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NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
NOTICE. THE undersigned begs to inform the public and merchant* of Melbourne, thut he hit commenced business us General Commission Agent, and shall coteem it a particular favor to bave pluced in his hands for sale on their account, nnj merchand «e they may have to dispose of, »Inch he will endeuvuur to sell, ->o that he may, to the best of his ability, give satisfaction both to the siller und pureba* r. HENRY TOWNEND. Office in Collins-street "J two doors above > Messrs. S. & It. Gregory's. J N.B.-II. T. will also undertake to purcha«« stores, and execute other commissions, for set- tlers that may he pleased to favour him with instructions.
In the Insolvent Estate of Benjamin Baxter. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
In the Insolvent Estate of Benjamin Baxter. I HEREBY appoint a special meeting of the creditors ol the abovenamed Insolvent to be holden before me at my office, Supreme Court House, La Trobe street, Melbourne, on Thursday, the twenty fourth day of December instant &nbsp; &nbsp; at eleven o clock in the forenoon, for proof of debts against the said Estate, and for the purpose of directing the Trustee either to take an &nbsp; &nbsp; assignmment from Edward Jones Brewster, Esq , &nbsp; of the security held by him on a certain piece or parcel of land and hereditaments, situate in the Town of Melbourne, in the District ol Port Phillip,and Colony of New South Wales, being allotment &nbsp; No 1 of section No 31, a part of the said estate. on payment to him of the estimated value of such security, or of reserving the full effect thereof to the said Edward Jones Brewster, Esq , (he being a creditor of the said Benjamin Baxter, having put a valu...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney[?] 2nd December, 1846. JAMES ROGERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
Colonial Sectary's Office, Sydney; 2nd December, 1846. JAMES BOGERSON. ENQUIRY havinf bten mude from England respacting Janes Rogerson, his wife anil two children, who emigrated to Port Phillip hy the ship Margaret, in ¿he year 1840 ; Any person who can furnish any information respecting these Individuals is requc&d to have the goodness to communicate tbesai^e to this Office. Hy his Excellency's Command, ¡ E. DEAS THOMSON. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 16, 1846. New Frame-work, Governor, &c, to Tread-mill. TENDERS will be received at this oflice until noon of Saturday, the 26th instant, from persons willing to contract for the erection , of new frame-work, governor, friction band, &c, to the Treadmill, at the Gaol, Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for Frame- work, &c, to Tread-mill," and deposited in the box at the west entrance of the new Government Offices. Specification. and plans may be seen, and further particulars obtain...
LATEST FROM SYDNEY. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT] 11th December, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
. LATEST FROM SYDNEY. [rROJI OUR OViN OOnBCSI'ONDENr] llih December, 1846. Tub sporting world is on the qui vive for the Drapeis Meeting on the first week of January. Petrel, the Port Phillip horse, has been at C. Roberts' stables ever sinco Homebush last, and conies 'out ag'ainbt Jorroch. He does not appear to be a favourite however-odds against him freely offered. You are alrendy aware that Mr II. II. Browne will take the new Police-office, and that Mr.Max well, at present Chief Inspector of Distilleries, -succeeds Mr.j Browne. Mr. Maxwell is-to be succeeded as Chief Inspector by John Stirling, Esq., Sergeant-at-Aniis to the Legislative Coun- cil; aud "Major Christie, late agent for the Church and School Estates, is to be Sergeant-at-Arms. Talking ,of appointments above, I forgot to mention that Mr. J. Long Innis is put down as Mr Wiudeyer's successor. This is merely rumour, but Innes is ulways on the bench- serving another apprenticeship-as he did for the Super iiitendentship of ...
To the Editor of the Melbourne Argus. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
To th» Editor of the Melbourne Argus, Mr. Editor-In my last I mentioned 'that the scene had again shifted-in other "words, the autocrats of the Bush, being now perfectly gorged with runs, it na- turally occurred to them that now was the time to take another step in advance, so as ultimately secure to themselves in the noble estates, so knowingly, so «asily obtained ; so they began to raise the bush slogan of Permanency of Occu- pation ! How could it be expected that a poor bushman, with his thousands of cattle, and tens of thousands of sheep, running on ground for which he paid the unheard of assessment of above £20 per .annum, under one vexatious form or other, could afford to erect a dwelling house to shelter himself and family ftom the seve- rity of the weather ! Whoever heard of tenants at will erecting buildings, or making themselves comfortable ? nay, more, without enjoying the undoubted -right of every British subject-Represen- tation ! True, all the leading squatters did the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
JOB PRINTING. TUB PU»UC ARK nESPliCTTULLY 1NÎOHMKD, THAI OF ALL KINDS, WILL BK EXECUTtU iT THE MELBOURNE ARGUS OFFICE, With neatness,accuracy, and dtrpatch. The Printer particularly invita attention to hit printing of BOOK-WOK K, the whole of hit type for that purpose being perfectly new, and conse- quently greatly superior to any ithtr oßce in Melbourne. rirstWool Ship for Xiondon. rfllllE fine first-class tcak-buih ' "WILLIAM WILSON," _,430 tons, Captnin W. E. Shaw, having tlio greatest portion of her cargo engaged, will «nil positively the first week in January. ] or freight or passage, apply to the Com nianUar on board ; or to JAMES CAIN; or to MCLACHLAN & SHAW, loth November, 1846. For Xiondon Direct. rj^HE fine first-class River-built JL khip : " HOOGHLY," _ _,465 tons register, William Henry, commander, is now ready to receive cargo, and will meet with despatch. She lins superior poop and between deck accommodations fur passengers. For freight or passage, apply to DAL...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd Dec, 1846. CONDITIONAL PARDONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd Dec, 1846. CONDITIONAL PARDONS. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, that it has been decided by Her Majesty's Government to qualify, in the Pardons granted to Convicts in Australia, that condition which confined the effect of the Pardon to the Australian Colonies, and to give to the Convict, either Colonial or British, the power of removing to any place which he may desire, provided he should not return to the Country or Colony from which he had been transported. Conditional Pardons granted hereafter will, therefore, be available every where save in the Country or Colony from which the parties to whom they may be issued may have been trans- ported. It is further notified, that this arrangement is to have a retrospective effect, and that all persons who may hold Exceptive Absolute Pardons, available every where except in Europe, or Conditional Pardons, available either in the Aus- tralian Colonies, or in New South Wales only...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
For London ZSiroct. TO LOAD AT POINT HENRY. THE fine first-clnss barque " SPARTAN," '. 364 tons register, R. Daidson, i commander, having the greater paTToHTer cargo engaged, will have immediate despatch. For freight or passage, having superior accom- modations, apply to DALGETY, BORRADAILE & GORE, Melbourne or Geelong. Wanted, "VIT-ANTED by the undersigned, Twenty well yy bred Heifers, to calve within a month or so. S. MATHEWS & CO., Elizabeth street. Melbourne, 21st December, 1840. To Builders. TENDERS will be received by the under &nbsp; J. signed till Wednesday, the 23rd day of December instant, at 12 o'clock noon, from per- sons willing to contract for the erection of Out Offices, &c, for the Melbourne Hospital. Plans and specifications may be seen, and all information obtained on application to Mr. Jack- &nbsp; son, Architect. The committee do not bind themselves to ac cept the lowest tenders. JAMES MONTGOMERY. -*"."' '"' " Honorary Secr...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVED; Dec. l8-Shamrock, steamer, 200 tons, Gil . '-more, mafiter, from Launceston. Passengers (cabin')-Mrs. M'Clintock, Rev. Mr. Geoghe .-gan, Messrs. Maines, J. M. M'Clintock, George í'Robinson, J. II. Scrutton, J. G. Sinkinson, j. S. Sproat, E. P. Tregurtha, .F. Jones, Hancock, t -Bryant, and Ward ; forty-seven passengers in ' the steerage, five rankand file 58 th Regt. ILA. Smith, agent. Dec. l8-Flying Fish, schooner, 132 tons, ' Clinch, master, from Hobart Town. Pnssen c gers-Mrs. Campbell.and child, Mr. and Mrs. 'Miller, A." M'Cann, Messrs. Jackson, Rogers, Miller, and Ferguson. G. White, agent. December 19.-II^hm, 'schooner, ^66 tons, Warcus, master, from Portland. Passengers ' MK Thompson,'Mr, Alexander, Mrs. Graham . "and four children, J. Ball, J..Hawdon, J. Bird, ' ¡W. Holmes, Wr. Price, T. FJowingham, Mrs. .- Gazario, Mr. and Mrs. M'Millan, and two 'I prisoners. CLEARED 'OUT. ''.' Dec. l8-Phobe, schooner, Bennett, ma...
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 22 December 1846
Urjmesttc InicUirjencc. MuNiGiPAL.-Some of our contempo- raries, the Sydney Morning Heiatd in particular' used to talk a good deal of balderdash abou' the superiority of a Lighting and Paving Board v*> a Municipal Corporation ou the score of expeni>e> the latter it was said requiring so costly a staff. The truth of this argument is now hemg tested, the recently elected Hoburt Town Paving and Lighting Commissioners being in the act of ap- pointing their »taff, and so tar as they have yet gone they are employing precisely the sume oncers und at considerably greater expense than lho-e employed by the Corporation ol' Melbourne. For mstuuce the salary ol the Chief Clerk is £250 mid ol the Town Surveyor £200, and the amount »I their rental of premises is £.120, being an ex- cess of £80 over tile Welbourne expenditure in these three items. Wool.-As high as one and two-pence per lb. has been given tor choice lots of this year'* «Jip of wool. ' . A Mistake-In a paragraph -which appe...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd December, 1846, JAMES ROGERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2nd December, 1846, JAMES ROGERSON. . ENQUIRY having been made from England rtspacting James Rogerson, his wifeand two child i en, who emigrated to Port Phillip by the ship jlfaígureí, in theyearl840 ; Any person who can furnish any information respecting these Individuals is requested to have the goodness to communicate the same to this Office. By his Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. The Meldourne Argus is published on thi mornings of Tuesday, and Friday in tack week, and forwarded simultaneously to every part of the province ; and to Sydney, Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, Swan River, New Zealand, the Mauritius, the Cape of Gool Hope, England, Ireland, and Scotland, tht United States of America, France, India, 6\c, by every possible opportunity. The quarter! terminate on the 31st March, 30th June, 30ii September, and 31s( December, at which perifil only can subscribers decline, by giving notice» writing, ami paying the amount due to t...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 10, 1846. Wharfage and Tonnage Rates at the Queen's Wharf. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 10, 1846. Wharfage and Tonnage Rates at the Queen's Wharf. AT twelve o'clock on Tuesday, the 29th in- &nbsp; stant, the Sub-Treasurer, will put up to Auction, at the Sub-treasury, Melbourne, the Lease for one year, commencing the 1st January, 1847, of the Wharfage and Tonnnge Rates pay- able at the Queen's Wharf, Melbourne, under the provisions of the Act of the Governor and Council 10 Victoria, No. 11. Hie Lessee will be entitled to the free use of the Wharf, to collect dues, for depositing goods thereon, either for shipment or discharge, as &nbsp; well as for all other purposes appertaing to a Wharf. The use of the Customs'shed, near the Wharf, will be allowed to the lessee of the Rates when not fully occupied by the Customs Department. The use of the Wharf will be reserved as a &nbsp; public thoroughfare, or for the landing or em- barking passengers and other persons at the same free of any charge whatsoever, an...
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 16, 1846. Out-Office.—Botanic Gardens. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, December 16, 1846. Out-OJfiee.-Botanic Gardens. TENDERS will be received at this office until noon of Saturday, the 26th instant, from persoms willing to contract for the erection of a Privy Building at the Botanic Garden Cot- tage, near Melbourne. Tenders to be endorsed " Tender for Privy Building, Botanic Gardens," and deposited ia the box at the west entrance of the new Govern- ment Offices. Specification and plan may be seen, and fur- ther particulars obtained, at the Public Works Office, Melbourne. W. LONSDALE.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th Nov. 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 26th Nov. 1846. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, with reference to the Notice from this Office of the 9th instant, that William Henry Wiuoht, Esquire, hos been appointed Commissioner of Crown Lands, in the District of Wimmera, beyond the boundaries of locution at Port Phillip ; and that William Colduhn Mayne, Esquire, has been appointed to succeed Mr. Wright as Commissioner of Crown Lands in the District of Wellington. By his Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st December, 1846. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint Edward Grimes, Esquire, J.P., to be Commissioner of Crown Lands in the District of Western Port, beyond the Boundaries of Location, Port Phil- lip, during the absence on leave of F. A. Powlett, Esquire. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
THE GOLDEN WATCH D. II. FLE MING RESPECTFULLY informs the inhabitants of Melbourne, and the District generally, that he has purchased the business recently car- ried on by Mr. Pctitjean, watch-maker and jeweller, in Collins-street, Ü. II. E. confidently rests his claim for a participation in the public business, upon his known qualifications as a thorough practical workman, which afford a sufficient guarantee for the proper execution of any work committed to his bund-. NOTICE. THE UNDERSIGNED, begs leave to return his most sincere thanks to his numerous friends for the very liberal patronage bestowed upon him in business as an Ironmonger, Clothir, &c, &c, and in consequence of his being about to leave FOR ENGLAND, . would feel obliged if parties indebted to him will call and settle their accounts without delay. All Parties having claims, to furnish the same forthwith. N.B.-The whole of the Stock is being sold off at' Reduced prices. Kfig" All partieä having any goods...
SUPREME COURT. Thursday, December 3rd, 1846. (Before his Honor the Resident Judge.) SPECIAL ASSUMPSIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 25 December 1846
SUPREME COURT. Thursday, December 3rd, 1846. i (Before his Honor the Resident Judge.) SPECIAL ASSUMPS1T. Abrahams v. Cussen, - Declaration states that whereas the defendant hereto- fore to wit, &c, had sold to the plain- tiff a certain piece of land, situate, &c, -for the sum of £2,250, the defendant, in -consideration thereof, and that the plain- tiff at his request would pay him, the said defendant, on the day and year aforesaid, the sum of five hundred "pounds, part of the aforesaid sum of £2,250, then undertook and promised the plaintiff to execute a proper deed for conveying the said piece ot land and pre- mises to the plaintiff, and to deposit the said deed with one James Montgomery, to he retained by the said James Mont- gomery until the plaintiff had paid to the defendant the said sum of two thousand pounds. Breach- that although the plaintiff paid to the defendant the said sum of five hundred pounds, the defen- dant did not execute the said deed for conveyin...