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American Statistics. CENTRAL AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
- :: I'~'CENTRAL AMERICA. THE:, tates of Central America are Costarida , Nicaragua, IH,onduras,- Salvador, and Guatemala. The'seat of general. Gvernment is at San Salva dor, a 'city .near ,the Pacific, situated iii: the. federal" district which extends from ithait oceari intoithe: interior, from twenty to thirty miles in length, aiddibreadth. : Tihe ' principal .ports of the federation in 'the Bay.: of. Honduras, are Isabal, Omoa, and Tru gillod.° .In the Caiibe'?n?'Sea, San Juan de, 1i caraufa; Matina, and Bdco del Toro, aand in the Pacific, Calderas, elRealejo, la Union, Libertad,: Adcjutla, and Istapa. A central, but niiot very elevated` ridge, connecting the Andes withl.i the sjlinal range of 'the nortliernr continent, 'rins' through Central 'AAmerica, and.: from::thenrce various navigable riie'rs have theirsodirces, ,which ruli into the lbays of Campeachy aind Honduras, the, Caribean Sea, ahd the Paicfiee Oceasn. The vldCanos, whic h'so remarkably: stud th'e:shore of the' latte...
NEW BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
NEW BRUitNSW'ICK.. WE have: papers .from New Brunswicck, which state :that'the long agitated question betiveen the Crown'and the inhabitants of "'New Biuniswick, relative tod, qit rents, has at length been amicably settled, 'and, -the. Legislature, after .a ý special. session, which had only, lasted nine days, was prorogued' ibylSir Archibald Campbell.-: In this brief' space, .however, 'from'. the understanding .which;-. existed º previous to- its.: commencement, that the Crown: would surrender its rightito the quit rents in ;future, on: condition that 12001." per. annum should be permanently voted. in .lieu thereof, much harmony prevailed among the co' ordinate branches -of the L'tLislature, and several' laws .of local importance' were enacted:... The: sum.tithusgranted is'to be applied to the plirpo'es of" the improvement of the internal communi cations of the provinces. ' a ':
BENEFITS OF STEAM CONVEYANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
BENEFITS OF .STEAM CONVEYANCE. S[FROM TE STRANGER IN AMERICA.] Musauc:has b-en said :about `steam-boats, and. very :naturally' so.' .They 'save time,. and: that alone, is saying much.. Steam has become the handimaid of: civilization:. Steamihas ;not only, quicken~ed the intercourse of men, butt:has united things which, without' it, would hliave :iemained separate 'foi ever .-Steam,. I do ?bio hesitate to say, has cemented olr Union. How woild it have beeni possible for States, at such a distance fromil each. .other; as Louisiana and Maine, M is souri,..arid Delaware: to remain tfirmly. united, had :tlhese' distanices continued .to ,signify w-hat theyt fr"merly did-idhad,' in short, a mile re-. mained': a iile 1?. They iwould have pulled one' ithis was', :h other.. th~iway; what interested, -moed, .;or ;-disturbedithe' one might `not- have'I daflc?edl t:ihe?otheirs, the conductors Ef the po litiil fliuid, would' ihave been wan'ing, and the parts would riaturally have been shivered as...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
.EXPORTS. Oil Sperrnwhale,',per tu,' :. ...5,5 o 0., .. 00, 0r 0 Black l dit))dtltto:.,... ...... .017 . 0 . .20 0' 0i: Timber :Blue Gui, , per load' ..... ::2 ;, 5. 0 . ' I&.;..2',:. 0 GCedar, per foot .' .·... ..... 0"- 0 2 .. ?,?.` "0::'' 2 T''rieen ils, per thspiltand .`:".... -.2 .'0 0 0 .. 2.. 5.' " 0 Hidessalted, perb 0' 2: Horns ..... .... ...per 100,.; 17 0 . 022''0. 'Dit -o, ....T . ..'-: .. , ' .di"t: o ..:. 0, 0 9?, " , ' Tallo`w ruentle :., ..;.. ..i .. lo:t .0 y 0
SOUTH HEAD ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
SOUTH HEAD ROAD. Wz have received a copy of a memorial which has been laid before His Excellency the Go vernor, signed by a number of highly respectable gentlemen, calling His Excellency's attention to, the state of the public walks and promenades in the neighbourhood of Sydney, more particularly with reference to the Southi Head Road. His Excellency has been pleased to signify his in tention of bringing the memorial before the notice of the Legislative Council at its next sessions but that no previous step can be taken in,the matter, as it involves an expenditure or the public money, not hitherto appropriated fof that purpose.' We have not room this week to insert the memorial; we shall probably, however, .give it in our next. The importance of public walks and drives in the neighbourhood of ai popu lous town, such as the metropolis of this 'Colony has now become, to the health and comfort of its inhabitants, is incalculable; and the pleasure experienced during an evening drive, en...
THE REV. MR. COWPER, JUNR. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
THE REV. MR. COWPER, JUNR. WE congratulate our Episcopalian brethren tliroughout the territory, on the safe arrival in the colony of the Rev. Macquarie Cowper, a native of the colony, and a son of the Rev. Mr. Cow .per of Sydney, as a regularly ordained clergyman of the Church of England. In whatever part of his native country Mr. Cowper may be stationed, we trust he will prove to all who may be sub jected,. to his pastoral superintendence that he has come hither "in the fulness of the blessing of the Gospel of Christ." Mr. Cowper, we be lieve, is the first native of the colony who has received a regular education in England for the clerical office: we trust his example will ere long be followed by many of the youth of Australia not in going to England to be educated, for that, we should think, will scarcely be necessary much longer; but in devoting themselves to the work 'of the ministry, and the promulgation of the Gospel of Christ; for surely we may say in the words of Scripture,...
English Extracts. GENERAL DARLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
GENERAL DARLING. IFROM THE LONDON EVENING MAIL. HOUSE OF COMMONS, SEPTEMBER 10.--Dr. Bow ring presented a petition from Patrick' Thomson, the soldier on whom General Darling had inflicted a se vere punishment, and respecting whose case, as well as the case of others, that House had instituted an in quiry. The petitioner stated, that having been sum moned from Ireland to attend the Committee, he arri ved yesterday week at half-past eight o'clock in the morning, but that on coming down to the House, he found that the Committee had made its report without going into his case, or examining evidence to prove the cruelty with which he had been treated. He sta ted, that if he had been heard by the Committee, or by the House, he should have been able to prove that the treatment he had received had been most cruel and oppressive. He entreated the House to give him an opportunity to prove his case. As a member of the Committee he (Dr. Bowring) must say, that the abrupt and extraordinarily pre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
SALES DY AUCTZON. FRIDAY, February 19, and Saturday, February .20, Lyons,at his Rooms, Extensive sale of Merchandise. Saturday, February 20, Blackman, in the Barrack Square, Sale of Furniture. Saturday, February 20, Lyons, at his. Rooms, Sugar. Monday, February 22, Blackman, at his Rooms, One Thousand Sheep., R.bettitemtentS. SUGAhR. To be Sold by-Auction,... ZY M.R. SAMUEL LYTOS, On SATURDAY, 20th instant, at, Ten o'Clock precisely, at his rooms, George Street. ONE 'TON of BREWERS' SUGAR, damaged by rain water. 'AFTER WHICH, About Fifty Mats of sound Mauritius Sugar. TERMS-CASH. Z.-'OUEra SALEs or wOOL., -0 BY MR. 5Z,.ACXMAN, On MONDAY, the 22d day of February, 1836, at his Rooms, immediately after the sale 'of Sheep advertised for that day. ONE BALE FINE WOOL, .marked H § 16 - One ditto, marked H § 18 One ditto, marked H § 20 One ditto, marked Hi § 23 . "* Terms made known at time of sale. TO MERCHANTS, GCROCERS,, PUz.EZ CANS, AND OTHER:B. -0 B'Y MR. Bl-ACEMAN. On Wednesday, the 2...
THE AUSTRALIAN'S LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
THE AUSTRALIAN'S LIBEL CASE. AT the' Supreme Court on Monday last, John Lamb, Esq., merchant, moved for a criminal information against Mr. John Richard Hardy, the Editor of The Australian, for a libel, published in that journal on the 26th January last. The article to which Mr. Lamb referred as being libellous was contained in a letter inserted in the leading article of that journal, as being such an answer as Mr. Lamb, in the opinion of the Editor, ought to have received from His Excel lency in answer to his (Mr. Lamb's) application, requiring the reason why His Excellency had omitted his name in the, new Commission of the Peace. The letter charged Mr. Lamb and others with having perverted the power vested in their hands as Magistrates for political purposes. Mr. Lamb was stopped, before he had time to state the par ticulars of the libel complained* of,' by Mr. .Therry, who as counsel for Mr. Hardy, objected to' Mr. L.'s making such a motion, contending that actions in the name of ...
THE SYDNEY COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
-THE SYDNEY COLLEGE.;.: AWIITER in The Austratliin who signs himiselfA. tbuit who ought we think," to have. signed himself 13., has addressed a second letter.to the Editor of that Journalmon the. subject' of our recent arlicles on the Sydney College:,: ~.The:compositor has evi deintly been; unable:to decipher some' parts .of it -.whichiindeed, we are not surprised at, as the worthy letter-writer has a very indifferent'harid bht-making all.allowances for typographical blun .ders arising; from: this cause,: we are sorry to'be obliged:to observe that the style of the letter is miserably. bad.'. Indeed, it is absolutely worse than physic to.us to, have anything to do with so very, jai-written a letter at all. SIn the outset of the letter"Mr. A. or rather Mr.'" B., proves at great length that .when;' Dr. Lang joined.. the :Sydney .Cojlege, he.,went into the matter. with: heart and. hand, did everything in ..hispower to promote the undertaking, .and was sanguine gf its success. :W We stat...
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
- SPIRITS AND -T0.3ACCO.; . :Stock on: hand 6th: instant.-LB. P.: ruin 192,285. gallons; brandy, 37;447 :gallons, gi,; 33,797 gal :lons; .other' spirits, 16,092 gallons; tobacco, 115,955 pounds.. SReceived during the .week-B. P. rum, 11,220 gallonis; brandy;, 721 gallons; gin, 290 gallons; other spirits, 609 'gallons; tobaec'o, 5294 pounds. SDelivered: for .home :consumption--B. P. rum, '3431gallons; .;branidy, :-599- gallons ;gin,,.497. =ga onsis; other spirits,: 18 gallons.; tobacco, 5384pounids. ":'Delivered: for exportation-B..P. ruin, 244 gal lons;. lira nidy 781: gallons;: gin, .151 gallons; other spirits, .311 gallons; tobacco, 7752 pounds. Stock oin hand, 13th instant.-B.P. rum, 199,830 gallons; brandy, 37,488 gallons; gin, 33,439 gal loins; other spirits 16,372 gallons; tobacco 108,113 p ounds. ' " "
THE BLESSINGS OF LITIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
THE BLESSINGS OF LITIGATION. SoME facts were brought to light at'the Supreme Court on Tuesday last which, we doubt not, will encourage highly the litigious propensities of our community. In the case of Horrigan v. Mackaness, it was stated to the Court by Mr. Mackaness the defendant in that action, that a bill of costs (if we mistake not, for one.day's pro seedings only) had been delivered to him by Mr. Dillon, the attorney for the. plaintiff, to the .-amorunt of 541. " Unfortunately for himself,"' Mr. Mackaness said " he had not been brought up in an attorney's office, and was, therefore, unacquainted with what ought to have been the charges; Mr. Dowling, however, had kindly at tended at the Master's office to see the bill taxed. It was returned to him when taxed, the Master having reduced it from 541. to 141." Mr. Dillon endeavoured to justify his conduct in this in stance, by showing, that he was not singular in this respect, adducing an instance in the person of a highly respecta...
VESSEL DISCHARGING, AND AT WHAT WHARFS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
VESSEL DIS(CHARGING, AND AT WHAT WHARFS. Clyde, ironi Liverpool, Campbell:s wharf, George Street.. V il iam, from Launceston , Wilson's wharf, George Street' ` G'overnor Harcourt from London, Wilson's whaif,. George Street : James Pattison, from Cork, King's wharf, George Street:
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
S1t'$DAY, FEBRUARY 16 VEGETAnLEi-Potatoes, 9s. to 10s, per cwt.. Cab bages, Id. to 2d. each. .Brocoli,'2d. to 3d.each. Poultry.-Fowls4s. to 5s. per couple. Ducks, 5s. to 5s. 6d. per d \ceese, 9s. to 10s. per do. Turkeys;; 12s. to 14a. di. Salt butter, (scarce), is. 10; to 2s. Gd. per?b' Fresh, 2s. 6d. to 3s. per ditty Eggs, is. 9d. per dozen. Salt pork, 7d. to 9d. per,11ý Hams; Is. per lb. Hay-Oaten,181. to 201. per to i Maize, 9s. per bushel. Oats, 4s. Gd. per do. Bar ley, 5s. 6d. per do. Wheat straw, 40s. to 45s. per load. Wheat-I 1s. Gd.' to 12s. 6d. per bushel of 60lbs. SFLouvt?-First quality, 30s. second do. 28s. third ditto, 26s.i per. cwt;. , :
Markets. FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
FRIDAY-FE3RUARY 12.' ' VEGETABLES .-Potatoes, 8s to 1l0s. per cwt. Cab. bages, Is. to Is. 6d. per dozen. Brocoli, 3d. each. Cauliflowers, 3d. &lt;per head. Brocoli, 3d. per head. Turnips and Carrots, 3d. per bunch. : Onions, 1id. to 2d. per lb : Fruit, plentiful and cheap.Poultry. Fowls, 4s:`to4s. 6d. per couple. Ducks, 4s. 6d.-to 5s. per do. G eese, 9s. to 10s. per do. :Turkeys, 12s. to 13s. per do. Roasting pigs, 5s: to Gs. each.: Eggs, Is. 9d. per dozen. .Salt butter, 2s. to 2s..6d. per lb. Fresh ditto, 2s. Gd. to 3s. per ditto.:- Cheese, 8d. to 10d. per lb. 7 Salt pork, 7d.: to 8d. Bacon, d 10d to Is., I-ams,- is. to ls. 2d .per: lb. Hay, oaten, 171;1rto :191. per ton : Straw, 30s. to 35s. per load. Bu'tiers' meat-Beef and: mittoi is plentiful, but hmS ;:varied in price.::. Pork` aid veal, 7d.'to,9d. 'ip:eal Grain-Wheat, 1 ls.6d to :12s., d. Barley, 4s. 6i . Maize, 9s. Oats, 4s.1 I.:: . FL.oun-First quality, 30s., seondsy 28s.; thirds; 26s. ;s., thirds;
WHOLESALE PRICES OF GOODS. FEBRUARY 18. [COMPILED FOR THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. SPIRITS, in bond. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
WHOLESALE ER.ICES OF GOODS. . - ` FEBRUARY 18. [COMPILED FOR.THE COLONIST.] IMPORTS. SPZRITS, 'in bond. £ ad. £ d.. Brandy, First Quality, per gallon 0.. 4 6 a 0' 4`P, 9 ; ; Second ditto............. 0 .3 0 ;. O 3 3 ' RuiSn,i;. P., proof ................ 0 2 6 .. 0 2 0. Ruln, Strong, 30 O.P...... ........ o0 3 .. 0 .3 6 Aimerican, ditto .0.......0.. O .. 0 1 3 Isle of France, ditto ..~ . 0. 1 0 .. 0 1 .3. Gin, untinged ......**Jr*?..**.* L.0 3 2 .. 0 3 4 -Straw coloured ..... 2.... 0 .. 2 Case 4 gallons .1,;...... .:.... I 10 . 4 0 Port, best, per pipe.l..........:,; .35 0" 0 ..50 0 , S1`er.dozei.....:.;...: 110 0' .. 1 15 0 .GLood, per pipe 0..0.. .' 0 0 0 ..30 0o, Sherry, best, per butt .. ,.. .:. 30 0 0 ..50 0 0 Per dozen:...:. 1 50;: 5 0 .. i 10 0o Madeira, per pipe ............. 30 0 0 ..45 0?' Der dozen ..:`**. `1. 5 0 .. 1 10 0 Tenerlffe, per pipe.. :...,::.._ ....171 0 0 ..211 .0 Per.dozen .·***.. . ..i* 0 15 0 .. 1 0,_ 0 Cape, Conipany's best' 110. gallon ;..'l11 10 0 ..2 :...
STATE OF THE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
S TATE OF TILE MARKET. In Ruin, Gin, and Brandy; ,there has been no: bu siness done this week; prices remain the -same ais our last quotation. SuoAn?---Mauritius is still on; the ,advance, sales have been effected at' £30 per . ton Refiined 'is'on' the advance ; five shillings has ,beon offered for parcels, but no sales made, holders are,asking from 5d::" to Gd. per lb. ' 'TonAcco.---,Negrohead is still very high, and good samples very scarce: ; sales haa~ve?beeun miud at from 1is.. d to ls. 4d per b in bond ? S'ri '*'
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 6TH TO THE 13TH INSTANT, INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
SYDNEY GENERAL TRADE LIST &nbsp; &nbsp; IMPORTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; REPORTS FROM THE 6TH TO THE 13TH INSTANT, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; INCLUSIVE. &nbsp; FEBRUARY 8.-Bardaster (ship), 435 tons .J'Don ":iild, master, from London via Hobart Town, T. Goroe `',nid Co.,'agents; 10 bundles kangaroo skins, 20 tons h"y, 30 boxes tin jilates, John Lanib aind Co. :'8.-:"Siisan ;(ships), 572. tons :W. Daivew~ 'agent; m; aterisoners fnid government storei s. 8.--Janies Patison (ship), 513 tons, Cromarty, master, from Cork, W.. Walker and Co., agents; 50 barrels pork; 200 barrels flour, 71 tons salt, 460 deals, W. Walker and Co.; 3720 bars 100 bundles 95 sheets iron, 1 case stationery, 1 case books, J.. B. ?lontefiore and Co.; 6 casks biscuits, Captain Cro imarty;: 1 cask whiskey, 3 casks brushes, 1 mat broom handles, 2 mats rope mats, 1 cask curled hair, C. F. Warne. 8.-Henry Wellesley,: (barque); 304. tons; Free man, master, ...
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 6TH ULTIMO TO THE 13TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 18 February 1836
EXPORTS." VESSELS CT EABED FROM THE 6TH ULTIZO TO THE 1i3TIliNSTANT INCLUSIVE. John,. 464 ,tons, 'Whyte, nmatter, for Island. of -Borneo; in ballast.. ' : .Tamar:, 117 tons, Raven, master, for Launceston; 5, hogsheads: ,rum, 6ý hogslieads';brandy,. 15 cases liqueurs 68 casks 26, cases wine, 6 casks 14. cases sugar, .40 boxes tea,: 3 cases almonds, 1. package nutmegs, 1 case' preserved fruit, 5 hogsheads vinegar, 5, bales 2 cases military clothing, 2 bales 2 cases sl'apsC: 1' case shoes,-: 1 case.. hats 2 bales thread,' 2 bales duck, 1 bale'canvas, 2 bales 5 cases stationery, 15 boxes glass,;I cask cutlery, 38, pieces cedar, and stores. .Norfolk,' 537 tons, Gatenby, master, for Liverpool; 1.055 'biles wool, 68 'casks hides, .11,132 treenails," 1 log:?~vood, 435 casks oil, 17, casks. old copper;/ ; case birids skliiis, 1 ce tea, and stores. ,, Royal Sovereign, 336 tons, Moncrieff, master, for Penang; in ballast. Layton, 513 tons Wade, master, for Manilla;, in ballast. Hetty, 106. tons...