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ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. The widow of the late Thomas Drummond, Under- secretary for Ireland, has given £1,000 to the Na tional Board of Education for the establishment of a foundation for training school-mistresses, to be called the Drummond School. The Chief Remembrancer has given £200 for the same object. It is said that the " Drummond Testimonial" will be placed in the grounds attached to these schools. The important suit between the Irish Society of London «ad the Lord Bishop of Derry terminated on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Court of Common Pleas, by a verdict for the latter. The cause of action was the right of presentation to the church living of Camos, in the diocese of Derry, which has long been the sub- ject of very expensive litigation. The Wellington memorials-we9t end and east end-Chantrey and Wyatt-will be erected in the summer of 1843. Brighton is to be fortified if the present prospects of peace should become again clouded. The population of the United Kingdom is com- puted ...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 6th April, 1841. SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, Gth April, 18-11. SALE »V PUBLIC AUCTION. On Monday, the 12tli instant, at 11 o'clock, Mr, Stracey will sell by public auction, at the Commissariat Stoics, on ac- count of the Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy, the Frison Fittings, Stores, &c, landed from the male convict ship British Sovereign. Tel ms-cash ; and the lots to be removed immediately after «Lo «ni» GEORGE MACLEAN, A CG.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 7th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICF, Hobart Town, 7f/i April,1841. Required for the service of the ¡Marine Department, Une Ship's Hearth, with Boilers and Oven complete. Tenders for the above will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the I4t.li instant. GEORGE ¡MACLEAN, A.U.ti.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrivals.-April 7-U.M. bark Erebus, 10 guns, Captain Sir John Ross, from a voyage of discovery. 7-U.M. bark Terror, 10 guns, Captain Crozier, R.N., from n voyage of discovery. Departure.-April 7-the brig Transfer, 173 tons, for Syd- ney, with sundries, IMPORTS. Vtstcls entered Inwards from the 2d April to the 6th April, 184\, inclusive. Per brig Lord Hobart--30 bullocks, 350 sheep, Order. Per schooner Marys-35 chests and 10 half chests lea, Reeves & Co ; 2 bhds geneva, J. T. Waterhouse, Per schooner Adelaide-201 sheep, li. Jones 6c Co. ; 28 casks pork, Order. Per brig Regia-245 boxes raisins, 20 quarter casks wine, Montefiore & Co ; 72'i boxes fruits, 75 pipes, 125 half pipes, and 150 quarter pipes Cape wine, J. & It W. Murdoch. PORT PHILLIP. The Lively from South Australia to Launceston, put in at William's Town fur a supply'.of water, brings further intelli- gence regarding the wreck which we announced in a late n...
THE CABINET. THE WIDOW'S CHARGE AT HER DAUGHTERS BRIDAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
THE CABINET. THE WIDOW'S CHARGE AT HER DAUGHTERS BRIDAL. BT MRS. X» H. SICOUBHEV. Deal gently, tbou, whose hand has won The young bird from her nest away, Where careless 'neath a vernal sun She gailycaroll'd day by day ; The haunt is lone-the heart must grieve, From whence her timid wing doth soar. The pensive list, at hush of eve, Yet hear her gushing sound no more. Deal gently with her,-thou art dear, Beyond what vestal lips have told ; And like a lamb, from fountains clear. She turns, confiding, to thy fold : She round thy sweet, domestic bower, The wreathes of changeless love shall twine/ Watch for thy step at vesper hour. And blend her holiest prayer with thine. Dealgently, thou, when far away, 'Mid stranger scenes, her foot shall rove. Nor let thy tender cares decay, The soul of woman lives in love : And should'st thou, wondering, mark a tear Unconscious from her eyelid break. Be pitiful, and soothe the fear That man's strong heart can ne'er partake. A Mother yields her gem to...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
TO OUR S Uli SCRIBE It S. We leg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the 3I«&lt; December, 1840, now in the course of deliver;/. We at the. same time apprise those persons who have continued to receive our paper for three or four years, without once condescending to notice the terms of subscription, that toe shall place their accounts in the hands of vur Solicitorfor recovera.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
MISCELLANEOUS. The Dutte of Kent.-The affectionate remembrance we retain of its lamented owner may have added to my regret and increased the interest I felt in this lonely and pecu- liar ruin. In the Duke of Kent the Nova Scotians lost a kind patron and a generous friend. The loyalty of the people, which, when all America was revolting, remained firm and unshaken, and the numerous proofs he received of their attachment to their King aud to himself, made an impression upon his mind that was neither educed or weakened by time or distance. Should these pages hap- pily meet the eye of a Colonial Minister, who has other objects in view than the security of place or the interests of a party, may they remind bim of a duty that has never been performed but by the illustrious individual, whose former residence among us gave rise to these reflections. This paper is designed for the cottage, and not for the palace ; and the author has not the presumption even to hope that it can ever be bouour...
GAZETTE. [CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
GAZETTE [CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. ?Return of Grain and Flour exported lrotn tne port or Hobart Town for the week ending 7th April, 1841, inclu- sive:-Barley, 30 bushels ; wheat, 132ditto; flour, 15tons. Return of Grain and Flour esported from the port of Laun- ceston during the week ending 3rd April, 1841, inclusive: - -Barley, li bushels; Oats, 1040 ditto; wheat,203 ditto ; flour,' 6k tons. G. II. BARNES, Collector.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 29th March, 1841. ROYAL ENGINEER DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, i«J//i March, 1841. 'ItOTAL ENGINEER DEPARTMENT. "Tenders will bo received at this UJJice unlit v¿ OCIOCK on Wednesday, the 21st ol' April, for the supply of Charcoal required by the Royal Engineer Department during the period commencing on the 1st May, 1S41, to 31st March, 1843. 'CONDITIONS. The Contract to be in force from the timo of acceptance, but determinadle nt any period after three months, on cither party giving the other notice in writing. The Charcoal A&lt;jJbe'of the best quality, and delivered into the Royal EngiSjer Yard, Macquarie Point, as may be ordered. VÏP Persons tendôrjrïg' will also name two respectable.sccur¡Lies for the fulfilméntíbf their Contract. Payments torbJÊmSûe quarterly. Tenders to/JJuVïnclosed in "an -envelope, and endorsed, "Tender foc'-CnJärcoal, Royal .Engineer Department, Hobart Town." . ' '" GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.U.
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 7TH APRIL, 1841. In re Salmon. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
INSOLVENT COURT. WEDNESDAY, 7th April, 1841. In re Salmon. Our readers will recollect thatthe final hearing of this &nbsp; cas, with respect to the insolvents discharge, was post- &nbsp; &nbsp; poned to this day, in 01 dei to afield Captain Macdonald, the opposing cn di lol, au oppoituuil) of producing addi- tion« I cudi net on the suhjttt of trie nee purchase. Mi John Walker vis ixanumd bj Captain Macdonald, hut nothing mutt rial to the point al issut was ein ited. Mi. Wallu r stated that he lud pttichascd of Salmon 10U tona of thi> neo winch had bftn KntiiKed down lo bun at Mr. Macmichael'«, u ponton of which he (Mr. W.) had after warda leiulcied lo the Government, lie did nut tender it as Salman's commission njii'iit ; Tilth regard lo the munt') which Salmon li.x1 bon on ed ufCaptum Mai donald, lie tu bl kum of it about June or Jnl) last, and in Ibu follow- ing manuel -A bill, drawn b) Suhiuii and accepted by Johnstone, had beta put into the bank, of wh...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
INDIA. WE have received files of the Englishman and Calcutta Courier to the middle of January. No intelligence had been received from China later than that which has already reached us from Singapore. Sir Hugh Gough had sailed from Madras in Decem- ber by the Cruuer to assume the command of the Chinese Expedition. He was succeeded in his com- mand of the Mysore division of the Madras army by Major-General Allen. It will be seen from the General Order published by Major-General Brooks, that a very gallant action lias been fought at Kotrah between 9Ö0 of the native infantry, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Marshall, and about 4000 of the enemy who had evacuated Khelat. Private accounts agree in re- presenting the position as very strong by nature and difficult of access ; but the determined gallantry of the troops overcame every obstacle. Nusscer Singh, the principal chieftain, made his escape : but Colonel Marshall again overtook him in the hills, when he agreed to surrender,...
ADELAIDE PRESS. CASE OF MR. MACPHERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
ADELAIDE PRESS. CASE OF MR. MACPHERSON. A contemporary informs us that Mr. Macpherson hu directed actions of damages for false imprisonment to be forthwith instituted against Captain O'Halloran, Police Commissioner, Robert Gouger, Esq., Colonial Secretary, and George Hall, Esq., Private Secretary, the magistrates who committed Mr. Macpherson to prison, on the sus* picion of wilful fire raising. Under such circumstances, it would, perhaps, be the fairest course to say nothing that could prejudice the trial of these important cases, nod we shall accordingly confine ourselves to a brief and final notice of the gross misstate in en t affecting the legal reputation and honourable cha- racter of his Honor Judge Cooper, put forth by a contení, porary, if not under the direct dictation, certainly under the immediate influence and supervision, of the Advocat«. General. We state then, aud for the last time, that the assertion that Judge Cooper charged the Grand Jury to ignore the bill against...
VICTORY AT KOTRAH. Field Army Orders by Major General Brookes, Sukkur, 6th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
VICTORY AT KOTRAH. Field Army Orders by Major General Brookes, Sukkur, Gtlt December, 1840. *' Major General Brookes has much satisfaction in noti- fying to llic troops composing the Field Anny, the signal success which has attended thal portion of it stationed at Kolrah, under Lieutenant-Colonel Marshall. " The Major-General having received authentic intelli- gence that Nusscer Khan, with the garrison of Kelat, about 4000 men, had beeu encamped in a strong position in the hills, within 8 miles of Kotruh, and that reinforce- ments to the extent of many thousands were on the road from Tliull, to join bim, directed Lieutenant Smith, 15th Bengal Infantry, and Acting A. D. C. to the Major-Gene- ral, to proceed express to Lieuteuaut-Colonel Marshall's camp with orders for the Lieutenant-Colonel to attack the Khan in his posilion. Lieulenaut Smith left this at 2 o'clock on the 28th, aud although his progress was greatly impeded by fulling iu with a large body of the enemy's Cavalry, who f...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
¿SSTA,FOR PORT PHILLIP.-(RegularTrader). =JPiS. The fast-sailing brig LOUD IIOHAttT, ii. B. II A RUURG l-l, commander, now loading for the above port, will meet with quick dispatch ; is excellently fitted for Stock anil has superior accommodation for passengers. For freight or passage apply to the commander on board, or to 4 Hobart Town, April 6. WILLIS, GAKKETT, & Co. GRAND GALA and FANCY DRESS BALL_ At the request of several Ladies and Gentlemen of Ililli respectability, this popular and unrivalled entertainment will take place on BASTER MONDAY, the 12th instant, at the Pavilion, adjoining the Rose and Croirn. Tile Promenades, á la Muzard, with all their attractions, will he intioduced. An entire change of IMubic and Singing. A gi eat variety of Fancy Dresses and Costumes of all Na- tions will be provided. The performance on the Slack Rope having mci with such unbounded applause, will be repeated with several new feats, and will take place at an earlier hour than heretofor...
POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
POLICE Mr. Martin, of the Ordnance Arms, appeared to answer the complaint of D. C. Baines with committing a breach of the Licensing Act. Information withdrawn. Mr. Molloy also appeared to a similar complaint, which had been filed against him by Constable Goodwin; it &nbsp; suffered the fate of its predecessor. Philip Phillips, ticket-of-leave, charged by that very active functionary Constable Goodwin with stealing wood, the property of the constuble. The case was dismissed, there being no foundation for the charge. The magistrale directed thal it should uot be recorded against Phillips. James Hay, assigned to Mr. Swan, charged by Ù. C. Swift with leaving his horse and cart iu the street while in a public house. Fourteen nights iu a cell, doing his work by day. Samuel Sissey and Robert Hughes, assigued to Captain Swuuston, charged with being in Mr. Coolcy's public house yesterday. Each six days' solitary confinement. John Green, assigned to Mr. Flegg, charged with being at Ka...
THE COURIER. Stremie at Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
THE COURIER. Strenue et Urespere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 9. IT is our pleasing task to announce the safe return to our port of H. M. Discovery ships Erebus and Terror. Captains Ross and Crozier, after a voyage of six months to the antarctic pole. Our readers will be happy to learn that the expe- dition has been crowned with the most complete suc- cess, for though they reached not the exact position of the magnetic pole, owing to the immense barriers of ice, and ice-covered mountain that intervened, they were enabled to fix it at about one hundred miles dis- tance from them, as nearly as could be ascertained from the observation of the needle. The Erebus and Terror left Hobart Town on the 12th November, 1840, and arrived at the Auckland Islands on the 20th ; having completed the ne- cessary observations there, they sailed on the 12th December for Campbell Island, which they reached the following day, and having furnished the requisite observations in the South harbour of that isl...
GEELONG—CORIO IN 1850. [Extracted from an unpublished Edition of the Universal Gazeteer.] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
GEELONG-CORIO IN 1850. [Extracted from an unpublished Edition of the Universal Gazcteer "\ The most remarkable characteristic of this great city is, that it has outstripped all the tovtns which were fur advanced before Corio was heard of. Ten years ago, there wera only about a dozen houses, where now flourishes the Emporium of the Aus trulasiatic Nations. The City of Corio is situated at the south- western corner of a beautiful harbour of the same name. The appearance of the city from the bay is imposing and picturesque, but the view is obstructed by the forest of masts, and the clouds of smoke emitted by the steamers which are eternally arriving" and departing. It is difficult to fix upon the boundary line between the city and the suburbs, for the shores of the bay arc so thickly studded with villas, ship-yards, private wharfs, &c., from Point Henry to Saltwater Creek, that it appears to be one immense metropolis. That part of the town which slopes towards the bay displays ...
GENERAL REPORT OF COLONIAL LAND AND EMIGRATION BOARD. Colonial Land and Emigration Office, 9, Park Street, Westminster, 6th August 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
GENERAL REPORT OF COLONIAL LAND AND EMIGRATION BOARD. Colonial Land and Emigration Office,, 9, Park Street, Westminster, 6th August 1840. My Lord-With reference to that part of your Lordship's first instructions to us by which we arc required to make pe 'tiodical reports of our proceedings, we arc desirous now to endeavour to bring before your Lordship some general ac- count of the manner in which \vc have been occupied up to the present time. At the outset of a new office, our chief at- tention has necessarily been directed to a survey of the prin- cipal scenes of our operations, and to settling the principles by which our course should hereafter be guided. Instead therefore, of extending the present communication to any great length, we shall perhaps better offer the proposed re- trospect by referring to the several reports we have already hail to submit on the condition of various colonies, and on ge- neral questions relating to them; and we annex a schedule therefore, of such re...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 April 1841
,FOR LONDON.-(To sail on the 26th in _ stant.)-The first-class bark HINDOO, 310 tons, C. li. VAN ZUILICOM, commander, having nearly the whole of her cargo engaged, will positively be dispatched on the above date. For freight or passage, having superior accommodation, apply to the commander on bunn!, or to New Wharf, April 8. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. ,FOR MADRAS and CALCUTTA, touching at _' KING GEORGE'S SOUND.-Tiru splendid fast-sailing first-class bark BRITISH SOVEREIGN, 880 tons, J. COW, master, will sail for the above ports the first week in April. She is a new vessel, and having very superior accommodations, is well adapted for stock. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, March 25. W. M. OHR. ,FOR SAN BLAS and the Western Coast of _MEXTCO, calling at SYDNEY or PORT NICHOLSON, (should sufficient, inducement offer )-The LADY RAFFLES, A 1,800 tons, EDWARD HIGHT, commander. For freight or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to Old Wha...