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EXPORTS. Vessels cleared from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
EXPORTS. &nbsp; Vessels cleared from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. Queen Charlotte (brig), 120 tons, RENNOLDSON master, for Norfolk Island and New Zealand ; Government and ships stores. Harlequin (schooner), 73 tons, BURRELL mas- ter, for New Zealand, 2 casks rum, 1 cask brandy, 1 keg, 1 basket tobacco, 2 cases muskets, 8 kegs powder, 1 case hardware, 1 box tobacco pipes and stores. Denmark Hill (barque), 252 tons. HARRISON master, for the Sandwich Islands, 26 cases, 2 casks wine, 2 casks, 2 cases beer, 4 cases paper, 1 case beads, 4 hogsheads brandy, 35 cases rum, 21 cases gin, 1 keg tobacco, 270 planks cedar, 3,384 pieces cedar boards, 128 planks hard wood, 354 pieces, and 33,027 feet scantling, 182 pieces hard wood, 58 pieces Huon pine, and stores.
Weekly Meteorological Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Weekly Meteorological Table. The WEATHER, and Variations of the THERMOME- TER, during the past Week, in Sydney, at 6 in the &nbsp; morning, at noon, and at 6 o'clock in the evening. Mon. 9 a. n Fine 50 W - o lues. 0 a. m Fine 54 SW 12 noon Squall} Ott W - o Gp in. Fine 62 Calm Wed. 6 a. m Tine 54 SW 12 «0072 Tine NW *) p. m, Fit i r OR NE I'll ii rs. G a. ni. Rainy 00 SSE 12 noon Sultrv 70" SW 6pm Sultrj 68 Calm 12 noon Tine 62 S 6 p. m. 1 me 58 SW lridnj 5 a. m (lain) 48 SW bat. 6 a. m Ramp 52 WSW -o 12 noon squally 53 SSW [6 p m. Rainy 50 WSW 12 noon squall} 59 S 6 p. m. Ham} 56 SW Sun. i a m. Kainy 52 SW 12 noon. li a my 60 S -o 6 p. m. Rainy 57 £ Mean Temper.iture, 59. Edited, Printed and Published, by WARD STEPHENS. AND FREDERICK MICHAEL STOKES, (Sole Proprietors.) REDMAN'S COURT, GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES.
DIARY. Memoranda for the present Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
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Government Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, May, 15, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Government Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, May, 15, 1831. ABOUT One Hundred Squares of SHINGLING being required for the repair of &nbsp; the Roof of the Military Barracks, Sydney, Persons disposed to Contract for the Performance of this Work, are requested to send in Tenders to this Office, by 12 o'Clock, on Thursday, the 26th instant, endorsed *' Tender for Shingling Military Barracks." The Tender must state the rate per Square of One Hundred Feet of Iron Bark Shingles, and also the names of two Sureties for the due Performance of the Work. Further particulars may be made known on appli- cation at the Office of Public Works. By Command of His Excellency the Governor, ALEXANDER McLEAY.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. "Bacchus" in reply to Mr. Shepherd, will appear in our next. The lines by "Valentia" will be inserted, they are rather irregular, but the ideas are pretty. The pieces mentioned by "Inkhorn" are still in our possession, we have dipped into them, and plume ourselves upon having such valuable correspondents. &nbsp; The "Old English Farmer" will see his letter inserted "The smallest donation will be thankfully received." We concur with "A Friend" ; it is shameful the Dogberys do not bury the dogs they massacre. ———— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
JUST PUBLISHED, And on Sale at W. McGarvie's, the Australian Stationery Warehouse, George-st.—Price 1s. CABLES for the Use of SCHOOLS, intended as an Introduction to Arithmetic, and &nbsp; &nbsp; adapted to facilitate the Practice of Mental Calculation. Compiled by JOHN J. DAVIES, Master of the Aca- &nbsp; demy, Liverpool-street, Sydney. For LIVERPOOL Direct. . THE Fine A. 1. Brig, EARL OF LIVERPOOL, Burthen 230 Tons, T. B. Manning, &nbsp; Commander, will Sail in all May. Her Accommoda- tions are excellent, and she will carry an experienced Surgeon. For Freight or Passage, apply to LAMB, BUCHANAN, & CO. or JOHN MACLAREN & CO &nbsp; For LONDON Direct, To Sail on the 25th May, THE fine fast-sailing River-built Ship, LADY HAREWOOD, 429 Tons, Register, R. W. Stonehouse, Commander. Her Accommodations are very superior, and she carries an experienced Surgeon. For Light Freight or Passage, apply to LAMB BUCHANAN, & CO. Sydney,...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVALS. &nbsp; From Newcasttle, on Wednesday last, the cutter Lord Liverpool. From Launceston, on Thursday last, the schooner Prince Regent, Cap- tain Hassall, with 3000 bushels wheat. Passen- gers, Mr. Thomas Burdekin, Mr. Underwood, Mrs. Owen ; George Godfrey, Mary Leigh, Tho- mas Stack, and John Innis ; same day, from Hobart Town, Swan River, and King George's Sound, the Government schooner Isabella, bring- ing the news of the murder of Captain Barker, of whose death full particulars will be given in our next ; yesterday, from New Zealand, the Louisa, Captain Mackay, with 110 tons of flax. DEPARTURES. For Moreton Bay, on Tuesday last, the cutter Regent Bird. For the Sandwich Islands, on Sunday week, the barque Denmark Hill, Captain Harrison. Passengers, Mrs. Harrison, T. G. Pitman, P. Cavenagh, — Johnson, and T. H. James, Esquires ; Mr Greenway, and J. Fletcher, servant to Mr. Pitman ; same day, for New Zealand, the c...
Spirits and Tobacco. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Spirits and Tobacco. &nbsp; Stock on hand 7th instant, B. P. rnm, 33,001 gallons ; brandy, 57,222¾ gallons; gin, 19,059½ gallons ; other spirits, 8,738¾ gallons ; tobacco, 83,491¾lbs. Received during the week, tobacco, 3,497 pounds. Delivered for home consumption, B.P. rum, 3,225 gallons ; brandy, 586¾ gallons ; gin, 482¼ gallons ; other spirits, 7 gallons ; tobacco, 4,229¾lbs, Delivered for exportation, brandy, 266 gal- lons ; gin, 5¾ gallons ; other spirits, 194 gal- lons ; tobacco, 1,345lbs. Stock on hand 14th instant, B. P. rum, 29,776 gallons ; brandy, 56,373 gallons; gin, 18,572 gallons ; other spirits, 8,537¾ gallons ; tobacco 84,635lbs. May 16, 1831. ——–o——— &nbsp;
COMMERCIAL NEWS. Sydney General Trade List. Compiled and Published under the Authority of the Customs. IMPORTS. Reports from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
COMMERCIAL NEWS. ———o——— Sydney General Trade List. Compiled and Published under the Authority of the Customs. IMPORTS. Reports from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. May 10.—Merope (barque), 311 tons, BIGGS master, from Hobart Town, J. B. BETTINGTON agent ; flour and wheat, intended for exporta- tion. 12.—Joseph Winter (brig), 253 tons, RICHARD- SON master, from Mauritius, DAWES, GORE, & Co. agents ; 1858 bags sugar, Lamb, Buchanan, & Co. ; 2,220 bags sugar, 26 cases wine, 2 cases salad oil, 1 case chocolate, R. Campbell, jun. & Co. ; 1009 bags of sugar, Richard Jones. 14.—Rifleman (brig), 302 tons, BLEASDALE master, from London, via Hobart Town, DAWES, GORE, & Co. agents ; 7 cases sewing cottons, 1 case ginghams, 11 cases and 2 bales cotton, 1 case lace, 1 bale shirts, 1 case bonnets, 2 cases millinery, 1 case handkerchiefs, 1 case hats, 6 bales slops, 1 case cords, 4 cases drills, 1 bale 1 case woollens, 2 cases rugs, 1 case blankets, 2 bales...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Domestic Intelligence. On Monday last, being the day appointed for the interesting spectacle of presentation of new colors to H. M. 39th regiment, the regiment was drawn out in the Barrack Square, forming three sides of a square, in the centre of which, a drum and stool were placed ; shortly after twelve o'clock his excellency the Gover- nor came on the ground, accompanied by his stall, and after the usual salute on such occasions, the new colors were brought out and placed near the drum, the old ones being in the rear. The Venerable the Archdea- con then lead a prayer, after which his Excellency addressed the regiment to the following effect. " Gentlemen,—The colors which I present to you this day, are a tribute to the gallant conduct you have evinced in the defence of your country. It confers a great pleasure on me in being commissioned to pre- sent them to you as a memento of continental engage- &nbsp; ments, which in their results, were so glorious to your country, and s...
Vessels entered outwards from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Vessels entered outwards from the 9th to the 16th Instant, inclusive. 13.—Elizabeth, 236 tons, Lamb and Co. agents, for New Zealand. 16.—Merope, 311 tons, J. B. Bettington agent, for Mauritius. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. &nbsp; &nbsp; South Seas—Lord Rodney, 165 tons, Edward Byers agent, 22nd May ; London—Lady Hare- wood, 429 tons, Lamb & Co. agents, 1st June ; South Seas—Albion, 311 tons, J. B. Bettington & Co. agents, 1st June ; New Zealand—Active, 105 tons, Campbell & Co. agents, 19th May : Hobart Town—Kains, 353 tons, George Bunn agent, 22nd May ; New Zealand—Elizabeth, 236 tons, Lamb and Co. agents, 22nd May ; Mauritius—Merope, 311 tons, J. B. Bettington agent, 18th May.
The Sydney Herald. MONDAY, MAY 23rd, 1831. "Sworn to no Master, of no Sect am I." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
The Sydney Herald. MONDAY, MAY 23rd, 1831. "Sworn to no Master, of no Sect am I." We have been favoured with the loan of a Mauritius Gazette ; its contents are merely the Acts, &c of the Government, and being of an old date are not worth &nbsp; extracting ; but we cannot pass the pre- sent opportunity without observing that it is a Government Gazette, very properly kept exclusively for the publication of Official Notices without note or comment. It would appear by this, that the Go- vernment of the Mauritius does not stand in need of a political champion, at an enormous expense, as other Colonial Go- vernments we could name ; consequent- ly the authorities there are preserved from all the evils attendant upon so strange a course of proceeding. Some Colonies present to our view a most extraordinary mode of management on the part of their Authorities, that of supporting (perhaps unintentionally), political agents, who raise dissensions, and cause much dis- content and ...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
MARKETS. ——ooo—— The supply of WHEAT on Thursday, was still very scanty, at prices from 3s 6d to 6s 6d, a parcel of Hunter's River wheat fetched only 3s 6d, being of very inferior quality. MAIZE was in greater abundance than for some months past, and on the decline in price. DAIRY PRODUCE was scarce, and prices high. VE- GETABLES were plentiful, and potatoes on the rise. Flour has risen in price. Australian Price Current. Including last Thursday's Market (Sterling) Prices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .£ s. d Ale, English..doz 0 12 6 Colonial gall. 0 6 0 Arrow Root....lb. 0 1 0 Beer, English, gall. 0 4 0 Colonial " 0 2 0 Biscuit, .. per cwt. 0 16 0 Blankets, Col.p.pr 0 10 0 Blue........lb. 0 2 0 Bread, 2lb loaf.... 0 0 4½ Butter, fresh. 0 1 9 salt........0 1 3 Candles moulds..lb 0 0 9 Dips......... 0 0 6 Cattle,Bullocks.Hd 1 5 0 Working do.. 2 0 0 Cows ... Hd. 1 5 0 do in milk " 2 0 0 Calves.... " 0 8 0 Sheep .... " 0 4 9 Pigs......" 0 10 0 roasting.. 0 4 0 Cheese, English lb 0 1 9 Col...
TO THE EDITORS OF THE "SYDNEY HERALD" [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
TO THE EDITORS OF THE "SYDNEY HERALD" &nbsp; GENTLEMEN,—As the question of putting a duty upon foreign wheat is occupying the atten- tion of the Legislature ; the following recollec- tions of the Com Laws of England, may per- haps be useful ; if so they are at your service. &nbsp; I have added a few observations which are gleaned from experience, and which may not be found uninteresting. Yours, &c. AN ENGLISH FARMER. Recollections of the Corn Laws of England. There are four periods in the year at which the Ports can be opened for the importation of grain, or shut against it, viz. the 15th February, the 15th May, the 15th August, and the 15th November. .Suppose the Ports shut, they can only be opened (except by Act of Council in cases of emergency) by the average price of the five maritime Counties, the four weeks preceding one of the above dates, being at or above 50s. per qusuter of eight bushels, if it be 50s. the lowest price at which the Ports can open fo...
Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITORS OF THE "SYDNEY HERALD." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Original Corespondence. TO THE EDITORS OF THE " SYDNEY HERALD." Gentlemen,—I began to imagine on the appearance of the first numbers of your Journal that you had not ob- served that medium which had been professed, subse- quent ones, however, have convinced me that yon ad- vocate both sides, if they tend to the general good, and condemn them when detrimental. The subject, upon which I offer the following re- marks, affects public and private interests ; but as I consider the welfare of a large proportion ot the com- munity is concerned, that is paramount to private con- siderations, therefore I request the insertion of this letter. It is a well known fact, (and has often been before the public) that on the arrival of prisoners in Sydney, the money and any valuuble property they may pos- sess, are taken from them, and deposited in the hands of Messrs. Campbell and Co., there to remain until the depositer is free, or has obtained some indulgence, and for which amount then receive 7½ p...
The Sydney Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
The Sydney Races. The .Public, who had been much disappointed at the postponement of the Races, in consequence of the un- favourable state of the weather, were in high glee at the few fine days that preceded the time appointed, and were resolved to make ample amends. The first day, Wednesday, was one of the finest we had had for some time, and at an early hour vehicles &nbsp; of every description were seen sallying forth to the scene of contest ; every wheel in Sydney was put in motion, except the wheelbarrows, which had not their turn in the list of carriages, until the evening, when they were carry ages to the people who were re-turning, dizzy from the weal their fortunes had experienced, in the'"Wheel of Fortune"; or whose heads were turned with returns, or draughts at the shrine of " Back us" Every thing was in requisition ; the dashing four-in-hand with beef-steak, collar, and tits of blood and bone ; the ««von orse shay" with tit bits of titivated flesh and blood ! wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.} &nbsp; Sydney,p.Quarter 5s.—Single Numbers 7d.} Country,(post.included) 6s 3d p.Quarter.} &nbsp; TERMS OF ADVERTISEMENTS. For Eight Lines and under, 2s 6d, and 1d each, for all above ; for every insertion Public Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, May 14, 1831. THE Tickets of Leave granted to the following Persons have been cancelled, for the &nbsp; reasons set against their names respectively, viz.— MINERVA (4), George Browne, for neglect of muster. GENERAL STEWART, William Webber, for an as- sault. By Command of His Excellency the Governor, ALEXANDER McLEAY, Public Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, May 14, 1831. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last &nbsp; Week ; viz :— &nbsp; ALMORAH (3), Jane Shaw, Mary Ryan ; ANN and AMELIA, Redmond Hope, Timothy McAuliffe, Thomas Levey, James McNamarra, James Villiers, or Dennison, Patrick...
Government Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney May 18th, 1831. TOWN ALLOTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Government Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney May 18th, 1831. TOWN ALLOTMENTS. &nbsp; THE following descriptions of AL- LOTMENTS of LAND in the TOWN of SYDNEY, with the names of the Parties by whom, they are respectively claimed, are published for general infor- mation : And Notice is hereby given, that at the end of three months from the present date, unless written Caveats be previously lodged in this Office, Deeds of Grant will be prepared, in conformity with the Pro- clamation of His Excellency the Governor, dated 8th June, 1829, for such of the said Allotments as are not reserved or already granted. It is requested that any Christian or Surnames, mis- &nbsp; taken or omitted, may be communicated to this Office at full length, in order that the necessary cor- rections may be made. SECTION NO. 4. Parish of St. Lawrence. &nbsp; Bounded on the East by Elizabeth-Street ; on the &nbsp; North by Goulburn-street ; on the West by Castle- reagh-st...
From WALTER BUCHANAN'S Price Current. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
From WALTER BUCHANAN'S &nbsp; &nbsp; Price Current. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; We have been favoured with a price current of Australian produce, dated 24th December, from the house of Lamb, Buchanan & Co., but unfortunately it reached us too late in the week for us to give it the full insertion it deserves ; the following are a few extracts from it :— N. S. VV. Wool averaged from 1s 3d. to 5s. per lb. V. D. Land do. 11d. to 3s. 4d. do.—Sheep Skins, 10s. to 12s. per dozen.—Bark Mimosa, £11 to £12 per ton.—Ex- &nbsp; tract do. £18 to £20 per tun.—Oil, Sperm, per tun imp. &nbsp; £84.—Headmatter, do. £84.—Southern British Fishing, £54 to £55 do.—Southern Whalebone, per ton £220 to £250,—Seal Skins, Black Pups to Wigs, 1s 6d. to 31s. Kangaroo——each 4d. to 10d.—Hides, 4d. to 5½d. per lb. Flax, per ton £16 to £25—Cocoa Nut Oil, 37s. per cwt. (duty 2s. 6d. per cwt )—Tobacco, 4d. to 5d. per lb (duty 2s. 9d. per lb.)—Provisions—Colonia...
Law Intelligence Supreme Court. CRIMINAL SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 23 May 1831
Law Intelligence Supreme Court. CRIMINAL SIDE. Tuesday, May 17.—Before the Chief Justice, and seven Military Officers. George Marshall was indicted for stealing one coat, value £6, the property of George Innes, Esq., from his dwelling house, at Sydney, on the 18th Jan. The pri- soner was found guilty, and sentence of death was ordered to be recorded against him. James Pretty, Francis Johnstone, William Adams, Patrick McGuire, aud Edward Birmingham, were &nbsp; jointly indicted for a highway robbery, and putting in bodily fear Thomas Cooper, and taking from him sundry articles, the property of Richard Driver, at Sydney, on 15th August, 1830. The whole of the pri- soners were found guilty, and remanded for sentence. Catherine Yates was indicted for stealing some ar- ticles of wearing apparel, the properly of John Carr ; and John Ewin, and Rose, his wife, for receiving part of the property, knowing it to have been stolen, at Sydney, on the 26th April. Yates was found guilty and...