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SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 7th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Tlh April, 1841. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my office, is advertised by me, in compliance with the protisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." M'Ra r. Salmon, writ receited February 10, levy Fe- bruary 19; Buller r. same, writ received March 4, levy March Same v. same, writ received March 13, levy March 20, Oatlands. Sale-On Saturday, April 24, at I o'clock, at Oatlands, A quantity of household furniture, horse, &c. &c, interest in and to the dwelling-house : unless these executions are previously satisfied. PETER FRASER, Sheriff.
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. INFLUENCES OF TEXAS ON COMMERCE, SLAVERY, AND COLONIZATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. INFLUENCES OF TEXAS ON COMMERCE, SLAVERY. AND COLONIZATION. "WHEN Lord Palmerston and General Hamilton put their signatures the other day to a treaty of commerce between Great Britain and Texas, an event was ac- complished which can hardly fail to exert very im- portant influences on the trading relations of this country with America, and it may perhaps be added, on the cha- racter and progress of British colonization everywhere. We shall endeavour to show the nature of these influ- ences, separating the good from the bad, and distin- guishing between the probable and apparently inevi- table. But first it may be well to observe, that the speculations which we have hitherto indulged with re- gard to Texas are no longer mere speculations, but have -been in a great measure realized. We pretend not to have in any degree promoted the recognition by En° land of the nationality of Texas ; but that we had some forecast of the coming measure will now be scarcely ...
LILLIPUTIAN STEAMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
LILLIPUTIAN STEAMER. The following extract of a private letter, dated Boulogne, on Thursday, contains some interesting particulars relative to the state of public feeling in that town and its vicinity : "The douaniers were in a state of excitement this afternoon. &nbsp; If report was to believed, war had been declared by England against France. At a distance from the heights a nondescript vessel was seen, to all appearance a washing tub, with a tobacco pipe (fuming and spitting out tiny volumes of smoke) in the centre. What the object of this strange craft be was the general enquiry. No one could answer the question. The Custom-house gentry took the alarm, and despatched a pilot boat to reconnoitre. All was anxiety. The little steamer neared the harbour. Anxious enquiries were made, and from one of the four men on board the answer was given-from Dover. "Question--Your tonnage? &nbsp; "Answer--One ton, &nbsp; &nbsp; "Your steam power ?--Two-horse. &...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 9th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 9th April, 1841. " Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commission- ers appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 9th day of June next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered : William Mansfield, Glenorchy, Buckingham, 50a., origi- nally ordered to the applicant ; claim dated 17th Febru- ary, 1841.- Bounded on the north east by 13 chains 55 links south-easterly along a location to Margaret Wishart, on the south east by 46 chains 40 links south-westerly along land originally located to Silvester Lush since granted to Richard William Fryett and land originally located to John Earle since granted to John Dunn, on the south west by 10 chains north-westerly along land originally located to Samuel Mcaney, on the north west by 8 chains 62 links north-easterly along that location and by a continued north-easterly line of 30 chains 8 links along a location original...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
An attempt is made to draw an invidious distinc- tion between the supporters of transportation and the upholders of free institutions ; but the times are out of joint for such an experiment. Our reasons for regarding the continuance of transportation as a benefit to the colony, are>-because in the first place we feel confident it does not produce the evil effects charged against it by the enemies of our moral and social condition, which this writer would infercntially assume to be the case ; and in the hext place, the ad- vantage, in a pecuniary point of view, is undoubtedly great, in the means which it affords us of a continuous supply of labour, and the encouragement which it gives to trade and agriculture in the large expenditure it creates. Such advantages we are ill-inclined to exchange for a bill of moonshine, such as that offered to the people of New South Wales, and we are con- tent to abide by the present order of things. People arc tired of the doleful winnings of drive...
THE COURIER. Strenue of Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, APRIL 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
THE COURIER. gtvrnue et ÎJvogpcrp. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, APRIL J 3. THE following Police arrangements are consequent upon the departure of Major Wentworth :-Mr. Breton to go to Launceston, Captain Forth to Rich* mond, Mr. Torlesse to Campbell Town, and Mr. John Forster to Hamilton. THE tenders for the supply of wheat at Hobart Town and Launceston have been accepted by the Go vernment at seven and sixpence the bushel. IN noticing- the recent voyage of discovery made by the Erebus and Terror to the Antarctic Pole, we com- mitted an error in stating that they proceeded only four degrees farther than the expedition under the command of Commodore D'Urville. On further re- ference to the account published by Commodore D'Urville himself, we find that Captain Ross pene- trated eleven degrees lower south thau the Astrolabe or Zélé, and four degrees more than any vessel has ever yet reached. There can be little doubt that the Americans saw the land of the same coast, but they have made some m...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrival».-April 9-the steamer Sea Hone, 500 tons, Browning, from London, Od October, and Lisbon, 21st De- cember, with sundries-passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Webb, D. M'Lawrie, Esq , T. Crawford, Esq., R. Tennell, Esq., Mr. Hull, Mr. Huggins, Mr. M'Taggart, G. D. Webb. Esq., Mr. Merrick, Mr. Whiteworth, Edward Renny, Dr. Johnstone 11- the brig Brothers. 121 tons, M'Kenzie, from Port Phillip, 1st April, with sheep, Strachan, agent-passengers, Mr. Reid, Mr. Ricketts, Mr. Armytage, Captain Smith, Mr. Candle. Mr. Mills. Departures.- April 9- the ship Indian, 241 tons, Hebert, for the whaling, -with oil. bone, &c. 9-the bark Caernarvon, 224 tons, Irving, for the whaling, with oil, bono, &c. 12-the schooner Marys, 61 tons, Clinch, for South Aus tralia, with sundries. PORT OP LAUNCESTON. Arrivals_April 5-the schooner Tamar, 117 tons, Bell, from Port Phillip, J. Raven, agent, with sheep-passengers, Messrs. King, Alison, Hulton, Campbell...
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 75. Colonial Secretary's Office, 7th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 75. Colonial Secretary's Office 7th April, 1841. &nbsp; &nbsp; Memoranda of Pardon have been issued for the following convicts until Her Majesty's pleasure be known; &nbsp; &nbsp; viz.- Free Pardon.- Thomas Caines, Medway; Elijah Gilkes, &nbsp; &nbsp; Caledonia 2; Richard Keens, Proteus-; John Waldon, Prince of Orange; William Osborne, Earl St. Vincent; Michael Shaughnessy, Minerva; John Paul Gooch, Amity. Conditional Purdon.- William Andrews, Royal George; Benjamin Budworth, Woodford; Robert Buxton, Royal George; Patrick Clarke, Bussurah Merchant; William Coates, Roslyn Castle ; Isaac Dowling, Bengal Merchant; Thomas Groves, Layton; Charles Hardyman, Andromeda; &nbsp; William Hunt, Clyde; Mark Hatfield, ditt; Charles Hartam, John; Wm. Naylor, Southworth; John Osborne, &nbsp; &nbsp; Manlius; Henry Hughes, Royal George; John Jenks, Woodford ; Thomas Jones, Clyde; William Kennett, &...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
JÄSHFOR LONDON.-(To sail on the 26th in ffiB^E. stant.)-The first-class bark HINDOO, 310 tons, C. L. VAN ZUILICOM, communder, having nearly the «hole of her cargo engaged, will positively be dispatched on the above date. For freight or passage, having superior accommodation, apply to the commander on board, or to New Wharf, April 8. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. rfjÇSgFOR MADRAS and CALCUTTA, touching at Jggîjï. KING GEORGE'S SOUND.-The splendid fast-sailing first-class bark BRITISH SOVEREIGN, 380 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, npply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, March 25. W. M. Ona. *áfILF0R SYDNEY, PORT NICHOLSON, & SAN Ä2säi BLAS. West Coast of Mexico.-To sail on the 24th instant_The LADY RAFFLES, A 1,800 tons, EDWARD HIG HT, commander. For freight or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to Old...
THE CLOCKMAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
THE CLOCKMAKER. THE volume containing the third series of the snyings and doings of Ihatveiy amusing and instructive individual, Samuel Slick of Slickvitle, has just been published No modern book can give a better insight into the politics, pre- judices, manners, modes of thinking and acting of the in- habitants of the United States than this Samuel Slick knows his countrymen well, has discernment to ice (heir faults and failings, honesty enough to avow his ona opi- nions, and wit enough to make his discernment und his honesty avail ible to the purposes of exposure, rebuke, and amendment. He is the shrewdest traveller through tin " Mates" that li is jet perambulated Hie " where-abouts" of Jonathan He has penetrad d all the retirements of his fellow countrymen and has pet formed a most worthy office to them in holding up for their inspection and im- provement a mirror iu which are reflected all their absur- dities, llliberality, nationalism, narrow mindedness, and ignorance. Samuel S...
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. 1st April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. Ist April, 1841. The following ship letters, having been pul into the unpaid box since the 1st ultimo, are lying at this office for the sea-postage : England-Mrs. Groves,London ; Mr. Elliott, Plymouth. New South Wales-ArthurDoolin, Esq., Sydney. King George's Sound-Miss Nairn, Albany. I'ort Phillip-A. E. M. Allan, Esq., Melbourne ; Robert Burke, Esq., ditto. South Australia-Mrs. Myers, Adelaide-; Mr. T. C. Sims, Gawler Place, Adelaide. ST. JOHN E. BROWNE, Postmaster.
SYDNEY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
SYDNEY NEWS. The overland mail has furnished us with papers to the 27th ultimo, from which we make a brief abstract. Mr. Justice Burton arrived on the 25th. Mr. Stephen was sworn iu as a permanent judge ; Mr. Therry as Attorney-General, and Mr. A'Beckett as Solici- tor-General, on the 20th ultimo.-Port Phillip Gazette, April 7.
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd April 1841 The under-mentioned individuals have been duly licensed Hawkers and Carriers, from the dates set after &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; their names, in accordance with the provisions of the Hawkers and Carriers' Act : Hawkers-Jas. Binks, residing at Hobart, from the 4th ult. ; Timothy Morriu, ditto, 4th ditto; John Cass, alias John Smith, Longford, 26th ditto; Ann Fisher, Hobart, 17th ditto ; William Woodman, Launceston, 23id ditto. Carrier-James Boukelt, residing at Longford, from the 12th ult. M. FORSTER, Chief Police Magistrate.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
.PORT PHILLIP: &nbsp; OUR Port Phillip papers, received this morning, reach to the 7th April. We extract the following ; The Supreme Court- The first step towards putting in harness the officers of the Court was taken on Monday last, by the administration of the oaths of office and alle- giance to the Judge, the Sheriff Depute, the Deputy Re- gistrar, and the officer to the Sheriff. This ceremony look place at the Police office, Mr. Montgomery, as Clerk of the Peace, officiating.- Port Phillip Gazette, April 7. Weather.-The rain has at length visited us with appa- rent earnest, and having commenced with the first quarter of the moon, we may anticipate its continuance at least more or less to the 22nd of the month, according to the notions of the weather-wise, that being the day of the new moon. This change in the Weather was ushered forth in thunder squalls attended with vivid lightning, aud a slight gale of wind from the westward of short duration, which cir- cumstances are...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
LANDING, ex steamer Sea Horse, and on SALE at the Stores of the undersigned Port wine, in hhds, quarter casks, and cases, of a very , superior description Ear, rod, and sheet iron, assorted sizes Deals and battens Porter, in w ood Ale, in three dozen cases Tobacco, in tierces Sail cloth and cordage ÏMUasafcs English furniture^; *"~"v-».^.. A splendid Clydesdale hors? ""?*?"*».* --__ Twent) Saxon rams and eight ewes. '*" "* New Wharf, Apiil 12. KEMI, ALEXANIIFR, & Co. CARD-The undersigned beg3 respectfully to in- form his friends and the settlers generally, that he has resumed his business as a CO UN-FA C TO It. The highest price will be obtained for all kinds of colonial produce, and usual commission charged ; a share of public support is solicited. Ï he premises which the undersigned occupies are known to possess ever) advantage from having a wharf connected with the Store, thcrebj saving the settler cartage, &c, by enabling vessels mid boats to haul alongside. The ...
INDIAN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
INDIAN EXTRACTS. The following very important intelligence is in the Bom- bay Times of the 28th ult. : Lahure, 9th Nov.-To-day we have the news of the capture of Rumghur, a famous fortress among the moun- tains in the neighbourhood of Mende, where General Ven- tura, aided by other ollicers, French and English, dis- played the greatest bravery. You will already have heard of the death of the King on the fitli, and of the Prince No Nehal Sing, along with Udumsing, nephew of the Minis- ter, having been killed on the occasion of burning of the body of the late King by the fulling of a piece of the wall. As the Prince No Nehal Sing did not die until four hours after the accident, the ministers were enabled to couceal his death, and to preserve order in the city and country. The body of the King was burned on tim Cth, that of No Nehal Sing on the Sill, and that of Udumsing on the 7th. Willi that of the King two of his wives and two slave girls were burned; with that of No Nehal Sing two-o...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 76. Colonial Secretary's Office, 8th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 76. Colonial Secretary's Ollice, 8th April, 1841. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts; viz. John Alexander, Larkins; Edwin Broadhurst, John &nbsp; Barry; William Button, Coromandel; John Clarke, Henry &nbsp; &nbsp; Porcher; Daniel Craig, Lady Nugent; Joseph Eades, &nbsp; &nbsp; Larkins; James Gillen, ditto; John Hayes, Southworth; &nbsp; Thomas Jones, Enchantress; William King, Mary; Mark &nbsp; &nbsp; Knighton, William Metcalf; Thomas Langley, Phoenix; &nbsp; George Limeburner, Lady Nugent; Thomas Matthews, Bengal Merchant; Abraham Martin, Eden; Charles Norford, &nbsp; &nbsp; William Metcalf; James Peak, Elizabeth; Abraham &nbsp; &nbsp; Pascoe, York; James Penfold, William Glen Anderson; &nbsp; &nbsp; George Robinson, Arab 2; Owen Rees, Lady Nugent; &nbsp; &nbsp; Thomas Richardson, Lady East; William ...
POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 13 April 1841
POLICE Charles Sefton, charged by District Constable Sym- monds, with a breach of the Licensing Act, for which offence he was fined £5 and costs. Mr. Walton appeared to answer a similar charge, made against him by the same functionary. Mr. Stewart was retained for the defence, which occupied a considerable time, and terminated in the discomfiture of the informer, by the case being dismissed. John Alfred Oakley was charged same as the two pre- ceding, which terminated as favorably to him as Mr. Walton's, it being dismissed. Isaac Corker, ticket-of-Ieave, charged by Mr. Wood- ward, with stealing 100 cwt. of potatoes from a boat, where he Cocker was employed, belonging to Mr. Woodward ; sentence of transportation extended 12 months, and six mouths' hard labour on the roads. Charles Pritchard, assigned to Mr. Cartwright, charged by Constable Allenby with coming to the watch-house in a state of intoxication ; 14 days' hard labour. William Cassidy, assigned to Mr. Kramer, charged by the C...
UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 April 1841
UNITED STATES. A letter from Philadelphia alludes to the presence of Dr. Lardner and Mrs. Heavisido at New Yo'k, aud who were passing by the names of ' Mr. and Mrs. Bennet.' They went to lire Park Theatre one evening, and were consequently denounced by one of the New York papers, and recommended not to outrage decency by appearing again in public. They are now in Philadelphia, entirely quiet and incog. A great meeting was held of the merchants and traders of New York, on the 28th ultimo, in front of the Exchange, in Well-street. They were addressed by Mr. Webster of the Senate of the United States, in a long speech, develop- ing his views on the financial interests and necessities of the country. As Mr. Webster will probably occupy a con- fidential position towards the administration of General Harrison, the new president, his opinions «vere anticipated with great interest by the commercial community. He took ground distinctly in favour of a ' national regulator' of the currency, by...