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LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 July 1842
LAUNCESTON. We can only quote former prices for wheat. There is not the slightest alteration in the market. WHEAT, 5s. 6d. per bushel, with little demand. BARLEY — English, from 5s. 6d. to 6s. per bushel ; Cape, 4s. 6d. ditto. OATS — feed, 4s. per bushel ; for seed, 5s. 6d. ditto ; but neither in demand. FLOUR — first quality, £18 ; second, £16 ; third, £14, per 2000lbs. Return of grain and flour imported at the port of Launceston, during the week ended 2nd July, 1842, inclusive — Nil. Return of grain and flour exported from the port of Launceston, during the week ending 2nd July, 1842, inclusive — Oats, 633 bushels ; wheat, 2958 ditto ; flour, 36 tons. BUTCHER'S MEAT. — Beef, by the quarter, 5d. by the joint, 6d. to 7d. per lb. Mutton, by the carcase, 3d., by the joint 3½d. and 4d. ditto. Pork, 7d. to 8d. ; veal, 9d. London porter, £5 10s. to £6 per hhd. ; coffee, 8d. per lb. ; sugar, Mauritius, £33 to £36 per ton ; brandy 6s. 6d., rum 4d. per gallon ; the market is bare of case gi...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 July 1842
SYDNEY. Fine flour 21s, per 100lbs., 20s. cash ; seconds 18s., cash 17s. ; thirds 16s., cash 15s. ; colonial wheat 6s. to 6s. 6d., maize 4s. to 5s., barley 3s. 6d. to 4s., oats 5s. per bushel ; hay £5 to £7 7s. per ton ; beef 4d. to 5d., mutton 6d. per lb. ; spirits in bond — rum 3s. 3d., arrack 1s. 3d. to 1s. 6d., gin 2s. to 4s., brandy 3s. 9d. to 4s. 6d., Mauritius sugar, £28 to £35 per ton ; tea, hyson skin, £9 9s. to £10 10s. per chest ; tobacco in bond, 8d. to 1s. per lb. — June 11.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 July 1842
PORT PHILLIP. MANTON'S MILLS. — Flour, first, 22s. per 100 lbs. ; second, 20s. per ditto ; ration, 17s. per ditto ; 1s. per 100lbs. allowed for cash. WHEAT, 6s. to 7s. per bushel of 60lbs. MAIZE, 6s. to 7s. per bushel. BRAN, 2s. 3d. per 20lb. POTATOES, 8s. to 10s. per cwt., or 1d. to 1½d. per lb. ; apples, 8d. to 1s. per lb. — June 25.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 20 July 1842
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. COLONIAL PRODUCE. — Wheat, 7s. 6d. to 9s. per bushel ; fine flour, £27 to £30 per ton ; seconds ditto, £20 ; bran, 1s. 3d. to 1s. 8d. per bushel ; barley, 4s. to 5s. ditto ; oats, 7s. to 8s. ditto ; maize, 5s. to 7s. ditto ; potatoes, £9 to £12. STOCK. — Fat wethers, 10s. to 15s. ; ewes, 14s. to 20s. ; lambs, 8s. to 10s. ; cattle, £7 to £10 ; dairy cows, £8 to £12 ; goats, 10s. to 30s. ; working bullocks, £14 to £20 per pair ; horses, £20 to £60 each. — June 18.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
SHIPPING. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FOR ADELAIDE. — The fine, fast-sailing, first class schooner WILL WATCH, 78 tons, James Harding, commander, will positively leave for the above port on Thursday next. For freight or passage, apply to the captain on board, or to GEO. & FREDK. FISHER, Agents. Wharf, Launceston, July 10, 1841. FOR PORTLAND BAY. — The favourite schooner MINERVA, 110 tons, James Fawthrop master, hourly expected, will commence loading imme- diately on her arrival, and be dispatched about the 21st instant. For freight or pas- sage, apply to HENTY & CO. July 11. FOR PORTLAND BAY and PORT FAIRY. — The schooner ESSINGTON, Dutton, master, will sail for &nbsp; the above ports in a few days. For freight or passage, apply to JOHN GRIFFITHS. July 16. FOR SALE, by Private Contract. — Se- veral pure Devon cows, selected from &nbsp; the stock of E. Bryant, Esq., they are heavy in calf to a pure Devon bull of the best blood ; likewi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
THE AUSTRALASIAN COLONIAL and GENERAL LIFE ASSUR- &nbsp; ANCE and ANNUITY COMPANY, 126 Bishopsgate-street, corner of Cornhill, and 14, Bridge-street, Sydney, Capital, £200,000, in 2,000 shares. DIRECTORS. Edward Barnard, Esq. | C. B. Mangles, Esq. H. Buckle, Esq. | J. B. Montefiore, Esq. John H. Capper, Esq. | J. H. Ravenshaw, Esq. G. Colquhoun, jun., Esq. | Sir Jas. Stirling, Knt. J. Edwards Lyall, Esq. | William Walker, Esq. TRUSTEES. Edward Barnard, Esq. | J. H. Capper, Esq. Thomas Richardson, Esq. AUDITORS. Sir H. F. Doyle, Bart., and C. Richardson, Esq., 72 Cornhill. SOLICITORS. Messrs. Swain, Stevens, & Co. SECRETARY. Edward Ryley, Esq. DIRECTORS FOR SYDNEY. Thomas Brelliat, Esq. | John Mackay, Esq. John Thacker, Esq. | Francis Kemble, Esq., late of the Board of Directors London. Actuary — Thomas Walker, Esq. Trustees. T. C. Brelliat, Esq. | J. Mackay, Esq. Bankers. Union Bank of London, and Bank of Australasia, Sydney. Physician — Dr. Nicholson. Solicitor — Ja...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
sales by auction. To Close Accounts. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. B. Francis, At the stores of Messrs. Willis, Keogh, and Co., on TUESDAY, the 26th July, at 12 o'clock precisely, THIRTY hogsheads brown stout, and Two tons soap. TERMS — Under £25, cash ; above that sum, an approved endorsed bill at 3 months. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. B. Francis, At his general sale, on MONDAY, the 25th July, at one o'clock, ONE CASE superior moleskin trowsers One ditto handsome pattern Valencia waistcoats. Terms at sale. TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. B. Francis. At his general sale, on MONDAY, the 25th July, at one o'clock, ONE CASE GLAZED HATS Fifty kegs white lead Twenty pieces calico. Terms at sale. To be sold by order of the Mortgagee, a Farm at the White Hills, in the occupation of Mr. Richard Jordan. PURSUANT to the proviso for that pur- pose contained in a certain indenture of mortgage bearing date the 19th day of March, 1840, and made between Richard Jordan, of the W...
PHASES OF THE MOON. First Quarter, July 13, 53 past 7 morning. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
PHASES OF THE MOON. First Quarter, July 13, 53 past 7 morning. July. | Sun rises. | Sun sets. | Length of day. 25 | 7 14 | 4 52 | 9 26 Communications for the Editor, orders for the paper and advertisements, to be ad- dressed or left at the Launceston Exami- ner office, Brisbane-street. TERMS. — Subscription, if paid in advance, sixpence each number ; credit, ten shillings per quarter. Advertisements, 12 lines or under, 3s. 6d. ; and three-pence for every line above twelve, each insertion. We will thank any of our subscribers to whom the " Examiner" is not regularly delivered to inform us. Masters of vessels, while in harbour, may have a copy of this paper left for them upon leaving their names at the " Exa- miner" office. Mr. H. H. Ridler is also authorised to receive accounts due in Hobart Town, and grant receipts. Mr. George Rolwegan. Collins-street, Hobart Town, will receive orders and advertisements for the " Examiner." The first edition is published in time for the country post...
LAUNCESTON EXAMINER, Saturday, July 23, 1842. THE LEGISLATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
LAUNCESTON EXAMINER, Saturday, July 23, 1842. THE LEGISLATURE. OUR readers will easily imagine that what- ever confidence we may possess in our colonial legislature, that confidence is not founded in its constitution. In plain straightforward questions, which neither involve private interests nor party supre- macy, we have no doubt that the object of our law-makers is simply to do right. Experience has taught that beyond this human virtue is not easily extended : still we do not undervalue public vigilance, or question that an influence is exercised by the press, in favour of the people, which moderates the selfishness and rigour of their rulers. A loud outcry has been heard against the dependence of his Excellency's official councillors. There may be a needless pa- rade in the formality of taking their sepa- rate votes, when they hold their seats by their office, and are compelled by that office to follow in the governor's wake. Such a course, notwithstanding, is inevita- ble. They...
THE MONIED INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
THE MONIED INTEREST. The Hobart Town Advertiser is described as the organ of government, we are there- fore disposed to examine his opinions with unusual deference and attention ; but the leader of the 19th instant has propounded sentiments which are certainly not held by any government on earth. A speculation on the embarrassments of England, how- ever widely it may depart from political truth, is in these colonies harmless enough ; but we regret to find a respectable mem- ber of the press inculcating the absurdest prejudices, and rousing the worst of pas- sions. He charges on the monied interest every principle that is vile, anti-national, and cruel. But we ask after all what is the monied interest ? In the imagination of our contemporary it is a divan of big bashaws, congregated in some secret haunt to buy up their countrymen, goods, and chattels, and to sell them to some customer equally impalpable and invisible. This monied interest in fact comprehends every man who has a sover...
INSOLVENT LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
INSOLVENT LAW. Happily the time has passed away when criminality and insolvency were convertible terms. It was by a long and laborious process that the one was separated from the other. The penalties of crime and in- solvency were the same. The unhappy debtor fell into the hands of the individual whose vindictiveness was stimulated by his loss. " The law commanded him to be sold with his wife and children and pay- ment to be made ; " nor was this all ; the ancient Roman law authorised the creditors to drag the debtor into the market place and hew him to pieces. Such too was long the spirit of more modern legislation. The creditor could incarcerate his debtor while living, and seize his body when dead. But debt is not a crime, and the legis- lator has at length perceived it. The cus- toms of society, which commit the property of men to the management and discretion of others, divide the responsibility of loss between him who entrusts and him who loses. The debtor hazards all he posse...
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. Instead of the usual advertising sheet an extra number of the Examiner will be pub- lished next Wednesday. We have adopted this plan so that our readers may be fur- nished with such a notice of the proposed Insolvent Act, as its importance demands, We copy the following from The Home and Foreign Missionary Record for the Church of Scotland. It is contained in a letter from the Rev. Alexander Duff, D.D., and written from Calcutta in the latter part of last year.— With the signs and tokens throughout the world at large, I cannot at present inter- meddle. I can only bestow a passing glance on some of those now exhibited in the In- dian portion of the great vineyard. In noticing these, however, it would he worse than unfair to put the people of India on a par with the emancipated negroes of the West, or the tabooed islanders of the South- ern Ocean. There, men had to do with loose traditions and fluctuating customs. Here, we have to do with systems that have withstoo...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. July 18. — Brig Henry, 107 tons, Granger, mas- ter, from Port Phillip ; E. P. Tregurtha, agent. July 18. — Barque Sovereign, 244 tons, Chard, master, from Hobart Town ; Kerr & Co., agents. Passengers — James Morris, Michael Donaphy. July 18. — Steamer Corsair, 186 tons, Bell, mas- ter, from Port Phillip ; J. Raven, agent. Pas- sengers — Mrs. Dodery, Mr. Thomson, Mr. J. S. Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Lamb and child, Major Fraser, Miss Gordon, Mr. Thornlow, Mr. Gill, Mr. Urquhart, Mrs. Norman, Mr. Wright, Mr. Doiron, Esther Malone, Ellen Allen, Ellen Carr, Patrick Hayes. July 18. — Schooner Essington. 123 tons, Dut- ton, master, from Port Fairy ; J. Griffiths, agent. July 18 — Swan River Packet, bound from Port Phillip to Hobart Town, put into this port from stress of weather and to land stock. July 20. — Schooner Tamar, 117 tons, Culbert- son, master, from Sydney ; J. Raven, agent. July 21. — Schooner Breeze, 20 tons, Jenkins, master, from ...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
DEPARTURES. July 18. — Schooner Will Watch, 63 tons, Har- ding, master, for Port Phillip ; G. & F. Fisher, agents. Passenger — Mr. Emmett. July 19. — Brig Fox, 163 tons, Irving, master, for Port Phillip ; J. Griffiths, agent. Passengers — Mrs. Irving, Mr. G. A. Coulson. July 22. — Steamer Corsair, 186 tons, Bell, mas- ter, for Port Phillip ; J. Raven, agent. Passen- gers — Charles Byng, Mr. and Mrs. Blake and two children, Mr. A. Kemp. July 22. — Barque Socrates, 152 tons, Grant, master, for Sydney ; J. Griffiths, agent. Passen- gers — Mrs. Murray and child, William Bastell, John Lewis, John Simpson, Duncan Clarke.
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
IMPORTS Vessels reported inwards during the week. July 18. — Per brig HENRY, from Port Phil- lip. 35 bullocks, 112 sheep, Henty & Co. ; 1 case cheese, 5 hams, Borradaile & Co. July 18. — Per steamer CORSAIR, from Port Phillip. 310 sheep, 1 case slops, order ; 1 gig, Lamb ; 8 bundles hoop iron, James Raven. July 18. — Per schooner ESSINGTON, from Port Fairy. 30 head cattle, 200 sheep, 10 tons oil, 2 kegs butter, J. Griffiths. July 18. — Per barque SOVEREIGN, from Hobart Town. 558 chests 749 half-chests hyson &nbsp; tea, 500 ten-catty boxes ditto, 3 half-chests con- gou, (cargo from Canton) Kerr, Bogle & Co. ; 9 kegs tobacco, R. L. Orr ; 25 kegs tobacco, 20 casks plaster of Paris, Williams & Co. ; 25 bags sugar, G. P. Ball ; 3 cases port wine, 8 cases 1 cask specimens of natural history, 3 cases furniture, W. H. Breton ; 3 trunks apparel, 20 boxes books, 1 case stationery, 7 iron wool screws, Kerr, Bogle, & Co. ; 20 packages furniture, 1...
EXPORTS. Vessels reported outwards during the week [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Examiner — 23 July 1842
EXPORTS. Vesels reported outwards during the week July 18. — Per schooner WILL WATCH, for Port Phillip. 150 bags flour, 2 ditto nails, 4 bales spades, J. Raven ; 274 bags flour, J. Griffiths ; 1 chest drawers, 1 bedstead, 1 bundle spades, 1 &nbsp; ditto trees, Emmett. July 19. — Per brig FOX for Port Phillip. 244 bags wheat, 80 ditto potatoes, 120 bales hay, 100 bags flour, 145 ditto oats, 2,450 palings, J. Grif- fiths ; 105 bags flour, R. L. Orr ; 70 bags flour, 25 ditto oats, 4 bales hay, 86 bags sugar, 17 ditto malt, 10 bales hay. July 22. — Per steamer CORSAIR, for Port Phillip 99 bags oats, 50 ditto flour, Henty and Co. ; 50 bags flour, 160 ditto oats, Williams and Co. ; 23 bales hay, Down & Co. ; 2 casks oil, 61 bags oats, Connolly & Co. ; 10 bags flour, J. Flexman ; 4 ditto ditto, A. Anderson ; 2,950 palings, J. H. Campbell ; 1 case hats, 116 turkeys, Waller and Co. ; 30 bags flour, M. Sommerville ; 1 horse, 1 case poultry, R. L. Orr ; 300 bags wheat, ...