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PUBLICANS' LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. At Hobart Town, including Kangaroo Point, on Monday, ¡ 3rd May next. I At Campbell Town, on Monday, 3rd May next. At "New Norfolk, on Monday, 3rd May next. "At Norfolk Plains, on Monday. 3rd May next. At Oatlands, on Monday, 3rd May next.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 87. Colonial Secretary's Office, 16th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 87. Colonial Secretary's Office, 16th April, 1841. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts; viz. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Thomas Fletcher, Waterloo; Joseph Hanson, Surrey; &nbsp; &nbsp; James Littlewood, Sarah; William Ship, ditto; Alfred, &nbsp; ditto; John Williams, ditto; Richard Bradfield, ditto; Darius Fairbank, George the Third; William Gardiner, &nbsp; Eden; John Read, Georgiana; Charles Webb, ditto. &nbsp; &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
AUDIT OFFICE. 21st April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. i\st April, 1841. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 14th of the current month and this date: R. Stewart, Coroner's fees; 1*. A. Mulgrave, ditto ; Thomas Mason, ditto ; J. S. Kilgour, medical attendance ; S. Macurdy, ditto ; J. Doughty, ditto; E. Wren, ditto'; W. Seccombe, ditto ; W. Paton, ditto ; J. P. Rowe, ditto ; J. Learmouth, ditto; D. M"Pherson, stores; J. K. Gray, provisions ;. J. Symes, ditto ;'R. II. Davies, ditto; J. Gil- ligan, ditto; F. Steiglitz, ditto; J. Lambert,-ditto'; A. Stephen, rent ; B. Hodges, engrossing; B. Jacobs, cartage ; W. Sharmau, flour ; W. Ladds, meat ; W. Short, boots, fee. ; R. Jacomb, yeast ; A. Calder, smith's work ; W. Bastian, hay ¡J.Regan, leather; W. Cleary, cartage; W. Rout, copper; R. De Little, lime ; H. and J. E. Addison, deals ; J. S. Hill, shingles, fire; J. Hamilton, ditto; S. Hall, lime ; W, Reason, cartage ; A. Goldie, an emigrant : II. M. Hull, stationery ; S. A. Tegg,...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 88. Colonial Secretary's Office, 20th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 88. Colonial Secretary's Office, 20th April, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified, that the Right Honourable the Secretary of State has been pleased to approve of the appointment of John Abbott, Esq., as Registrar General of Births, Deaths, and &nbsp; Marriages. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the 3)st December, 1840, now in the course of delivery. We at the same time apprise those persons who hate continued to reeeive-our paper for three or four years, without once condescending to notice the terms of subscription, that we shall place their accounts in the hands of our Solicitor for recovery.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 24th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 24th April, 1841. Tenders will be received at this O/fice until 12 o'clock on Wednesday,' the 5th May next, for the supply of 81 Bushels Black Oats, and 27lbs Red Clover Seed. Samples of which to be forwarded lo this Office. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.^.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 26th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 26fA April, 1841. Tenders will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May nest, for the following articles re* quired on account of the Convict Service, Port Arthur, viz. Two Thousand Sheep Skins, dressed in oil. Samples to be sent to the Ordnance Stores. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 21th April, 1841. SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 21th April, 1841. SALE BY rUBUC AUCTION. Notice.-On Wednesday, the 5th day of May next, Mr. Stracey will sell by public auction, at the Commissariat Stores, at II o'clock precisely, on account of'the Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy, the surplus Stores landed from the male convict ship Duncan. Terms-cash-; and the lots-to he cleared away immediately --after the sale. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 24th April, 1841. ROYAL ENGINEER DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 24rA April, 1841. -ROYAL ENGINEER DEPARTMENT. Tenders will be-received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May next, for tht supply of Charcoal re- quired by the Royal Engineer Department during the period commencing on the 1st May, 1841, to 31st March, 1843. CONDITIONS. The Contract to be in force from the time of acceptance, but determinable at any petiod after three months, on either,party giving the other-notice in writing. The Charcoal tobe of the best quality, and delivered into the Royal Engineer Yard, Macquarie Point, as may be ordered. Persons-tendering will also'name iwo respectable securities for the fulfilment ol their contract. .Payments to be made quarterly. -Tenders to be enclosed in an envelope, and endorsed, "Tender-for Charcoal, Royal Engineer Department, Hobart Town." GEORGE MACLEAN, A.CG.
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE REPEALERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PItESS. THE REPEALERS. "'NORTHERN WHIG.-In the repeal address three' «erious'charges are made against the people of Eng - land ; and it is worth while to refer to them separately, and to show how far they are consistently urged :-1st. ? It is said that " a'flagrant breach of the constitution -was committed by a liberal Government;" that " they introduced -and carried through the House the Coer- cion Bill of infamous memory ;" and it is charged against the English people that they did nothing for Ireland in that case, but that some of them " even pe- titioned for the bill to pass." Now, that it was an " in- famous" bill we readily admit ; but let it be recol- lected, that after it had expired it was re-introduced with modifications, and was then supported by Mr. O'Connell, Mr. Sharman Crawford being one of the very few Irishmen who gave itany opposition. -Why did the Repealers, when assailing the peoplo of Eng- land, keep back this fact ? 2d.-The repeal address ...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 22d April[?] 1841. ROYAL ENGINEER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT. "COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 22d AprilflMl. ROTAI. ENGINEER. OFFICE. Notice.-Tenders will be received at tho 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' Barracks. 2241bs 2 inch square bar iron 2*2251bs 1 inch round do 840lbs 2J x J inch flat do 2121Us l*x i inch do do 941 bs 2 x I inch dodo 4Rlbs 2 x I inch do do 2641b« J inch square do 462lbs 2 x J inch flat do SOIbs blistered steel 144 mason's chisels 24 do picks 33 16 inch gaol bolts 34 4 inch iron padlock« 501b« shingle nails 28lbs 2 inch batten do lOOIbs 3 inch do do 28lbs 3J inch do do 1 double purchase crab winch ! I 14 inch double block . I 14 inch single do 114 inch snatch do 3001 lis 4 inch Europe ropa 150lbs 2} inch do 255lbs 5 inch do 3 jack planes 3 trying do 3 smoothing do 3 hand saws 3 1 * inch socket chisel« 2 1¿ inch firmcrs 2 I i inch shell auger« 12 assorted gimlets 1 Turkey ...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. A letter from the Tarka of the 4th instant, states : -" During the late harvest considerable damage was done by the rupture of a cloud :-From Schaap Kraal, (now " Prospect,") the flood swept away thousands of sheaves of wheat, which the proprietor had great difficulty in obtaining hands to reap. Those em- ployed were paid three shillings per day, with plenty of food, tea, coffee, &c. The pasturage here abun- dant and healthy : even the milch cows with calves are in condition for slaughter." Another hand-writing from the same quarter, under date the 12th instant, states : " The country is in a dreadful state, not so much for the want of labourers, as labour. To my know- ledge there are this year thousands of good woolled sheep carrying their last year's fleeces, and I consider myself particularly fortunate in getting together about half the assistance I want to do the ordinary work on this beautiful estate. It Í6 distressing to see hordes of vagabonds rovin...
WORTHY THE ATTENTION OF EMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
WORTHY THE ATTENTION OF EMIGRANTS. The contract for the supply of Rations to the Troops stationed on this Frontier for the ensuing year, has been taken by the Firm of J. D. Norden and Co., at the rate of 3±d. per ration-a rate lower than in any other colony under the.Crown, ft should be bora« in mind, that the soldiers ration consists of Hb. of bre i and lib. of fresh meat. That the former must be of good meal from which l-7th of the pollard is ex traded, and that the latter is to be issued in the pro" I portion of 5-7ths beef, and 2-7ths mutton, and thatt*? this there is the usual proportion of fuel and candle«* When it is considered that this ration ia supplied at the low rate of 3¿d., it will be at once seen that tiri country may well challenge comparison with an» colony in the world, for the abundance and cheatu ness of all the necessaries- of life. ^ It may well, however, be asked how it is that wh¡|B the troops are supplied at so cheap a rate, the pub]¡» should be paying 2d. a...
THE CABINET. PALESTINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
THE CABINET. PALESTINE. Oh land of Canaan-pleasant land I With milk and honey once o'erflowing Where once the rose of Sharon bloomed. Where white flowered myrtles once were growing I All dreary now and desolate The olive and the cheering vine, Arc trampled down by ruthless feet, Ah woe is mc fur Palestine 1 In untamed majesty erect Still rise the peaks of Lebanon, In wreath of snow and cypress dad, But all the cedar trees are gone I (a) Tlie surges still unwearied beat Where Carmel rears his rugged brow, But now no prophet seer ascends To watch the cloud arriving slow I Yet it shall rise-yet it shall spread, Though small at first an infant's hand Yet it shall rise, and spread and cheer With genial showers the drooping lamil Strong is the LORD-His word is sure I Strong is the Loan-and He hath sworn The rose shall bud and blossom yet, Where rankle now the briar and thorn. The Gentile nations plot and plan And Kings combine-and armies move-« Blind fools !-they little know what arm Is r...
KENSINGTON POLICE REPORT, For the weet ending 24th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
KENSINGTON POLICE REPORT, For the weet ending 24th April, 1841. Henry Upton, charged by sub-district constable Wilkin- son with being drunk at past ten o'clock on Saturday night; he had received a dreadful bealing from some unknown hand, as shown by one eye being closed. A night's lodging in the watch-house and a flue of 5s. were the results of this man's intemperance. Six other cases of drunkenness, in which the parlies pleaded guilty, were disposed of by fines of 5s. each, one moiety to Her Majesty the Queen, and the other to the apprehending constables. The above is a most unusual number for this generally quiet and orderly district, embracing as it dues so large a population, and, with two exceptions, they were all Saturday night's excesses. Dennis Buckley, charged by Henry Upton with robbing him of his handkerchief on Saturday night. The Sunday morning's account however was so very different, that he was released without bail ; but on the Monday morn- ing's enquiry it appeared ...
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM CHINA. HOSTILITIES AT THE BOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM CHINA. HOSTILITIES AT THE BOGUE. On Wednesday, Jan. 6th, it became known here, in consequence of letters having been received from the squadron at the Bogue, that the last term again granted to the Chinese for complying with the demands of the English had expired, and that useless negotiations would give way to warlike demonstrations ; and on Thursday, at midnight,' the arrival of H. M. cutter Louisa from the Bogue, confirmed these news, by bridging despatches from Captain Elliott, of which the following was made known to the British commu- nity on Friday morning, the 8th : - CIRCULAR. To H. B. M. Subjects resident in Macao. Negotiations having boen interrupted, the positions of Chu enpee and Ty-coclc-tow were simultaneously attacked this morn- ing by sea and land, and have both fallen to H. M. arms. It will be very satisfactory to H. M subjects to learn that Ibis gallant achievement was effected with trilling loss, notwith- standing an obstinate and honorable de...
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE. DEBATE ON THE ADDRESS IN THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE. DEBATE ON THE ADDRESS IN THE CHAMBER 07 DEPUTIES. We resume our outline from last Saturday's column, which brought the debate down to Thursday afternoon, when Mauguin was left speaking. " Let us show ourselves," concluded he, " in all the great- ness of France and confide in her destiny, which will suffice to repair all past evil." (Applausefrom the Left, and cries of" la dolare ! la dolare! ' from all parts of the Chamber.) Bechard mounted the tribune, and, unfolding a London p¡iper, read a letter from Marshall Soult courting an alliance with England, " which,'' said Bechard, " was injurious to the dignity and interests of France." Marshal Soult rose in reply : The correspondence which has just been read (he remarked) was strictly confidential, and eau only have been made public through some act of indiscretion, of which I knew not the source. As to the sentiments expressed in that letter, I take pride in having uttered them (approbation). I have conte...
POLICE OFFICE, MORVEN. 19th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 27 April 1841
POLICE OFFICE, MORVEN. 19th A¡iril, 1841. Much irregularity existing in the Sundey Musters of this District, it is particularly requested that those Gentlemen -who have ticket-of-leave men and assigned servants in their employ will be so good, whenever actual necessity requires their exemption, as shepherds, stock-keepers, hut.keepers, grooms, be, to certify that -circumstance by a memorandum to the Chief District Constable, to preveut their being subjected to the inconvenience of the tempo- rary loss of the services of their men ; as all servants of the description before-mentioned who do not answer to their names when the muster roll is called on Sunda) s, will be .unirooned to attend at this office fur disobedience of the go»eminent regulations and orders, aud punished accord- ingly (particularly those who reside within two miles of llie several churches), unless satisfactory explanation be given by them for their non attendance. R¡ WALES, Assistant Police Magistrate.