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TEMPERATURE OF BOILING WATER. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
TEMPERATURE OF BOILING WATER. To the Editors 0/ the Sydney Morning Herald &nbsp; &nbsp; Gentlemen,—I addressed to you my former remarks on the above subject, in the charac- ter of an enquirer. In the some character, I again venture to trespass on your notice. But I will first convey to Mr. àBecket my thanks for his communication, and the trouble he has taken to test, in some degree, what he justly calls an "important" question. I must also confess, &nbsp; that the experiments he has made do not quite satisfy my enquiry, in the reply to which there is nothing concerned but an earnest de- sire to be put in possession of sufficient data on which to depend in the endeavour to explain some curious apparent anomalies in the atmosphere of Australia. It maybe proper to state, that in my former letter there was inadvertently a necessity for critical correction of what was said about Emu Ford. It should not have been said, [line missing] &nbsp; "all" but some o...
IMMIGRATION.—1842. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE IMMIGRATION COMMITTEE. THE RIGHT REV. THE LORD BISHOP OF AUSTRALIA, IN THE CHAIR. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
IMMIGRATION.-1842. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE IMMIGRATION COMMITTEE. THF. RIGHT REV. THE LORD BISHOP OF AUSTRALIA, IN THE CHAIR. Wednesday, May 25. Francis Lewis Shaw Merewether Esq., Agent for Immigration, called and examined : 1. You are Agent for Immigration, and Chairman of the Immigration Board? 1 um. 2. How long have you held these Offices ? About ten months. 3. During that time, it ha» been your duty to examine the Immigrants on arrival ? It has. 4. Have the Immigrants introduced within that period been exclusively on the Bounty System ? Yes. 5. Can you furnish the Committee with a Return of the Immigrants introduced into this Colony on whom Bounty has been paid, or is now payable, from the date of the Returns in last year's Report up to the present period ? I can, and will prepare such a Return. 6. Does the principal business of ex- amining into the qualifications of Immi- grants on their arrival, devolv« upon you ? It does. 7. Are you sufficiently acquainted with ...
DO[?]TIC INTELLIG[?]NCE. INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. THURSDAY[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
I »oraaaxxo tmrax,i,%amttom. INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. T,."n0t>.T BtroRE the Chief Commissioner, rnooF oí- claims. In the estate of Robert Collins, a single meeting; W. G. A. FiUhardinge, £26 Os. lid. The meeting allowed the insolvent his wear- ing apparel and tools. In tha estate of William Cornelius Uhr; T, Davies, £3 17s. 7d. ; Henry Iiler, £28 Ss. ; K. C. Gordon, £i 12s. 7d. ; Gabriel Bennett, CIO 15s. 6d. Iii the estate of Robert Campbell ; J. Da- vies, £16 l)s. 4d. ; Forbes and Co. £82 10s.; N. Bushby, £20 7s. Gd. ; D. Jones and Co., £8 11s. lid. ; Archibald Campbell, £190 15s. 5d. The meeting allowed this insolvent his wearing npparcl, and ordered his other pro- perty to be sold. In the cstnte of George Leonard Cooper, a special meeting?: F. M. Stokes, £1 17s. (id. ; Kemp and Fuirfux-, £3 6s. ; W. Pendray, £137 7s. 9d. ; Isaac Levey, £29 3s. In the estate of Alexander Goold, a first meeting: Ramsay and Young, £52 5s. 9d.; John Robertson, £100. In the estate of Nathaniel Stew...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
SPECIAL NOTICE. THE Subscribers to this Paper, and the Public generally, are respectfully informed, that in future Ilia following Rules will be strictly ¡adhered to : ; In Sydney.-No new Subscribers will be received without one quarter being paid in advance, for which ten per cent, will be allowed ; the sub icription in advance being 13s. 6d. 1er quarter. , In the Country.-No new Sub- scribers will be received without Shalf-a-year being paid in advance, jfor which len per cent, will be al- lowed ; the subscription in advance beinp £1 11s. 6d. per half year ; and the Proprietors must be furnished at the time with a written under- taking that all future payments, both for subscription and charges of « advertisements, shall be made in IfSydney, or by the hands of an Agent % In all cases, whether in Town or ^Country, the names of persons will Jbe btruck off the subscription list, flwhen the arrears against them have ISfetood over twelve months, and pro- ceedings for recovering the amoun...
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
COASTERS OUTWARDS. September 22 -Elna Anne, 32, Gaunson, for Poit Albert, with sundries Traveller t thule, Ifi, Rail, for the Paterson, wr>h sun- dries. Sarah, 49, Anderson, for Luke Mnc «inane, with sundries Union, 32, Thom, for Shoalhaven, with sundries. Stranger, 26, M'Lcan, for Port Aiken, with sundries SI i anger, 26, Brooks, for the M'Leay, with sundries. Clearance -For Launceston, the schooner Deborah, Captain Wing, with sundries. Pas bongers-Mrs Wing and child. The Shamrock met with very heavy weather on Wednesday last. She fell in with the llarl Durham, Captain Tindall, jesterdny, off Newcastle, which vessel left this foi Calcutta the 5th instant, she has encountered n tornada, in which she enrned away her mizen mast, lib-boom, and fore mid miim-top-mnsts, mid m as coining bick to Sydney undci jury-masts, she may therefore be expected in this morning There were no vessels lying at Moreton Bay when the Shami otk left
To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
Tothe Editors of the Sydney Morn^^M Gentlemen.-A great deal of gj o4l[| doubtless, justly so, has been rttnWJJ 1 British Government, for the in»"'uu , U inêâi«r*i which hAve haä a tendettíy lo bring Shout tho present embarrassed state of Una olony-but were we to look a little nearer àome were, we to take a glance atthepro icedir.gs of our legislative body, we should tot be surprised at people who reside 15,000 Liles distance from us, committing those Egregious mistakes for which we are now iiiffermg, when we find our own sages display jo much ignorance in the dischurgc of the Impoitniit trust that has been delegated to This remark has forced itself upon my attention, in consequence of the reportand re- lent discussion on Immigration. That labour i and will continue to be wanted, I hesitnto jot to say, admits not of dispute. The only thing for us to consider is, how ore we to get Jt for the price that wo can alford to pay for Mt / This colony is peculimly favoured in loint of geograp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
ro» TRI PATBBSOBT, ir/r. rnHE FINK CUTTER ft/MiV A TRAVELLER'S BRIDE, ^¡¿WfV-ÍSw will leave Jaques's Wharf for PsX^cSiifc*' ^e above place, on Saturday. For particulars apply to the master, on board, orto J. H. DALLAS. Wharf, September 22. 4139 FOB OXiAltaiYOa KXVSM. THE BESSY, 70 tom, clean at the Customs to-morrow, and proceeds to sea direct, a? The ABSOLUTION, 50 tons, on the 29lh instant. The fine new sloop ESTHER, CO tons, to follow in ten days. These vessels being in- tended as regular traders will be despatched on or about every tenth day. For freight or pas- sage, at low rates, apply on board, or to JAMES COOK. Union Wharf, September 23. 4145 For Shelbourne, Port FMUlp. Til E FINE SCHOONER BERTHA, will meet with immediate des _jpatcli, For freight or passage apply to J. B. METCALFE, Lower George-street. September 23. 4124 TOM HOBAST TOWV »XStHOT. 1HE FINE SCHOONER MARIAN WATSON, 'finley, matter, (now lying at the _Queen's Wharf.) This vesael wiii"positiveIy sail for the abov...
NOTITI[?] AUSTRALASIAN[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 23 September 1842
NOTlTIÆ AUSTRALASIANÆ. Grey's Travels in North-west and Western Australia. Vol. II. (Fifth Notice.) The information collected by Captain Grey respecting the habits and customs of the aborigines is certainly valuable, but whether applicable to the tribes inhabiting New South Wales is not easily determined. Indeed the author says, that the same singularity obtains both in customs and language, viz., that the inhabitants of dis- tricts widely removed assimilate greatly, whilst the intermediate ones differ con- siderably from either. This would seem to afford another argument against a com- &nbsp; mon stock for all the tribes. As to language, to return for a moment to that subject, it is undoubted that words, used in New South Wales, are found in other parts of Australia. Thus Captain Grey quotes a speech that was to have been spoken by the native Miago, if he had been appointed Governor, instead of Mr. Hutt, at Swan River. In that speech occur the words "Bunbury gur- rang." The...
WINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 24 September 1842
WINES. Sherry.... Inwood, perhhd.;C12to 20 O O Bottled, per doz. 20s. to I 10 0 Port.Iuwood,perhhd.JÜ22to 55 0 0 Bottled, per *oz. 22s. to 112 0 Claret .. ..In wood, per hbd. (nominal) Bottled, per doz. 10s. to I 0 0 Madeira. (nominal) Teneriffe .. In wood, ner pipe ditto Marsala ..Ditto ...". 20 0 0 Lisbon.. ..Ditto. ditto Cape .... Company's brand. 12 0 0 Other brands. None. Champagne Per dozen. X2 10s. to 5 0 0
COASTERS OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 24 September 1842
; _ COASTERS OUTWARDS. _ September 23.-Thntle, steamer, 127, Mul > hall, for the Hunter, with sundries; Jess, 77, Bennett, for the M'Lcay, with sundries; Sovereign, steamer, 119, Cape, for the Hunter, ?with sundries; Elizabeth, 32, Stephen, for the Williams River, with sundries ; Dove, 13, Hart, for Brisbane Water, in ballast.
SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 24 September 1842
SPIRITS. Rum ....IS to 20 O.P., per gall.. 0 4 0 «to 10 O.P..,. 0 3 8 1 to 5 O.P.. 0 3 G Underproof. 0 3 2 Bengal. 0 0 10 Brandy ... Cognac.3s. Cd. to 0 6 ti Spanish. 0 2 G Hollands.. lu wood (pale). 0 3 G Tinged. 0 2 0 Gin.4-gallon cases...' 12 0 Ditto..0 11 0 Whisky... Per gallon (dull). 0 4« Arrack_Ditto. 0 10 Cherry Brandy (pints) per dozen .. 0 l8 0
CLEARANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 24 September 1842
CLEARANCES. For Hobart Town, the schooner, Nancy, Captain Sheridan, with cedar, &c. Passenger -Mr. E. Thornton. For Calcutta, the ship. Isabella Watson, Captain M'Donald, in ballast. Passengers Mr. P. Gardener, Lieut, Swittanham, H. M. flTllt Regiment, Lieut. Hollingsworth, H. M. 10th Regiment, and Mrs. Hollingsworth. JExTRACT FROM A COMMUNICATION FROM Captain Richards, of li. M. Colonial Brio " Victoria." Wo rounded Stephen's Island, in Blind Bay, on our way towards Nelson Haven, and worked to the southward dining the night, with a light breeze ; next morning we passed Cruxelles Bay, with the wind from the sen ward, and when about eight miles from the harbour saw the commencement of the Shingle Bunk, by which it is formed, along which we run for a distance of one and a half or two miles, anchoring in seven fathoms, one mile from the bar, when a pilot carne on board and took the brig into harbour with the flood tide. [¿.It is advisable, in proceeding to this Port, to keep th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Morning Herald — 24 September 1842
! ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE. Saturday, September 24, Wn.r, be repeated, Buckatone's Play, in three acts, called j BEAUX AND BELLES; or, Sinolb Life. j The Highland Fling, in character, by Mr. I Chambers. Fas de Deux, by the Misses JoncB. Tu conclude with the popular drama milled 1 MABEL'S CURSE ; or, A Tale or the i Cavaliers. 4153 .* TO OOXRBgVOHDIHTB We cannot insert the letter respecting Jacqua , church, unless the writer stmds his name lo the Office, as a guarantee of the accuracy of ¡ his statements.