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Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Freemantle, Swan River, March 9, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
O ttixguta Corýxrepo uIe ue. TO,THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Freemantle, Swan River, March 9, 1836. Srn,-I have received, by the Eagle, several packages of your valuable journal: The eleva ted tone of its columns, literary, moral, and religious, cannot but excite feelings of pleasure and respect; its influence: upon every well ordered mind must be beneficial, and may gradually awaken the undisciplined to; better habits' and feelings. It stands clearly the first in talent and principle amongst the journals of New South'Wales. It is out of sigh t of those of Van Dieman's (Land; they, in my opinion, are of the lowest grade. Amongst the numerous topics, I observe that you occasionally conde Scenii to notice this embryo colony. I am at a loss to conjecture who Viator may be, unless Captarin 1M'Crae, ofthe Zebra, lays claim to its paternity.. Pratt, of the;:Eagle, is well known. The first is mistaken' in several points; there'is no restriction :here of the free expression ol opinions; radi...
TUESDAY, MAY 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
SWheat, per -bushel 1 s. Gto 1 d l rour 28s., 25s., and 20. peri 1001 bs,;~. in- onsequence oh??, :of the ;we~t weatlhr, there .were,,neither ;Hay,; straIi''v nbr MIaizo in the Market to-lay, ,; ,
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. Sydney, 7th May, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
TO THE EDITOR, OF THE COLON:IST. Sydney, 7th May, 1836: SIR-We, the undersigned, enter our formal and solemn protest against the statements you have published in last CoLONIST, respecting a case now before the Presbytery of New South Wales; we pronounce these statements to be unmerited, un just, and untrue. The malignant personal aspersions, periodically cast upon us, in that Journal, after each meeting of Presbytery, and the last in particular, we do not mean to refute, considering the unhappy 'temper and state of mind of the traducer. But we must be permitted to inform the public, and the Presbyterian body, whose good opinion it is of more importance for us to preserve, than it appears to be to the writer; that the statements published in THE COLONIST, in reference to the transaction in question, are without a shadow of foundation in truth, so far as our motives and conduct are concerned. Having entered this protest, we should have refrained from stating any opinion upon the case,...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COLONIST. April 7, 1836. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
TO THE EDITOR OF- THE COLONIST,. April 7, 1836. Srit,-Thie late convictions for cattle-stealing, and the'great number of cases yet untried, toge ther with the narfow escape of a few charged with?tiat ciine, and of having purchased stoleh cattl? knowing them to have been stolen, have opened 'the eyes of landed and stock proprietors, to the heavy:losses which they have sustained in their' herds for years passed. And Sir John Jami. son anrd Mr..W. C. Wentworth, both sufferers'to a considerable extent, are, now actively employed prosecuting parties' charged with having plun dered' them of stock to a considerable amount. "The apathy with which stockholders have allowed themselves for; years past to be plun-.? 'dered by daring and. desperate gangs is now--. fog-like-fading ,awayj ; aand it is to be hoped, that they will, puoe ,nd all, put their shoulders' to the wheel, and assist in the annihilation of the, numerous gangs of the lowest of our population,: that have risen by plunder to a s...
Sydney General Trade List. IMPORTS. REPORTS FROM THE 30TH ULT. TO THE 7TH INSTANT, INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
IMPORTS. .. REPORTS -FROM TILE 30rh 'UL'T. TO THE, 7TH INSTANT, ' . .INCLUSIVE. : .: i MAY'r 2.---Currency.Lass (schooner), 90 tons. Bell, master, .from `, Launceston,: II'. Bell;, iagent; 2000 bushels wheat, 4 tons lay 1: keg,tobacco, D. .Egan; 4 'bags - pepper,. G.: Rattray.; '30 baskets tobacco,i 1 case fowling-pieces, Dacre and Co.; l itierce 8 bas kets tobacco, E. Lee; ;1 .tierce 40 basketsi tobacco, W. Long;. 5 kegs tobacco, order.. : .ay. 2.-Siren. (brig),. 141i tons,,.Hayle, master, from- Hobart-Town, Lpa.month. and Co., agents ; 24 boxes tin, 20 boxes 4 casks fruit, W.. Salter.; 4 bags potatoes,.358 bushels wheat, 'J. B. Montefiore and Co.; 294 bagspotatoes,. 26 logs cedar, 2 cases silks, J.: 1layle; 2 casks potatoes and.turnips,- Reid; 4 hogs 'heads-brandy, 403 bags sugar, John Lamb and Co.;; 113 lbags wheat, Edwards and Co. ; 61 kegs tobacco, - Dalton; 9. kegs tobacco, 103 bags wheat, 7 bun dles skins, .20bags potatoes, 1 cask apples,.1 case preserves, 66 pieccs light woo...
Colonial Politics. HOW TO MAKE NEW SOUTH WALES A WINE-GROWING COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
I?IOW. TO MAKE: NEW SOUTH, WALES A WINE-GROWING COLONY. I ra recent :article on th. iruim-driiking.propen sities of .a large 'proportion of the `inhabitants of' * this coidny, we took lthle librty ' to reco''ii nd to the constituted authloriies, as the only remedy hvlich.the :case admits of, considering the e? ?ing and character of the cofoniy,. the :entire i roibii. tion of the importation and distillaiion of arden?t spirits throughout this territoIy.. We observed, at; the" same 'tiiie, that if the"ultivation of 'the vine. could be :rendered :'general :in the colony, * and the' use of colonial wine gradually sibstituted as'a:ieverage for that' of ardent spirits;-the 're formation, of; the- colony in this most 'important particular would advance rapidly and surely. "It- 'iiS allowed '.on all't hands, that the climate ad soilof: this territory. are well adapted for the cultivation of the: vine, _as well.as for that of the olive, the fig, and the mulberry; that ,re ll. cultivated, so ...
THE EVANGELICAL SOCIETY OF FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
i H THE EVANGELICAL SOCIETY OF' FRANCE. Tirs Evangelic l Society of "F'anice has had catse to l 'c.gr.atill.te. itselfi'on account of great blesSings hay. , rii been accorded to it since last, meeting` It Will be Srememilbered that it iheni?found caulse to regret its fiot 'biugla ble toprocure minisiers, evangelists, tleaclhers, 'or ulport-urs; sufficieht to supply .the' demandsl' for tem tif.ei:i, e aie several'of.these c€alls'?till?;which, fromi'the same-want, the Comminittee hasbelier.a unable to iim'et;: but, thanks lbe to God, it las been 'eniabled: Sto'fil:'up thie m~sisiimiorta'nil:plces; :ndiihe Socidiet' 0opertions are exteningdih with 'ariapiditfy vhicl' it was' .;'impossible to provide aganmstand wlich'supplies an irrefragable p.roof of the necessity there is f6orsuch an Institution .- '''' . - lIf this development of operation is su;chi as 6ught° Sto r ice ithee Christian, it, also imposes a heavy res SPoisibility. Trhe timte is come for ' redoubling our zeal,and° for al...
THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOL SYSTEM ESTABLISHED IN PORTUGAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOL SYSTEM ESTABLISHED IN PORTUGAL. [FROM THE MORNING CHRONICLE. 23RD NOVEMBER.] THERE is nothingmore fatal to liberty than ignorance°;I for the civilization of a people is the best guarantee for the. preservation of their freedom.-So say our MVinisters here, in some introductory remarks for im proving the education of the people. It is a fine, though trite theory, but one of which the rulers of nations too often lose sight in their practice. I may hereafter have occasion to observe to what extent it had been adopted, in Portugal; but it has been re called to ,my recollection just now, by its having received the practical approbation-of our Sovereign, who has just (from the privy purse) conferred a dona tion of two contos of reis (about 4801.) to be distri-, buted in premiums amongst the pupils in the Casa Pia: It is a noble institution, one of the very few which this country contains, and well entitled to the royal patronage which is extended to it; thie ...
Religious Intelligence. FRANCE. REFORMED CHURCH OPENED AT ST. DENIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
FRANCE..:" REFORMED .CHURCH I =PENED AT?' S ST.. DENIS. i [EIoM. 'rr RECORDon' NOVEMrit 19. :T?s Evangelical Society'of France lias BallediM. le PasteurMdrraclie, fofrmerly 'astorat, LechDe (Droiie) ito be iniister of" the "chapel it has 'opened at St. Denis, near 'Paris. 'He was. installed into his new ` e:gffice on Thursday; 29th' of, October' last This Ieremony excited much interest, niot only a-mong the ::Protestants of Saint Denis, till thef' without fixed ;i:eans of public worship; blit,-.also, among a' good many. Catholics (Rom~anists) ,who begin to, inquire, :w'hit is meant by the Gospel 2- 1 'Adeputatiozfroth the Evangelical' Committee~, composed`'. of' M. Monod, the younger, pastoriof the Reformed Chliurch at Paris, Grand Pierre;, pastor 'of the chapel, R'ue Taitbout,, andDirectoro of the" Institition for' Eva?n gelical iusstons,I A.: Lutteroth; 'and': Waddingtoi,; repaiied to Paris to attend'the solemnity:. There was observed also at theinmeetihg M .I'. Fraissenet, pas S-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
To be Sold by Auction, -B' l?:i,. S. r1T ONIS, At the Patent Slip, THIS DAY, May.12, at t 'welvo o'Clock precisely, HI E fine ship SAMUEL CUNARTD, 320 :.. Tons burthen, coppered and, coppe fastened, h :wiall her Stores, as per Inventory. Inventories may be hadat.the'~Auctioneer's,,and Terms:?ill be declared at the time of Sale. ' AN zEXCELLETNT OPPOLTUVNXTY ' Dl& THE PIOFPITABLE ZNVEST.IV1NT OF CAPTAL.. -o Twenty-two Valuable ?llotments, in that much admired and salubrious part of Sydney, the Northern end of Fort and Cumberland Streets. To be Sold by Auction, BY MIa. S. ?YrONs, On Monday, the 16th May, on the Ground, at 12 o'Clock precisely. IN offering these Eligible Allotments'to the notice IL of the Public, MR. LYONS is sensible that'he cannot~do justice to their numerous advantages. .'In point of Situation it must be acknowledged that they are excellent, and on account of. the respecta bility'of the neighbourhood, form most desirable sites for the erection of Dwelling Ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
' IEbevti' fl iullt0. PRINTING. AT THE COLONIST 'OFFICE, Printing of . ? every description is executed with neatness, economy, punctuality, and dispatch. MOLONG.LO STORE, County of Murray. J L. MACGILLIVRAY announces to the 9 inhabitants of Molonglo and the adjacent Dis tricts, that he is on his way with an extensive assort inent of merchandise, carefillly selected to suit the wants of Settlers, and Tradesmen, and will open a Store forthwith, at the farm house recently occupied by Mr. Eyres, where orders will be attended to, and atricles of every description suitable for the country and the season may be obtained on reasonable terms. Dairy Produce in general will be taken in payment, as also approved orders from known overseers,on t)weir masters in Sydney. , His present Stock includes Tea, Sugar, Tobacco, Soap, Slops (of the best description), Rugs, Blankets, Flannels, Great Coats, Prints, Calicoes, Stockmen's Boots,. Brandy, Gin, Wines, Bottled Porter, Vinegar, with a useful assort...
European Educational Statistics. FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
EUROPEAN EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS. FRANCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE following very important circular has just issued at Paris from the office of the Secretary of: State for Public Instruction, Paris, 17th Novem- ber, 1835: To the President of the Consistory of Mr. President,- I have the honour to send you two copies of a circular which; I am addressing to Rectors relative to the religious instruction of pupils belonging to communions not Catholic, in all the establishments of the University, whether primary schools, normal primary schools, or colleges royal or communal. I am desirous that this circular, which has for its object the insuring of efficacy and liberty of religious instruction for all religious de- nominations, recognised by law, shall come to the knowledge of all the churches of your communion, and that it may guide both these churches and private families, in the measures they shall adopt in regard to the education of their children. Receive, Mr....
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 30TH TO THE 7TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
VESSELS CLEARED FROM the 30TH TO 7TH INSTAN T INCLUSIVE. &nbsp; .Active, 105 tons, Dixon, master, for New Zealandl Missionary stores Jane Goudie 233gtons; 'Simpson, miaster fo6r" Ma draseaniidCalcutta;i 17 ackagesold co per cask wood, 2'casks beef, '-csiie clieese, 5- iogsidAd~i 'ps6 ter,l .,case leather, and stores. ' Apjirentice;, 143 tons, Cadenhead, master, for:Ti mori;' iri ballast;. . Governor Harcourt 369 tons, Doutty, imaster; for, Londoin; 609 bales 2 bags wool, 72 casks sperm o-il; 185 casks black oil, 14 bales bark, 5'cask:s extract bark, 88 logs cedar, 3 casks and 423, hides, 13 'cwt. hoo1s, 1112 bundles rattans, 3 casks. old copp?e;,, box tortoiseshlell, 4 cases curiosities 38 bags nut: galls, and stores. Elizabeth, 363 tons,, Fowler, master, for the South Seas; fishery stores. Sisters, 282 tons, Spurling master, for the' South Seas ; fishery stores. .Genii, 164 tons, Catlin, master for the .South Sea' fishery stores. 'Francis Freeling 190 tons, Milne, master, `...
Domestic Intelligence. [CONTINUED.] BENJAMIN WARBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 12 May 1836
Domestic Intelitgence. &nbsp; [CONTINUED.] BENJAMIN WARBY. On Thursday last, Benjamin Warby was placed at the bar of the Supreme Court, charged with receiving a number of cattle knowing them to be stolen, the property of various individuals. This case has excited considerable attention. A brother of the prisoner was tried and convicted on the clearest testimony at the last Session of the Supreme Court, for cattle-stealing; it ap peared on his trial that he had possesed himself of immense herds of cattle in a very short time, but that his character had been so good, that; though all were surprised at the rapidity with which his herds increased, yet were they un- willing to suspect him of resorting to, cattle- stealing. Through the exertions of Henry O'Brien, Esq., J. P., of Yass, the immense extent of cattle-stealing carried on in that part of the country attracted public attention, and suspicion at last fell on Warby, for it was impossible in any other way to account for the...
FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 May 1836
FREIGHTS. To London--Wool, Id. to l1d. per lb.; oil, £3 10s. per tun; timber, £3 10s. per load; flax, £4 10s. per ton. To Liverpool- Ditto ditto. To Hobart Town and Launcestoi--£l 5s. to £l 10s. per ton. To Swan River-£1 10s. to £2 per ton. To New Zealand and South Sea Islands-£2 to £2 10s.,per ton. -a
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 May 1836
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. ,Stock on Iand, 7th instant.--B. P. rum, 246,524 gallons; brandy, 32,427 gallons; gin, 33,898 gal lons; other spirits 16,286 gallons; tobacco 83,834 pounds. Received during the week-B. P. rum, nil; brandy, 224 gallons; gin, nil; other spirits, nil; tobacco, 20,967 pounds. Delivered for home consumption-B. P. Rum, 3477 gallons; brandy, 664 gallons; gin, 228 gal lons; other spirits, nil ; tobacco, 4057 pounds. Delivered for exportation-B..P. Rum, 770 gal lons; brandy, 271 gallons; gin, 122 gallons; other spirits, 26 gallons; tobacco, 1658 pounds. Stock on hand 14th instant.-B. P. Rum, 242,277 gallons; brandy. 31,716 gallons; gin, 33,548 gal lons; other spirits, 16,260 gallons; tobacco, 98,086 pounds. -n
EXPORTS. VESSELS CLEARED FROM THE 7TH TO THE 14TH INSTANT INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colonist — 19 May 1836
EXPORTS.: ' VESSELS CLEARED FROM TIIE 7TI:T TOIE 14TH.INSTANT INCLUSIVE., North Briton, 402 tons, Lyall, master, for Bata via ; in ballast. Siren, 141 tons, Hayle, master, for Hobart Town; 30 casks beef, 2 casks pork, 3 cases cheese, 276 boxes soap, 1 case candles, 259 logs cedar, 1 cask oranges, 6 casks herrings, one chest sago, 1 case earthenware, 3 packages apothecaries, 2 cases haber dashery, 1 case lucifers, 3 bales bagging, I bundle 10 bags rivets. Francis Freeling, 190 tons, Milne, master, for Hobart Town. Stirling Castle, 351 tons, Fraser, master, for Singa pore;.in ballast. Governor Bourke, 214 tons, Richards, master, for the South Seas ; fishery stores. Harlequin, 71 tons, Anderson, master, for New Zealand; in ballast. Currency Lass, 90 tons, H. Bell, master, .for Launceston; 24 casks beef, 30 casks pork, 383 cheeses, 350 bags flour, 100 kegs crackers, 50 hogs heads porter, 2 cases seeds, 1 case books, I bale packs, 2 packages haberdashery, 3 packages cigars. Giraffe, 250 ...