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GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 11th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 June 1841
GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 11th June, 1841. Notice ¡s hereby given, that the following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commission- ers appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 11th day of August next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered :-- John Walker, 580a, Bath. Monmouth, originally Ar- nold Fisk. The applicant claims as a trustee for the widow of the said Arnold Fisk and his heir-at-law ; claim dated 4th January, 1841.--Bounded on the west by 6½ chains 6O links along the Township of Oatlands, on the south by 102 chains 80 links along lot 14 purchased by Thomas Ansley, on the south west by 41 chains 60 links along a location to the said Thomas Anstey, on the north by 43 chains 50 links along a location to William Blyth, on the west by 23 chains 42 links along the last- &nbsp; mentioned location, and again on the north by 6½ chains extending partly along a location to Thomas Salmon, senior, and pa...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 June 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN, Arritals.-June l8-the schooner Duke of Sussex, 121 tons, Jones, from Adelaide, 5th instant, with tea, rum, &c. -passengers, J. Suooke, Esq., Mr. F. Archer, and S. Aldridge. 19-the schooner Isabella, C8 tons, Murray, from Port Albert, with sundries, Johnson and Gardiner, agents-pas- senger, J. Lambe. 19-the bark Winwick, 226 tons, Ware, from London, left the Downs 19th January, with a general cargo-passengers, George Golden, wife, and family. George Abbott and family, Charles Hutchin and wife. William Weascott and sister. 19-the ship Sultana, 374 tons, Lyall, from Singapore, 2d May, with sundries. 19- H.M.S. Favorite, l8 guns, Captain Dunlop, from New Zealand and Sydney. 21-the brig Joanna, 240 tons, Lovett, from Newcastle, (N.S.W.) with coals and maize, A. Morrison, agent. No Departures. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the \6th June to the 22c! June, 1841, inclusive. Per brigantine Water Witch-& packages ironmongery, ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 June 1841
FOR MELBOURNE anti GEELONG-A __¿}j£ Regular Trader.-The fine schooner AGNES and ELIZABETH, 100 tons, now arrived, will sail on Saturday, 3rd July. For freight or pnstage, apply to New Wharf, June 25. DUNCAN M'PHERSON. THE undersigned has much plea- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; sure in acquainting his friends and the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; public, that he has completed his &nbsp; Wharf, and that the STEAMER lays alongside landing and receiving her passengers, &c. All description of farm produce are purchased, or received on freight to Hobart Town, where it is safely stored at Mr. C. F. Salmon's, Old Wharf, until called for, free of expense to the settler. Goods for the settlers from town are also received at Mr. Salmon's Store, for transmission to the Store of the under- signed. W. H. HARPER. ÉÏ5^" A quantity of Shell Lime on bund. Bridgewater Store, Green Point, June 23. FOR SALE by PR...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 144. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 144. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st June, 1841. His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct that the following objects of an Act about to be laid before the Legislative Council be published for general information. The proposed Act recites the Act of this island intituled "An Act to render Conveyances by Married Women effectual without Fine or Recovery," and the inconvenience which has arisen in having the acknowledgment and &nbsp; examination required by that Act taken in cases where married women are at a distance from Hobart Town or &nbsp; from the residence of the Police Magistrate of their district; and that some acknowledgments have been made &nbsp; &nbsp; and examinations taken before Assistant Police &nbsp; Magistrates and other Magistrates And the proposed Act enacts, that all acknowledgments and examinations hitherto taken before any Assistant Police Magistrate or justice of the peace f...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,-In your paper of Friday lost, you made some obser- vations on the resolutions adopted at the late meeting of the Midland Agricultural Association, in a spirit of hostility and unfairness strangely inconsistent with your laudatory notice of the intended meeting a fortnight before; and in order to bolster up this change of opinion and sudden desertion of your san- guine hopes of the successful result of the meeting, you assume what is not true, and argue in apparent ignorance of the subject. You accuse the meeting of " beating about the bush, in asking the government to take the contracts at three months, and thereby excluding the foreigner, instead of pursuing the more manly course of calling upon His Excellency to put a capitation tax upon every head of stock imported into the colony until the surplus sheep and cattle in it had been consumed." Now, Sir, on what grounds do you make these reflections, and confound a petition for quarterly contracts w...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,-I have seen some very unworthy strictures in the jour- nal which you have not unhappily baptised with the appellation of ' Tiser, referring to the conduct of Captain Forth, as magis- trate in our district. Such remarks may not be of any conse- quence, but I feel happy that they have afforded mc, and I am 3uite sure that I speak the sentiments of every settler in the ¡strict, the opportunity of expressing my thanks to Captain Forth for the vigorous and independent exercise of authority which has distinguished him since he has come amongst us, and ,1 only trust, as I sincerely believe, he will persist in the same course, which cannot but be attended with the most beneficial results to the district. AN OLD SETTLER. Richmond, June 29.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,-Will you acquaint me how the rights of patents are protected in this colony ? My object in making this inquiry is to ascertain whether any party in this colony has a legal right to appropriate to himself &nbsp; a useful invention to the injury of the proprietor of the patent and his agent here. About the moral right there can exist no question. I have been urged to this inquiry in consequence of seeing an advertisement in your paper, signed J. Smith, calling himself the inventor and manufacturer of what, by a strange perversion of terms, sufficient at once to detect the imposition, he calls the patent solar lamp. Now, Sir, the inventor and manufacturer of them is certainly a Mr. Smith, of Birming- ham, and connected with a most respectable and extensive firm. The utility of the invention is generally acknowledged; but its simplicity is no excuse for the invasion of the patent; no more, indeed, than the frequency of the name of Smith is any ...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 147. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 147. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd June, 1841. His Excellency 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 to authorise the issue of Letters Patent under the Public Seal of this Government investing Trading and other Companies with the powers necessary for the due conduct of their affairs, for their mutual security against fraud, and for the security of the rights and interests of their creditors," be published for general information. Preamble recites the associating together from time to time of certain parties for trading, agricultural, banking, and other purposes within this island, and the expediency of conferring upon such associations, or some of them, some of the privileges incidental to corporations, and especially the privilege of maintaining nnd defending suits, actions, prosecutions, or other legal proceedings in the name or names of so...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 29th June, 1841. Conveyance to Swan River. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, '¿Olh June, 1841. Conveyance to Swan Uiver. Required either from this port or Launceston, a passage to Swan River for Two Officers of the 51st regiment, and their servants. Persons having the means in their power of complying with the above are requested to send Tenders, stating the name of I the vessel, the rate demanded, and the precise time of sailing, to this or the Commissariat Office at Launceston. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
NEW WHARF. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
NEW WHARF. THE question as to the policy of continuing the New Wharf as a place of deposit for oil was consi- dered iu the Legislative Council on Tuesday last. We are of opinion that it would tend very much to the advantage of the importers of goods, to the con- venience of the inhabitants of the town, and to the credit of the port, if the space on the New Wharf was not occupied-, as it usually has been, with oil. It would appear to be but just to all parties concerned, to have the whaling vessels and the oil removed to some position BO that the annoyances and injuries under the present practice, which are constant and evident, would not accrue to them. Thero is cer- tainly some method, order, and cleanliness, very much required on the New Wharf, and we are of opinion that there never can be any very satisfactory arrange- ment with respect to it, if oil, under any regulations, be allowed to be landed and deposited there. Should it be so allowed, the place must continue to bo dis- gu...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 145. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 145. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21 st June, 1841. His Excellency 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 to amend an Act passed in the second year of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the Act lately &nbsp; passed for the more perfect Constitution of Courts of General Quarter Sessions, and to provide for the more effectual punishment and controul of transported offenders," be published for general information. &nbsp; The Act repeals the forty-fifth section of 2nd Victoria, &nbsp; No. 32, and instead thereof imposes a penalty on any person who shall receive or allow any transported offender to remain on his premises for the purpose of tippling or gambling, knowing him or her to be a transported offender. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
TO CORRESPONDENTS. CAITAIX X. We arc ohligcd to our correspondent for his verses entitled " La Belle Alliance, or the harridan Coalition of the Press." Such persons however are unworthy a single line, txeept that line indeed which loth of them so narrowly and so unfoilunately for thc.colony once escaped, when they were «n the point of being introduced to a " press-room" of a very dif- ferent hind. CLIIIUCUS came too late for this day's publication. ACHE. We doubt the originality of these lines ¡ but we have no doubt at all about the postage, which in common courtesy ought to have been paid. G. It's, adtertiscment teas too late.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 143. Colonial Secretary's Office, 2lst June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 143. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st June, 1841. His Excellency 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 &nbsp; Act to amend an Act passed in the fourth year of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to amend an Act passed in &nbsp; the second year of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for Apprenticing the Children of the Queen's Orphan Schools in this island," be published for general information. The Act makes it incumbent on persons to whom &nbsp; apprentices are bound, in case of their absconding, to give notice thereof to the Police Magistrate of the district in which they reside. The Police Magistrate is to cause this notice to be inserted in the Government Gazette three times; and any person harbouring, employing, receiving, &nbsp; or entertaining such apprentice after the publication of that notice, ...
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
IMPORTANT NEWS FROM INDIA. THE news" from Lahore, which we extract from the Agra Ukhbar, is of the highest importance, OB it is highly probable that the British army will be soon called on to interfere. It appears that Shere Singh having induced the troops outside the city of Lahore to join his standard, commenced an attack with a determination to remove the Ranee Chund Kooar, mother of Now Nchal Singh, from the throne. The city gates were suddenly ordered to be closed on the evening of the 14th of January ; guns were planted at them ; and no persons were allowed to approach the walls from the outside. On the 15th nothing was decided ; but during the night some of Shere Singh's partisans having entered one of the gates, that chief succeeded in establishing himself in the city, where he held a durbar. The fort still held out for the Ranee, and continued to 6re upon the adherents of Shere Singh. The contest, which it was first thought would speedily terminate in favour of the assailan...
THE CABINET. WHEN FIRST I MET THEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
THE CABINET. WHEN FIRST I MET THEE. When first I met thee warm and young There shone such truth about thee, And on thy lip such promise hung, I did not dare to doubt thee. I saw theo change, yet still replied, Still clung with hope the fonder, And thought, though false to all beside, From mc thou could'st not wander. But go, deceiver 1 go-. The heart whose hopes could make it Trust one so false, so low. Deserves that thou should'st break it. When every tongue thy follies named, I fled the unwelcome story ; Or found, in even the faults they blamed Some gleams of futuie'glory. I still was true, when nearer friends Conspired to wrong, to slight thee. The heart that now thy falsehood rends. Would then have bled to right thee. But go, deceiver I go Some day, perhaps, thou'lt waken From pleasure's dream, to know The grief of hearts forsaken. Even now, tho' youth its bloom has shed, No lights of age adorn thee ; The few who lov'd thee once have fled, And they who flatter scorn thee. . The ...
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
LOCAL. MRCHANICS' INSTITUTION.-The first meeting of the present session of this institution was held on Thursday, the 24th ult., in the old Wcslcyan chapel, which has been rented for the pur- pose of the lectures, and most appropriately fitted up. It is estimated that there were upwards of five hundred persons present. We feel a real pleasure in recording the highly favor- able indications of the growing prosperity of the society, which the whole circumstances of the evening presented. The subject of the President's opening lecture was, as we before announced, " the Subserviency of the Study of Natural History to Re- ligion." It will, as a matter of course, be expected that we can only award it the most unqualified admiration ; we nevertheless cannot resist an expression of praise and thankfulness for the highly intellectual hour which this elegant discourse afforded. We know not which to applaud the most, its poetically beauti- ful composition, or the elevated tone of christian fee...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 July 1841
IN the matter of the Insolvency of John Sleath Hill, of Hillsleigh, in Van Diemen's Land, Gentle- man.-The~above-named insolvent having this day applied to William Gardner Sams, Esquire, the Commissioner of Insolvent Estates for Launceston, for an order of dis- charge, agreeably to the 88th section of the Act of Coun- cil, intituled, " An Act to make provision for the more effectual distribution of Insolvent Estates." Notice is hereby given, that the said William Gardner Sams hath pniuted Wednesday, The twenty-first day of July next, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House, Launceston, for the hearing of the matter of such &nbsp; application : and notice is hereby also given, that the said William Gardner Sams has appointed the said day, at the place and hour aforesaid, for the further proof of debts due by the said insolvent.-Dated this thirteenth day of June, 1841. ' GLEADOW & HENTY, Solicitors to the said Insolvency. IN the matter of the Ins...