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The Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
The Gazette. Joseph Long Innes, Esq., is appointed to be an assistant police magistrate and superinten dent of ironed gangs in Sydney. H.H. Brown, of St Leonard. G. Girard, of &nbsp; Illawarra, W. J. Gibbes of Regentville, and J. Murphy, of .Jacqua, lnverary, are appointed magistrates of the territory. AtIORtOn N r. -A report having been made to the Governor that the native blacks have been supplied with arms and ammunition by private individuals, his Excellency notifi.e, that licenses to departure will not be renewed to any person who may give arms, &c., to the blacks, or wlhose servants may have supplied them with such articles; and further directs that UCommission ets of Crown Lauds will endeavour to obtain by quiet means, such fire arms as may be fnund in possessitn of the blatks, and to report the names of the proprietors who have tarnished them. A site has been fierd upon for a vilage to be called Bookham. about 25 miles tromh Yass, on the road to Port Pnailip....
Plain Truths; Or, the means by which the people have been deceived. NO. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Plain Truths; Or, the means by which the people have been deceived. NO. 1. —" History, for the last three cen turies, is little better than a conspiracy against truth." Le Comte de M'aistre.-Du Pape. ILLtusTRA oN I. If we credit Dr. Robertson, -" Instead of aspiring to sanctity and virtue, which along can render men acceptable to this great' author of oider and excellence, the clergy imagined that they satisfied every obligation of duty by a scrupulous observance of religious ceremonies. Religion, according to their conception of it, comprehended nothing else , and the rites, by which they persuaded themselves that they could gain the favour of Heaven. were of such a natlire as might have~been expected from the rude iileas ofi the ages which devised and intro duced them. They were either so unmeaning, as to be aliogetther unworthy of the Being to whose honour they were consecrated; or so absurd, as to be a disgrace to reason and humanity." I- All the religious maxims and practices o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
IRO3MONG-ERY STORE AND IRON WAREHOUSE, John IHoldswortlh, IN returning thanks to his Friends and the Public generally, for the un bounded patronage and support he has received~since-his commencement as an Ironmonger, embraces the opportunity to informk thoem, that he has just received his second supply of And that he can now offer then the best selected Stock in the Colony amongst it will be found an excellent assortment 9f Zgrifultural lntplenentt, coniotitng of Norfolk Ploughs Suffolk ditto Kent ditto Lancashire ditto Spades, ten kinds Shovels, iron Ditto, wood Harrows, single and double anames, leader and thiller Traces Bullock Chains Axes, eight kinds Bill Hooks Scythes BY Sickles Hand and cross-cut Saw Files Pit Saw Files Adzes Stout Chisels and Gouges Fencing Augurs Paling and Shingle Throws Splitting Wedges Maul Rings Hammers Yokes and Bows Timber and Dray Chains Iron Pots Knives for Slaughtering Pole Axes Cross-cut Saws Pitt and Hand ditto Sheep Bells Mill-stones Grind-stone...
Country News. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Country News, BUNGADORE.—The wheat promises well here notwithstanding there is many heavy frosts every night. This part of the coun- try is quiet and free from bushrangers, ex- cept the robbery done on Mr. Grey, at Queenbeyan. I fear it will not remain &nbsp; long so. Some settlers are giving such low rations, that I fear it will be the cause of many taking to the bush. The roads are in bad condition.—Correspondent.
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
To Correspondents &nbsp; &nbsp; MELANCTHON expresses his astonishment that we are, still silent with. respect, to the denunci- ations of certain contemporaries. We reply once for all that we are a Chronicler of facts; and we have only to add in the words of the Athenian Philosopher—"Him that contradict— &nbsp; eth, we must not again contradict, but instruct -for is madman is not cured by another 's grow— ing mad also." &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Public Notice. THE OWNERS of the PATERSON, se ooner, beg to return their grateful thanks to their friends and the, public in general, for the kind favours and patronage they have always received; and. hereby intimate.that the above vessel will still continue, as hitherto, a constant and regular Trader to the Paterson River, un der the charge of a skilful and steady Master; and req nest that the freight of all produce, &c., from the Paterson to Sydney, will have to be paid on delivery; and the return freight of all gonds, &c., from Sydney to Paterson, to be set tled regularly every three tnonths. Application respecting freight, &c., at Syd ney, to be made to Mr. Thomas Magner, at the PAransoN, to Mr. David Brown, of the Bush Iun. THOMAs MAGNEJ, Agent. Sydney, August 18, 1839. CONCERT. ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE. MRS. BUSHELLE (late Miss &nbsp; WALLACE) has the honor to announce that her Concert will take place at the Theatre Royal on Wednesday, the 11th of...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Van Diemen's Land. The following vessels were lying at Hobart Town on the 13th August:--Barque Clarence, Lindsay master; the brig Marianne, Hayle, loading for London; the brig Lord Hobart &nbsp; 160 tons, Simpson, master, under repairs; the brig Essex, 211 tons, Raxby master, at Wharf, &nbsp; discharging French cargo; the Mary Anne, barque, Stevenson master, at Wharf, discharging London cargo; the Maria, schooner, Sinclair master, at Wharf, refitting for Fishery; the barque Samuel Winter, Robertson, discharging Scotch cargo; the barque Catherine Stewart Forbes, Fell, loading for South Australia. The Crops.-Every thing promises well for an abundant harvest. The crops on the eastern coast are looking better than they have for many years past, and at the Westward, where wheat and potatoes have never before been tried, many acres of each are under cultivation, and promise well.--Cornwall Chronicle. On the 3rd of August, the house and barn of Mr. P. Minnett, a settler on ...
Transportation and Assignment. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Transportation and Assignment. Despatch from the Right Honorable Lord Glenelg, Secretary of State for the Colonies, to His Excellency Governor Sir George Gipps. Knight, expressing the concurrence of Her Majesty's Government in the expediency of discontinuing the assignment of male convicts in Sydney and other Towns of New South Wales, as a step towards the entire discontin- uance of assignment throughout the Colony, at as early a period as practicable, dated Downing-street, January 26, 1839. Sir,-I was happy to observe, that in your answer of the 26th June last, to the Petition transmitted in your despatch, No. 112, of the 18th July, you expressed a strong opinion in favour of the immediate discontinuance of the assignment of male convicts in Sydney and other Towns of New South Wales. The instruc- tion conveyed to you in my despatch, No. 147, of the 6th July, will, to a great extent, have em braced this among other points on which you were directed to take measures for carrying in t...
THE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
THlE iAustralasian' Chronicle. ': , Sydney: F&iIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1839'' Be just and fear not; Let all the cods, thou aim'st at, be thy conmtry's Thy God's and ptuth's " SnAKSt'EAnE. So the farce is once more acted. The Bishop of Australia has disco- vered that "'the Bible alone is NOT the religion of Protestants ;" the members of Council have declared and proved themselves to be totally ignorant of the question of education, and of the state of public feeling with respect to it, and the Governor has been compelled to withdraw his edu cational scheme. So, while other &nbsp; nations are advancing with gigantic strides in the pursuit of knowledge, the people of Australia are to be without the blessings of education, because their legislators are confess edly ignorant of their duties, and be cause the Bishop of Australia has chosen to renounce the first principles of Protestantism. In 1836, when a system of educa tion was proposed, of a most liberal and comprehensive kind...
Supreme Court. Saturday, August 24, 1829. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Supreme Court, Saturday, August 24, 1829. The Court was occupied the whole of the day in hearing arguments on a demurrer in the case of Mr. Surgeon Russell, indicted for a misdeme nour, in cutting open and mutilating the head of one James M'lntosh, at Sydney, when and there lying dead, before the Coronor had held his In quest upon the body. Mr. Windeyer, who ap peared for the defence, occupied the Court five hours and forty minutes. He asserted without fear of contradiction, that there was no legally appointed Coronor in New South Wales, inas- much as the laws relating to Coronors, did not extend to this Colony, and Englishmen by birth right inherited all the privileges of the common land to whatever British Possession they emigra ted; and the privilege of electing a Coroner was granted in the Magna Charta. The Attorney general replied in a speech of considerable length and ability, and the Court postponed its judgment till to-morrow.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
EXTENSIVE EVENING SALE OF LAND. xxxxxxxxx Has the honor of announcing to Gentlemen and Speculators in Land, Men of Capital, and others, that he has been instructed to offer to them by Public Auction, On Tuesday Evening, the 3rd of September, At 7 o'clock precisely, at the Royal Hotel, George Street; and positively without reservation, the undermentioned extensive Properties which embrace Lands in all the &nbsp; influential Districts of the Colony, viz: NINE half acre Allotments in the Towns of Yass, Murrinba, Bungonia, and Marulan. 80 Acres in the County of Cumberland, Parish of Lon- donderry, and 10o Acres adjoining. 50 Acres Parish of Heddon, County of Northumberland. An Allotment of Land in the Parish of Maitland, County of Northumberland. Four 50 Acre Farms at Banks Town, Liverpool Road. 50 Acres on the Bathurst Mountain Road, with Road Side Inn, Stabling, &c., &c. Land and Cottage in the Town of Richmond. 100 Acres in the County of Cumberland, Parish of ...
Legislative Council. TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1839. The Council met pursuant to adjournment. Present—His Excellency the Governor, his &nbsp; Honor the Chief Justice, his a Lordship the Bishop, his Excellency the Commander of the Forces, the Attorney General the Colonial Secretary, the Auditor General, the Collector of Customs, Sir John Jamison, Messrs. Berry, Campbell, Blaxland, Jones, Macarthur, and Captain King. Mr. Berry presented a petition from the &nbsp; &nbsp; Roman Catholics, Pesbyterians, and Jews of Goulburn, in favour of the proposed system of education, which was read, received, and ordered to be printed. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Bishop presented a petion from the Rev. Robert Forrest, minister of St. Peter's Church, Campbelltown, and another from the Rev. G. N. Wood of the parish of St. James's, Sydney, againt the introduction of the new system of education, which was read, received, and ordered to be printed. His lordship said it...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Local Intelligence A DESPERATE CHARACTER.-Mullins, bushranger and supposed murderer, from Brisbane Water, who was apprehended by Assistant Chief Constable Jones, on Wed- nesday night, in Wallace's lane, and for whom several rewards have been offered, was brought up for examination at the Po- lice Office, on Monday. and remanded.-- After committing a daring robbery at a Mr. Hall's, at Wollongong, he was pursued and captured, and confined in the Lock-up, at Appin. There, he coolly locked up the Lock-up Keeper, in the cell intended for himself, armed himself with the pistols he found there and walked off. On the Liverpool road, he fell in with a lady and gentlemen on horseback, Mr. and Mrs. Rowley, who were on their road home, and whom he compelled to dismount and deliver up all their cash and valuables. He next called at a hut, near New-town, with another (a prisoner of the crown, since apprehended and punished), and accoutered himself as he has done at the Appin Lock- up, taking with...
Loss of the Micmac. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Loss of the Micmac, By the Tigress, Captain William, which ar rived from the Whale Fishery on Wednesday last, we regret to learn of the loss of the Micmac, from Sydney. On the 8th July, at half-past 11 in the forenoon, she discovered the wreck of a vessel on the S.E. end of Bond's Reef. Two boats were dispatched to her, with a view to render assistance, should any of the people on board require it. They found her on the smaller reef, having apparently been washed over the larger one, aground, in two feet of water, and ascertained her to be the Mic Mac, from Syd ney. Not a soul was on board, and nothing standing in her but the bowsprit and jib-boom. The decks were cleared of everything, save the fallen masts which lay across them, and the windlass and the cook's coppers; from which circumstance the people of the Nimrod conjec- tured the crew had constructed a raft from the loose spars, oars, and booms, and left the wreck. She did not appear to be bilged, but .the copper sheathing was...
To our Agents and Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
To our agents and subscribers. We continue to send a few extra copies to our country friends and agents, that new subscribers may have access to the early numbers; but this we will continue to do only for a very limited time, and we beg that we may be put in possession of complete lists as soon as possible. New subscribers should state whether they wish to have the numbers from the commencement. A Gentleman, whose name by some mistake had got into our list of Subscribers, having intimated that he is no Subscriber, we beg to request any person to whom our Paper is sent against his wish, to make known the fact to our Publisher. We are not under any necessity, nor have we any inclination, to force a circu- lation. Our success in that respect is already beyond a doubt. Arrangements are now made for the delivery of this paper in Sydney by half past 8 o'clock, Any infringement of this regulation will be thankfully received at the office, and promptly attended to.
Commercial Information. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Commercial Information. The following vessels were spoken by the Psyche:-The barueq Justina, six days from &nbsp; this port, and the Eleanor, five days out, bound for India. The William Hamilton, American whaler, 15 months out, with 900 barrels of sperm oil. Vessels spoken by the Tigress:- William Wallace, Cooper, with 1000 barrels of sperm oil, was expected to sail for Sydney in September; the Scamander, Rogers, with 370 barrels sperm oil; the Woodlark, Grimes, with 480 barrels, and the Caernarvon, Irving, out 5 months, with 40 barrels of sperm oil. The Psyche has been out from this port since 1838, and the Tigress since the 26th October, 1837. H.M. S. Aligator is preparing to sail for Port Essington. The Medway, Captain Wight, which sailed from Sydney several weeks since, with Lady Franklin on board, had not arrived at Hobart Town up to the sailing of the Essex; but on her coming out of the River Derwent, Captain Roxby saw two barques and a ship lying in Stormy Bay, and he...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 30 August 1839
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. Aug. 27.-From the Sperm Whale Fishery, having left Sydney in January, 1838, the barque Psyche, Captain Stewart, with 1200 barrels sperm oil. Agent, Mr. P de Mestre. 27.-From Shoal Bay, whence she sailed the 19th instant, the schooner Sir David Ogilby, 123 tons, Captain Brown, with41,000 feet cedar. Agent, Captain M'Niece. 28. From the Whaling Grounds, having left Sydney 26th October, 1837, the brig Tigress, Captain Williams, with 900 barrels sperm oil and 90 lbs. ambergris.. Agents, Hughes and Hosking. DEPARTURES. Au&. 27.-For London, the barque Spartan, Captain Butchard, with a cargo of Colonial pro- duce. Passengers, cabin, Dr. M'Donald, Lieutenant J. Edwards, Rev. Mr. Adder, Messrs. W. H. Thompson, O'Maley, Skirrow, and Sutch. Steerage, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur, Mr. and Mrs. Dodds and three children, Miss M'Kenzie, Mr. and Mrs. B. Smith, Mrs. Dole, Messrs. Josephs, Douglass, Fitzmaurice, Muir- head, Chapman, and Bouchett. 27.-For Twofold Bay, t...
Sales of Crown Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
tales of Trott Iatiboe. Sept. 11-at Sydney, Sale of Land Sept. 12-at Sydney, Yearly Leases of Lands September 12-One Allotment in Maitland Sept. 15-at Sydney, Allotments in Parramatta on which deposits have been forfeited. October 3-at Melbourne-Lands in the Coun ty of Bourke, and Suburban Allotments October 10-Sydney Town Allotments November 14-At Sydney, allotments in Parra. matta, and Dungog.
Bardy's London Shipping List, APRIL 26, 1839. For New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
tharbg's 1Lonbon stlpping 'i1it, APrat. 26, 1839. For New South Wales. Blenheim,.375 tons, (convicts), Grey, from Deptford, April 24. Melrose, 300,Nicholson, April 29. Sulton, 327, Poole, May 1. Lady Raffles, 700, Hight, from Plymouth, May 1. Caroline, 400, (Government stores,) Ander son, May 2 Duncan, 644, Wardle, May 5. Neptune, 644, Ferris, from Gravesend, May 13 Letitia, 400, Cauzier, May 15. Christina, 320, Birkett, May 15. Piscator, 130, Duncan, May 21. Australasian Packet, 300, I. D. Nicholls, from Gravesend, June 3. Amelia Thompson, 550, Dawson, from Ply mouth, June 10. Kinnear, 400, Mallard, June 25. Hobart Town. Wave, 340,'Goldsmith, May 10. Miranda, 322, Hayes, May 15. Blake, 560, Etsholby, May 20. Layton, 513 (convicts), Austin, May 28. Mary Ann, 394 (convicts), May 28. Launceston. Bulina, 260, Waddell, May 25. Port Phillip. William Barras, 272, Norrie, May 29. Sout/h Australia. Recovery, 413(H. M. Commissioners), John son, May 6. Dumfries, 468, Thompson, May 20. Anna Ro...