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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 4 June 1841
j¡0£: FOR LONDON.-The first-class bark MAY gíüSfc FLOWER, 350 tons register, THOMAS HEAD. LEY, commander, has the greater part of lier cargo engaged, and will have early despatch. For freight or passage, apply to Captain Headley on board, Kerr, Alexander, & Co., or to New Wharf, May 17. Askek Morrison. FOR LONDON. - The first-elass brig ^^ _ JOANNA, 300 tons burthen, JOHN LOVETT, commander, has the greater part of her cargo engaged, and will have early despatch. For freight or passage, apply to Captain Lovett on board, Kerr, Alexander, & Co., or to New Wharf, May 17. Asken Morrison. hFOR SYDNEY. - The first-class bark _ _ EUDORA, S. ADDISON, commander, will sail for the above port on Sunday, 6th June. For freight or pas- sage, apply to Captain Addison on board, or to New Wharf, May 20. Askkm Morrison. j«S FOR SYDNEY.-The first-class schooner Sslfc GEORGE HENRY HARRISON, 135 tons burthen, G. J. WETHERALL, commander, will sail for the above port in 14 days from this da...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 125. Colonial Secretary's Office, 31st May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 135. Colonial Secretary's Office, 31st May, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor has approved of the appointment of George Pollock, per Layton, as Javelin-man in &nbsp; the Sheriff's department, vice William Campbell, per Isabella, resigned. &nbsp; &nbsp; By His excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 124. Colonial Secretary's Office, 31st May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 124. Colonial Secretary's Office, 31st May, 1841. In reference to the Government Notice, No. 118, dated the 24th instant, notifying the appointment of Matthew Forster, Esq., as Director of the Probation System, the Lieutenant-Governor directs that all communications respecting convicts on probation be addressed to the Director. His Excellency desires it at the same time to be observed, that all applications and communications relative &nbsp; to convicts who arrived previously to the 1st of June, 1840, and who are not under the Probation System, are to be addressed, as heretofore, to the Principal Super- intendent, whose responsibility and duties relating to them remain unimpaired by the establishment of the &nbsp; Probation Department. By His Excellency's command, &nbsp; JOHN MONTAGU.
THE CABINET. THE BROKEN PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
THE CABINET. THE BROKEN PROMISE. 1 knew men kept no promises-or none At least with women, and yet knowing this, With credulous folly, still I trusted one, Whose words seemed so like truth, that I forgot The lesson I had learn'd full oft before, And I believ'd, because he said he'd come, That he would come ; and then night after night I watch'd the clouds and saw them puss away From the bright moon, and leave the clear blue sky As spotless and serene and beautiful As if no promises were broken e'er Beneath it. Man forgets in busy hours What in his idle moments he has said, Nor thinks how often woman's happiness Hangs on his lightest words. They are not things Of great importance which affect the heart Most deeply ; trifles often weave the net Of misery or bliss in human life. There's many a deep and hidden grief that comes From sources which admit of no complaint From things of which ive cannot-dare not speak And yet they seem but trifles, till a chain, Link after link, is fastened o...
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 9th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 9th June, 1841. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my olTice, is advertised by me, in compliance /with the provisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." Spiller r. Stynes the elder, writ received May 13, levy May 15, Coal River. Walton t>. same, writ received May 25, levy May 26, Coal River. Sale-On Thursday, June 17, at 12 o'clock, at the Coal River, household furniture, working bullocks, a quantity of wheat, &e., &c. : unless these executions be previously satisfied. The Queen t>. Ross, vend, cxp., writ received May 12, levy, March -, Hobart Town. Sale-On Monday, June 14, at 1 o'clock, at the Custom House, New Wharf, Hobart Town, a variety of household fur- niture, consisting of chest of drawers, tables, chairs, crockery ware, mattrasses, bedding, &c, &c, two cows and one calf. On Monday, June 14, at 12 o'clock, at the Court House, Hobart Town.-Lot 1, all the defendant's right, title, an...
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, Ist June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, Ist June, 1841. Notice.-Tenders for the supply of Fuel from this dal« to the 30th September next, for the Police Station at New Town, will be received at this office until Saturday Hie 12th instant. The quantity required will be 80 lbs per diem during the summer months, and 320 lbs per diem during tbe winter mouths. M. Forster, Chief Police Magistrate. I
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 7th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 7th June, 1841. Required for the additions to the Convict Hospital, Hobart Town 11,500 feet, running 9x3, Memel Deals. To be delivered into the Royal Engineer Yard, Macquarie Point. Tenders for the above will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 23d instant. "GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G. j
QUEEN'S ORPHAN SCHOOLS. 2nd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
QUEEN'S ORPHAN SCHOOLS. 2nd June, 184|. Notice is hereby given, that tenders will bo received at this establishment until 12 o'clock on Monday, the lui, instant, for the under-mentioned articles, for the half year ending 31st December, 1841. Samples to be sent to the institution. Any further information can be obtained on application to the Purveyor. Large clothes' baskets, 3 Blue print, 700 yards Blue serge, 40 ditto Buckets, 12 Gilt buttons, 4 gross Metal-shauk ditto, 10 ditto Mould ditto, 12 ditto Hair brooms, long handles, 24 Painting brushes, large, 2 Whitewashing ditto, 4 Fine bleached calico, 50 yards Strong unbleached calico, 1500 yards Lining ditto, 150 ditto Canvas, fur hammocks, 133 ditto Check, or striped linen, 150 ditto Small-tooth combs, 4 dozen Rack ditto, 2 ditto Strong flannel,420 yards Harrows, 1 pair Knives nnd forks, 0 dozen Sole leather, 10(7 lbs Lamp-black, G ditto Tin lamps, 3 Moleskin, £00 yards Batten nails, 28 lbs Needles, No. 3 (between), 2000 Darning dit...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 9th June, 1841. CONVICT SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town,9M June, 1841. Convict Service. Tenders for the under-mentioned articles will be received at this Office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 16th instant, required for the Convict Service at Port Arthur. Samples to he sent to the Ordnance Store. 300 strong sewing awl blades 200 do heel do do 50 books arithmetical tables 4 do tutor's assistants 58 yards canvas, No. 4 4 I ¿-inch socket chisels 1 iron clamp, for boat builders 2 rough rubber files 3361bs £ inch lound iron f)720H)s 3} x ft-inch flat hoop iron 56lbs 2^-inch iron boat nails 561bs 3-inch do do 581bs ¿-inch copper do 141bs2/t-ineh dodo 201bs 24-inch timber do 900 tin pannicans 100 cubic feet of Huon pine, in log 5 pine planks, 30 feet by 3 x 12 5 Baltic do, 35 do by do 4 do do 40 do by do 3 American do 45 do by do '- 7 deal planks 400 tin plates 30 fathoms 3J-inch rope 51 bs cast steel 22401bs hoop iron, not hammered or bent. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C G.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Port of Hobart Town*. Arrivals.-June 5-the schooner Bundee Merchant, Lake- land, having run foul of the Naiad, put back for repairs. 5-the schooner Naiad also put back on the same account and for the same purpose. 6-the brig Maguasha, Taylor, from Port Phillip, 1st in- stant, with sheep and cattle, not having lost one on the voyage -passengers, Mrs. Church in and two children, Messrs. F. Hull, R. Hull, Goggs, Wright, and J. Stewart. Departures.-June 7-the schooner Adelaide, 86 tons, Johnson, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 8-the brig Affiance, 294 tons, Spencer, for Calcutta, in ballast. 8-the schooner Naiad, 103 tons, Lindsay, for Sjdney, with sundries. 8-the schooner Industry, 96 tons, Murray, for Port Phil- lip, with sundries. 9-the schooner Truganini, 62 tons, Patterson, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 10-the bark Eudora, 208 tons, Addison, for Sydney, with sundries. 10-the schooner Flying Squirrel, 87 tons, Clinch, for Port Phillip, with a general cargo...
THE BLACKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
THE BLACKS. Sir,--With feelings of horror I acquaint yon with tue murder of Mr. Morton and his servant Larry by the blacks ; it happened on Friday or Saturday last. I went over this morning atong with Mr. Cowan and a mau, who followed the track of the dray to where they stripped a little bark about six miles from the station, and much about the same distance from that I found the bodies, (Mr. Cowan was not with me then ;) a little on the right of the track I observed what I considered at first wits a white log with a large eagle hawk pecking upon it ; upon my nearer approach the bird rose slow and heavily from the mangled remains of poor Mr. Morton. He wai stripped quite naked and lying on his face, the greater part of which was actually cut away ; his head is one mass of frightful wounds, and many bruises on different parts of his arms and body, which is torn by birds of prey. About fifty yards nearer the dray lay the remains or skeleton of Larry, from whose bones the flesh had bee...
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour imported at the port of Hobart Town, from the 1st of January to the 8lh June, 1841, in- clusive Barley, 150 bushels : wheat, 8400 ditto; maize, 3274 ditto; flour, 2510barrels; ditto, 10 bags. Return of Grain and Flour imported nt the port of Laun- ceston, from the 1st of January to the 5th of June, 1841, in- clusive : Barley, 159 bushels; oats, 69 ditto; wheat, 290 ditto ; maize, 301 ditto ; flour, 167 barrels. Return of Grain and Flour exported at the port of Hobart Town during the week ending 8th June, 1841 : Barley, 669 bushels ; flour, 81 tons. Return of Grain and Flour exported nt the port of Laun- ceston during the week ending 5th June, 1841,:-Oats, 260 bushels ; flour, 3 tons. G. H. Barnes, Collector.
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 2nd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 2nd June, I841 Tenders for effecting certain repairs at the Gaol"«! Launceston will bo received at this office until 12 o'clort on Tuesday, the 15th instant. c" Information as to the nature of the work to be ner. formed will be afforded to parties applying at the office" of the Town Surveyor. Launceston. A. Cheyne, Director of Public Works»'" J
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
TO TUE EDITOR OF TUE COURIER. Sir,-Permit me to request the favour of your reply to the following query, in order to convince an individual who will otherwise continue to cherish his ignorance. In the event of the demise of Her present Majesty, leaving issue a daughter and a son, and the son being the younger, whether would the son or daughter be legally entitled to the throne ? Hoping you will pardon the intrusion of this simple question,-i nm, air, yours, ace. LThc son of course-Ed. H. T. C]
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 129. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 129. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd June, 1841. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following &nbsp; convicts; viz. &nbsp; Edward McArthur, Elphinstone; Henry Barker, Bussorah Merchant; Samuel Basey, Waterloo; William &nbsp; &nbsp; French, Elizabeth; Ann Forrest, Edward; John Harter, &nbsp; &nbsp; Georgiana; Richard Jones, Layton; Agnes McMullan, &nbsp; Westmoreland; Sarah Norman, Mary; Mary McPhail, &nbsp; Hector; William Sherwood, Guildford; John Turner, Asia; Richard Taylor, Strathfieldsay; Adam Walton, Aurora; James Williams, Sir Charles Forbes; Sally Clarke, Atwick; Job Goode, Elizabeth; John Scholes, &nbsp; Moffatt; John Smith, Strathfieldsay; Harriet Wallace, &nbsp; Edward. By His Excellency's command, &nbsp; JOHN MONTAGU.