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THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 23, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 23 August 1839
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 23,1839. (GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 189, Colonial Secretary's Office, August 21. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. J. E. Smee to the offices of Deputy Clerk of the Peace and Registrar of the Court of Requests at Oat- lands, vice Mr. Newman, removed to another department. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 190, Colonial &nbsp; Secretary's Office, August 21. &nbsp; The period for which the under-mentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon applica- tion at the Muster Master's Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior: Atlas-William Allen, 6th September, 1839; William Hudson, 6th do ; Henry Jones, 26th do ¡ Charles Rush, 6th do ; James Readon, 6th do ; John Wallace, 6th do. Circassian-John Dawson, 1st September....
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. August 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 23 August 1839
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; August 23. &nbsp; Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for grants will be ready for examination by the Commis- sioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 24th day of October next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered: John Fawnes, 3r. 9p., Launceston, originally Frederick Champion, who conveyed to the applicant, who conveyed to John M'Diarmid, who conveyed to John Sprunt, who conveyed to the applicant; claim dated 8th August, I8'39 Bounded on the south east by 202 links and 4 inches along William-street, on the south west hy 322 links along au allotment claimed by William Archer, thence by 1G5 links along the same allotment to the North Esk Uiver, thence on the north west by that river, and on the north cast by 471} links along an allotment occupied by or belonging to John Gritllths to William-street aforesaid. Sarah Bromley, 403a., Hamilton, Monmouth, origi...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 22, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 23 August 1839
The Courier. &nbsp; &nbsp; THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 22,1839. &nbsp; WE this week subjoin, according to our pro- mise, the evidence taken before the Board which lately sat at the Orphan Schools, together with the Report itself, in order that the public may form their own conclusions upon the right which we have exercised in condemning that document, as apologetic in its nature - as repugnant to the evidence adduced - as blinking the merits of the question - and insidiously proceeding upon false grounds, calculated to mislead the &nbsp; judgment from an impartial view of the inquiry. But they have walked over ashes where con- concealed fires have lain - " incedis per ignes sup pósitos cineri doloso" - they have consequently burned the soles of their feet; and not all their &nbsp; hopping or capering can save them from the penalty of their presumption, and the universal obloquy of an insulted community. Lord Brougham's advice to a young friend ap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 23 August 1839
for ¡London direct. jXijfr^ fT^HE &lt;5nc fast sailing A I ship Tho ?4îB&rÈ$S& -"- mas Harr**oni E. M. Smith, com «SffiMKfflrjS; mander, is now loading for the above «QBvoaMM' port,"and trill meet with quick dhpatch. For freight of wool or passage, having superior accom- modations and carrying an experienced Surgeon, apply to the Captain on boaid, AskinJ&jriison, E&q.tor_ - ,.vM Katta, ALEXANDER, St'CO. New Wharf, August 22. For Xiondon. JSpflhif. npHE first class bark Mary Ann, ^á#gjMCgW>r I Henry Marshall, commander. "l&EfJRJE? This vessel is now taking on board her -fflSirtrnif* dead weight, and will have immediate dispatch. For freight of wool or passage, apply to the master on board, or to August 22. CHARLES M'LACIILAN. For Sydney. ! 3Cf)ká, fT^HE bark Samuel Winter, C. Ro. «^^RÄffii J- bertson, master, will sail for the -XiXsKrJä above port on Sunday, the 25th instant. "TtHjuJutMr For freight or passage, apply to Captain Rober...
THIS MORNING'S POST. Shipping Intelligence. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
THIS MORNING'S POST. Snipping Intelligence. DEPARTURES. August 24 - the brig William, 149 tons, Thom, for South Australia, J. Griffiths, agent. 27-the schooner Look-im, 78 tons, Murray, for Port Thillip, G. Lukin, agent-fifteen passengers. 28-the schooner Industnt, 96 tons, Johnson, for Port Phillip, J. Rudkin, agent-titree passengers. LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Adelaide, per Lady Emma, To-Morrow, 31st in. s tant. To Port Phillip, per Kate and Pickwick, same day. LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. Holders of wheat appear confident of realising 30s per bushel, at which some small sales have been effected dur- ing the week, nnd are firm in their demand. The market is dull at our quotations. Wheat 25s to 30s, barley 7s to 7s Cd, oats 6s to 7s per bushel ; flour, first quality, 75s, second 70s, ration 65s per IOOIbs. Union Steam Mills, August 28.-Wheat is held at 25s ' to 30s per bushel, and at the latter price we arc informed a considerable sale has been made ; our cash quotations are as under : Wheat ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. I We are rejoiced to hear that the fishery at Encounter" Ray is proceeding most prosperously, nearly 300 tuns of oil having been already obtained. A fact connected with it has been communicated to us which is of an interesting and not unimportant nature. It appears that a boat is employed in the fishery which is entirely manned with natives. They take their part in the occupation equally with the white men, and arc found to be not less expert than they. If the aboriginal inhabitants are competent to this laborious species of employment, what should prevent their being rendered efficient in many other paths of in dustry?-Southern Australian, August 7. We beg to call the attention of the government to a matter which we conceive to be of very great importance to this colony. A French vessel is now stationed at En- counter Bay, and engaged in the whale fishery. This is a circumstance which, ne think, demands the decided and prompt interference of the authorities here. I...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
ttttpptng Xnteiltgenee. ma*»* Town »aaiVAt». W August 24-the schooner Perseverance, tí tom. ft, den, from Launceston, 14th instant, Captain Hakia* with sundries. wl 26-the American ship Endeavour, 251 tons, Suta from New Bedford, 19th August, 1837, W. », agent, with 900 barrels sperm oil. 26-the bark Hindoo, 310 tons, Van Zuilecoin. " Sydney, 11th instant. Boyes, agent-passengers, Mr," Mrs. Wilson, Mr. M' Arthur, Mr. Sullivan, Mn. \" liamson. Miss St. John, Mr». Greig, and Mr. Dam, 26-the ship Egyptian returned tins day from ft Arthur. 20- the brig Porter, 251 tons, Porter, from Pon L, coln, 18th August-passengers, Rev. James 11«, Mahoney, J. bywater, T. and Mrs. Collins, m3 tbn Frenchmen. 20-the bark Newton, 283 tons, Hathaway, from Ni Bedford, 1st January. DEPARTURE». August 22-the bark Vittoria,281 tons, Hawkes,! Valparaiso, in ballast-passenger, Mr. J. Gaillard. 24-the schooner Agnes, 50 tons, Gray, for Port Mi with sundries. 26-the schooner Sir John Franklin, ¿6 toni, Cul, | Po...
Meteorological Observations, From Aug. 22 to Aug. 28, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each D[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
Meteorological ot»»errattons, I From Aug. 22 to Aug. 28,aif Hobarion, 2 ¿Cb* «¡WE Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed.' Bar.lThcrl 30 3 90 8 30 0 29 7 29 7 294 29 I 6, .50 ,i Velocity, ofthe Wind. South East North Ditto Ditto South Variable Ditto Depth of llair^O^J* Sun rise», 6h.30m. 'Daylightbegins,'5h..l0m. i Length of day, llh. ,0m. -Sun »eu, »h.«»* ¡Daylight end«, *. "J Day SuSm^S AU Orders, Advertisements, or ComnmicatuM'"* for this Paper, should J* forwarded, addrat»" Editor of the Courier, early in the .*«. . Notices and Advertisement» ean &lt;be reteivea «* o'clock on Thursday Evening, after **Í**/T¿ wntnotmtnt», if mnt, ramset ¡apjew ».»' *. .res«. .AOBNTS. Mr. H. DOWLIKO. Booksetter, Launetttù». Mr. Taoo, Booisitter, George »reef, aj^V. Mr. ». BVSHIMM HAH-, 10, Tener Stn*^ Print* and Published by the PrwrUtorjWa-U* "Bunton, at the Ceurter Ome»,inCoim^ th* pariih of St. JhttnV»,tmm¿HTt»n,0*« ing »9»fee^»t*mMH^ti^imHHtd,
QUARTER SESSIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
I QUARTER SESSIONS | Are Gazetted to be held as follows .. - At HOBARTON- On Saturday, 3lst August. " COURT OF REQUESTS. At OATLANDS-On Saturday, 7th September. At CAMPBELTON-On Friday, 6th September. At RICHMOND-On Friday, 6th September. At NE W NORFOLK- On Wednesday, 2nd Oct. PUBLICANS' LICENSES, ANNUAL MEETING At NEW NORFOLK-On Mondav,2nd September. At RICHMOND- On Monday, 2nd September. At OATLANDS-On Monday, 2nd September. AlCAMPBELTON- On Mondav, 2nd September. At HOBARTON-On Monday, 2nd September. At LONGFORD-On Monday, 2nd September. SUPREME COURT-GAOL DELIVERY. At HOBARTON- On Mondav,2nd September. At LAUNCESTON-On Tuesday, 1st October. SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SITTINGS. At LAUNCESTON-On Wednesday, 2nd October. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Aug. 27-Number assignable for Hobart, 21 ; do. for the interior, 26. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, August 23.-Number assignable, 5.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. PORT NATAL. (From the Zuid Afrakaan of the 24th May) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. | PORT NATAL. (From the Zuid Afrakaan of the 24th May J The information received from Port Natal, is most satisfactory. It appears that H.M.S. Le- veret, from Mauritius, touched for a couple of hours at Port Natal, and kindly brought some letters from the passengers of the schooner Eleanora, belonging to the « Handel Maats chappy,' which left this bay about two months ago. We have been favoured with the following extracts of letters, from which it will appear that our emigrated countrymen are in a thriving con- dition, and aro preparing themselves for another attack upon Dingaan. The only article we hear they are in want of, is seed wheat, in other respects they are well off. We may look forward to a more full and detailed report of their situation, as the letters now received were written in a haste, and at a spur of the moment. This, the first coasting vessel belonging to, and freighted by, Dutch born colonists, and com- manded by a Dutch born colonist, proceedi...
DINNER AT THE MANSION-HOUSE. SIR F. BURDETT AND LORD NORMANBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
DINNER AT THE MANSION-HOUSE. | Sin F. BÜIIDETT AND LORD NORMANBY. | i In the course of the evening, the Lord Mayor proposed the health of Sir Francis Burdett. «« We understood him," says the Times, " to commence with an attack upon the foreign policy of the country." This was pretty well for a beginning. The sympathy between the Lord Mayor's courtesy in proposing the health of Sir Francis, and the foreign policy of the country is certainly not very apparent ; but " when the wine is in the wit is out." From the foreign policy it was an obvious and an easy transition to the domestic policy ; and after assuring his hearers that there was nothing novel which any man of common sense could say on the former subject, (which was only an additional reason why they should expect something novel from him,) he proceeded to assail the administration of Lord Normanby. We give this passage in the words of the report to which we have already referred. He was sorry, he said, to have to allude to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
Wantedt A GOVERNESS, capable of teaching, besides the usual branches of Education, French, Music, and Drawing. Apply to G. Yeoland, Esq., J.P., A.C.G., Campbell-street, Hobart Town. Aug. 30_ Impounded! AT the public pound, Green Ponds, on the 23d in- stant, by Edward Franks, Esq., 4 Ewe sheep, a piece out of back of each car, firebrand across the nose thus /-». ? Poundage fees, &c., 2$d per day. * -, If the above animals are not claimed and redeemed within the time allowed by law, they will be sold by mc at the said pound, on Wednesday, the 4th day of October next,' according to the provisions of the impounding act. ' FRAN. FLEXMORE, Poundkeepcr. August 29._ Sfotioe. THE Sale of the Furniture, &c-, in-Campbell-street, advertised for Wednesday, 4th September next, is postponed till the first week in October. * August 29._[_Trios. Y. Lowes. General Sale. MR. T. Y. LOWES WILL SELL BY AUCTION, A| his Mart, on Monday next, 2d September, at 11 ., O'clock, , ; np EN Kegs Ir...
GOVERNMENT MEMORANDUM. (From the Government Gazette of May 24.) EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
I GOVERNMENT MEMORANDUM. j (From the Government Gazette of May 24. J EDUCATION. On the arrival of His Excellency, Major-General Sir George Napier, to assume the government of this colony, his attention was speedily drawn to the defective and inefficient state of the Government Schools whiclf had been established in the several districts, and His Excel- lency, lost no time in representing to" HerJiMajesty's Government the necessity of re-organizing the Education- al Establishment of the colony, and of placing the Public Schools in charge of men professionally qualified to undertake the important office of public instructors. In maturing the plan which was then transmitted to the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department, His Excellency received the invaluable assistance of that distinguished philosopher Sir Johnj Herschel, of whose visit to, and interest in the moral and intellectual im- provement of this colony, the system of education now about to be introduced, will, it is ho...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
I TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. \ Sin, I trust you will allow me to make a few observa- tions in reference to your strictures on my pamphlet, in vindication of the Presbytery and the Presbyterian community. Your sense of justice, I feel satisfied, will induce you to give as wide a circulation to these observations, as your strictures have obtained through the medium of your journal. I am unwilling that it should go forth to the world that my advocacy of the Presbytery has had to seek for " support in vituperation," cspcciallj as you have not shown that such is the case. My object throughout was to atoid utuperation. There were many openings for the use of that weapon, had I chosen to employ it. Your own journal of last week satisfies mc that you hold the doctrine that there are occasions in which the employment of plain language is called for and necessary. As to one matter-you speak of an " ingenious perversion of every principle of jus- tice," and of " perverse ingenuity." As to a...
Assignments. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
Assignments. &nbsp; &nbsp; From Prisoners' Barracks, Hobart-town-Michael Hipwood, W. Nicholls, sen., G. Marshall, Peter &nbsp; Macbeth. David Dunkley, J. Moses. From Launceston-Rev. H. Dowling, M. C. Friend, G. Sparrow, John French, H. Pike, W. Chitty.T. Ne ville, John Cape, D. A. Wentworth, W. HI. Gough, T. Spicer, H. Edmonds, R. S. Bird, James Barrett, W. Boden, W. Joynes. W. Mason, E. Lee, M. Lanagan, W. Brigg, W. M. M'Creevy, J. Curtis, S. Smith, W. Forbes, W. Hill, V. D. L. Company. From Campbell Town-H. G. Brock, B. W. Thomas, J. Crear, W. G. Cheine, T. Swifts, T. Diprose, seen, C. J. Bayley, E. Willis, James Thompson, S. Horton, W. Wood. From New Norfolk-Mrs. S.-Bromley, J. J. Fenton, H. S. Benjamin, John Dean, A. Davies, T. Lightfoot. From Green Ponds,-J. Palmer, T. F. Gorringe, T. Weeding. From Richmond-T. B. Ring, W. Nicholls, jun., J. Mahon, C. Hector, F. M. Turnbull. From Oatlands-Henry Jones, T. Farrell, Peter Har- risson. &nbsp; &...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 30, 1339. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
Cif ecuvivt* FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 30,1339. THE Legislative Council meet to-morrow, when the Lieutenant-Governor reads his Minute. The Feigned Issue Bill will also, wc presume, be laid upon the table. We are to learn at length, how all these contradictions are to be reconciled. There is no use in the Bill with the four shilling duty ¡and if the Government give way, they must solemnly record their ignorance, by rescind- ing the previous resolution. This is a fine state of things-this is equitable compensation- with a vengeance ! We predict the loss of the Feigned Issue Bill, notwithstanding the favourable anticipa- tions that have been fostered of its success. The people look to the proceedings of this Council with an unusual degree of interest. Will the independent members forfeit their title to pub« lie regard, when we are soon to have a public as- sembly ? Independently of such a consideration, their own honour and their own honesty forbid it. The colonists expect that every man ...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
JkMttAVACX. AND ABSTKA«- or rustic sat»s ron tai cintriira irawnH Sunday-September I.-Fourteenth Sunday after Tr^ CHURCH snvic»-raorxa LISSONS. Morning Lessons-Jeremiah, cb. 5-Matürf, di Evening Lessons-Jeremiah, cn- 22--Kora«* ck Monday-September 2. Oatlands'* Fourth Quarterly Sale-J. Wood. Tuesday-September & Oliver Cromwell died, 1(158. Wednesday-Seftembtr 4. Sale-Farm tit Muddy Plain», athis Mart-W. T.SM michael. J Sale-HeusehoM Furniture, oa (he pTtmises, is Cat bell-street-T. Y. Lowe». General Sale, at his Mart-J. Wood 'Thursdug-September 5. Mr. Hanway« who first introduced umbrella», diediiïj] Friday-September C Fielding, the celebrated author of Tom Jon« mi standard novels, died, 1780. Saturday-September 7. Sale-Farm, on the Derwent, near Budge*»*»«1 Mart-T. Y. Lowe». Sale-Tlie Lowlands Estate, on the Coal ßu">" Mart-T. Y. Lowes. .fl
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 29, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 30 August 1839
Èijt Cutir(n% THÙRSDAY^^EAlNOi'ArjGTjsrSlO, Ï839. The" Sydney Colohtst, of the 14th instant, contains a report of the trial of five Aboriginal natives, which we insert at the conclusion of these remarks. This proceeding is neither unimportant in principle, nor uninteresting in its détails. The contrast between the Chief Justice who presided on tim occasion, and the Attorney General who prosecuted, Was^ very strongly marked. Without a Bingle particle of the spirit of that eminent philanthropist, who sympathises for the persecuted and needy knife-grinder, " whose Hat had got a hole in it,'' Sir Janies ¿fowling saw tile exact situation of these men, and he very fairly described it. They were-His Honor said-to be tried by the same rules ás white men ; and irr summing up the evidence to the Jury, Sir James further remarked, that the prisoners " had no adequate defence." Their defence Mr. Windeyer had most kindly under- taken» and in conducting it he appears to have acted with the indepen...