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Markets. FRIDAY, APRIL 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
FRIDAY, APRIL ,1.: =- : VEGETABLES.-Potatoes, 8s. :to 10s.'-per .cwt., ditto Derwent, 12s. per ditto ; cabbages,, 2d. to 4d. eachk; brocoli, 4d. to Gd. each; turnips and carrots, 3d. to 4d. per bunch ; 'celery, 3d. to.4d.. per. head; onions. lid. to 2d. per lb.; French beans, Is. 6d. per peck. Fruit.-Apples, 1 s. to 2s. 6d.ýper dozen;;, pears, .2s. per ditto; peaches, Id. to 4d. pur.ditto; ,qumnces, 6d. to is. per ditto ; pumpkins, 5d. to is. each ;inmelons, 2d. to is. each ; gr~pes, 10d. to, is. perlb.; Poul try,-Fowls, 4s. per couple; ducks, 5s. 6d. per ditto Muscovy ditto, 8s. jerditto'; geese, 8s.' to 10s. per ditto ; turkies, 14s to i16s. per ditto.: Roasting pigs, 5s. to 7s. each. Butter salt, Is. 10d. to,2s. per. lb.;, fresh ditto, 2s. 6d. to 2s. 9d.. per ditto, , Eggs, 2s. 9d. to 3s.9per dozen.. Cheese, 9d. to is.per lb.: Bacon; Is. to is. 3d. per lb. Hams, is. to is. 2d. per lb.; Soap, 7d. per lb. Candles, 8d. per lb. Salt pork, 6d. to 9d. per lb.. Bread per 21b. loaf, 4id....
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
TO THE EDITOR: OF THE COLONIST. SIt,-Shortly after my arrival in the colony, in cone quence of being introduced to the family of Mr. Caleb Wilson, merchant, George Street; I became 'ac quainted with John Thomas Wilson, at that time a clerk .in the employment of Messrs. C. and F.,Wil son,; and in no way connected with i the family, but merely employed as a clerki in the establishment. As my sisters were in the habit of visiting the family of Mr. Wilson, an intimacy, in course of time took place between John' Thomas Wilson, and one of my sisters, viz. Mrs. Cavill ; the object of my thus public appeal, ,is to clear my character from certain slan derous'and false imputations which I do not deserve, as' I hope to show you in the course of this narra tive. The correspondence between my sister and Wilson had not been carried on for more than two or n, three mron?hs, when being:warned.by'.a 'friend, of,the licentious habits of \Vilson,, and of a report in general circulation in Sydney, of h...
Domestic Intelligence. THE FAMILY-MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
THE FAMILY-MAN. ABorruT`iwo: hoursý after- the &lt;publicatidon, of our last _inutmber, "Mr: John i Thomas, :Wilson,; of! George-street, called' With: a frienid on the' Editor of= this paper, relativ;e to 'the poeticaljeu d'esprit' p~ublished ;in our"last, runder th' 'title 'f: oH Fa'ily'Mani Mr.'BuIl' "had'been` ill ``for a'daý oi? two befoir ,' ad had "'not only b'en oblige'd 'to lose bloobd ,'thai"fiinig, biit.was' actuallyr ire bed: wli?heni i: . h friends called.? The ,latter, how ever, haying ..forced. themselves irtotp, his sick, chamber: to ascertain thea point,,Mr. John Thomas immediately proceeded ito: question. Mr..B. as ito the .authorsliipo:df "the ;article ireferred' to, and 'as to vwhetherdit had, been .inserted with histknow ledge and 'by hi .autthority."' As toithe::author ship =of-'the= article''1 r.: B.' flatly ?refuised' to: afford h Iifnimy iorniation, but' told "hiim that it had beefi iiiserted' intlihe 'papier "with his lInov' ledge' arid' by' his 'att...
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 26TH ULTIMO TO THE 2ND INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
i .... _...EXPOR1TS.,: 'VESSELS CLEA'RED FROM THE 26TH IULTIMO TO THE 2.ND " INSTANT INCLUSIVE. 'Persian, 399 -tons, Hopton,; master, for London; 257 casks black oil; -196 casks sperm oil; 95' bales 'wool, 3 logs cedar, l'case books 30 cwt. copper, and stores. Avon, 263 tons, Nutting, master, for Lonidon ; 319' casks sperm oil, 81-bales flax, 6 bales wool, 96 bags "sand, 167 bundles rattans, and stores. Diyade, 266 tons,- Heard,- master, for London; 647 bales wool,-1 case -tea; -212' bundles rattans, 1' bale waistcoatings, -6 cases curiosities and'stores.' Aiigustus-Camsar, 414 tons; Wiseman, 'master, for London: 377 casks sperm, oil, .130 casks black oil, 89 bundles whalebone, 302 logs cedar, 93 hides, 107 bundles old copper, 5-casks copper nails, 1 case curi osities, and stores. ?'· -: Currency Lass,.90 tons, Bell,- master, for Launces-. ton; 135 casks pork, -43 casks:beef, 40 casks butt: r, 1: keg tongues, 149 boxes soap ;4 casks salt fish, 172 cheeses, 68 casks beer,.46 casks 30...
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 26TH ULTIMO TO THE 2ND INSTANT, INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM TIME 26TH ULTI10 TOTHE 2ND INSTANT, .I . .. INCLUSIVE.:> MARCH 28.-Tamar (schooner), 117 tons;- Dewing, master, from. .Launceston, A. B. Smith and' Co., agents; 52 baskets sugar, Edwards and Co. ; 2 casks hardware, T. and -M. Woolley; 2525 bushels wheat 550 bushels oats, 19. trusses hay,' 20 :kegs tobacco, W. Long; 2 boxes apples,.Mrs. Dacre; 1 case pre serves,!-. Cox.;. 25. hogsheads rum, 2 tons-potatoes, A. B. Smith and Co.; .1 bundle.skins, Captain Hep. burn;' 2 bales.slops, 1 case hats, Aspinall and. Co.'; 3 bales slops, 2 barrels.flour,.79 bags. Wheat,.Order. i 29.-Siren (brig), 141. tons, .Hayle,: master, from Hobart Town, Learmonth.and Co.; agents;: 58.bags sugar, 3 cases.3 rolls oil-cloth, .1 roll baize,-. 1. roll carpeting, 1 case ironmongery, 15 baskets:apples, 18 bags potatoes,.J. Dalton; 48 casks apples, P. Foote; 64 bags ,hops .C. Millet; 400 bushels 'wheat; 400 bushels barley, J. F. Church; 56 bags' wheat, Ed wards and Hunter; 8.tons and 84 bag...
TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
TO ,THE...KING'S, .MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.. The-Petition' of the undersigned :Members: of Coun. cil,. Magistrates, ! Clergy,; Landholders,. Merchants, and other Free' Inhabitants of New South Wales, MOST HUMBLY' SIIEWETIIH THAT your Petitioners, being deeply ,concerned in whatever affects the welfare .of this remote portion of Your Majesty's Dominions, feel it to be their duty, on the occasion of the expiration of the existing Act of parliament, and the enactment of a new law for th'rnment 'of New South' Wales, with all humility,'to bring under Your'Majesty's coinsi eration' some of the chief evils'and difficulties thli?? e 'at present exposed to:; and' which, unless averted ' the timely interposition of your Royal authority, and 'the wisdom of the National 'Councils, your Peti tioners are apprehensive, will seriously retard the advancement of the colony, and endanger its bests 'interests. Your Petitioners beg most humbly to submit to Your Majesty, that notwithstanding the colony ex...
Colonial Politics. THE PETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
•·~~i~. ,: : .":i::- ··r,- . . ' ?: :7";··~ : v ,' . ?v. , • i ?;· THE PETITIONS.' Two PErrroNs---the. one to, His 1Majesty, the K1No, and the other to.the lHouse, of.Commons, -have been:,drawn,u,p,; iwithin, the last: fortnight, by a few: gentlemen who. ifeel Linterested;: .in; pro-1 inoting the general- welfare, of tliis community., with - a view to their being i"signed as. ietensively. a§ ;?ssible.by the iespectable inhabitants 'of the 'Col~ny, and forwiarded by 'the first oppoitunity to SEigland: :IAnid-as' wei? reated our readers. esome time since to a perusal of the.- Draft .of a"Bill for the future goverinmerit f tilis Colony, prepared by Mr. WENTWORTI, at the instance of the Pa triotic Associatin--to be forwarded as a sort of Pirectory, or Vade.AMecu , to their Parliamentary Agent,: Mr. BULWERU--We deem., it .but fair to publish; these Petitipns'also, wHivch.of,course have emanated from a somewhdt different quarter, and are -intended 'to :urge ,a somewhat different re quest:...
Original Correspondence. MR. JOHN THOMAS WILSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
®rY(ig ta18 (Ere 'O r po attelce.tt. MR. JOHN THOMAS WILSON. WE publish the'following letter at the earnest and repeated request of Mr. Andrew Wyllie, a res-. pectable.young man, who arrived .in the colony, by the Stirling Castle, in 1831, :,under the pro tection of the Rev. Dr, Lang, bringing along with him three of his sisters, of whom the unfor tunate Mrs. Cavill was one. Of the correctness of Mr. W.'s statement.we.have, no doubt,.as Mr. Bull was a fellow passenger with Mrs. C. on board the Rossendale, which sailed for Hobart Town in December, 1834. Mr. John Thomas Wilson brought her on board-and Mr. Bull: had himself occasion, out of sheer humanity, to mi nister to her necessities during the voyage ; for the wretched and dejected Istate, of, her mind, aided by extreme sea-sickness-brought on a miscarriage-poor unhappy woman II
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
j pping thctttig encc. ARRIVALS. lIa'cr- 31..- Cornwallis -(brig), returned to port leaky. ,' .i .. . I April:2.-.Active (schooner); Wishart, from New Zeland, flax, &c, -Passengers-M-rs. Busby and three children, Mr. Scott,' J' Ryrie, Esq. :Mr. and Mrs.,Pariott and child, . 3.-Bencoolen. (barque), Cro t, ifrom: London, October 13,'via Hobart Town 26th ulitimo.
NARRATIVE OF THE LATE REVIVAL OF RELIGION IN THE PRESBYTERY OF GENEVA, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
NARRATIVE OF THE LATE REVIVAL' OF RELIGION IN THE PRESBYTERY. OF GENEVA, IN THE STATE 'OF NEW'; YORK. . [FROM REED AND MATTIIESON 'S VISIT TO THE AMERICAN CInURCIIES.] THE year past has been, to the churches within' our bounds, emphatically a year of the Most High. 'In no year, since the settlement of? oui country, have ) we witnessed so many and such signal triumphs of the Redeemer's cause; or recorded so large an acces;. sion to the number of his professed followers, as the. year which we are now to review. All our churches;; which have enjoyed the stated means of grace, have: been visited with revivals during the past year. The first' special indication of a work of grace ap?; peared in Geneva, early in the month of June, 1830;. and the first subjects of it were members of the': Female Seminary. At the close of the first week'; after the attention became general, eight or ten were. rejoicing in hope, and an' unusual seriousness 'per vaded the 'minds of all. A weekly meeting was::...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
liO OP S. -o-s. To be. Sold by Auction, BY Mgt.'S. X XONS, On Thursday, 7th instant, at :his Rooms,: George Street, at 11 o'Clock precisely. SIXTY-rTHREE BALES .OF 'AMERICAN Terms made known at: time of. Sale. Stone Ware, Carriag.es, ?, H:arness. BY MR. S. LYONS, At the New Store ot .l essrs.- Grose and Street, George Street, on: Friday,' April :8, '.t ,Eleven o'Clock precisely. O NE LONDON-BUILT `OMNIBUS, with Two Sets of Wheels Two light cldse Carriages One Vis a Vis ditto, for one or 'two horses Two Phamtons, small size Three Stanhopes A few Sets of Gig, Phmion, :Chariot, and Coach Harness.. Also Ten Crates of ,real' Stone Ware, of assorted articles. The Sale' of Carriages will `commence 'at! One o'Clock. Terms-Under .£30, cash ; aboye:that'-sum an approved bill at three months. UNRiSERn9 VEo SAZlE. To be Sold "by. Auction, BY MR. S. .tYooNS,r o At the Stores of Messrs. G. Porter: and Co., Castle - reagh Street,.on Saturday, 9th.April, to commence at eleven o'clock precisely. - r...
Domestic Intelligence. [CONTINUED.] SUPREME COURT, [WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1836.] Before Judge Burton. ALLAN v. BULL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
[CONTINUED.] . --.ee*&lt;w- SUPREME COURT, W:EDNESDAY MARCH 23, 1836.]: . S.;Before Judge Burton. THE Solicitor-General rose and' said, :el was in structed on. the part of 'the defendant .in this case' to move, that the trial should be postponed, upon the ground that two material witnesses were iot in attendance. He founded his iio?in upon the two following affidavits:- ',Henry Bull, the defendant in this case, now :of Sydney, gentleman, maketh oath and :saith, that this cause was at issue prior to the 15th of .Fe. bruary last, and notice of trial was given thereini; for the 16th of March instant; and deponent saith, that he is advised and believes, that Mar garet Allpike, otherwise called Margaret Lay cock,- and Mrs. - Rotton, are material and necessary witnesses for deponent on -'the 'said trial, and without their evidence deponent canniot safely proceed to trial in this cause. Deponent' haith, that he refers to the affidavit of James'Dev liin,. as to the endeavours used t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
THE COaONIBST. rIHE TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION for this I . Journal, which is Published every THURS DAY Morning, are Six Shillings and Sixpence per Quarter; whether delivered in Sydney, or forwarded by Post... 'THE TERMS FOR. ADVERTISEMENTS are, for Eight Lines and under, Two Shillings and Six;pence, and One Penny for every line above Eight or each insertion. - . .. TO AD.VE.TS.ER S. . 7 HE publication of.THE COLONIST is nearly 1000 ý copies every week, being by far the largest circu-. lation of any paper in the colony. (The Herald excepted) and as the object of advertisers.is publicity, it is de-. cidedly the best journal" for the insertion of advertise ments. It is also much' more economical than the other papers, inasmuch as the smallness of the, type,. and the closeness with which it is made up, causes the same insertion to take about one-third less space than in any of the other newspapers. II. BULL. PRINTNG:. A T THE COLONIST. C'FFICE,.Printing; of ?L every4description" is executed...
VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
VAN DIEMAN'S LAND. THE following account of the present state of the miserable remnant of the Aborigines of Van Dieman's Land, recently collected by that emi- nently meritorious person, Mr. Robinson, and now located by the Van Dieman's Land Execu- tive on Flinders' or Great Island, in Bass' Straits, is from the Hobart Town Courier of the 25th ult. Dr. Ross is apt to give a little of the couleur de rose to his pictures, but we hope and trust we shall find that in this instance he has drawn from the life. The passage is introduced and followed up by one of the wildest of the Doctor's specula- tions, that of employing the natives on Flinders Island for the civilization of the Aborigines in the neighbourhood of Port Phillip. Why, would it not be incomparably better to spare us Mr. Robinson himself, if he would undertake the ex- periment for a year or two? The Aborigines of Van Dieman's Land, of whom it is quite distress- ing to think that the whole nation is reduced to 118 souls, are a ...
MISSIONARY WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 7 April 1836
-MISSIONARY WOOL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SINCE the publication of our last number, we have ascertained from the very best authority, that Mr. Jame Cox, of Maitland, has very re- cently had specimens of wool in his possession from the Missionary Threlkeld's sheep, as well for the sale of the spare rams as for that of the fleece; and we mention the circumstance, not only to rebut the assertion of the learned Solicitor General, that his cliernt, in the recent libel case, was a poor man, but to remind the Reverend Flockmaster himself, that as he is likely to do somewhat better in the world as a sheepholder than mere missionaries generally do, it will be his bounden duty, as soon as he has the means, to repay to the London Missionary Society, the whole amount of the enormous expenditure he in- curred on account of that society, as a Missionary to the Aborigines, over and above the sum of 5001 for the first year, and 150l. for each of the five following years, during...
Markets. FRIDAY, APRIL 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
, FRIDAY, APRIL 8.: VEOETALES.;.? Potatoes, 8s. to '1 0. per cwt. ':Salt Butter, Is. 8d. to 2s. per lb. ":' Fresh' ditto, 2s, 3di:to 2s. 6d. per'do.; 'Cheese','8d; to lOd.' perdo. B icoi, 10d. per do:" 'Eggs, 2s. '6d. to 22s. 9d. per, dozer. Fowls, 2s: 6d; to 4s; per couple. D 'icks;,4s.`'6d per do. Geese; 4s. 6d. to'5s.' 6d. each.' . Meat same price'as last week. Hay,'19s:.per cwt. Stra W,`35s. to 40s. per load.' ', aize; 8s; 6d'. per'.b?shle '. Oats, 7s. to ;8s. per do. '. , : WHEAT-8s; 6d. to 9s.'per'busiel:. '. " SFLotin,--Fine 23s.' per 100"lbs.;' Seconds' 21s. per ditto. .. , .
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
,: SPIRITS AND TOBACC:O. . Stock on handi 2nd inrstant.-B.;P. ruiim, 235,208 gallons; brandy, 35,910 gallons;, gi, :'3,784 gal lons,; other.spirits ]8,6 65 g'allons'; tobacco 85,246 pounds.;a Received during the week = tobao, 13,567 - Delivered for' lome: consupti in-?B. ., rium, 3540 gallobis; brandy, 415 gallon,; ".12i50. g?.l ions; other spijrits, nil; tobacco, 997 pounds. ' Delivered for exportation-B;. P. rumn, 199i gal= ions; brandy, 853 g'alliris;' giti, 5?j gallons; other spirits, 45 nil; tobacco.2550 .pounds.: ... Stock on' hand 9tli' instant,-B.B P:. rum,X229;669 gallons; brandy, 34,642 gallons gin, 3 0330009; , al Ions; other spirits,' 18,665 gallons; tobacco, 85,266 pounds.
VESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS SINCE OUR LAST PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
(VESSELS ENTERED 'OUTWAR-DS SIN CE `OUR'LAST" PUBLICATION . April 8'-Ulysses, 185 toris, Crawford, for Batavia' in ballast, Gore anid Co., agents. 8--Siren', T41 tons,'Hajle, for'Hobart Tot i, ith goods', Learmonthl and' Co.,. ageits . 8-Magnet, 147 'tons, Cole, for tlie South Seas; stores, Edwardida'd Haiiu teiagents: ' 1 1-Asia, '536 'tohi; "Stead; 'f5 Jav;a iiiballadt,? 3. Lamrnb,and Cb,'agehts:. ..11- Willifam, .149 tons, Thom, for Launcesioh n with goods; R. An'deiso, agent. :':' ' 12,-Active, 105 tonsi, Wishart, for' the Frien3ly Islaijds hnd New Zealand, witif'goods, David'Scott. and Co. agents . ' 12-Tamar,116' tods, Dewring, for 'Lanid?est oin, with goods, A. B. Smith'anid 'Co., agents' 13--Richard Reynidlds, 292tbons Liffen; forIndlia; in ballas, J. HI: Grose, 'agent
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 14 April 1836
TO COlRRESPONDENTS. Wce?ire; obliged from want of room tb postpote, ,till our next our intended remarks on the communication we have recei ed :respecting the improvemenrits in the Streets of Sydnwey.: , L We have no room fol) a Swiss-boy this week.:: If we can, we shall admit him in our next. We shall forward the letter from. a member of the Tem perance Society to the gentleman to whom it is addressed. The Original Correspondence department of to-day's num ber, was forestalled before Index was received. i. n I Nml m ? iml mmmmm m m a n i