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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. To-Moaaow. Horses, at the Company's Yards-Mr. J. C. Stracey. MONIUV. Household Furniture, Stock, ¿»c, at the residence of Captain Forth, Campbell Town-Mr. J. C. Underwood. Houses in Argyle-street, mid au Allotment in Melville-street, on the premises-Mr. D. Taylor. Cart Horses, Dray, Harness, Plain, Fluted, and Cut Glass, Spring Cart und Horse, &c., athis Mart-Mr. T. Y. Lowes. Lot No. 3 of the Glen Ayr Estate, ut the Lennox Arms, Richmond-Mr. J.-C. Stracev. General Sale, at his Mart-Mr. T. Y. Lowes.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 27th April, 1841. SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 27/A April, 1841. SALE RV rüULIC AUCTION. "Notice.-On Wednesday, the 5th day of May next, Mr. Stracey will sell by public auction, at the Commissai¡at 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 be 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 — 30 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town,24r/i April, 1841. 1101 Al. ENGIVEFR 1IFPARTMENT. Tenders will be received nt this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May next,'for the 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 die time of acceptance, but detcrminablc at any peiiod after three months, on either party giving the other notice in writing. The Charcoal to.be of-the.best quality, and delivered into the Royal Engineer Yard, Macquarie Point, as may be ordered. Persons tendering will also name two -respectable securities -for the fulfilment ol their contract. Payments to ho made quarterly. Tenders to be enclosed in nn envelope, and endorsed, " Tender for Charcoal, Royal Engineer Department, Hobart Town." , .GEOltGE MACLEAN, A.CG.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OP HOBART TOWN. Arrivals.-April 27-the brig Maguasha, 152 tons, Taylor, from Port Phillip, with sundries-passengers, Mr. Belcher, Mr. Joseph Moore, Mr. J. Stewart. 28th-the brig Martha, 121 .tons, Nickols, from Sydney, with sundries-passenger, Mr. S. Blackwell. 'Departures.-April 26-the bark Glanmaiiere, 192 .tons, Wheeler, for Sydney, with sundries. 26-the brig Eleanor, 257 tons, Mossman, for Sydney, with her import cargo from the Mauritius. 28-the bark Lady Raffles, C4S tons, Hight, for Sydney, with sundries. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 24th April to thrQSth April, -IS4I, inclusive. Per brig Affiance-£ cases books and stationery, 5 cases pianofortes, 1 cask snuff, 66 cases oilmen's stores, 82 packages rope and oakum, 3 bundles casks, 63 cases bottled beer, W. M. Orr ; 40 casks vinegar, 4 cases jewellery, &c., 19 do oil- men's wares, 6 do cheese, 1 case and I jar oil, 1 case npparel, Montefiore & Co. ; 25 cases cheese, J. C....
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobort Town, 24th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, 'Hobort Town, 24i/i April, 1841. Tenders will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May next, for the supply of 81 Bushels Black Oats, and 271bs Red Clover Seed. Samples of which to be forwarded to this Office. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. At Hobart Town, iuciuding Kangaroo Point, on Monday, 3rd May next. At Richmond, on Monday, 3rd May-next. At Campbell Town, on Monday, Sid May next. At New Norfolk, on Monday, 3rd May next. At Norfolk Plains, on Monday, 3rd ¡W11 y next. Al Oatlands, on Mouday,3rd May next.
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
J NDIA. We have received per the Indus, Calcutta papers to the 17th January, from which we make a few extracts : Three vessels, with 5000 Portuguese soldiers, have just arrived at Goa, from Europe. They have had a long and tedious passage, having put off con- siderable time at Mozambique. A fracas, which at one time assumed rather a serious aspect, lately occurred betwixt the Governor and the Commander of the French armed corvette Dordogne. As for- merly intimated, the Governor of Goa issued an order that no French or English vessels should be permitted to remain ¡it Goa so long as there might be a likelihood of war between England and France The order to this effect had been issued in somewhat more peremptory and impeiious terms than the French commander cared for, concluding with a threat of forcible expulsion unless it was immedi- ately complied with. The reply to this was, that if the Governor of Goa meant to compel a French ship of war to leave his shire, when she was not so di...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 22d April, 1841. ROYAL ENGINEER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 22&lt;2 April, 1841. nOVAI. rSGINEEK OFFICE. Notice -Tenders will lie received at the Commissariat Office until I- 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 ¡ron 2'2251bs 1 inch round do 8401bs 2J x J inch flat do 2121bsl±x ¿inch dodo !)41bs 2 x J inch do do 4P1I)S 2 x I inch do do 2(34lbs J inch square do 4G21bs 2 x J inch flat do rOlbs blistered steel 144 mason's chisels 21 do pirks 33 16 inch gaol bolts .'34 4 inch ¡ion padlocks 501 bs shingle nails 26lbs 2 inch batten do lOOlbs 3 inch do ào 28lbs .*H inch do do I double purchase crail winch 1 14 inch double block I 14 inch single do 1 14 inch snatch do 360lbs 4 inch Europe rope I50lbs24inch do 255lbs 5 inch do 3 jack planes f) tiying do 3 smoothing do :l band saws 3 li inch socket chisels 2 I g inch finners 2 1 j inch shell augers 12 assorted gimle...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
CHINA, WR inserted in our la^t number the latest intclh- j gencc from China, by which it appears that the term of the truce having expired without iny satisfactory result, operations were again commenced by the British fleet and two forts battered down, with a con- siderable loss on the part of the Chinese. All ac- counts, however, represent them to have displayed more courage than wo had been previously induced to give them credit for. In the midst of ¿>udi success another terni of truce was demanded by the Chinese and granted by the English ambassador It is but another pre e-a for delaj, and wc are only surprised that so much time has been already wasted m the same fruitless negotiations. 'Hie following is the last piocldination from Keslien, t e Imperial Commis- sioner, who is only following in the steps of Lin - Keshen, Impend Commissioner, kc , issues this edict lor the clear understanding of iiflurs Hie English barbarians in their demands arc not to be satis- fied , there i...
SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF M. THIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF M. THIERS. The late prime minister of France is the son of a locksmith at Marseilles, beneath whose humble roof he first saw the light on the 16th of April, 1797. His woiner belonged to an old commercial family, which in the vicissitudes of time had fallen into ex- treme poverty, and the young*"Lôuis " Adolphe was placed by her relatives in*the Imperial Lyceum of Marseilles, where he received the early part of his education. He is reported to have achieved many victories over his young competitors before the year 1815, when he proceeded to Aix for the purpose of pursuing the study of the law. There he formed his friendship with M. Mignef, afterwards the concise and philosophic historian of the same event which has exercised his own talents. The two friends pur- sued a similar couse of study, their favourite pursuits of literature, philosophy, and history, giving place to just so much of the digest and civil code as would enable them to pass their examinations. ...
THE CABINET. HYMN OF THE UNIVERSE. PARAPHRASED FROM GOETHE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
THE CABINET. HYMN OF THE UNIVERSE. PARAPHRASED FROM GOETHE. Koli on, thou Sun I for ever roll, Thou giant, rushing through the heavens ! Creation's wonder, nature's soul I Thy golden wheels by angels driven ; The planets die without thy blaze, And Cherubim with stardropt wing, Float in thy diamond-sparkling rays, Thou brightest emblem of their King! Roll, lovely Earth I and still roll on, With ocean's azure beauty bound ; While one sweet star, the pearly moon, Pursues thee through the blue profound ; And angels with delighted eyes Behold thy tints of mount and stream, From the high wall of paradise; Swift whirling like a glorious dream. Roll, Planets ! on your dazzling road, For ever sweeping round the sun ; What eye beheld «hen first you glowed, What eye shall see your courses done 1 Roll in your solemn Majesty, Ye deathless splendours of the skies! High altars, from which angels see The incense of creation rise. Roll, Comets 1 and ye million stars I Ye that through boundless natur...
EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
EXTRACTS. The Mining Company -The company for lhe put pose of working the valuable! liad and silver mine discovered near Glen Osmond has al length been formed and will imme- diately toiiituetice acti e operttions under an intelligent and rebptetabli bud) of dueclors, posstbbin^ the full con- fidence of the public No less linn) foity b txes of the oie were yesttrday shipped per Cygnet for London We re cunimind to such of our friends tit home as muy see the present notice, to apply al the offices of the South Aualia han Company for fmlhtr information in it fen nee to tins important dist over) It is probable that they will at Hu same time he able* to procure sp&lt; ciment, of the ore which the Cygiut lakes lo Euglaud, and so catisfy themselves of the quality of the mineral pioduclions of South Australia -Sauth Australian Registet, Mardi 29. Indigenous South Austi allan Tobacco.-Mr. Giles, the Superintendent of the Lyndoch Valley, and several other suiteys, hits, we are glad to ...
ADELAIDE PRESS. BANKING IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
ADELAIDE PRESS. BANKING IN AUSTRALIA. WK think there can be no surer test of the pios perity of any country than the success and stability of the banking establishments connected with it ; and it cannot but be gratifying to the friends of South Australia to learn that both the banks in Adelaide are exhibiting decided successful results in the simul- taneous propositions which have been made to in- crease their capital stock. The Bank of South Aus- tralia, we believe, has added largely to its capital, while that of Australasia has increased, or intends to increase, to the large sum of £1,200,000. We have been kindly favoured with the following return, which, as showing the returns of a single bank, is of great commercial and statistic.il value : RETURN of the Aggregate Average Amount of the Lhibi. lilias and Assets of the Bank of Australasia, as well in England as in the Australasian Colonies, from the Ißth day of April, 1839, to the lit h day of October, 1839. £ s. d Bills in circul...
SYDNEY PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
SYDNEY PRESS. T.HK WOOL TRADE.-We have been favoured wtlii an extract front a letter which contains Borne very important suggestions, to which we wish to call the particular attention of our colonial flockmasters : A litige pioporlion of Mr. Scott's wool came to Hud. dersu'eld, purchased by a friend uf mine, and I consider it well suited for combing, provided it be well washed. You must always bear in mind that greasy wool will nut comb. The wool trade of New South Wales is conducted by in- dividuals who know nothing, or al least very little, of the trade. The whole, on arrival in London or Liverpool, is put info a broker's hand, and .they are allowed to take such sized samples as their conscience may dictate. After the last series uf sales one of iheae knights of the hammer sold a parcel from samples, equal to a moderate Colonial clip. The stales are always announced when a sufficient quantity arrives, without reference to prices or future .prospects. The -German wool trude was at ...
THE COURIER. S[?] [?]t Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
THE COURIER. Simiue et Drosperr, HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, APRIL 30. MR. KERR has accepted the vacant seat in the Legislative Council. -It is said that Mr. -Kerr at- tempted to stipulate for resuming- his orig-inal position in the Council ; but surely this can never have been the case ; for the very assertion of such a condition must have been treated by the Lieutemnt-Governor as a refusal of the office. At least this is the inference which every ninety-nine out of a hundred would draw. We observe the Launceston Advertiser is complain- ing that a member is not to be chosen from that side, thus admitting- that the Council contains within it a representative principle. The complaint is not un- reasonable. BY an order of the Chief Police Magistrate the Police constables of the district of Hobart Town are to be reduced in number from one hundred and eleven to vne hundred and three. Of these, ticenty-fioe are to be appointed senior constables, and their pay is to be raised from one and ninepe...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
rféjfeFOR LONDON.-(To sail on the 26th in Jg^SE, stant.)-The first-class bark HINDOO,310 tons, C. 1.. VAN ZÚILICOM, ciunnmniler, having nearly the whole cf ber cargo engaged, will positively be dispatched on the above date. For freight or passive, having superior accommodation, apply to the commander un bonni, or to New Wharf, April 8. WILLIS, GARRETT, & Co. ¿«fLFOR MADRAS and CALCUTTA, touching at JSiäSg. 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. uFOR ADELAIDE.-Tile regular trading- clip _\ per-built schooner WATER WITCH, 150 tons, 1). 'JtALUEKT, commander, is now ready to receive cargo for the ¡ib'ove port, and will meet with immediate despatch. For frciujflit or passage, (h...