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CHURCH AT BOTHWELL. Revenue Office, 9th September, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 October 1840
CHURCH AT BOTHWELL. Revenue Office, 9th September, 1836. SIR,-In December, 1830, the Colonial Treasurer transmitted to me for collection the promissory notes passed by the indivi- duals, and further amounts stated at foot, being their subscrip- tions towards building a church and parsonage at Bothwell. Five only of the subscribers have paid, as per margin.* In 1831, the subscribers were called upon by me through Captain Wentworth, as Police Magistrate at Bothwell, to pay the amount of their subscriptions respectively, which those who did not pay declined doing on the ground that a parsonage had not been built, according to the tenor of the agreement. Again in February, 1833, I called upon two who had not paid to pay the amount of their subscriptions, which they declined doing on the grounds before stated : the matter was a subject of com- munication direct between the parties and your predecessor in office. On the 6th instant I wrote to the subscribers, whose promis- sory notes rema...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 October 1840
BIRTH—On the 29th instant, Mrs. H. Nicholas, Sand Hill, of a Daughter. &nbsp; At Longford, on Monday, the 26th instant, Mrs. James John ston, of a Daughter. At Loyala, on Saturday, the 24th instant, Mrs. Thomas Chis holme Anstey, of a Daughter. On the 10th June, at Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, Mrs. John Bogle, of a Daughter, wife of Mr. Bogle, of the firm of Messrs. Kerr, Alexander, & Co., of this town.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 30 October 1840
JJSS. SHIPPING. F -íoR WILLIAMS TOWN, MELBOURNE, and ? ^ GEELONG, to sail immediately, the fine brig LOUD HOBART, NICHOLLS, for the above porte. Early ap .Ltio» for freight or passage is necessary to 1,1 New Wharf, October 23. WILLIS, OABRRTT, & Co. FOR Freight or Charter.-The fine fast-sailing teak-built brig SEA. HORSE, 206 tons register, CHARLES C. WHICKER, commander, now discharging . t|,e New Wharf. For particulars, apply to Captain Whicker, on board, or to x*ew Wharf, October 19. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co, FOR Freight or Charter.-The bark CLARINDA, A 1 246 tons. Apply to Messrs. Willis. Garrett, & Co., to the subscriber, who will not be answerable for any debts ""ntrncted by h'ls crew. ¿? Wanted, a COOK and STEWARD, for the above "alUcrST._E. P. Gor. 1*TANTED, Three COMPOSITORS, to whom ff liberal wages and constant employment will be given. Apply to the Printer. Courier Office, September II. WANTED, in a Clergyman's Family residing in the country, a Gentle...
LATE NEWS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
LATE NEWS FROM AMERICA. Ti» British Queen arrived at Portsmouth on the 16th June. She left New York at two in the after- noon on the 1st instant, and made the voyage in four- teen days fourteen hours less longitude. Her last outward passage was performed in thirteen days and eleven hours from pilot to pilot-the quickest ever made. The Queen brings 180 passengers, and a con- siderable quantity of specie. All the passengers are delighted with the admirable system of management now established on board this magnificent vessel. The political intelligence by the British QueeT^ unimportant. Throughout the United States pre»» tions for the next Presidential election werei cairiii on with even more than the usual animosity n majority, whether for Harrison or for Van Buren -ñ be very small. It is a curious circumstance in til party struggle, that Mr. Kendall, who was PostmaitT General, resigned that influential and honourable pointment, to devote his pen as one of the editonw the Washington ...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 277. Colonial Secretary's Oflice, 29th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 277. Colonial Secretary's Oflice, 29th October, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct that the following list of persons who have received Absolute or &nbsp; Conditional remissions of their sentences, and of which Her &nbsp; Majesty's gracious allowance has been received, should be &nbsp; published for general information. The individuals in whose favour the pardons have been granted will therefore apply at the office of the Muster Master, in Hobart Town, or if in the interior to the Police Magistrate of the District, that they may receive the instruments of pardon. Free Pardon- John Laird, Globe and Elizabeth; Daniel McCarthy, Coromandel; John Cooper, Sir Godfrey Webster; &nbsp; &nbsp; William Bass, Phoenix; John Holland, England; Thomas Alford, Arab; James Barrett, Minerva; Charlotte Biddle- combe, Edward; Catherine Seagar, Newgrove. Conditional Pardon- John Hughes, Katherine Stewart Forbes; Will...
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
COLONIAL PRESS. The Licensed VICTUALLERS' Petition-Our readers are informed that the petition for the alteration of several of the Clauses in the Quarter Sessions and Licensed Victuallers' Acts, and especially those giving a moiety of the fines inflicted to the constables, and making the publican liable to fines for admitting prisoners of the crown into his house, whether knowing them to be prisoners or not, together with a clause in the Wholesale Dealers' Act, by which the holder of a license may sell small quantities of malt liquor or wine, is in the fair way for receiving attention ; the petition having been forwarded, with the expla- natory papers, to the Colonial Secretary, were sent by him to the Chief Police Magistrate for his report. This we have rea- son to believe will be given this day, and that it will be favour- able to the objects desired. At present the magistrates have no power, no discretion given them in the administration of jus- tice, and that thev should have, i...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 279. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 279. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd October, 1840. Memoranda of Conditional Pardon have been issued for the &nbsp; following Convicts until Her Majesty's pleasure be known:- &nbsp; Joseph Fenna, Bussorah Merchant; William Huckley, Manlius; John Lambert, do; James Turner, Andromeda; John &nbsp; Wright, Mary; William Woodroffe, David Lyon; John Ablett, Indefatigable; James Crook, John Craig; John Armitage, Governor Ready; Thomas Britton, Chapman; Charles &nbsp; Banbury, Persian; Thomas Morris, Asia; John Parker, &nbsp; Bengal Merchant; George Warner, David Lyon; Morgan Williams, William Miles; James Woodley, Clyde; John Poll, Richmond; James Pearce, Andromeda. &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
TO TUE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Sir,_I beg you will permit me the insertion of a few reinalks lu your paper in reply to nletlersigned Scrutator, winch appeared in the Courier of the Cth instant. The wntcr therein alludes at some length to the provisions of the Registry Act, which he states is only applicable to a country of numerous towns und villages and millions ot inhabitants. He ulso states, that an occupier of an house is liable to n penalty of ,£10 for not tra\elling in some cases an immense distance lo give notice of a birth or death. This last observation is calculated to mislead the public, the eighth section enacting thnt occupiers of bouses shall, under «i pcnnltv not exceeding £10, give notice of nnv birth or death occurring in their house, and surely giving notice cannot be interpreted by Sciutilor mto a nciebsity of travelling " souu times an unconscionable dis- tance of one hundred and fifty miles to (¡ne the notice required by the Act " A notice maybe legally, I con- c...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 275. Colonial Secretary's Office, 30th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 275. Colonial Secretary's Ollice, 30th October, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor has approved of the appointment of Peter Horbury, per Augusta Jessie, as javelin-man in the Sheriff's Department, vice William Smith, per Enchantress, deceased. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. This Journal it published every Tuisdav and Frida t. Adver- tisements intended for the Tuesday's edition should be sent to the Courier Office by one o'clock on Monday; and if for Friday, by one o'clock on Thursday. Parties should also notify ths number of insertions required. Advertisements sent without sueh instructions mu bt inserted three times.
AUDIT OFFICE. 28th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
AUDIT OFFICE. 28&lt;A October, 1840. Warrants for Contingent Expenses aent to the Colonial ^Treasury for payment between the 21st of the current month and Abis date:-P. S. Tomlin«, compiling a manual; D. JJ'Connor, compensation ; \V. F. Mortyn, travelling expenses ; the Attorney-General, ditto; Thomas Mason, coroner's fees ; It. Officer, medical attendance; J. Learmonth, ditto; E. Wren, ditto; II. Thomas, ditto; R. Allen, fuel; J. Cook, ditto; J. Martin, ditto; J. Crawn,ditto; F. Flexmore, ditto ; ^George Beavis, ditto; J. Lester, sundries; J. Thompson, a rule; M. Riley, engrossing; J. Morgan, census; G. Mac- lean, A. C. G., repayment. _ _ G. T. W. Bores, Auditor.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October G, 1840. WHEAT. Notice.-The Commissariat Stores at Hobart Town and Launceston will not be open fur the reception of wheat, (in terms of the advertisement from this office, under date of the 12th August last,) after Saturday, the lOtli instant inclusive. From that date wheat will be received at the rate of 7s Gd per bushel of C41bs, until further notice. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Tuesday, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Tuesday, October 27. Reuben Card, ticket-of-Ieave, charged with drunken- ness ; four months' hard labour on the roads. John Chamberlain appeared to answer the complaint of Alfred Gardiner, with having destroyed his palings; fined 20s. Francis Love, charged by the chief officer of the Mun- ford, with having been drunk on board that vessel anti making a disturbance ; four days' tread wheel. Wednesday, October 28. . Five disorderlies were charged with being drunk; fine« the usual sum. ... Thomas M'Cann and Patrick Duffy were charged with fighting in the paddock, for which they were senteuceu to fourteen days' solitary confinement each. Thursday, October 29. Five fines this day for drunkenness. , Patrick Halfpenny, assigned to Mr. James, chargea with being drunk in a public-house ; ordered one moon» at the treadwheel. . - Hugh Gordon appeared, nccording to summons, io answer the complaint of Mary, his wife, with assaulting her ; for which he was bound over to ...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. HOUSE OF LORDS—Monday, July 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. HOUSE OF LORDS-Monday, July 0. The Lord Chancellor took his seat at the usual hour. Tho Marquess of Westmeath presented petitions from two gentlemen of Tullamore, complaining of the arbitrary conduct of the poor-law commissioners iii Ireland. CHURCH DISCIPLINE BILL. The report was brought up on this bill. The Earl of Haddington presented a petition from White Kirke in favour of the Scotch Church Benefices Bill. CANADA. The Duke of Wellington said he had a question to ask with respect to papers relating to Cunada. He wished lo know whether a report had been received from His Excel- lency the Right Honourable P. Thomson, Governor of Canada, by the Secretary for Colonial Affairs-that re- port being from Sir George Arthur, and draw a up by the executive council of Upper Canada-and whether in it the propriety of a union between the two Canadas had been discussed and deprecated ? Viscount Melbourne replied that there was such a report. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (IRELAND...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE, Campbell-street. MRS. CLARKE begs most respectfully to acquaint her friends and the public in general, that TO-MORROW, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the 4th instant, will be performed the interesting Melodrama of PETER BELL THE WAGGONER, or THE MUR- DERERS OF MASSIAC. After which, Double Hornpipe, for himself and partner, Mr. Smith. 'To conclude with the laughable Farce of THE SPITFIRE. " Authur Falchon, Stage Manager. &nbsp; WANTED, a repectable person as CLERK, com- petent to keep a set of books-one who has been ac- customed to the retail trade would be preferred. Reference as to character will be required. Apply to Messrs. Ladds Se Co., Elizabeth-street.'' November 3. HOUSE WANTED.-Wanted in or near Hobart Town, a Genteel Residence, in good repair, con- taining not less than six rooms, and small garden. Par- ticulars by letter, post paid, addressed M. A., at the Ita- lian Warehouse, Elizabeth-street. November 3. A GENTLEMAN lately ar...