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COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 26th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
?COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 26r/&lt; April,'\R4\. Tenders will-be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th May next, for the following articles re- quired-on account of the Convict Service,'Port Arthur, \'u. Two Thousand Sheep Skins, dressed in oil Samples to be sent to the Ordnance Stores. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. Commercial Bank of England-The Rochdale branch of the Commercial Bunk of England has wound up its accounts, with only one bad debt-Manchester Guardian. In the Court of Queen's Bench on December 7, au ac- tion was tried against the Earl of Thanet, as the drawer of two bills of exchange for £058 and ¿?-165 13s, dated so far back as 1802. The defendant, then Mr. Henry Tufton, was in Frauce at the time Bonaparte iuipri.-oned ull the English, and was not liberated till the peace. The drawer of the bills, Mr. Wateis, the former lessee of the London Opera-house, had got Hie defendant to sign au agreement, that in consideration of not pres-ing for pay- ment, he would not set up the statute of limitations. The agreement was proved, and the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff lo the umouut of ¿£3237 8s. 7d. for principal and interest. Mineral Wealth of Great Drittln-The average value of the annual pruduce of the mines of the British islands amounts to the sum of .?20...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury of twelve. MONDAY, APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
SUPREME COURT-CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Civil Jury of &nbsp; &nbsp; twelve. MONDAY, APRIL 20. William Stead was arraigned upon a charge of assault- ing Constable Edward Goodwin in the execution of his duty, on the 271 h of March last, there was another ac. count, charging the prisoner with a common assault upon the prosetutor. His Honor took an objection to the information, as tt did not state upon the face of it to what place or parish the prosecutor belonged , the objection, however, was for the present abandoned, and the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty. Jane Dutton was charged with wilful and corrupt per- jury, committed on the 24th of February last, before John Price and Edward Macdowell, Esquires, Justices of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Peace for this colony. A man named Henry Ironmonger had been brought before the above named Magistrates, for harbouring the prisoner as an absconder, on the day specified , the pri- &...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 April 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. NOTICE.-That superior well-known roadster, JUMBO, and that splendid filly, FANNY, adver- tised for sale on the 29th instant, will positively be sold with- out reserve, by the Auction Company's agent, ut the Com- pany's Yards, Macquarie-street, 'Jo-Morrow, at I o'clock precisely. Terms-approved bills tit three months. Sale of Cattle, $-c. MR. D. TAYLOR will SELL by AUCTION, at Mmvle's Yards, Bagdad, on Wednesday, the 12th I May, at 12 o'clock - [ Tiventy pairs working bullocks One plough mare, by Sam One do do, by Aj'ax. I Terms-£25 and upwards, a credit of three months,-by ap- ' proved bills ; under that sum, cash. Plain, Flideil, and Cut Glass. MR. T. Y. LOWES will SELL by AUCTION, at the Exchange Mart, Elizabeth-street, on Monday next, the 8d May, at Pi o'clock, without any reserve Tumblers Wines Custard cups Finger glasses Decanters Salts, &c Terms-Above £2$, three months* credit, on approved bills. Butcher's Spring Cart and Horse. MR. T. Y. LOWES will S...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. ADMIRAL ELLIOTT in H. M. S. Volage, had touched at the Cape, and would probably arrive in England by the middle of this month. His Excellency the Governor has despatched a party of the 27th regiment and Cape mounted rifles, through Cafferland, to take up a position on the river Umzimvobo, for the purpose of protecting the native chiefs in that quarter against the aggressive attacks of the emigrant boors. The Coffer chiefs having been informed of the design of this expedition, have readily and gratefully offered ev«ry facility to its progress through their country, and to the keeping up of com- munications between it and the colony.-South Afri- can Commercial Adcertiser. BANKING.-The Cape of Good Hope Bank gave this year a dividend of £5 per share, or 15 per cent, on the paid up capital. The South African Bank paid a divtdend of £1 16s. per share, or 6 per cent, on the paid up capital. It appears by the report fur 1840, of the directors of the Eastern province Bank...
SWAN RIVER PRESS. IMPORTATION OF STOCK TO SWAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
SWAN RIVER PRESS. IMPORTATION OF STOCK TO SWAN RIVER. Within the last three weeks we have had arrivals in our port, from Adelaide and Port Phillip, with about 1,100 sheep landed in safety, out of 2,500 shipped, and 150 head of horned cattle with trifling loss. The occasion of these losses it may be as well to explain. Many of the sheep put on board the "Coromandel," we believe originally about 1,100, had been driven from the interior to Port Phillip, a distance of about 200 miles, a fortnight before they were shipped. During this fortnight they were de- pastured in (he neighbourhood, where but little water could be procured, and that brackish ; but when on board, at the commencement of the voyage, they were well supplied with water and coarse hay,-the change of food and the water are supposed to have occasion- ed the mortality. Sheep are delicate voyagers, and the dilîicully of attending to 1,100 may have tended to augment the list of deaths, which, we understand, in this vessel alo...
PORT PHILLIP. GIPPS'S LAND. OVERLAND EXPEDITION OF MESSRS. KIRSOPP AND OTHERS, [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
PORT PHILLIP. GIPPS'S LAND. OVERLAND EXPEDITION OF MESSRS. KIRSOPP AND OTHERS Tuesday, 23d March.-The party left the depot at the Albert river, with eight horses, two of which carried three weeks' provisions ; at nine miles on a N. course made the Tarra rivulet, crossing which at a distance of nine miles on a N.E. course came upon a line of route distinguished by marked trees, supposed to have been constructed by M'Millan's party, some initials of several members left on a tree at the encampment confirming the conjecture. This route running N. by W. was followed up twenty-three miles, in the belief that it would lead to the crossing place of the La trobe ; but on arriving at a high range on their track they descried to the southward Wilson's Promontory, the eastern and nearest part of its high land bearing S., and to the N.E._ the splendid Savannahs and forests of that space of country which, lying between Moneroo Plains and Corner Inlet, is bounded north by the Australian Alps, and...
RESALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
RESALE OF CROWN LANDS. The several lots of land hereafter described will be put up for sale on Saturday, the 15 th day of Al ii y next, at the Court House, Launceston : County of Glamorgan, St. Paul's Plains, lot 686,640a. Table Cape, lot 718,610a. County of Devon, Parish of Selborne, lot 735, 640a. Suburbs of Westbury, section N n., Bu. Ir. Op. Cleveland, section E., lot 6, 3r. 2p.
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
LOCAL. A Ball will be given at Government House on trie 24th of this month, in honor of Her Majesty's Birth-day. BIBLE SOCIETY.-We observe by the notice in our advertising columns that the Annual Meeting of this institution will be hold to-morrow evening in Trinity Church, His Excellency Sir John Franklin, as on former occasions, presiding. The Society has now attained its majority, this being the twenty-first anniversary, so that we hope its operations will be prosecuted with all the vigour of mature age. GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS.-We understand that at these schools there are now upwards of 2000 children receiving- instruction, a great proportion of whom would in all probability be denied the advantage of education, either from its expense, or, iti the remoter portions of the island, from the absence of all other schools for miles around them. THE THEATRE.-Last evening the much talked of and anxiously looked for spectacle of the Antarctic ex- pedition was performed before a densely crowd...
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. The several lots of lund hereafter described will be put up for sale on Saturday, the 15th day of May next, at the Court House at Launceston : Township of Carrick, section A, No. 3, Ir. 4p. No. 4, Ir. 20p. No. 9, lr. 8p. No. 11, lr. Sp. Lot 14, lr. 8p. Lot 15, lr. 8p. Township of Ross, section B, lot 1, la. lr. Section E, No. 4, 3r. 8p. No. 6, la. Or. 25p. No. 8, la. Or. 7p. Section L, No. 4, la. Or. lp. Section N, No. l,3r. 32p. i Township of Avoca, section F, lot 4, lr. 20p. Lot 5, lr. 20p. Lot 11, lr. 13p. Lot 13, lr. 20p. Lot 14, lr. 20p.
THE COURIER. Str[?] [?]t Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, MAY 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
THE COURIER. Strrnue et Draym. HOBART TOWN. TUESDAY, MAY 4. THE attention of the authorities has, we are happy to learn, been at length aroused to the alarming in- crease which has of late taken place in the number of licensed public-houses, and we are assured that the most prompt and decisive measures will be taken to check the growth of this spreading pestilence, which threatens destruction to our social state. We need not point out how this evil lias been permitted to grow to such an extent, or how many very charitable gentlemen have stood sponsors for the fair fame of doubtful publicans, in that easy indifference of temper and taste which so often in this community deeply as it is to be deplored 1-glozes over vice and crime, and makes a mockery of truth. It is enough for us to know that the full extent of the evil is recognized, and that the firm, yet temperate hand of authority, will be interposed for the protection of the lower orders of the people, in the same way that we alw...
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
RE.SALE OF CROWN LANDS. The several lots of land hereafter described will be put tip for sale on Saturday, the 15th day of May next, at the Survey Office, Hobart Town : Colebrookdale Township, section B, No. 4, lr. 6p. No. 0, Ir. 6p. No. 8, lr. 6p. No. 9, Ir. Cp. Section E, No. Il,lr. 7p. No. 12, lr. Cp. No. tö.lr.flp. Suburbs of New Norfolk, section K, 7a. 3r. 20[>. Township of Hamilton, section G, No. 3,3r. I p. Section O.No. l,3r. 13p.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
NOTICE. The public arc respectfully informed, that till such time as the proprietor of this journal is enabled to secure a sufficient number of steady and competent bands, so as to ensure him the means of executing his increased business without delay or difficulty, the Courier will be published as originally, every Friday, until further notice.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 89. Colonial Secretary's Office, 20th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 89. Colonial Secretary's Office, 20th April, 1841. The period for which the under-mentioned persons were transported expiring at the date placed after their respective names, Certificates of their Freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master's Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police Magis- trate in the interior: Asia- Thomas Chase, 31st May, 1841; John Donald, 3rd ditto; Dennis Hagam, 31st ditto; James Lovell, &nbsp; &nbsp; 31st ditto; Robert McMemonie, alias McKirdy, 4th ditto; &nbsp; &nbsp; John Reed, 5th ditto. Atlas- John Roose, alias Smith, 1st May. Argyle- George Scantlebury, 14th May. Aurora- Henry Thomas, 12th May. Bussorah Merchant- Thomas Bentley, 31st May. Bengal Merchant- Thomas Mullin, 7th May; John Poulin, 8th ditto. Edward- Mary Ann Marsh, 27th May. George the Third- Amos Barrett, 15th May; George Clarke, 15th ditto; John Fineletter, 15th ditto; Jose...
AUDIT OFFICE. 28th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. 28th April, 1841. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 21st of the current month and this date : The Puisne Judge, travelling expenses; the Attorney General, ditto ; Thomas Tilley, stores s G. F. Goble, ditto; Williams, Campbell, and Co., ditto; J. William- son, parchment ; W. Humphreys, furniture ; li. Hodges, engrossing; L.Wallis, fuel; W. Goulatone, forage; K. Murray, ditto; J.Murray, horse-shoes; W. Sorell, ex- penses; C. Reid, emigrants; the Collector of Customs, travelling expenses ; H. Bayntou, repayment ; R. Parkin- son, ditto; B. Guy, rent; W. H. Wells, firewood; J. M'Phaii, ditto ; T. Presuell, ditto ; R. Allen, ditto ; W. G. Elliston, stationery ; G. Williams, boat-hire ; Samuel Garside, ditto ; Simon Frazer, boots ; J. W. Woolley, rent ; D. Lord, ditto. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
THE CABINET. Home Affections of the Poor.-If ever household affections and loves are graceful things, they are graceful in the poor. The tics that bind the wealthy and the proud to home maybe forged on earth, but those which link the poor man to his humble hearth arc of the true metal, and bear the stamp of Heaven. The man of high descent may love the halls and lands of hil inheritance as a part of himself, as trophies of his birth and power i his associations with them are associations of pride, and wealth, and triumph ; the poor man's attachment to the tenement he holds, which strangers have held before, and ma; to-morrow occupy again, has a worthier root, struck deep into a purer soil. His household goods arc of flesh and blood, with no alloy of silver, gold, or precious stone ; he has no property but io the affections of his own heart; and when they endear bare doors and walls, despite of rags, and toil, and scant; meals, that man has his love of home from God, and his rude hut ...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 3d May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 3d1 May, 1841. Tenders will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 12th instant, for the quantity of Wheat Straw, at per ton, required to the 31st March, 184*2, for the Military and Convict Establishments at Hobart Town, subject to the conditions promulgated in the Annual Tenders expressed in the Courier, dated 9th January last. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 24th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, 14th 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, nnd 27lbs Red Clover Seed. Samples of which to be forwarded to this Office. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 26th April, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 May 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Tonn, 2C&lt;7Í April, 1841. Tenders will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 5th Mny next, 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.