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NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
NEW ZEALAND. THE correspondence between the Colonial Office and the New Zealand Company has been published. Letter the first, from the Governor of the Company, enquires, " in what light the Government intends to regard the rights which have been acquired by the Company ?" Letter the 2nd enumerate* the con- ditions upon which her Majesty's Government are willing to confirm the titles of the Company, -or rather to pive them fresh grants in the name of tbe Queen. They are, it appears, to receive four times the amount of acres to pounds sterling which tiiey shall be found to have expended in the buying of land and the transshipment of emigrants. We sub- join the conditions : " The principal terms of the arrangement» mentioned in th» I preceding letter are as follows : 7.jrst> with respect to the adjustment relatively of the claims i ¡eli the Company has established to favourable consideration r themselves and for the emigrants whom they have sent to Zealand; the Company having invest...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 22d April, 1841. ROYAL ENGINEER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town,.22d April, 1811. ROTAI. ENGINEER OFFICE. Notice.-Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May, for the supply of the following articles for convict services, viz. ?. - Additional Cells, Prisoners' Barr acht. 2'241hs 2 inch square bar iron 2'J'251bS' I inch round du 8401bs QJ x ¿ inch flat do 21211« lix ¡inch do do iMIbs 2 x i inch do do 491bs 2 x f inch do do 264lbs J inch square do 4G21bs 2 x J inch flat do ilOlbs blistered steel 144 mason's chisels 24 Ao picks ? :iä Iß inch gaol bolts ¿14 4 inch 'non pudlocLi AOibs shingle nails 281bs 2 inch batten do lOOIbs.linch dodo USIbs 3J inch do do 1 double purchase crab winch . 1-14 inch double block 1 14 inch single do 114 inrh snatch do 36011)* 4 inch Euiopu rope lôOîbs 24 inch do 255lbs 5 inch do 3 jack planes ii trying do ¡1 smoothing do 3 hand saws 3.1$ inch socket eliisul» 2 1£ inch firmers 2 1 j inch shell augers 12 escorted gimlets -1 ...
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
TO OVB SVBSCItlBEBS. We beg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the 31 it December, 1840, now in the course of delivery. We at the same time apprise those persons who have continued to receive our paper for three or four years, without once condescending lo notice the te> »is of subscription, that we shall place their accounts in the hands of our Solicitor for recovery.
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
THE CABINET. Tim following lines are from the pen of Mr. Sterling uni of Captain Sterling, chief editor of the Times. Mr. SteriJI junior, is a gentleman of very great ability. On the oocaiml when Maroto arrived in England with Don Carlos, this m f tleman wrote nn article against him as the betrayer and ¿Li derer of his friend Mr. Boyd, who was shot in Spain, andnhoièi death excited a great sensation in England some years am I The next morning Maroto was off for Paris. We had this tm (rom an eye-witness of Maroto's retreat. THE EGYPTIAN VISION. Spread below the glistening moonbeams Lay the desert bare and vast ; O'er it moved a mighty shadow By no earthly being cast. Tow'rd those walls of Ptolemais Coeur-dc-Lion stormed of Old, Silent passed the shade gigantic, As a shape by seers foretold. 'Twas not England's lion monarch, He who wore the cross divine, But a greater far than Richard, Darkened now the white moonshine. Pole his large imperial forehead, Terrible and fair his face, Keen...
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 21st April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Hat April, 1S41. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my oilice, is advertised by me, in compliance «¡tli the provisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." Carter v. Mill (D), writ received£April?, levy April 16, af-Sorell. Sale-On Monday, April 20, at I o'clock,1 at Sorell, a small quantity of household furniture, stock-in-trade, &c, Ace, horse, saddle and bridle: unless this execution be previously satisfied. PETElt Fit ASE B, Sheriff.
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. The meeting of Parliament is fixed for the twenty sixth of January, a few days earlier than usual, pro- bably to allow for the time which must be con- sumed by the trial of the Ear! of Cardigan by the Peers. The manufacture of spirits in Ireland, in the year ending October 10, was less by 3,500,000 gallons than in the year preceding. The loss to the revenue is nearly half a million, but the gain to the people is many millions. SYRIA.-The combined fleets sailed for Jaffa shortly after the taking of St. Jean d'Acre, with the intention of carrying that place, and thereby cutting off all communications between Ibrahim Pasha and Egypt. Jaffa yielded without a shot. BENGAL.-Captain Lord Henry Gordon, 2nd Eu- ropean regiment, is, we understand, to be brought to a Court-martial, by express orders from the Court of Directors. This is done with the view of invcstigat- | ing the defalcations incurred by Lord Gordon while , Paymaster of the Meerut division.-East India Tele gra...
GAZETTE. CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
GAZETTE. CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port ot Hobart Town for the week ending 20th April, 1841, inclu- sive:-Flour, 5 tons. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Laun- ceston during the week ending 17th April, ltJ41, inclusive: Oats, 70 bushels ; wheat, 9 ditto; flour, 15 tons. G. IL lUttSEs, Collector.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
«EZKFOR LONDON.-(TO sail on the 26th in JSSäS 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 board, or to New Wharf, April 8. WILLIS, GARRETT, fit Co. *fi|LFOR MADRAS and CALCUTTA, touching at jgggjfi, 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, apply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, March 25. W. M. OUR. w«^FOR SYDNEY, PORT NICHOLSON, & SAN IsSäÄ BLAS, Wesi'Coast of ¡Mexico_To sail on the 24th instant-The LADY BAFFLES, A 1,800 tons, EDWARD HIGHT, commandât*. For freight or passage, apply to the comñ.^aiXjtíjatjard, or to Old Wharf/Ap...
HOBART TOWN POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
HOBART TOWN POLICE. Edw.ird Collius, assigned to Mr. James, charged with insolence and disobedience of orders. Six days'solitary confinement on biend and water. V illimn Carroll, James Thomas, nnd John Bill, ticket, of-le.ivcnien, charged with being in a public-house dunk- ing after horns on S a turd a j night Six days'solitary con- finement on bl ead and water each. John Rodgiis, public works, chirged willi stealing six pounds of pin k, the property of George Green. Two years' extension of »entente of transportation and six months' hard labour on the roads. William Salmon u'ul John Price, two constables, eli irged by Mrs. Hurt with illegally impounding Iwo goats. It appeared the gouts une. glaring in Bathurst.street, uudei the cure of two of hei little girls, when the above redoubt- able functionaries pounced upon them and began driving them oil' to Hie pound, the children commenced trying and held the goals, when the constables knocked the poor infants doun and bore ofi the vulmbl...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury of twelve. WEDNESDAY, 21ST APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
SUPREME COURT-CIIIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury of twelve. &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, 21ST APRIL. After the names of Hie jurymen summoned had been called over. His Honor informed them that it was their duty lo remain in attendance till the Sessions were over ; gentlemen were in the habit of retiring after the first jury was impanelled, bul this was not allowable, ami His Honor should certainly in future impose a fine upon who- ever might be absent, unless he hud the permission of the Court. . George Clare and John Munday were indicted for a highway robbery at Pontville, on the evening of the 16th of February lust, and for stealing from Jumes Macinroe four one pound notes, his property. James Mucinruc lived at the Broad Marsh in February last; knew Davis's public-house ni Pontville, and had been drinking there on the day named in the indictment ; &nbsp; &nbsp; both the prisoners were there, and in witness's company ; they left Da...
THE COURIER. Str[?] [?]t Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
THE COURIER. srtrcnuf et prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 23. THE uncertainty which existed about the disposal of prisoners lias not been dispelled by the late arrivals from England. On the contrary, as fur as we can leam, the period of probation as it is called is indefinitely postponed until it suit the Secretary of State either to restrict the time himself or intro- duce a measure into Parliament, giving a discre- tionary power to the Lieutenant-Governor to grant indulgencies after such periods as he may deem fit. Under such circumstances of uncertainty and doubt, the most moderate calculation which we can make of the time when the labour of the prisoner population will be available upon a regulated scale of wages assignment being for ever put an end to-will be three years from this date; and in the mean time, in the existing pressure of ihe labour market, which is undeniably great, and likely to become more urgent from this total stoppage of all the sources of supply which h...
COLONIAL MAGAZINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
COLONIAL MAGAZINE. WE have received the November and December numbers of the Colonial Magazine, edited by Mr. Montgomery Martin. The first contains a beautifully executed engraving of the fort and harbour of Bey- rout, in the coast of Syria, which has been the scene of some of the late operations of the British fleet. The December number is adorned with a finely exe- cuted head of Mehemet Ali with a flowing white beard. The features of the face are broad and bold, but there is an expression of cunning about the eye which is indicative of the character of the crafty ruler of Egypt. The articles contained in these two numbers are of a varied character. For the present we shall con- tent ourselves with noticing the continuation of some papers on Van Diemen's Land. The writer gives an account of his tour to the Lakes, in 1830, and 31. He was accompanied by Mr. R. Patterson and Mr. Tod. In the meantime, however, as it may be grati- fying to many of our colonists, as it must doubtless be ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 23 April 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. Arrivals_April 20-the brig Affiance, 294 tons, Spencer, from London, 5th December, with a general cargo-passengers, A. Umber, Esq., A. Jarvis, Esq. Lost both her topmasts at | Brown's River. 21 -the brig Eleanor,'257 tons, Mossman, from the Isle of France on her wuy to Sydney, with sugar and dates, and se- veral cabin passengers. She has landed 14 male and 1 female prisoners. Departure-April 20-the schooner Isabella, 68 tons, Murray, for Port Phillip, with sundries. IMPORTS. Iressch entered Inwards from the ISiA April to the 19fA April, 1841, inclusive. Per schooner Water Lilly-40 bags potatoes, 22 bags flour, 144 bags maize, 14 boxes candles, G. Bogle; 12 cases seguís, 5 cases tobacco, 105 hhds porter, 5 bates blankets, 4 casks earthenware, 15 casks tallow, Montefiores & Co. ; 181 bags maize, D. M'Pherson; 1 case apothecary, J. Wilkinson ; I case, J. Morgan ; 50 hhds porter, Mr. Ross ; 4'chests apparel, Mr. Nelson. ' PORT OF LAUNC...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. NOTICE lo PUBLICANS.-The Fifty hhds Stout and Fifty hhds o.p. Plantation Hum, advertised for Saturday next, will be sold at Mr. Warhum's Stores, To Morrow, the 28th instant. April 27. T. Y. LOWES. Housihold Furniture, Stock, Wheat, Oats, and Hay. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD has the honor to an- nounce, that be is instructed by Captain Forth t» SELL hy PUBLIC AUCTION, at his residence, Camp- bell Town, on Monday, 3d ¡Mav, at 12 o'clock precisely, the whole of his HOUSEHOLD FURNITUR!', consisting of Drawing, dining, and bril-room furniture Dairy and kitchen utensils, &c. Also, Some well-bred mares and horses Carts, harness, and farming implements Several excellent milch cows, many of which arc in calf A quantity of wheat, oats, and hay. Terms-three months' credit to purchasers above £25, on approved endorsed bills. Working Bullocks. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD will SELL by AUC TION, at Campbell Town, on Monday, the 3d May next, in addition to the Household Furniture and Stoc...
EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
EGYPT. On the 22d of November the " Caméléon" steamer, from Toulon, reached Alexandria with despatches, under the charge of the Marquis de Beaufort, for the Pacha; Captain II. Maunsell, of the " Rodney," an old acquaintance of the Pacha, with despatches from Commodore Napier, had arrived the night before, and had an audience with the Pacha, at which he wore a sword presented to him by Mehemet eight years ago. Napier was off the port, and the Pacha was anxious to show his state of preparation for a siege. Four hundred pieces of cannon bore upon the sea ; the walls and forts were manned ; and on Fort Caffarelli the Pacha had built a look out, from whence he might, in case of need, direct operations. On the other hand, the allies were not idle. The " Medea," under a flag of truce, took soundings, close ashore, from the palace to the lighthouse points. Napier and Captain Warder, of the " Medea," with Captain Martin, of the "Carysfort," strolled through the town and marked the position o...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. FUNERAL OF NAPOLEON.-The awkward position f^f M. Guizot, some passages of whose writings are ailed to mind by these ceremonies, is a subject of Bemark by his enemies in the press. The Courier ^¡"raneáis, in commenting upon a report which had ap Teared in the Temps, that M. Guizot, upon the pre ext of bad health, was about to quit Paris during the pproaching funeral ceremony, adds that in contra- cting this report, and announcing his intention of Baking his place among the other Ministers upon the Uccasion, M. Guizot, the visiter of Louis the Eighteenth t Ghent, shows less good taste and tact than he .ould in abstaining from being present. The Cont- uerce is still more bitter : " The Moniteur de Grand of the 13th of June, 815 (five days before the battle of Waterloo) describes S throne erected upon the Champ de Mars for the ¡.ote of the new Constitutions of the Empire, and adds "he words-. The Prince and nobles of the new mpire are already appearing upon the theatre...
POLICE OFFICE, RICHMOND. 15th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
POLICE OFFICE, RICHMOND. Uth April, 1841. Whereas various articles of stolen and unclaimed properly hate from time to time come into my possession I hereby gue notice, that all suchas may not be claimed on or before .Saturday, the 15th day of May next, will be sold by me b\ public auction, at twelve o'clock at noon, at the Police, office, Uichmond JOHN JEWEL, Chief District Constable.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. THE Scout, just arrived from Swan River, brings us ewe from Western Australia up to the 20th of March : K ¡s now determined, it seems, lo remove the Survey n sent out to the neighbourhood of Leschenault, some lonths back, to form the proposed settlement of Austra ¡nd, to a grant obtained from the Crown, situated in the Icinilyof Port Grey, midway between the River Arrow, mith and Ganthourue Bay, distunt from Perth about 200 liles to the northward. This change has arisen from lie lands assigned to Colonel Latour, at Leschenault, und old by him to the Australind Company, having been esunied by the Colonial Government. The Perth Gazette speaks of this change as having been dopled at the recommendation of Captain Gre\, and oniplains of the port having been called Port Grey, as a ¡ere of presumption-it being notorious that it was cither discovered nor yet visited by that gentleman-he ¡aving only passed several miles inland-seeing around lim good grass, and the appearan...
POLICE OFFICE, NEW NORFOLK. 16th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
POLICE OFFICE, NEW NORFOLK. 16tft ¿»»11,1841. Whereas divers articles of stolen and unclaimed pro- perty ha» e from time to time come into my possession: this is to give notice, that all such as may not be claimed on or before Monday, the loth day of May next, will be sold by me by public auction, at twelve o'clock at noon, at the Police-office, New Norfolk. A. CARPENTER, Chief District Constable.