospitable roof. At the same time, «ve cannot sufficiently express our approbation of your perseverance, «vheu the crew of our ill-fated vessel, and othe...
THIS MORNING[?]S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
THIS,MORNINGS POST. , , (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. Wednesday, August ZU-TUc Grain Market remains in an unsettled state, VI heat looking up. Union Steam Mills. Wheat 11s to 13s, harley 9s to 10s. onls 5s Cd to 6s, pollard Is 9d, bran Is Gd, per bimbel; flour,first quality, AJ4, second *'32, ration ¿'¿8. per ¿OOOlbs.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
TO CORRESPONDESTS. VaaiTAs in our next. Jn answer to G, we hate reason for knowing that many of the Roman Catholics disavow the Rev. Mr. Therry's petition g indeed, we believe the reverend gentleman himself Aas expressed his regret that it should have given offence to his christian brethren ; but he qualified that regret in a very strange woy, by preaching a sermon upon it last Sunday. As Captain Fenton says-"tliere is the petition-you cannot get over that." It is the positive duty of the Council to refuse, if not Mr. Therry's salary, at least to cut off the Jour Roman Catholic ministers pi ovided for in the Estimates, who are to entail > £800 a-year on the colony. We have read Mr. Thomson's letter, and have received a full account of all the facts connected with the building of Bothwell Church, from which we shall be enabled to prove that all the assistance affoi ded by the Presbyterian inhabitants, upon tthich so much stress is laid, did not - amount to *29. and that the " cart...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Launceston, August 16, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
I TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. \ Launceston, August Iii, 1840. I SIR. A letter appears in your last publication, signed " W. J. Aislabie," on the subject of education as now conducted in the public schools of the colon), under direction and coittroul of the Board of I duuition , and tlip writer gives it as his opinion that the society of Biptists, as well as the Independents, are opposed to the principle on which these schools are conducted 1 can usaiiie your coi respondent that 1 cuidially approve of that principle-so long as the publie, schools are to be supported from the revenue , and ni making this avowal, I believe I express not only the views of the Baptist society, but those of congrega tioiialists m general. These schools are modelled upon the plan of the British and Foreign School Socictj, which secures to the children taught in them pure scriptural education -the doctrines and precepts of the Bible being in- culcated only in the words of that sacred book, | which, under ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
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ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
.AAMAXTAOB, AND ABSTRACT OF MIRLIC SALES COK TH* KNSUINO Will. Sunday-August 30.-Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. rllUKCH SERVICE-PROPER LESSONS. Morning Lesions-II. Kings,ch. ft-Acts,ch. 28. Evening Lessons-li. Kings, ch. 9-Gen. Epis, of Jail. Monday-August 31. Sale-Merchandize, at his Mart-T. Y. Loiret. Sale-Irish Butter, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Tuesday-September 1 -Publicans' Licensing D»y. Wednesday-September 2. Sale-Working Bullocks, Sheep, Cattle, Horses, rip. Farming' Implements, &c, at Mawle's Yards, Bagd» -T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Five Stall-fed Bullocks, at Mawle's Yardi. Big dad-T. Y. Lowes. Thursday- September 3. Sale-Two Small Unlocatcd Orders for Land, it W» Mart-W. T. ¡Macmichael. Friday-September 4. Sale-Herd of Cattle, at Dawson'« Yards, King«-" Foint-D.' Taylor. Saturday- September 5. Sale-Pyer'i Farm, at the Company's Mart-J Stracey. ' Sale-Lund in Campbell Town, at the Company'* *>&lt; -J. C. Stracey.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. RICHMOND, August 17, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 28 August 1840
I TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. I líichninnd, August 17, 1840. | SIR, It may reasonably be demanded that he who com- plains of tiny public wrong, should point out a remedy. I have shown the unsatisfactorinessof the present plan of éducation, ils inherent defects, and its permanent in- jury tu the colony, should it be continued. The Lieutcnant-Governor has spoken of ihe education question as one surrounded willi difficulties ; 1 cannot think that the Hoard has found a passage, and steered safely through those difliculiies ; it seems to me that they are still entangled in them; that the «vorst ililli unities and dangers still beset Hiern ; and that they cannot be extricated unless a new courbe ¡s shaped for them. I accept His Excellency's description of this ques- tion ; the plan which 1 would respectfully submit lo himself, and to which I would call the attention of a discerning public, cannot be expected to be exempt from all objection ; but I humbly trust that it is free finm those...