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CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Hobart Town during the week ending 4th May, 1841, inclu- sive :-Oats, 3 bushcN ; «heat, 2200 ditto ; flour, 33 tons. Return of Grain and Flour cxpoited from the port of Laun- ceston, during the week ending 1st Mav, 1&4I, inclusive: - Barley, 177 bushels ; oats, 652 ditto; wheat, 20 ditto; flour, 23¿ tons. G. IL Barnes, Collector.
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. Hobart, 4th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. Hobart, 4/A May, 1841. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Hobart Town, on the 3d instant, the following Transfers of Licenses to retail Wines and Spirits were allowed : From John Fletcher to John Cleghorn, the Stowell Arms, Eli7abcth-street. From Lewis Smith to Richard Jones, the Golden Fleece, Kangaroo Point. To Phwbe Latham (the licence granted to her husband de- ceased,) The Lord Hobart, Barrack-street. From David Chrawn to James M'Cann, The Kangaroo, Harrington-street. From James M'Williams to Hugh M'Ginnis, The High- lander, Macquarie-strcet. AitTiiun, Perry, Clerk of the Peoce.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 7th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 7i/i May, 1S41. A Mail for England, per Hindoo, will be closed at this office on Thursday nett, the 13th instant, at noon And per 'Union, via Launceston, on Friday next, the 14th instant, at 5 p ni. precisely. F. C. Smith, Postmaster-General.
INSOLVENT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
INSOLVENT COURT. Nothing of any particular importance occurred on Wed- nesday in this Court, the business being chiefly occupied with the proof of debts. In the cuse of Air. Warburn, Mr. Dobson applied for the deliver« of goods to the amount of upwards of £2000,which had been consigned to the insol- vent, prior to his insohency, by Messrs. Smith and Co., of Sydney, and were still in Mr. Warham's possession. Mr. Perry, for the assignees, contended that the Commis- sioner could nut interfere ; Mr. Warham had been ap- pointed hy the assignees to collect the debts due to the estate, and, with (heir concurrence and advice, he had claimed a commission of 2J per cent, upon the goods in question, according to the custom amongst merchants. The assignees were quite witling tu deliver up the goods as soon ns the Commissioner was paid, but not otherwise. After some further observations to asimilar effect, His Honor declined lo interfere, hut, at the request of Mr. Hobson, he consented to consid...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SIDE. Sitting in Banco. In re Macdowell v. Robertson. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SIDE. Sitting» in Banco, In re Macdowell ». Robertson. Mr. Sydney Stephen appeared for the plaintiff, to su. port a demurrer to certain pleas filed by the defendant ia answer to the plaintiff's declaration. The learned counsel contended that the pleas were bad, and presented no answer to the alleged charge. Mr. Robertson appeared ¡a person, and after requesting the indulgence of their Honors, as being unacquainted w,ilh legal technicalities, proceeded to argue that in accord- ance with the declaration the pleas were good, and full? bore out his justification. He hoped their Honors would look at the whole of the libel before they delivered their judgment, for he had in thal Court heard a meaning giren to words of which he had never even dreamt; in fact, the article complained of was a reply to another article wbirj' appeared in the Courier, and had reference to bit (&lt;*'' ant's) pecuniary affairs. The Chief Justice could uot do any f"a thingi ^¿L his Hon...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
INDIA. Military Intelligence.-We understand that Captain G. A. Underwood is likely to be appointed as Chief Engineer to the Forces in China, under the command of Sir Hugh Gough, K.C.B.-Madras Athenäum, Dec. 29. Many speculations having lately been offered re- specting the movements of the Engineer in Chief, the following statement may not be uninteresting, and we have reason to consider it authentic. Orders were, we believe, received by Colonel Monteith to suspend his leave for the present, in consequence of employ- ment on particular duty ; as from the number of officers absent on Foreign Service, at home, or sick in India, none were left disposable for such duty. Colonel Monteith has in consequence withdrawn his leave, and will not probably leave the country till the close of the ensuing year 1841.-Madras Spectator, December 30. Nusseer Khan and the Brahoe Rebels. Since the affair at Kotra, we have had little informa- tion of any moment, connected with Nusseer Khan and the Brahoe ...
ENGLISH. FAILURE OF WRIGHT'S BANKING HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
ENGLISH. FAILURE OF WRIGHT'S BANKING HOUSE. llcspeLtitig the failuie of Missis. Wright and Lo, ils causes, and the present position of the house, a " bankers' circuí ir i itra," published Intel), has the following re m ii lis - Mr. John II right has himself, in (he first words of his teller, vei) piopeiiy directed attention to the mum souice of the eui, »hen he sa)s, " that owing to ni) inability any longer lo support some large met cundle undcrtak -.," the banking-house became so compromised as to be compelled lo suspend its payments.Upon these we may be able to throw some lillie light. Mr. John Wright was the main spriug, the principal moving pou er, in raising and sustaining a great number of public companies in this metrop dis and elsewhere. We mean, that either by the amount of shares in them which he took,01 the ad »ance» of inonej and credit which he m ide to them, man) of tin se new com pune-, baie been kept from sinking. This, ne believe,was the cabe with a whitelead manufa...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, MAY 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY. MAY 7. We find in a December number of the Times, that Commodore D'Urville, who was here some time since in command of the French Expedition, consisting of the Astrolabe and Zélée, and whose account of the discovery of the Southern Continent we published in the Courier, has been promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral. Great Britain we are sure will not be behindhand in awarding similar honors of promotion to all the officers engaged in the present expedition under the command of Captain Ross, whose discoveries promise such splendid results to the scientific world. His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has, we are rejoiced to hear, resolved upon having a bridge thrown over the Derwent at Bridgewater Ferry, which is to be constructed with piles, the report of those en- gaged in ascertaining the qualities of the bed of the river having, as we understand, proved favorable to the practicability of such an undertaking. The Director Gen...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
MARRIED-On the 1st instant, at St. David's Church, by the Rev. W. Bedford, sen., Chaplain, John Roberts, of Hobart Town, Solicitor, second son of the late Rev. Robert Jones Roberts, Vicar of Llangernieu, Denbighshire, North Wales, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Captain Vickary, of Ros- trevor, Spring Bay, late of H.M. 63d regiment.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 97. Colonial Secretary's Office, 6th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 97. Colonial Secretary's Office, 6th May, 1841. It having been represented to the Lieutenant-Governor that much inconvenience and delay have resulted from the irregular mode in which applications for Indulgence are now forwarded to the Principal Superintendent of Convicts ; His Excellency has been pleased, with a view to promote regularity, and to faci- litate the decisions upon such cases, to approve the following arrangements, upon the suggestion of the Principal Superin- tendent of Convicts :- 1st. That in future all Memorials for Pardon or Ticket-of- Leave be upon a printed form, a copy of which has been ap- proved by His Excellency; and that no application be enter- tained unless submitted in such form. &nbsp; 2nd. That these printed forms be obtainable only through the Police or Assistant Police Magistrate of each District re- spectively, to whose office, after being filled up and certified, they should be returned for transmission to the Princip...
GOVERNMENT HOUSE. Hobart Town, 5th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
GOVERNMENT HOUSE. Hobart Town, ¡5f7i Mau, 1841. Notice is hereby given, that His Excellency the Lieutcnant Governor will hold a Levée at the Government House, at 2 o'clock on Monday, the 24th instant, in honour of Her Majesty's Birth-day. Gentlemen intending to attend the Levée are requested to send their cards to the Aidc-dc-Camp the previous day, and also to deliver their cards to him on presentation. By His Excellency's command, O. D. Ainsworth, Capt. Act. Aide-de-Camp.
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. EMIGRATION TO CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. EMIGRATION TO CANADA. Our fellow subject« in Upper Canada would seem to be earnestly engaged in the laudable work of pro- moting emigration from the mother-country to our North American dominions. To England such a movement is of vast importance. It is of infinite moment to England that her power should be sus- tained unimpaired in that quarter of the globe. The United States-or at least the democratic party in the United States-have long calculated that the Canadas must in the course of things form part of the federal union. The retention of the Canadas by England has, in fact, been long looked on by the more violent federalists as an act of usurpation. And unless hitherto-untried methods shall be brought into operad tion with theyview of strengthening British interests throughout those noble provinces, no one may ven- ture to prophecy extended duration to British supre- macy there. Emigrants from England have, long, been in the habit of taking refuge i...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. MR. T. Y. LOWES will SELL by AUCTION, at the Exchange Mart, Elizabeth .street, on Monday, the 21st day of June next, at Iii o'clock at noon, without any reserve, by order of the Mortgagees, default lmving been made in payment of the principal money and part of the interest se- cured by the mortgage deed-All that Allotment of LAND, situate and being in Hobart Town aforesaid, and containing one rood and seventeen and three quarter perches, and bound- ed as follows (that is to say)-on the north-west sido by sixty two and one-hàlf link«! along ¡Wncquaric-strcet, on the south .west side by a perpendicular of three hundred and eighty, five "finks to Davëy-street, thence on the soiith-ca¿t by sixty-two and one-half link's along D.ivey-strcct, and thence on the north- east by ii perpendicular of three hundred and eighty-five links to Macquarie-street ; together with the messuages., tenements, or dwelling-houses thereon erected and built. For further particulars, apply to J...
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. Ist May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. Ist May, 184!. The following Ship Letters, having been put into the Unpaid Box since the 1st ultimo, are lying in this Office for the Sea postnge : England-The Rev. W. H. Hughes, Northampton. New South Wales-A. M'Guii, Esquire, Sydney; Messrs. Lamb and Parbury, ditto ; Messrs. Joubeft arid Murphy, ditto ; Mr. George Davison, ditto ; Mr. William Cogiíl, ditto. South Australia-Mrs. Joseph Finch, Adelaide ; John Smith, Eso,., ditto (2); John Newman, Esq., ditto. Western Australia-Mrs. Harpur, Swan River. Port Phillip- John Burns Thomson, Melbourne ; Mr. J. W. Cowell, ditto (3); Mr. H. Miller, Junior, ditto; Mrs. F. Pittman, ditto ; Mr. J. Solomon, Merebong, ditto. Portland Buy-George Mallett, Portland Bay. St. John E. Browne, Postmaster.
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd May, 1841. The undermentioned individuals have been duly li- censed as Hawkers and Carriers, in accordance with the provisions of the Hawkers and Carriers' Act, from the dates set after their names : Hawkers- Henry Ironmonger, residing at Hobart, from 1st ult. ; Sarah Nicholls, Richmond, 10th ditto ; Lawrence Perin, Launceston, 16th ditto; Charles Loveday, ditto, 16th ditto. Carriers-Asher John Gad Stracey, residing at Hamilton, &nbsp; from 10th ult. ; Richard Cousins, ditto, 20th ditto; Charles Williams, ditto, 27th ditto. M. Forster, Chief Police Magistrate.
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 3rd May, 1841. The licences issued to the under-mentioned individuals as Hawkers and Carriers have expired from the dates set after their respective names : Hawkers-John Brown, residing at Launceston, from the 7th ult. ; Richard Sheldrick, Great Swan Port, 11th ditto; Patrick M'Guinncss, Hobart, 14th ditto. Cairicrs-John Pell, residing at Bothwell, from the 11th ult. ; George Bygiave, Longford, 15th ditto. M. FoitsTLR, Chief Police Magistrate.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 7 May 1841
PORT PHILLIP. The Magistracy.—On Monday last Mr. Justice Willis adverting to his remarks on a previous sitting of the Court relative to the attendance of the Magistracy of this province, expressed his regret that his suggestions had not been attended to. His Honor said he saw by the Act 9 Geo. IV., c. 64 & 65, that he was empowered to inflict a penalty for non-attendance. "These Magistrates," said &nbsp; His Honor, "do not appear to understand their duty; it &nbsp; &nbsp; is a fine thing, no doubt, to have J. P. affixed to one's name, but it is an honour for which a man should do his duty, and I am resolved they shall do their duty, else I shall recommend that their names be struck out of the commission, and others appointed in their stead."—Port Phillip Patriot, April 20. A Warning for Lawyers.—In two successive cases tried at the Supreme Court on Monday last, it appeared that the prisoners had paid Mr. Carringtun the solicitor to prepare their def...