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EVIDENCE IN THE BOTHWELL CHURCH CASE. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1840. GEORGE ANDREW M'CAIG examined. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 October 1840
EVIDENCE IN THE BOTHWELL CHURCH CASE. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1840. GEORGE ANDREW M'CAIG examiner!. I am a clerk in the Collector of Iuternal Revenue's office. Q. Have you searched for entries made of monies paid for the erection of a church at Bothwell t A. I have. Q. Have you lound any ? A. I have. "«. \Y hat are they ? A. The following:-J. F. Sharland, £5. 27th January, 1831, H. B. Torlesse, £8 ; W Clarke JEO. 6th March, 1833, Robert Barr, £5. 9th September, 1830, Edward Nicholas, £5. Q. Have you found any other contributions eutcrtd 1 A. 1 have not. Q. Have you found a list of subscribers ? A. I have. Q. Besides those you have mentioned, how many does it contain ? A. It contains five more. Q. Does the total of thal list amount lo £100. A. It does. Q. Have you searched for recoids of payments of the other five? A. Yes. Q. Have you found them f A. No. Ci. When were they paid t A. They were paid into the Internal Revenue office. Crois-cxamined by Counsel against the Bill. Q. Do you ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 October 1840
SHIPPING. riOR LONDON.-The verv fine fast-sailinar A 1 |H lîrïtisli-built bark MARY HAY, A. D. VOLUM, . "nili-r. ." |1()nr loading, niul will lie despatched for tile "bore port the first week in October, having all lier cargo T«9cly Tor fcliipin«««!*- ... ' p¿r passage only, having very superior cabin accommoda . ns apply t0 tnc* Captain on board ; Askin Morrison, Esq. ; "'tew Wharf, August 21. KEKB, ALCYANDER, & Co. ÎiOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing- first-class ^ \mk WEST INDIAN, 327 tons, C. MACAR. THUKt roaster, is luid on for the iibove port, and having . grp'niMl part of her cargo nigngetl, will sail in all Dfccin'icr; has very superior accommodation for passen »irs. l'or freloul or PassuSe «I'l'ly lu the Commaudcr ou íínnrd. or to. Old Wharf. October 14. W. M Ona. IiQR Freig-ht or Charter.-The fine fa^t-sailing' ^ teak-built brig .SEA HORSE, 206 toni register, CHAULÉS C. W111 CK Eil, commander, now discharging at tlie New Wharf. For particulars, apply to Captain Whic...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 23rd October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 23rd October, 1840. 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 23rd of December next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. William Wilson and John Dobson, 35 p., Hobart Town, originally ordered to Samuel Whittaker; the applicants claim as trustees ; claim dated 25th August, 1840. W. Champ, Chairman.
SURVEY OFFICE. 15th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
SURVEY OFFICE. 15th October, 1S40. .The Lieutennnt-Governor directs it to be notified, that ?the followinggentlemau being duly qualified, has received the sanction of the Government to act ns a Contract Sur- veyor, under the system for the management of the Survey Department, set forth in the Government Notice of the 24th of November. 1838: John Abbott, Esa ii i re. Edward Boyd, Surveyor-General.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Sir,-My letter has been favoured with your remarks. I have the satisfaction to see that the principles upon which it was written are admitted, but it is denied that those principles extend here. Upon this latter question I will leave your arguments as I find them. I will merely observe that it is probable that speculation may sometimes even affect the unruled market of Mark Lane. Upon other points I beg to bo allowed to reply, because I think some unjustly affect agriculturists as a body, and convey unmerited reproach. You state that there was an ample foreign demand for wheat at 13 shillings, 14 shillings, and 13 shillings, per bushel ; yet the growers kept it back, in the hope that it would rise above a guinea, &c. That some bave done so may be true. But if agriculturists as a body have done so, how have these foreign demands been supplied ? What ground for the Governor's minute to the Council, exulting in the immeuse increase on exports ? Do ...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 21st October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 21st October. 1819. Notice is hereby given that, in consequence of the numerous applications for Letters nnd Newspapers i m me. diately after the arrival of the Mails, no delivery will in fa tu re take place until alt the Letters are sorted and ready to be dispatched hythe Messengers,* after which the window of this office will be opened for the delivery of such Letters, etc., as may be addressed to parties who may have expressed their wish lo have them left till called for. This arrangement will apply equally to the arrival of ship as well as inland Mails. F. C. Smith, Postmaster-General.
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. The first Quarterly Meeting for the consideration of applications for Certificates for the granting of new ' Licenses, and for the transfer of existing Licenses for the district of Campbeltoo, (including the Sub-district of Avoca,) will be held at Campbelton, on Monday, the 2nd November next ; and at Richmond, a Quarterly Meeting for the consideration of applications for Licenses, and for transferring existing Licenses, on Monday, the 2d No- vember.
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
ENGLISH NEWS. The Countby and the Chops.-For many rears we have not had a month of May so abundant in vernal charms as the present. From the warmth of April the trees are full of foliage, at a season when the leaves are scarcely bursting from their wintry envelopes, and the horse chesnuts are in flower, and equally rich in beauty and fragrance. In the orchards the blossoms of the apple and cherry trees are giving way as the fruit forms-falling, however, after having forved their purpose and leaving the promise of abundant crops. In the gardens peas are in blossom, joung potatoes are far advanced, and gooseberries «nil currants of considerable size. In the fields the wheat and spring corn are growing with almost un- exampled luxuriance, the clovers and meadow grasses ure full of vigour and freshness, and the pastures are thickly covered with herbage. In great numbers of places the field potatoes are some inches above found, and in one or two early spots the turnip plants are springin...
AUDIT OFFICE. 21st October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
AUDIT OFFICE. 21st October, 1840. Warrants for Contingent Expenccs sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 14th of the current month and this date :-J. & W. Robertson, blankets ; J. & D. Robert- son, ditto ; W. Watchorn, rugs ; S. A. Tegg, stationery ; J. Barrett, flour ; D. Bird, skins ; J. A. Brown, firewood ; W. Parker, ditto ; E. Geiss, ditto ; K. Murray, ditto ; H. S. Hut- chinson, ditto; P. G. Emmett, ditto; W. II. Wells, ditto; .Thomas Prcsnell, ditto ; K. Murray, forage ; H. Brock, bread ; J. Alexander, farriery; A. Sproul, reward ; J. Pate, bush duty ; ?J. Crowther, ditto ; T. Douglas, ditto ; J. Clark, provisions ; J. C. Clark, ditto; W. H. Breton, coroner's fees; J. Smith, medical attendance ; V. Midwood, engrossing ; L. Pearson, a box; J. M'Gotvan, repayment; the Sheriff to pay the officers of his department their travelling expenses; Thomas Capon, lime; It. De Little, timber; W. Osborne, oil; F. A. Down- ing, stationery ; J. Robertson, clay...
MURDER OF LORD WILLIAM RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
MURDER OF LORD WILLIAM RUSSELL. Tus trial of Courvoisier for the murder of this aged nobleman, was concludetl at the Central Criminal lourt, London, on Saturday, the 20th June. Al an e5rly hour in the morning the applications for admis (ion to the court were numerous and urgent, and at jialf-past nine o'clock every seat was occupied. Tho bench was crowded with nobility, and it is supposed '«at there never was any trial at which so large a con . course of distinguished persons were present. We «ave not room to particularize, but we may mention «at there wore not less than twelve ladies of title, »Even earls, and eight lords on the bench. The case *as one of circumstantial evidence ; no eje saw the act committed, and although the circumstantial evidence *a» strong against the prisoner, it was not until the place where Courvoisier had deposited the plate was ("(covered that his conviction was considered as placed Myond a doubt ; indeed, so impressed were the pri- mer's friends with bis...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
LOCAL Our readers will rejoice with us that Mr.Law rence, so far from being dead, as announced iaT* last, is gaining daily in, health and strength. *«* rumour was conveyed to us on what we deeiMOW»* doubted authority. It was no inhuman falseo»*» for all sympathised deeply in the mournful W*"11" gence, and we need not make it now the text for ?» elaborate commentary upon a character eminent no less for intellectual endowment, than «ngleneM two ^ honesty of purpose. The barque Janet IVillis anchored in the River on F May evening last. She left the Thames on the oîth June, but, from contrary winds, put into Torbay,' here she remained until the 8th July; spoke the Aátenture and Hindoo, for Van Diemen's Land, on h r pa»s»ge out* ^ nere were losing for this port fife Calcutta, Derwent, Auriga, and Raymond. We tear that a dreadful fire had broken out in Wapping, hielt has done considerable damage to both houses \i shipping in that quarter. Considerable briskness ' as evident in the prepara...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. T/iii Journal ia published every Tuesday and FninAY. Adver- tisements intended for the Tuesday's edition should be sent to the Courier Office by one o'clock on Monday; and if for Friday, by one o'clock on Thursday, rartics should also notify the number of insertions required. Advertisements sent without such instructions will be inserted three times.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Port of Hobart Town. jím'paZí.-October 23-the bark Wallaby, 269 toni, Girilan, from the whaling, with oil. . 24-the bark Janet WtUis, 311 tons, Willis, from London, with a general cargo. ¿5-the schooner Munford, 168 tons. Parker, from Sydney, with a general cargo-passengers, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Cattati, Mrs. Degraves, and two Indian servants. 24-the bark Cecilia, 325 tons, Anderson, from Liverpool, with a general cargo-passengers, John Firth, Ann Firth, Har- riet M. Firth, Janet E. Firth, Caroline Firth, W. H. Firth, and Margaret Anderson. Departure,-October 26-the bsrk Tuscan, 180 tons, Luke, for Sydney, with sundries. IMPORTS. rtsuls entered Inwards from theWth October to tto Suth October, 1840, inclusive. Per bark Sir George Arthur-136 coils cordage, 62 do spun yarn, 50 tons coals, 40 casks beef, 45,000 feet cedar, 60 hhds porter, 37 casks beer, 300 sheep, 30 barrels brandy, J. Petchey ; 8 casks horse hair, Captain Millett. Per bark Clorinda-100 barrels por...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October G, 1840. Notice.-The Commissariat Stores at Hobart Town and Launceston will not be open for the reception of wheat, (in terms of the advertisement from this office, under date of the 12th August last,) after Saturday, the 10th instant inclusive. From that date wheat will be received at the rate of 7s Öd per rju&hel offi4thl. until further nntiop. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
SALES BY AUCTION. Ewes, Lambs, Fat Helliers, and Horses. WT. MACMICHAEL will SELL by AUCTION, . at Mawle's Yard", Bagdad, on Wednesday, the 4th November next, at 12 o'clock precisely, without the least reserve Six hundred Sheep, consisting of ewes and lambs, and about one hundred and fifty fat wethers ALSO, Some excellent brood mares One stout gelding Fourteen pigs. Terms-under ¿25 cash ; nbove that sum, three and four months' credit on approved acceptances, endorsed if required. (¡Cf J'he above Sheep will positively be sold, being removed from an Estate, the lease of which has expired. Flour, Wine, Soap, Sugar, Coffee, Catalonia Wine, Bloom Raisins, §-c, part of the Cargo of the Brig " West Indian." It. T. Y. LOWES will SELL by AUCTION, To-Morrow, the 28th instant, on the Old Wharf, at the Stores of William Bunster, Esq. One thousand barrels American flour, first quality Seventy-five bags excellent coffee One bundled and thirty casks Brasil sugar, very (¡no Fifty do Catalonia wine,...
COURVOISIER'S CONFESSION OF GUILT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 October 1840
COURVOISIER'S CONFESSION OF GUILT. After the verdict was returned a report was circu- lated that the prisoner had confessed to the murder, and upon inquiry we found that the rumour was cor- rect. It appeared that while the examinations were going on at the house of Lord William Russell in Norfolk-street, after the murder, the attention of Mr. Hobler, the solicitor for the prosecution, was called to the table-knives belonging- to his deceased lordship, and among them were four carving knives with Damascus blades and balance ivory handles. When Mr. Hobler saw the knives, they had all been fresh cleaned ; but on a close inspection of one of them, a largo carving knife, he discovered on the blade, near the handle, a rusty spot ; and, although this knife appeared to have been cleaned with the rest, the blade was much duller in appearance than the others. Mr. Hobler, upon a close examination, could not find any notch on the blade, but, from its general appearance, .he suspucted at ones th...