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No. 12. December, 31st, 1846. POST OFFICE, MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
No. 12. December, 31st, 1846. &nbsp; POST OFFICE, MELBOURNE. LIST of letters lying in this Post Office, un- claimed, accumulated since the publication of last list. Note.—Parties applying at this Post Office for advertised letters are requested to state particularly the No. and the date of the list, in which they may have observed the name ; because such reference will materially facilitate delivery. A. Abbotts, W. William Abbotts, George Affleck, William Affleck, John Aitkin, Thoinas Airdhe, J. M. Airey, Esq , G. S. Alexander, Esq, F. B. Alexander, James Allyne, Esq, R. J. Ankertell, Wm. Anderson, Wm. B. Bagnell, Horddern Mrs Bailey, Peter Bailey, Edward A. Baker, James Baker, Esq, W. F Ball, Wm Balfe, John Balston, J Bamblet, Wm Banfather, Wm &nbsp; Barrett, Thomas Barker, Wm Barnes, Joshua Barr, Mertha Barton, Mr Bastyn, Robert Batey, Martin Bathe, James Battrick, George Beath, Esq, D A Beechy, Thomas Beith, Daniel Bell, David Benson, Messrs R & G Best, Mr...
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th December, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 30th December, 1846. HIS Excellency the Governor directs the appointment to be notified of MR. ROBERT CADDEN, as Clerk of Petty Sessions, for the County of Bourke, in the District of Port Phillip. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Domestic Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 8 January 1847
JBomesíír ïntcllïgnuc. THE MECHANICS' INSTITUTION.-Among the donations lo the Mechanics' institution an- nounced at the monthly meeting of the Com- mittee of Management on Wednesday, were a splendid pair of globes, presented by the Board of Directors of the Port Phillip Academical In- stitution which lins just censed to exist. Mr. Westgarth, the almost invaluable Trensurer of the Institution, hits resigned his office, being on the eve of departure for Eugluud, und is suc- ceeded by Mr. Foxton. EnuCATioNAL-Messrs. Campbell and M'Gregor's acudemy, which is now one of the most, if not the most extensive in Melbourne, re-opened after ihe Christmas holiduys, on Mon- day last. The system of education which obtuius in this establishment is admirable, and the scho- lars shew u protiiciency which ive have rarely seen equalled. TUE "REALLY" FREE CHURCH.-The Rev. Messrs. Ramsay and nitchie, the new!) arrived Ministers of the Presbyterian Church, unconnected nilli the State, will preach for the...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d October, 1846. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 22d October, 1846. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified, w ith reference to the Government Notice of the 1st June, 1841, that from and after the 1st of Jan next, copies of the " New South Wale» Government Gazette" will be supplied at the Government Printing Office, in Bent street, at the rate of one pound ten shil- lings per annum, or seven shillings and sixpence a quaiter, payable m advance The charge tor a single copy of the Ga- zette will be one shilling His Excellency further directs it to he notified that from the same date the Go- vernment Gazette will cease tobe sup- plied lo any individual magistrate unless as a subscriber , but that two copies, to be íetained in the Court House or Office as public propert) , will be furnished to each Court of Petty Sessions or Benth of Magistiates All communications for thp Govern- ment Printer, from the Magistrates and Public Depaitments in the country, are to be sen...
KALKALLO POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
KALKALLO POUND. NOTICE is hereby given that at a Court of Special Petty Sessions, holden at Melbourne, for the County of Bourke, on Saturday, the second day of January, instant, MR. WILLIAM THANE, was appointed Poundkeeper, at the above pound, in room of Mr. Thomas Johnston, dismissed. W. R. BELCHER, Clerk Petty Sessions. Melbourne, Police Office, 6th January, 1847.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. IT having been represented to the Government, that a wanton out- rage was committed on the night of the 10th ultimo, by forcibly íemoving and destroying an ornamental piece of stone work, fiom the Eastern gable of the Church of St Peter's, now in the course of election in this town, a reward of Ten Pounds, will be paid lo any person or persons, who shall give such informa- tion as will lead to the appiehension and conviction of the parties v\ho perpetrated the ofience. W. LONSDALE. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 6th January, 1847.
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 1st January, 1847. PUBLIC MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Colonial Secietary's Office, Sydney, 1st Jannuary, 1847. PUBLIC MONEY. HIS Excellency the Governor directs the «publication of the following Notice, relating to Public Monies placed in the Banks by persons in the Service of Government. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 16th Jannuary, 1845 PUBLIC MONEY. WITH a view to prevent the recur- rence of the inconvenience which has in some cases been found to result from Public Monies having been placed in the Banks by persons in the service of Government to their private accounts, His Excellency the Governor dnects it to be notified that, for the future, no Pub- lic Monies shall, on any pretence what- ever, be paid to the private account of Officers at the Banks, but that, if trans- mitted through the Banks at all, they mnst be carried to a public account, w holly pistinct from any piivateaocount By His Excellency's Command, E DEAS 1HOMSON
PORT PHILLIP SAVINGS' BANK. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
PORT_ PHILLIP SAVINGS' BANK. THE Revd. John Joseph Therry has been appointed Trustee ofthis In- stitution in the.room of the Revd. P .B. Geoghegan, resigned. W. LONSDALE, President. Superintendent's Office, Melbourne, 2nd January, 1847. Colonial.. Secretary's, Oífye,,, , Sydney, 30th December/, 1846.-,, HIS Excellency the Governor directo . the appointment to be notified of Mr. Robert Cadden, as Clerk of Petty Sessions, for the County. of Bourke, in"the District of Port Phillip. By His Excellency's Command, _E. DEAS THOMSON. Colonial Secretary's Office," Sydney, 14th December, 1846. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint the follow- ing gentlemen to be Magistrates of the Territory and its dependencies, viz. : James Drummond, Esquire, of Portland Horace Flower, Esquire, of Portland George Macleay, Esquire, of the Morum bidgee William Macleay, Esquire, of the Mo rumbidgee By his Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON
GROSS IMPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
GROSS IMPOSITION. The foi lowing petition to the Home Government in favor of Transportation, had been unanimously adopted ut a late public meeting held at Goulburn The majority in favor of the measure tras about two to on«.-Port Phillip Patkiot, We copy the above statement from the Patriot of Saturday, not for the pur- pose of drawing attention to the bull it contains, though our contemporary's no- tions of unanimity are certainly amus- ing enough, but to denounce it in the strongest terms"as a shameless and a wil- ful falsehood. The meeting referred to, and at which it was intended to have proposed the petition quoted in the Patriot, instead of declaring in favour of transportation, denounced by a large majority, the resumption of Transporta- tion on any terms, or in any shape, and this too after every effort had been made to narrow the number of voters within the smallest possible compass, for the purpose of giving a preponderance to the squatting hankerers after convict pollu- ti...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. POSTAGE. HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct the publication, for general information, of the accom- panying copy of a letter from the Secie tary to the General Post Office, to the Post Master General of this Colony, ex filaining the Regulations under which etters from New South Wales conveyed to the Indian Ports, by the Sydney Packees, will be transmitted to England, and the rates of Postage chargeable on such letters^ By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON. (Copy) General Post Office, 25th August, 1846 Sir, I am directed by the Postmaster General to inform you, that the last Homeward Mails from New South Wales were landed at Calcutta, and forwarded thence to this Country via Marseilles, and that the correspondence brought by these mails was consequently charged w ith a postage of 2s 2d. for each letter under a quarter of an ounce, whereas if the mails had been forwarded via South- ampton, the letter...
Post Office, Melbourne, 29th December, 1846. SYDNEY OVERLAND MAIL FOR 1847. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Port Office,,Melbourne, 29th December, 1846. SYDNEY OVERLAND MAIL FOR 1847. npHE arrangement for arrival and de X spatch of the Sydney Overland Mail for 1S47, will be as follows : Arrival at Melbourne, every Monday and Thursday, at 4 o'clock, p.m. Despatch from Melbourne, every Tues- day and Friday, at a quarter to 2 o'clock, p.m. HENRY D. KEMP, Chief Postmaster.
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th Januuary, 1847. LAND AND IMMIGRATION DEBENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
PORT PHILLIP GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. (Published by Authority.) Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 11th Januuary, 1847. LAND AND IMMIGRATION DE- BENTURES. WITH reference to the Government Notice of 26th February, 1844, His Excellency the Go\ernor directs that the holders of the Land and Immigration Debentures payable in the Colony, be reminded, that at the expiration of three years from the day on which they were respecti\ely issued they become payable at the Colonial Treasury in Sydney , and that norn and after that date they will cease to bear interest With respect to the Debentures payable in England, His Excellency directs it also to be notified, that a remittance has been made to the Colonial Agent Gene- ral in London, to enable hnn to pay off .suchas have been transmitted thither, with the interest due thereon, at the expira- tion of three years from the date on which they «ere respectively issued In like mannei such of the latter De- tentares as still remain in the Colony will b...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 31st December, 1846. JOHN AND ROBERT GOWER. ENQUIRY having been made by their brother in England, respecting John ^nd Robert Gower, who arrived in this 'Colony in the ship " Marquis of Hast- ings," on the 3rd January, 1826, under sentences of seven years transportation, and received their Certificates of Freedom, the former on 3rd April, and the latter on 4th May, 1832 ; any person who is enabled to afford information respecting the above individuals is requested to have the goodness to transmit the same to this Office. By His Excellency's Command, E. DEAS THOMSON.
Queen's Theatre Royal. FIRST APPEARANCE OF MR. AND MRS. DITCHBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
öBuccn's Oijcatre it02?aL FIRST APPEARANCE OF MR. AND MRS. DITCH BURN. rg^HURSDAY evening, January 21st, the JL performances- will i-oniinciice with a cele- brated melo-drama, entitled THE RUFFIAN BOY. Dance, Madame Veilburn. To be fol- lowed by THE VALET DU SHAM. Song, Mrs. Richards; dance, Madame Veilburn. To conclude with for the first time at this f heutre, a .laughable farce entitled, SHUCKING EVENTS ; or, THE DUMB MADE TO ¿PEAK. J. T. SMITH, , Proprietor.
TENDERS REQUIRED For the supply of Provisions, &c., for the County of Normanby, including the Towns of Portland and Port Fairy. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
TENDERS REQUIRED For the supply of Provisions, k\c., for the County of Normanby, including the Towns ¡if Portland and Port Fairy. THE present contractor for furnishing the supplies of provisions, foiage, &c , for the establishment of the Colonial Government, in the County and Towns above mentioned, having accoiding to agreement íeceived thiee months notice that his contract will cease on the 31st March, 1847, notice is hereby given that Tenders will be recened al this Office, until 12 o'clock (noon,) on Saturday the thnteenth day of Fehiuaij next, foi fur- nishing the íequiied supplies for the period, fiom the 1st April to the 31st December, 1847, both days inclusive The particulars of the supplies, and the conditions relating to them, are specified in the notice fiom this office, dated Sep- tember loth, 181b, and published in the Pom Phillip Govlrnment Ga?lite, an) furthei information can he obtained at the Sub-Tieasuiy The Tenders are to be sealed, and en- dorsed " Tenders...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. ALLOWANCES TO WITNESSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 28th December, 1846. ALLOWANCES TO WITNESSES. HIS Excellency the Governor is pleased to direct that the public Notice respecting allowances to witnesses dated 9th December, 1844, be rescinded, and, that until further orders, the fol- lowing rates of allowances to witnesses summoned to attend the Supreme Court, Courts of Assize, and Courts of Quarter Sessions, throughout the Colony, shall bt levived from 1st January next 1 -To a Witness, not being a Constable, a Mounted Policeman, a Soldier, or a Convict, there shall be allowed six- pence for e\tr) mile bej ondhve mileshe may íeside from the Court as travelling eipenses, and tu o shillings and eight pence foi each day s attendance at any of the said Courts , but no allow ance what- ever shall bemddeto any wltnessresiding within five miles of the Court he may be summojed to attend 2 -To Constables, if their residences be situated dt a distance of more than seven miles from the place where the Court...
COURT OF REQUESTS, FOR THE COUNTY OF BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Melbourne Argus — 19 January 1847
COURT OF REQUESTS FOB THE COUNTY OF BOURKE.' NOTICE is hereby given that the Court of Requests for this County will be holden in Melbourne, at the Court House, Collins-street, on Monday, the 1st of February, 1847, and the following days, at the hour of nine o'clock in the forenoon. Plaints must be delivered at the office of the Registrar on or before Saturday, the 23rd day of January instant. Defences or sets-off must be filed on or before Thursday, the 2Sth instant, Every plaint, defence, or set off, must have the name and residence of plaintiff and defendant written thereon In defended cases the plea of defence, or notice of set off, must be in accordance with the forms kiescribed by the late Rules of Court. ' By order of the Commissioner, J. S. GRIFFIN, Registrar. Melbourne, January llfh, 1847.