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GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 152. Colonial Secretary's Office, 30th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 152. Colonial Secretary's Office, 30th June, 1841. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following &nbsp; Convicts, viz.- &nbsp; &nbsp; Thomas Gray, Lord Lyndoch; John Lowe, ditto; Thomas Leigh, Blenheim; William Murray, Lotus; James Rampton, &nbsp; &nbsp; Sarah; William Williams, Layton; Mary Whitehead, Jane; &nbsp; Thomas Hewitt, Lotus; Harriet Hi??s, Jane; John Kenny, Red Rover; James Lasell, Enchantress, Henry Martin, ditto; Mary Millan, Mary; Patrick McRory, Strathisla; John Baldwin, Sarah; Thomas Bromage, Lotus; John Webb, Jupiter; &nbsp; John Lane, ditto; William Grimes, Eden; Thomas Swindells, Moffatt. By His Excellency's command, JOHN MONTAGU.
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 1st July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 1st Juin. 1841. Tenders will be received at this office until 12 o'clock on Monday, the 12th instant, for the erection of four Stockyards at Bridgewater Ferry, on the Green Point side. The materials are tobe found by the contractor; and further information, ns to the extent and description uf the fences, can be obtained on tipplicitioti at this office. A. CiiEVNE, Director of Public Works.
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 30th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 3Ur/i June, 1841. Several free Overseers are required ia this department, Mho imist baie been always free. The pay will be its. Gd. a day, with one ration, quarters, aud the usual allowance of wood und water. Testimonials as to qualifications and character must be produced. Personal application at this office will be preferred. A. CHEYNE, Director of Publie Works.
PUBLIC POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
PUBLIC POUNDS. Mr. Meggott has been appointed Poundkeeper at Long- ford. The Pound hitherto kept by Mr. Baker at Longford has ceased lo be a Pound. Our London Agent advises us that the following ships trad- ing to these colonies are preparing to enter outwards, and may probably sail about the periods inserted against each vessel :— March 5— Shepherdess, 295 tons. Pool, Hobart Town. 10—Asia, (Convicts) 527 tons, Davison, do. 10—Layton, (do. ) 513 tons, —, do. 15—Henry Wellesley, 304 tons, Castle, jun., do. 15—Rajah, (Convicts) 352 tons, Ferguson, do. 15—Waverley, (do. ) 357 tons, —, do. April 5—Tasmania, 502 tons, Jamieson, do. &nbsp; March 1—Ganymede. 214 tons, Jobson, Launceston. 6—Vestal, 276 tons. Young, do. &nbsp; 5—Hand of Providence, 232 tons, Watson, do. 15—St. George, 158 tons, Wilson, do. 10—I Dare, 279 tons, Adair, do. &nbsp; 20—Enmore, 261 tons, Strickland, do. —Ina, 258 tons. Booth, do. 6—Andromeda, 450 tons, Cottish, do and Port Phillip. 1—Royal ...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JULY 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JULY 1. Present.-The Lieutenant-Governor, the Colonial Se- cretary, the Chief Justice, the Colonial Treasurer, the Attorney-General, the ?Collector of Customs, Captain Swanston, Messrs. Bojes, M'Lachlan, Feilton, and Kerr. The following Acts w ere read a-third time and passed : The Church Extension Amendment Act, and the Orphan School Apprentice Amendment Act. The Colonial Secretary, iu accordance with notice given yesterday, moved that the Fines und Recoveries Amendment Act should be re considered, J ii order lo enable bim to submit hy way of amendment rertain verbal alterations, which would not at all effect the principle of the Bill. The Council accordingly went into committee upon the Bill, and the alterations, after some brief obser- vations, "ere adopted. The Attorney-General, in the absence (from indisposi- tion) of the Chief Police Magistrate, begged to submit certain amendments on the'Qunrter Sessions'Amendment Act, to the effect that the Jail...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, JULY 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
THE COURIER. »trenur. et Qrosyrre. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY. JULY 6. IN consequence of an accumulation of natter which we were unable to insert in our last Friday's publica- tion, comprising Reports of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council, the Gazette Notices, and other matters of public interest, we have arranged to present our subscribers with this supplementary sheet, in order that they may be in early possession of the informa- tion which it contains. IN the Globe, of the 16th February, we find the following review of the services of Sir George Arthur as Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada ; it is ex- tracted from the Montreal Gazette, of the 14th Janu- ary. The union of the two states of Upper and Lower Canada, it was expected, would be immediately pro- claimed by the Governor-General, upon the occurrence of which the functions of Sir George as Lieutenant Governor would necessarily ceace. The perusal of the extract which we subjoin, can» not but be viewed with extreme interes...
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 23rd June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
SHERIFFS, OFFICE. 23ni June, 1841. Hie following account of writs'of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my office, is advertised by me, in compliance with the provisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." Swaiibtun ». Thomas Scott, heir-at-law, writ received Mav 28, levy June -, near Hobart Town. Tod v. same, writ received May 28, levy June -, near Hobart Town. Sale-On Tuesday. July 27, at 12 o'clock, at the Court I House, Hobart Town, defendant's right, title, and interest in and to the land aud premises known as " The Roseway Estate," also five other sections uf land situate between Hobart Town and New Tuwu : uuless these executiuus ure previously satisfied. Brodribb r. Henry, writ received June 10, levy June 17, at Hobart Town. Sale-On Thursday, July 15, at 12 o'clock, on the pre- mises of defendunt, a small quantity of household furni- ture, &c, stock-in-trade of a licensed victualler. Ou Thursday, July 16, at 1 o'clock, at the Court House, Hobart Town, also, defend...
DISTRICTS UNDER REGISTRATION ACT. By His Excellency Sir John Franklin, Knight Commander of the Hayal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Greek Order of the Redeemer, and a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, Lieutenant-Governor of the Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
DISTRICTS UNDER REGISTRATION ACT. By His Excellency Sir Jofm Franklin, Knight Commander of the Hayal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Greek Order of the Redeemer, and a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, Lieutenant- Governor of the Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies, frc. WHEREAS by the Act ol this Island, intituled "An Act for registering Births, Deaths, and Marriages in the Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies," made and passed the 7th day of August, 1638, it is (inter alia) enacted, that the Lieutenant-Governor for the time being shall, for the purposes declared in the said Act, within three calendar months after the passing of the said Act, by a Proclamation to be by him the said Lieutenant-Governor tor that purpose issued, divide the said Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies into such and so many Districts as he shall think fit; and that every such District shall be called by a diitinct name ; with power for the said Lieutenant-Go...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 149. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th June, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 149. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th June, 1841. 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 application at the Muster Master's Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police &nbsp; Magistrate in the interior:- Augusta Jessie.- William Albury, 1st July; James Adamson, 9th ditto; John Bidgood, 7tlh ditto; Edward, &nbsp; &nbsp; alias Edmund, Britton, 1st ditto; Francis Bampton, 1st ditto ; John Brandish, 2nd ditto; John Baker, 8th ditto; &nbsp; &nbsp; James Browning, 1st ditto; John Clarke, 3rd ditto; John &nbsp; &nbsp; Crowley, 3rd ditto; Thomas Cook, 1st ditto; John Glenhill, &nbsp; &nbsp; 2nd ditto; Michael Hughes, 1st ditto; Charles Harwood, &nbsp; 7th ditto; George Hickman, 1st ditto; William &nbsp; Hutchinson...
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 29th June, 1841. TITLE DEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 July 1841
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 29/À 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. LANDS SOLD. Gamaliel Butler, C90a., Strangford ; ditto, 55a., For- cett ; George Bilton, 2006a., Florentine; Joseph Bonney, 670a., Malvern ; John Hodgkinson, 330a., Cumberland ; John Espie, 200a , ditto. A. TURNBULL, Collector of Internal Revenue.
THE CABINET. THE EXILE'S RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
THE CABINET. THE EXILE'S RETURN. Sadly from home he turned away To seek a distant clime, When friends were kind and life was gay In boyhood's early time. With fleeting years and seas between To one fond hope he clung, To see again, as he had seen, The home he loved when young. His youthful brow was touched by thought, And life lind lost its morn, When once again the wand'rer sought The land where he was born. Alas! that dearly-valued shore Denied the wonted joy ; And the man felt not ns of yore Had felt the happier boy 1 For formal friends scarce grasp'd his hand-. The friends he knew of old What cared he for a sunny land If human hearts were cold I Again he cast his altered lot Mid alien tribes to roam, And scarce could find another spot So foreign as his home 1 His lonely grief no bosom shared No eye would weep his fall What matter if his life were spared, Who liv'd unloved by all. And when had ceased his earthly toil Upon that distant shore. His bonus were gathered to the soil Hi...
THE UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
THE UNITED STATES. THE Harrison administration is formed : Mr. Web- ster to take the department of State, Mr. Crittenden the Attorney-Generalship, General Ewing the Post- master-Generalship, and Mr. Granger the Navy De- partment. The proceedings in Congress had possessed merely a local interest. The House of Representatives had an escape from a dangerous accident-the fall of the new chandelier from the hall of the House. It is thus described by the correspondent of a London paper- , " The accident occurred at ten o'clock or thereabouts ¡ and the fall was the weight of 7,500 pounds of brass, lead, and glass, at the distance of some fifteen feet. The fall was a tremendous one, and the crash like the noise of a falling house, the echo of the hall giving an increased noise to the falling mass.- Had the House been in session, and the members in their scats, some dozen members must have been maimed or killed. The weight of the chandelier fell in the centre of the hall, a part of it forc- ...
AUDIT OFFICE. 7th July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. 7th July, 1841. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sont to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 1st of the current month and this date:-" J. M'Cann, lime; W. Cleary, cartage; J. Smith, ditto; Chirk and Davidson, wheels ; J. B. Casey, transport ; W. Mack, cartage; T. Harbnttlc, plumber's work; Porter & Moodie, carpenter's work ; F. C. Smith, travelling expenses; J. Kelly, pine; Kerr, Alexander & Co., anchors ; J. Childs, cartage*; George Hutton, deals; J. Evans, cartage ; George Hendrick, ditto; J. Doughty, medical attendance ; W. Parker, building; J. Harrison, Williams v. Scott ; Robert Stewart, coroner's fees. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. TRIAL OF THE EARL OF CARDIGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
SPIRIT OF THE .? ENGLISH PRESS. TRIAL OF THE EARL OF CARDIGAN. MORNING POST.-The Chronicle joins the -senseless ' outcry against the House of Lords on account of the result of Lord Cardigan's trial. The House of Lords is held up to the hatred, of the ignorant multitude as having taken a course in this criminal trial of a pecu- liar description, for the purpose of screening a rich man who was one of themselves. Greater falsehood than this there cannot be. The peers acted under the guidance of the very same criminal judge who frequently presides at the Old Bailey-a judge ap- pointed by the present government-a man upon whose judicial integrity not even the breath of slander has ever cast the slightest stain. The calumniators of the House of Lords know that the very same course must have been taken by judge and jury had the same flaw in the evidence been discovered in any Criminal Court. The House of Lords went upon nothing new, either in principle or practice, but. pro- ceeded in acco...
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 9th July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
GENERAL POST OFFICE. OthJulu, 1841. 'Ship mails will be closed al this office ns under : For India and for England via Bombay, per Sultana, on Monday next, at 5 o'clock precisely. For London, per Dcmerara Packet, via Launceston, on Tuesday next. And for London, per Peter Proctor, on Friday, the ICth instant, at the same hour. F. C. SMITH, Postmastcr-Gcuenil.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 2nd July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 2nd Jula, 1841. It is hereby notified, that Sealed Tenders for the convey- ance, per horse post, of the following Branch Mails twice a wt'ek, for one or two years, commencing on the first of October next, will be received at this office until Satur- day, the seventh of August, at noon, when they will be opened, and the lowest (if appioved) accepted. 1st.-To und from Hobart Town, Richmond, Sorell, and the Curlbfn. 2nd.-To and from Kangaroo Point, Clarence Plains, Muddy Plains, and Eagle Hawk Neck. 3rd.-To and from Richmond and Great Swan Port. 4th.-To and from Green Ponds, Bulhvtell, and Hamilton. ßlli.-To nnd from Campbell Town, Avoca, and St. Patrick's Head. Gili.-To and from Perth, E«ándale, Patterson's Plains, and Launceston. 7lli.-To and from Perth, Norfolk Plains, and Lake Riier. fllh.-To and from Westbury and Deloraine. Separate Tenders are requested for each singe on the seveial lines of road, but no objection will exist loone indi» ¡dual tendering lo con...