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Circumstantial Detail, Relative to an ACCUSATION lately exhibited against JOHN RAMSAY, Settler. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
Circumstantial Detail, Relative to an ACCUSATION lately exhi- bited against JOHN RAMSAY, Settler. Having with much difficulty obtained the particulars of this serious accusation, which a few weeks since occupied the public atten- tion, we esteem it our duty to present them to our readers : J. Ramsay was brought before a Bench of Magistrates at Parramatta, in consequence of a rumour having been circulated that he &nbsp; had made away with Paul Cocklin, his free servant, about a twelve month since ; and which, from subsequent circumstances appears to have been founded in malice of a man, &nbsp; who shortly after Cocklin was missing, had reported to a gentleman, then on the Bench, &nbsp; that the supposed deceased had promised to take a letter out of the country for him ; but that, from his suddenly disappearing, he had every reason to believe, he was either drowned, or in some manner made away with. This man, whose name is Desmond, ...
It is recommended to the Printer or the Sydney Gazette, to insert the following experimental remark, intended for the information of the inexperienced cultivator. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
It is recommended to the Printer of the Syd- ney Gazette, to insert the following ex- perimental remark, intended for the in- &nbsp; formation of the inexperienced cultivator. " SIR, "From an experience of twelve years in &nbsp; this Colony, and through paying a particu- lar attention to the seasons most suitable for raising the very essential vegetable potatoes, and by which one-third of the United King- dom of Ireland is supported I recommend the planting that beneficial root as well from &nbsp; April to August, as from August to March ; and in order that I may be more explicit to &nbsp; &nbsp; your general readers, I affirm the propriety &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; of planting the above root every month in the year. &nbsp; I have often lamented at the latter end of August and throughout the month of Sep- tember to see gardens empty, and on en- quiring the cause, have received for answer, that neither potatoe...
SHIP NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
SHIP NEWS. Sailed on Tuesday for England , His Majesty's ship Glatton, with the Greenwich and &nbsp; Venus whalers. In consequence of the &nbsp; &nbsp; intelligence brought by the Bridgewater, mentioned in a former paper, viz. that the &nbsp; Imogen had arrived at the Cape with &nbsp; &nbsp; dispatches to Sir R. Curtis and General Boyd, countermanding the instructions they had previously received to evacuate that place, Capt. Colnett does not design to touch there, but perhaps will put in to the island of St. Katharine in his way home. Remain His Majesty's ship Porpoise, armed tender Lady Nelson, and Bridgewater, Cato, Rolla, and brig Harrington. BOATS. - On Thursday sailed the James and Raven, both belonging to T. Raby, for Huntser's River. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Lady Nelson is expected to sail for Van Dieman's Island about t...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
SYDNEY. &nbsp; &nbsp; Yesterday arrived from the Society Islands, the Nautilus, Mr. R. Simson Master, after an absence of nearly 13 Months ; she has brought a cargo of Pork from Otheite, and has sustained no damage during her voyage. Mr. Simson informs us that the ship Mar- geret, Capt. Buyers, in consequence of a misunderstanding with the natives at the Island of Ulitea, was cut from her moorings, &nbsp; towed on shore, and violently attacked ; but we are happy to add, by the indefatigable exertions of the Captain and part of the crew, was afterwards got off, and put to sea, with loss of only two anchors and cables. &nbsp; Yesterday a proportion of Slops was issued to prisoners at public labour. On Friday the infant daughter of Rosetta Walburne died at Parramatta, in consequence of her cloaths taking fire some days before, by which accident she was shockingly burnt, and at length expired in excruciating agony.
General Orders. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
General Orders. -------------- HENRY Brown Hayes, a Convict, having some time past applied to his Excellency the Governor for permission to hold a Free Mason's Lodge, preside thereat, and initiate new members, which permission, His Ex cellency judged proper to forbid officially through the Judge Advocate, notwithstand &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ng which it appears from the Magistrates proceedings of yesterday, that he, Henry Brown Hayes, in contempt of that injunc tion, was found with several others assem bled as Free Masons. In consequence of which, His Excellency has judged it expe dient to order the said Henry Brown Hayes &nbsp; to hard labour at the New Settlement to be formed at Van Diemen's Land; and it is to &nbsp; be clearly understood by all and every His &nbsp; Majesty's subjects resident or stationed in this &nbsp; &nbsp; Colony, that any similar meetings without &nbsp; the express approbation of the Govern...
SYDNEY, TUESDAY, MAY 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 22 May 1803
SYDNEY, TUESDAY, MAY 17. This morning at an examination before Richard Atkins, Esq. Judge Advocate ; John Welch stood charged with having stolen a blanket, from a house near the wharf, and the fact being proved, was ordered a corpo &nbsp; ral punishment and to work six months in the Gaol-gang. John Donnely, committed on Saturday last, was brought up, and having made proper concession for his insolence to his master, was &nbsp; permitted to return to his service. John Gee, Government miller, charged &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; on Saturday with having purloined six bushels &nbsp; &nbsp; of wheat, the property of private individuals, now stood also charged with breaking open the chest of J. Scott, and taking therefrom cash to the amount of eleven or twelve shil- lings. This latter charge being fully proved, the prisoner was sentenced 100 lashes, and &nbsp; the Gaol-gang for twelve Months. Yesterday between two and three in the ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
NOTICE; ALL the prisoners brought by the Glatton both Male and Female, whether on or off the Stores, are hereby directed to attend on Fri- day next, the 3d of June, at the following places, at 8 o'clock in the Morning :- - Those in and about Sydney, at the Secre- tary's Office ; Those in and about Parramatta, at the Court House there ; And those at Hakesbury at the House of T &nbsp; Arndel, Esq. By Command of His &nbsp; EXCELLENCY, W.N. Chapman, Sec W A N T E D, AN experienced MARINER, who under- &nbsp; stands navigation, and is in other respects qualified to take the charge of a Vessel about &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; to be employed in the Trade of Bass Straits. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A reference for sobriety and integrity will be required ; and any person whose circum- &nbsp; stances may admit of such an engagement will he treated with upon application to Mess. Kable and Underwood, at Sydney A...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
&nbsp; F O R S A L E ON BOARD THE SHIP Bridgewater, THE UNDERMENTIONED GOODS &nbsp; &nbsp; Viz. &nbsp; WINE in casks 150 gallons each, of the Ven- donia flavour, at 7s per gallon Wine in Casks 120 gallons each, of the Ma- &nbsp; &nbsp; deira flavour, 9s. per gallon, Not less than half a cask to be disposed of. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Porter of the first quality, warranted, in casks &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 164 gallons 7l. 7s. per cask. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Pale Ale in casks the same Viz. warranted 8l. per cask, Cheese in cases, Cheshire, double and &nbsp; &nbsp; single Gloucester, 2s per pound Hams, 2s. 6d. per lb. Soap in Boxes, 86s per Hundred Weight &nbsp; Irish Linen in Boxes, 1s. 9d. to 5s. 3d pr. yard Durants in pieces from 25 to 30 yrds each 50s, per Piece. Lace on cards from 32 to 65 yrds, from 2s. to 7s. per yrd. Earthenware in Table S...
W. MORETON, WATCH-MAKER, GOLDSMITH, AND Jeweller, [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
W. MORETON, WATCH-MAKER, GOLDSMITH, AND Jeweller, RESPECTFULLY begs leave to offer his &nbsp; services in any of the above branches, to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Sydney and its Vicinity, assuring them of the utmost atten- tion, punctuality, and expedition, in perform- &nbsp; ing their commands, and upon such reasona- ble terms as cannot fail in giving satisfaction. Miniatures mounted, devices in hair for rings pins, and lockets. Gold chains seals, fancy rings, pins, ear-rings, necklaces, &c. &c. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Also furnished with a variety of the follow- ing articles belonging to watch-work, of the best quality, and newest patterns. Prices, when fitted into a Watch, are as fol- &nbsp; lows. &nbsp; &nbsp; Best gold hands, sundry patterns, fitted at 10s. 6d. per pair Gold contrate seconds 9s. per ditto Gold seconds in the center 10s. Gilt metal hands 5s. per pair Steel bands 2s, 6d. per ditto &...
Further Particulars RESPECTING M. PEROUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Further Particulars &nbsp; RESPECTING M. PEROUSE. &nbsp; The information given in our last, as an Extract from a French Paper, relative to the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; supposed fate of the The French Navigator, M. Perouse, appears of have been first given by Captain Simson of the Nautilus, but with some variation from his account. The massacre, stated in the Extract to have been made in the Bay of Comshervar, on the North-west Coast of America, in 54 ° 13' N. took place in Rose Harbour, only in 52 ° 12' N. The mistake would appear to have originated in the mention of the &nbsp; young man whose fate was said to be un- known, but who was afterwards taken away &nbsp; in a small trading vessel. This youth belonged to a vessel that was actually captured at Com- shervar, where the remainder of the crew &nbsp; were put to death ; and he, du...
FOR THE SYDNEY GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
FOR THE &nbsp; &nbsp; SYDNEY GAZETTE. Mr. PRINTER, In one of your publications you speak of the Trade to the Southward as likely to be hereafter carried on upon a large scale, and of its promised utility to the interests of the Colony. The justice of the remark must doubtless appear obvious to any other per- son than one acquainted with the minutæ of this trade, and the principals upon which it &nbsp; is at present conducted. From the advan- tageous situation of Port Jackson, there can be little doubt that the Islands in Bass's Straits might have been a constant source of enter- prise and emolument, properly managed, but I at present conceive, that in the course of two years more it will be difficult to clear the expences of fitting out, without the small- est allowance for risque or damage. There are now a number of parties con- stantly kept upon the different islands, skin- ing and boiling ; they mostly, if not alto- gether u...
Sales at Canterbury. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
Sales at Canterbury. On Thursday last, the 26th instant, agree- able to Advertisement, the Sales of Stock and Lands commenced at Canterbury Farm ; at &nbsp; which a number of the most respectable In- habitants of the Colony attended. The following is an average statement of the prices for which the cattle and stock sold the first day, viz. L. S. D. Ewes| per head | 2 | 4 | 0 Wethers | ditto | 1 | 19 | 2 &nbsp; Spanish Ewes | do. | 3 | 11 | 0 Cows | ditto | 46 15 | 1 Oxen | ditto | 36 | 1 | 0 Horses | ditto |70 | 0 | 0 Spanish Ram| do. | 13 | 0 | 0 Irish ditto | ditto | 14 | 10 | 0 Other Rams | do. | 6 | 12 | 0 &nbsp; Lot 27, comprising a Farm of 94 acres in the township of Parramatta, was purchased by John Harris, Esq. for 177 guineas; And Lot 28, A town lease of 3 acres 4 Roods, also at Parramatta was purchased by Mr. Wentworth for 22l. 1s,. The Stock on the second days sale went off considerably higher than on the preceding day. Two Farms at P...
Judge Advocate's Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
Judge Advocate's Office. On Saturday the last instant Ann Carsons stood charged by Eleanor Welch with stealing diverse articles, her property, and was or- dered by the Magistrates to hard labour at Castle Hill. Lawrence Smith, for having aided and &nbsp; abetted the above Ann Carsons, was com- mitted to the gaol gang for the term of six months. The same day John Jones, convicted of stealing a quantity of copper, the property of Government was sentenced to be twice pub- licly whipped. &nbsp; On Tuesday last, the 24th instant, Thomas Hilliard, a convict-servant, was convicted of neglect of work, insolence to his master, and an assault upon a fellowservant : The pri- &nbsp; soner was sentenced a severe corporal punish- ment but, at the intercession of his master to be returned to his former service.
SHIP NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
&nbsp; SHIP NEWS. &nbsp; On Tuesday arrived from Hawkesbury with grain, the Frances colonial schooner, and on Thursday the sloop Bee. Remain as per last. BOATS - On Monday came in from Hawkesbury the William Mary, Miller; on Tuesday the Union, Jones; Hope, &nbsp; Smallwood; William, Grant and Kearns; Hope, &nbsp; Thompson; all laden with corn. By the Union the three men wrecked in Broken Bay were brought in; the particulars &nbsp; of which are contained in the preceding &nbsp; page. &nbsp; During the last week several persons resi- dent near the Hospital Wharf were robbed of poultry during the night time. It would appear that these petty depredators were at present stationary about that quarter, as on Tuesday night the fowl house of T. Andrews was plundered, on Wednesday that of Sam Warner, and on Thursday the lot fell upon Daniel McCoy. This mode of FOWL deal- ing bids fair to be of short continuanc...
Extracts from the latest English Papers. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
Extracts from the latest English Papers. We are sorry to hear of the loss of the ship GANGES. Capt. THOMAS SCOTT, on the sands called the James and Mary, proceed- ing from Calcutta on a voyage to Columbo. She had all sails set when she unfortunately struck and was totally lost. The lives were happily saved, but no part of the cargo. [Times, June 17, 1802] Application is to be made to Parliament in the next sessions for an act to make a navi- gable canal from the River Thames at Shad- &nbsp; well to Waltham Abbey, and from thence at some future period to open a communication with Lynn, in Norfolk, by a cut from Bishops Stortford, into the navigable part of the Ri- &nbsp; ver Cam. This canal is to commence be- tween Bell Wharf and the saltpetre warehouse Shadwell, and with a collateral branch to &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Spa Fields. It proceeds through the parishes of St. Paul's and St. George's in the East through the Tower Hamlets, Ratcliff...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser — 29 May 1803
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SYDNEY. On Monday last a Criminal Court assem- bled for the trial of Thomas Jamison, Esq. on the complaint of Mr. James Mileham, for an &nbsp; assault and battery on the evening of the 3d of May, 1803. &nbsp; At half-past Ten the business commenced, and several witnesses called by the prosecu- tor were examined. --- Mr. Jamison decli- ning to set up any other plea than that of "Self-defence," the Court cleared to delibe- rate, and were of opinion, from the Evidence, that Mr. Mileham struck Mr. Jamison first, and consequently what followed was self- defence on the part of Mr. Jamison : " They do therefore Acquit him of the Assault and Battery laid to his charge, but think it ne- &nbsp; cessary to bind him over to keep the Peace towards all His Majesty's liege subjects, and particularly towards Mr. James Mileham, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &...