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LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
LOCAL. Mechanics' Institution.-On Thursday evening next the first meeting of the present session of this institution takes place, when a lecture will be delivered by the Pre. aident, the Rev. John Lillie, upon " the subserviency of the study of the works of nature to religion." The Com mittee have taken the old Wesleyan Chapel in Melville, street for the purposes of the lectures, and there is no doubt that the increased accommodation which they thus obtain, will greatly contribute to the comfort and conve- nience of both lecturer and audience. Since the last sea. sion the approval of the Home Government, respecting the grant of £150 per annum to the objects of this institution, has been received, and consequently we may now hope for something like energetic working ; for if the usual subscriptions of the members enabled it to progress ia the very satisfactory manner in which it has lately done, how much greater its facilities must now be when so im. portant an item as the government...
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 1st June, 1841. TITLE DEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. lit June, 1841. TITLE DEEDS. Deeds of Grants in favour of the under-mentioned individuals are now ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due thereon to the crown. I.ANDS GBANT1Î0. James Grant,47a., Parish Glenorchy, County of Buckingham; Molesworth Jeffrey, 21u. 2r. 10p., Village Lach- &nbsp; &nbsp; lan ; ditto, 10a. Or. 20p., ditto. Aoam Turnmiix, Collector of Internal Revenue.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 130. Colonial Secretary's Oflice, 3rd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 130. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd June, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct that the following objects of an Act about to be laid before the Legislative Council, intituled "An Act for taking an Annual Account of the Population of the island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies," be published for general information. The Act prescribes the manner in which an account of the population is to be taken, appointing Commissioners for that purpose, giving the Lieutenant-Governor &nbsp; the power of adding to their numbers, and conferring upon the Commissioners the power of appointing persons to collect an account of the number of persons within the island of Van Diemen's Land; and for the purpose of &nbsp; enabling the duties to be performed under this Act by the Commissioners and the persons appointed to take an account of the population, it is proposed to divide the island &nbsp; into parishes of a much more limi...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 128. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd June. 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 128. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd June. 1841. Memoranda of Conditional Pardon have been issued to the following convicts until her Majesty's pleasure shall be known ; viz. : Ann Harvey, Mary ; William Kendrick, Persian ; John Lee, Georgiana; William Mansfield, Governor Ready; James Mellor, Persian ; Edward Price, Royal George ; Thomas Parker, William Miles ; John Pidcock ; John (1) ; William Blurton, Mary ; Thomas Smith, Jupiter. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 1st June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 1st June, 1841. The under-mentioned individuals have been duly li- censed as Hawkers and Carriers, in accordance with the &nbsp; provisions of the Hawkers and Carriers' Act, from the dates set after their respective names :- . HAWKERS. James Harris, residing at Launceston, from 7th ult. ; Moses Josephs, ditto, 11th ditto; George Smith, Hobart, 21st ditto ; Isaac Jacobs, Campbell Town, 25th ditto, George Fellows, ditto,25th ditto; Samuel Levy, Laun- ceston, 28th ditto. CARRIERS. Alfred Moorehouse, residing at Avoca, from 4th ult. ; George Bygrave, Longford, 4th ditto ; Charles Thomas, &nbsp; Launceston, 7th ditto; Charles Sutton, Oatlands, 21st ditto, Isaac Webberly, Hamilton, 21st ditto; Robert Maiklen, Campbell Town, 21st ditto ; Shadrack Purton, Westbury, 28th ditto. M. Forster, Chief Police Magistrate.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 120. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th May, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 120. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th May, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor has approved of the following appointments in the Sheriff's department, from the 24th instant:- William Ironmonger, per Marquis of Hastings, and Michael Fowler, per William Metcalf, to be javelin-men in the Sheriff's department, vice John Smith, per Lotus, and Henry Ironmonger, per Georgiana, resigned. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
COLONIAL PRESS. Private letters have been received by the Minstrel, giving the result of the investigation into the Moorgate street Bank. Mr. Whitcomb, one of the Directors, for- merly a resident in this town, and well known to most of its inhabitants, and the never-to-be outwitted Mr. Boucher, were safely lodged in the Queen's Bench ! Will Mr. Whitcomb now say «' there has been no duping in the matter?" It is clear that he has been altogether victimized by the duplicity and cunning of Mr. Boucher ; and indeed what could be more consistent with the whole of Mr. Boucher's proceedings than that he should wind up by cheating the man through whom he was first enabled to cheat the public ? It is an admirable con- summation, and just what might have been anticipated. Mr. Whiicomb's property at home had been sold off to meet the liabilities of the Bank, and it was thought that a writ of foreign attachment would be immediately issued against his estates here. In the midst of all this we can...
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 6th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
MOUNTED POLICE OFFICE. 6th June, 1SJ1. Tenders will be received by the officer commanding the Mounted Police, until 12 o'clock on the 23rd instant, for the supply of Forage for three months, commencing the 1st July and terminating the 3.1th September, 1841, to the Mounted Police horses at the following stations, vi«. :-Hobart Town, Green Ponds, Campbell Town, and Snake Hanks. Tenders lo state the price per ration, consisting of 12 lbs hay, 8 lbs oats. 4 lbs bran, 4 lbs straw. O. D. AiNswoHTii, Cup t., Act. A i ric-de-cam p.
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. RURAL JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PltESS. RURAL JUSTICE. Perhaps Ute worst manner in which the English reverence of wealth acts is in the absolute influence it has iii the choice of our .provincial unpaid magis- trates. If a ministry makes an appointment to the bench of judges, the credit of th'e Cabinet is staked upon the fitness of the individual for the high station to which he is elected ; but to place a man in the commission requires no more than that he should be of a certain property, and recommended by a certain interest. Some testimony of personal qualification is required for every other office except that of justice of the peace ; for that, and for that only, property is the sole thing looked to-with the occasional excep- tion of party politics. The solidity of the judgment or the intellectual acumen of the party scarcely ever form an item in the requisites required by tho Lord Lieutenant or the Lord Chancellor. This unfortunate fact has been forcibly recalled to us by some recent pr...
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 2nd June, 1841[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 2nd June, ian Tenders for re-plnstering the ceilings of the rooms at ih Police-office, Launceston, will be received at this offic until 12 o'clock on Tuesday, the 15th instant. The extent of the work to be done can be ascertained on applying at the Police Ollice; and other informa lion will be ufforded by the Town Surveyor, Launceain» A. Ciieyni-, Director of Public Works, I
THE COURIER. Strcnuc et [?]rospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JUNE 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
THE COURIER. Strcnuc et Çtogurre. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JUNE 11. Thb Lieutenant-Governor has directed that the imports of grain and flour, as well as the exporta, be regularly published in the Gazette, by which means the settler may be enabled to form a more correct estimate of the balance of trade, for, as the accounts are at present given, it would seem as if the produce of the colony alone were exported, whereas it frequently happens that large importations of flour take place, the greater part of which is re-exported, while many are led to place this to the account of colonial produce. In the course of the trial for libel on Wednesday last, when the defendant took occasion to say that the words " pointing out to the discrimination of the Secretary of State" were a playful repetition of " point- ing out to the discrimination of His Honor Mr. Jus- tice Montagu," which words had appeared in the Courier in reference to the circumstances of a case that had been before tried, Mr. Justi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
BIRTHS-At Launceston, on the 24th May, Mrs. Monaghan, of a Son. DIED-At his residence at the Springs, on Thursday, the 27th May, Mr. Charles Wilkins, aged 42 years, after a long and lingering illness. He was an affectionate husband and kind friend, and is deeply regretted by his bereaved widow. At her house in Liverpool-street, on Friday morning last, Elizabeth the wife of Mr. James Foyle, aged 52, after an illness of only one week, much respected by all who knew her. On Monday, the 7th instant, Mr. Henry Tubby, sen., of &nbsp; Liverpool-street, aged 62 years.
REWARD! CONDITIONAL PARDON. Police Department, 3rd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
REWARD! CONDITIONAL PARDON. Police Department, '¿rd June, 1841. Whereas, on the 22nd day of May last, two convicts, named Robert Hogan, per Admiral Gifford, and William Armitage, per Persian, escaped from the Lock-up-house at Westbury, and have since committed a daring felony in the said district, and ure now illegally at large : This is to give notice that I am authorised by His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor to offer the promise ofa recommenda- tion to Her Majesty for the indulgence of a Conditional Pardon to any convict who shall apprehend or be the means of apprehending either of the said convicts. j>j. t ouster, Chief Police Magistrate. Personal Description of Robert Hogan.-Trade plou»), man, height 0 feet 2J inches, age 30 years, ,compler¡" fresh, head oval, hair light brown, whiskers light brown forehead low, eyebrows brown, eyes light grey sunken nose and mouth medium, native place' Cumberland N» South Wales. '. . . ' "e* Personal Description of William Armitage.-'Tra...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
MEMORIAL to the late Venerable Archdeacon HUTCHINS_A meeting of the friends of the late Archdeacon Hutchins took place immediately after his funeral on Tuesday last, for the purpose of deciding upon the most suitable tribute lo the memory of the de- ceased, and of carrying into effect an object ia which so general and anxious an interest wns manifested, The meting having assembled in the Grammar School, Harriugton-slreet, Sir John Pedder wus called to the chair, and it was ultimately determined that the erection of a school, to be called .. Archdeacon Hutchins School," and to be placed under the sole management of the Eccle- siastical Head of the Church of England for the time being in this Island, was tho most appropriate tribute which could be rendered to the memory of the deceased. A Committee, with power to add to their number, was then appointed, and the following subscriptions iii futlier auce of the object have been already made : His Excellency Sir John Franklin Lady Frankli...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
PORT PHILLIP. We have received Port Phillip papers to-the 2nd of June. We subjoin the following extracts : The Capture of Jack, §c,-The following particulars re- lative lo the catastrophe which led to the death of two human beings may he considered interesting by our read- ers, not having been laid before tho public in a connected form. The circumstances were detailed in evidence by Thomas Thornloc, Esq., J.P., on Thursday night week, at the adjourned inquest upon "Jack," held at the William Tell, Collins-street. On the 28th April, Slattery, the murdered shepherd, went out in company with another shepherd, each having a flock of sheep in charge the pro- perty of their master Mr. Bennett. In the course of the day, n tribe of blacks came suddenly upon them ; the survivor can swear to six ; Slattery ran and was followed by the blacks, upon whom he fired in the flight ; Illa other shep- herd reached the station as quickly ¡u possible, aud re- ported the circumstance ; his flock came hom...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
WILL have early despatch. For LONDON &nbsp; direct.-The A 1 bark MAYFLOWER, burthen &nbsp; per register 326 tons, THOMAS. HEADLEY, commander. This vessel, on completing her oil, will sail immediately, taking what wool may offer. For freight or passage, apply to Cap- tain Headley on board, to KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co., or to New Wharf, June 7. ASKEN MORRISON. FOR LONDON. - The first-class brig &nbsp; JOANNA, 300 tons burthen, JOHN LOVETT, &nbsp; 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. FOR SYDNEY.-The first-class schooner GEORGE HENRY HARRISON, 135 tons &nbsp; burthen, G. J. WETHERALL, commander, will sail for the above port in 14 days from this date. Has excellent accom- &nbsp; modations for passengers. For freight or passage, apply on board, or to New Wharf, ...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SIDE. Before His Honor Mr, Justice Montagu and a Jury of four Esquires. TUESDAY, 8TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
SUPREME COURT - CIVIL SIDE. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Jury of four Esquires. Tuesday, 8th June. The Court opened this morning for trying the civil causes, and sat about half an hour, when three cases were disposed of, the verdicts being taken by consent. Wednesday, June 9. Dixon being &c, v. Mill. The Attorney-General was for the plaintiff, and Mr. Horne for the defendant. This was an action brought by the Derwent Bank against Mr. William Mill to recover the amount of a bill of exchange for £30, drawn by Mr. Peet, and accepted by the defendant. A long discussion ensued respecting the amendment of the pleas, which was at last agreed to, and they were amended accordingly. Mr. W. Peet stated that he had drawn a bill for £30 upon Mr. W. Mill, who accepted the same for his (witness's) accommodation; this was sent to the Derwent Bank for discount, but it was not discounted, and &nbsp; witness had never received any value for it from the Bank; witness had a...
HOBART TOWN POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 11 June 1841
HOBART TOWN POLICE. Thomas Self charged by Richard Kelsay with commit- ting a breach of the peace; bound over to keep the peace for six months. Humphrey Short, assigned to Mr. Betts, charged with stealing a hat and afterwards absconding; term of trans- portation extended two years, and to be worked on the roads six months. W. J. Parrott underwent a final examination; Mr. &nbsp; Holdship examined at some length, deposed to having been employed to collect some outstanding debts for Mr. Stokell, and paying over the amount to Parrott, £37, which sum it did not appear had been accounted for by Parrott. Mr. Dean was also examined as to Parrott's mercantile speculation, but nothing apparently was eli- cited to strengthen the case; fully committed, but allowed &nbsp; to bail, himself in £500 and two sureties in £200 each. Mary Ann Jefferies, ticket-of-leave, charged with gross misconduct; six months' hard labour, and to be deprived of her ticket-of-leave. Thomas Everly, assi...