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TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER[?] Collins-street, Hobart Town, July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF Tit* r>«T,r>rr,. Colhns-street, Hobart Town, July.'lúl. "...,-,.. ic|,jy io a jener in your journal of last Friday, signed Detector, I beg to state my claim to the invention, is for having applied the cone or cap, for the purpose of produc- ing a more brilliant flame over the ordinary method, to a highly respectable medical gentleman's lamp, about six years prior to Timothy Smith, of Birmingham, (of the firm alluded to) having ever entertained any idea of its application, therefore I think my claim is substantiated.. It is evident, Sir, the gentle- man Detector's optics were not in such good condition as they might have been, or he would have seen the word patent solar lamp is not used, nor did I assume the patentee. I also have to thank him for the appellation of impostor ; though he might not have found anything in me to commend, he should not have been so hasty to condemn ; but I trust the public will give mc that support, and Ihut alone, which the merit of...
GAZETTE. OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 7th July, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
GAZETTE. OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 7til July, 1841. Tenders for cjecutinsr, the under-mentioned work at the Post Office, Hobart Town, will be received nt this office until 12 o'clock on Tuesday, the 2flth instant, viz. : Two passage doors, to be covered with green baize, and to have spring hinges affixed thereto. Wooden bar ami two holts to yard gate. Case for «butlers, lo be aflixed to the messenger's box. The'mnterinls are to he found hythe contractor; and further particulars can be obtained by applying at the Post Office. A. CiiEYNF, Director of Public Works.
POLICE DEPARTMENT. 1st July, 184[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
POLICE DEPARTMENT. ist JHlu, 1641. Tenders will be received at this Office until Thursday, the 15th instant, for the supply of the under-mentioned articles for the Use of the Mounted Police Constables, for the year pnding 9th August, 1812 : Ten Dress Coats (to be made of green cloth, with black \elvet facings) Ten pair of Army Cloth Trousers Ten Fustinn Stable Jnckets Ten pnir of Fustinn Trousers Ten pair of Wellington Boots. Ten Hats, with oil-skin eivers Any further particulars that may be required can be obtained on application to Seijeunt Hill, at the Mounted Police Stables, in Davy-street. M. FoitsTBR, Chief Police Magistrate.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
.\TOTHE EDITOR OF THE COURIER 5íK,rTmmnt.?iJU,St, hast'. ? rcad "The Elements of Eng VÄlif' Ienry lh-omas> nnd beling myself utierîy «îihOrt the a ?h"re,r * SCt cntiíme of "le Production, I simplv andtv&Ms'nhS ^ Cü-,¿nial W** os we» « "y flight to*2 The ÎSlSln ?"r,,i^,V' bcforc his »"venturous pbfdcmservant. 0nl8 °f En8lfsh Composition.»-Your bOllO, liEN I
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 29th June, 1841. Conveyance to Swan River. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 29&lt;A June, 1841. Conveyance lo Swan Uiver. Required either from this port or launceston, a passage to Swan River for Two Officers of the 51st regiment, and their i servants. Petsons having the means in their power of complying with j the above are requested to send Tenders, stating the name of j the vessel, the rate demanded, and the precise timo of sailing, to this or the Commissariat Office at Launceston. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 7th July, 1841. Bills on the Treasury. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, 1th July, 1841. 'Bills on the Treasury. ? Notice.-Tenders will be received for Bills of Exchange on the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, (not exceeding £15,000) for British'silver money, until noon of Wednesday, the 21st instant, specifying the amount, rate of exchange, and names of'the parties in whose favour the bills arc to be drawn. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. "Return of Grain and Flour imported and exported at the'port of Hobart Town during the week ended 6th July, 1841, inclusive: Imports -Flour, 64 tons. Ezpoits-Barley, 180 bushels; wheat, 5878 ditto; flour, 28 ' tons. Heturn of Grain and Flour imported and exported at the port of Launceston during the week ended 3rd July, 1841, inclusive : Imports.-*.Nil. ~ Exports.-Wheat, 10(10 bushels ; flour, 5 tons. G. II. BARNES, Collector.
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. The " Royal Cheese," lately presented to ITer Majesty, and which weighed upwards of half a ton, has been the grave subject of a legal discussion in the Chancery Court, from which it has had a very narrow escape, arising from the following circum- stances : " The parties in whose custody the monstrous mass of consolidated curds had been placed, finding that it was Hie intention of the person who had taken a cast of the cheese to make an exhibition of it in London, thought it might be as well to gratify the Londoners with a sight of the cheese itself. It was accordingly brought up with great rare and ceremony. The Lord Steward of Hie Iloueehuld was consulted, whether the exhibition of the cheese would endanger its acceptance by the Queen. Lord Errol, wc are fold, " declined giving any official opinion on Hie point;" but went to view the cheese, and gave his " private opinion" that ils exhibition would not hazard its acceptance. The owner of the plaster-cast, apprehen...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,-A Government notice has appeared relative to on Act about to be submitted to the Legislative Council ; and providing that all aid from the public funds for n minister's salary, or promise of aid towards the erection of a church shall absolutely cease and determine, unless the church in reference to which a minister's salary shall have been paid, or aid promised, shall have been commenced within six months from the first Issue of the minister's salary, or promise being made, and continued in such a manner as may appear to be satisfactory to His Excel- lency the Lieutenant-Governor; permit me the insertion of the following remarks in reference thereto: As the proposed Act will probably diminish the number of churches now progressing, or for which aid has been promised, so that there will not be stations for all the newly arrived minis- ters-and these ministers have generally been appointed prior to leaving England by the Home Government to chaplainci...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
MARRIED-By special license, on the 6th July, at Richmond, by the Rev. W. Aislabie. R. J. Wallace, R.N., Acting Commannder of H.M.S. Favorite, eldest son of Captain R. &nbsp; J. W. Dunlop, R.N , to Eulalia Hayes, second daughter of the late James Ross, Esq., LL D.
LOCAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
Î.OCAL. WATER.-The Governor's Minute upon the subject of sun. plying the towns of Hobart Town and Launceston with water by means of pipes, conveying it into every house where it may be desired, will have been bead with extreme interest by the com. munity ; we intend in our next number giving the matter a de. tailed consideration, for it is one of very considerable import, ance, and we apprehend, not to be successfully attained by tho means which the government have suggested. We doubt espe chilly if any single individual will even have the enterprise, or at all events the means, of entering upon it single-handed; it5 accomplishment appears to us more likely of efficient attain, ment by means of a company, in the manner in which all these things are done in the mother-country. It will, however, bo welcome intelligence to the occupants of the two towns, that tho subject is at length seriously taken up by the government. MrciiANics' INSTITUTION.-A very interesting lecture V'^B delivere...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JULY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JULY 9. IN our supplement of Tuesday last we copied from the Gazette the official Abstract of Revenue and Ex- penditure for the first quarter of the present year, compared with the corresponding period of last year. The results which it presents are certainly satisfactory. The total increase of the revenue for the quarter of the present year, above that of the previous one, being £31,300 ; which, should the remaining quarters bear anything like a correspondence, will present an im- mense increase at the termination of the year. It is to be borne in mind, however, that this large increase is mainly derived from the sale of Crown lands ; but we nevertheless think there is a fair prospect of the realization of His Excellency's anticipation, that the revenue will, at the end of the year, amount to £200,000. The chief items of increase are in the sale of Crown lands, the Customs, Fees of Depart- ments, Post-office, and the produce of...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. POUT OP HOBART TOWN. arrivais.-July 8-the schooner Agenoria, 120 tons, Mur- ray, from Port Phillip, 1st instant, in ballast-passengers, Mr. Heckscher, Rev. Mr. Irvinge, family, and servant, Mrs. Carter and children. 8-the schooner Flying Squirrel, 87 tons, Smith, from Port Phillip, 30th June, with sundries-passengers, Mr. Gilbert and Mr. Wilson. 8- the schooner Marian Watson, 140 tons, Richard«, from Sydney, 20th June-passengers, Mrs. Flaherty, and three in the steerage. Departures.-July 1-the schooner Bandicoot, Griffiths, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 5-the schooner Water Witch, Tolbert, for Adelaide, with a full cargo and passengers. 5-the schooner Duke of Sussex, 121 tons, Jones, for Syd- ney, with sundries. ii - the schooner Lillias, 88 tons, Smith, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 7-H.M.S. Erebus, 10 guns, Captain Ross, for Sydney. 7-H.M.S. Terror, 10 gun's, Captain Crozier, for Sydney. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 23fZ June to the 26th J...
HOBART TOWN POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
HOBART TOWN POLICE. Horace Lock and William Noon, two seamen belonging to the brig Johanna, charged by the chief officer of that vessel with absenting themselves without leave ; Lock admonished only; Noon six days' hard labour at the house of correction. &nbsp; Charles Frankham, cook at the Orphan School, charged with stealing 12 lbs of beef the property of the school, and Eli- zabeth Radford charged with receiving the same; both com- mitted to take their trial. William Danks, ticket-of-leave, charged with harbouring an absconded offender ; ordered to the roads to hard labour for six months. James Smith charged by Richard Jones, of Kangaroo Point, with entering his house by means of a false key and stealing therefrom 701 lis of butter ; the evidence being very conclusive, fully committed for trial. William Eldridge fined 40s and costs for assaulting Mary Flegg. William Patrick fined 20s for drunkenness and assaulting Constable Horlcr in the execution of his duty. William Dun...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE. UNDER THE DISTINGUISHED PATRONAGE OF COLONEL ELLIOTT AND THE OFFICERS OF The 51ST REGIMENT. MRS. G. THOMSON Respectfully announces to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Hobart Town, that her BENEFIT is fixed for MONDAY EVENING NEXT, .July 12. 1841, on which occasion she will be honoured by the above distinguished patronage. The Evening's Entertainments will consist of the Grand Melodramatic Spectacle of TIMOUR THE TARTAR, in which Four Horses, trained for the occasion, will be &nbsp; introduced, the Piece being preceded by the favourite &nbsp; Overture to " Fra Dinvolo." by the futl Military Hand, whose attendance has been kindly permitted. After which, a variety of other entertainments. To conclude with (for the first time in this colony) the successful drama, entitled THE LADYE OF LAMBYTHE, or A BRIDAL THREE CENTURIES HACK. Preceded hy Meyerbeer's Overture to " Marguerite D'Anjou," by the full Military Bqnd, which will also in the course of the eve...
QUARTER SESSIONS. Before Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, and John Kerr, and Henry Miller, Esqs., J[?]P.'s. (Civil Jury.) MONDAY, JULY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
QUARTER SESSIONS. Before Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, and John Kerr, and Henry Miller, Esqs., J P.'s. ( Civil Jury.) &nbsp; MONDAY, JULY 5. Elizabeth Clarke was indicted for stealing a handker- chief from a seaman of the Sea Horse, in a house in Goul- burn-street. The prosecutor, who was in liquor, went lo the house of a person named Slack, who keeps a lodging-house in Goulburn-street, accompanied by a young woman; the prisoner was there, with some other persons; the prose- cutor slept there that night, and when he went to bed he had the handkerchief in the bosom of his shirt; when he awoke in the morning it was gone, and was subsequently found in the possession of the prisoner, who was accord- ingly given in charge to District Constable Baines, to whom she stated, first, that she had picked up the hand- kerchief ; and secondly, that some woman had given it to her. In her defence, Clarke stated that the prosecutor had &nbsp; given the handkerchief to her, and called ...
OFFICE OF THE PRESBYTERY. Hobart Town, June 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 9 July 1841
OFFICE OF THE PRESBYTERY. Hobart Town, June 29. Tenders will be received at the office of the Presbytery, Hobart Town, until the 27th July, at 12 o'clock, for the erection of a Church on the Western Bank of the Tamar. Particulars, with plans and specification, may be seen on application to Mr. M'Culloch, Launceston, or to Alexander Cheyne, Esq , Hobart. JOHN LILLIE.