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ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
ENGLISH NEWS. It is stated that Her Majesty has been pleased to signify Her intention of making Lord Melbourne a present of a piece of plate, value one thousand guineas. The design is to be thrown open for com- petition among the first artists. Fifteen thousand persons have signed an address to the Queen for leave to hold a fair in Hyde-park, in honour of Pi ince Albert. The Chinese, with unassuming modesty, term all nations but themselves barbarians, but the common epithet towards Europeans is " Fanqui" or " White Devil" " lied Bristled Devils"-our money is called '* Devil-faced money," our language, " Devil's talk," and our country, " Devil's Regions,"-Alexander's | East India Magazine. Her Majesty the Queen has recently presented His Royal Highness Prince Albert with six fine greys. An elephant, a lioness, and a tiger, all intended as presents to the Queen, have reached London within a few days. Her Majnsty gives up Her rig-lit in the gentle creatures to the Zoological Societies....
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 274. Colonial Secretary's Office, 29th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 274. Colonial Secretary's Office, 29th October, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified, that he has been honoured with a Despatch from the Right Honourable &nbsp; the Secretary of State, dated the 8th May, 1840, in which &nbsp; His Lordship intimates Her Majesty's gracious allowance of &nbsp; the under-mentioned Act, passed by the Legislative Council &nbsp; of this colony, in the month of November, 1838:- No. 20. An Act to prohibit Distillation within the Island of Van Diemen's Land. &nbsp; &nbsp; By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
QUARTER SESSIONS. SATURDAY, October 31. Before Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, and a Military Jury. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
QUARTER SESSIONS. Saturday, October 31. Before Joseph Hone, Esq., Chairman, anda Military Jury. Sarah Fox, on being called on her recognizance, did not appear; Mr. Ross, having referred to the bail bond, found &nbsp; that she was bound to nppcar nt the Supreme Court, and that the case had been sent down to this Court for trial-a con- stable was sent for her. A length of time elapsed before the business of the Sessions could be entered upon, occasioned by the absence of several officers, who were required to constitute a Jury. The Chairman had the members present called over, and finding that five only appeared, was contemplating ad- &nbsp; journment of the Court, when a sufficient number arrived, and apologized lo the Bench for the delay which they had occasioned. Saiah Fox was put to the bar, charged with stealing bread, meat, &c., from Mr. Braim, to which she pleaded not guilty. Thomas Henry Braim-The prisoner was my servant; about a month ago, I saw her ta...
THE COURIER. Str[?] [?]t Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
THE COURIER. Strenuc tt Croapcrc. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3. We have received English intelligence to the 20th of July. A draft of the Bill for the Government of New South Walesand Van Diemen's has arrived, and we publish it in full, to prove to the community of this colony that they need not grieve at being denied the boon extended to the sister colony. The Governmen't of Van Diemen's Land continues as before, and we may congratulate ourselves on being spared the mockery of such a responsible government as the Secretary of State has thought fit in his wisdom to bestow upon New South Wales. There is to be a Legislative Assembly consisting of thirty-six mem- bers, twelve of whom are to be nominees of Ihe Crown. The bread is thus leavened to sourness. Another third will be chosen in their favour, and then where are the people left? They will enjoy a more unenviuble minority than they at present groan under in the Legislative Council. They can origi- nate no money measure and vo...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PonT of Hobart Town. Arrival.-November 1-the brig Adventure, 200 tons, Cum- berland, from London, 26th July, with a general cargo passengers, Mr. Cumberland, Mr. 'Blundell. Departure_November I-the brig Olinda, 220 tons, Crick may, for Sydney, with sundries. The Adventure left the Thames on the 11 th July, and Ports- mouth on the 23d. On the 3d October the second mate fell overboard from the main chains and was drowned. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 29M October to the 2d November, 1840, inclusive. Per bark Cecilia-3 bales carpets, 3 do woolpacks, 5 do can- vas, 2 cases shawls, &c, 1 gig and phaeton, (complete) 2 bales sacks, 21 coils cordage, 9 casks shoe tools and leather, 200 deals, 13 cases cottons and woollens, 1 box samples, I case and 2 casks saddlery, 20 casks bacon, 10 boxes 3 bales almonds, 5 carotcels currants, 200 boxes soap, 25 casks 4 cases and 1 crate hardware, 48 bags nails, 50 kegs do, 48 dozen spades, 10 bundles pans, 1 bun...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 276. Colonial Secretary's Office, 30th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 276. Colonial Secretary's Office, 30th October, 1840. The period for which the under-mentioned persons were transported expiring at the date placed after their respective names, Certificates of their Freedom maybe obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master's Office, Hobart Town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior:- &nbsp; Arab 2- William Abrahams, 30th November; John Burk, 28th do; Henry Chapman, 58th [sic] do; Edward Dellar, 30th do; Philip Hartman, 30th do; James Preddy, 28th do; Henry Rockall, 28th do; William Woodman, 28th do. &nbsp; Aurora- Robert Campbell, 5th November. Augusta Jessie- William Miller, 12th November. Edward- Mary Brown, 26th November; Mary Bowen, 28th &nbsp; do; Mary Ann Blythe, 28th do; Mary Costello, 18th do; &nbsp; Mary Fensum, 26th do; Mary Mullins, 26th do; Eliza Parry, 26th do; Mary Parry, 26th do; Eliza Williams, alias Mary Connor, 28th ditto Fran...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 30th October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 30th October, 1840. Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for grants will be. ready for examination, by the Commissioners appointed for that .purpose, upon or immediately after the 30th of December next, on or before which-day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. -. John Espie, SOO acres, Cumberland, originally ordered to James Carter, who told to the applicant : claim dated 2Iit September, 1640. John .Espie, 100 acres, Cumberland, originally Jeremiah Bryant, who sold to the applicant ; claim dated 2lst-Septem. tier, 1840. John Espie, 60 acres, Cumberland, originally Thomas Wells, who conveyed to the applicant; claim dated 19th September, 184a .Roba«* Offlcer, 56 acres, Arundel, Monmouth, originally Botart Coi, »ho with others conveyed to James Hamilton; «Jaitn dated ist Ostober, 18*0. _ George Wise, 4 acres 3 roods 17 perches, New Norfolk, ori- ginally Stephen Howse, who assigned to George Panton, whose interest in the same was assigned by...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 280. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd October, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 280. Colonial Secretary's Office, 23rd October, 1840. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts, viz.- James Cains, Lady Nugent; Thomas Key, do ; Thomas Newman, do; William Shaw, do; John Smart, &nbsp; &nbsp; do; John Winrow, do; Thomas Williams, do; William Colmer, Lord Lyndoch; John Cruikshank, do; John Ford, do; William Shehay, Sir Charles Forbes; John Trethevie, Henry Porcher; James Wyburn, do. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 3 November 1840
0¡ SHIPPING. |g§ r'OR WILLIAMS TOWN, MELBOURNE, and V GEELONG, to sail immediately, the fine brig LORD MOB KVLT, G. SINCLAIR, commander, for the above ports. iLw implication for freight or passage is necessary to New Wharf, October 23. Willis, Oaiuiltt, & Co. FOR Freight or Charter.-The fine fa^t-sailinç I teak built brig SEA- HORSE, 206 tons register, rHARLESC. WHICKER, commander, now discharging , tim New Wharf. For particulars, apply to Captain Whicker, on board, or to ve&lt;ir Wharf, October 19. Kerr, Alexander, & Co. IlOR Freight or Charter.-The bark CLARINDA, I n j 2-16 tons. Apply to Messrs. Willis, Garrett, & Co., to the subscriber, who will not be answerable for any debts ""nimcted by his crew. ¿¡¡Wanted, o COOK and STEWARD, for the above Ki0c;0ber27. E. P. Gow. ïirANTED, Three COMPOSITORS, to whom ff liberal wages and constant employment will be given. Apply to the Printer. Courier Office, September 11._ W' ANTED, in a Clergyman's Family res...
FASHIONS FOR JULY. (From the London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion.) [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
FASHIONS FOR JULY. (From the London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion.) Pompadours watered, or satin, mousseline and batiste do barege with foulards, are favourite materials for summer wear : organdys brodies, prairie, and marbre muslin are most suitable for bals champêtre, dejeunées, fice. There is but little variation in the make of the dresses ; the corsages cut en V, continue in favour, with the sleeves moderately full, though tiirht sleeves are not without their advocates in Paris, and a kind of double sleeve bas been introduced ; flounces for demi-toilets, evening, or negli gees, but biais are often preferred to flounces or bouillons. Redingotes are made with crossing bodies and muslins, are often full-à la Vierge-trimmed with a broad lace, and ceinture of wide ribbon or taffetas scarf, with long fringed ends, encircling the waist, with noeud in front, and ends reaching to the feet. Many new pelerines and cannezous have appeared this season iu Paris, some buttoning up clos...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, 2nd November. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Monday, 2nd November. Nine disorderlies were fined this day, for drunkenness, Ss. each. Matthew Carlisle, assigned to Mr. Dyne, charged with insolence to his. mistress ; ordered ? to -receive 30 lathe's. Henry Rowe, assigned, charged with being out after hours ; ordered 3G lashes. Thomas Barin, assigned to Messrs. Ladds & Co., charged with stealing some mutton, the properly of.his muter; two years' hard labour in chains. Staunton Collins, charged on. complaint of Mary Ann Hill, with abusing and using obscene language to her, and threatening her ; bound over to keep the peace for ii» months, himself in £50 and two sureties in ¿30 each. Tuesday, November 3. Seven disorderly characters paid the fine of S». each "* drunkenness in the public streets. John Clark, assigned to Captain Mahon, charged by that gentleman with insolence, disobedience of orders,»«« making away with his clothing ; ten day»' solitary con- finement on bread and water. Hannah Brough...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, November 3, 1840. SALT PORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
COMiMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, November 3, 1840. SALT MUK. ?Required for the use of this dcpaitment, from 80 to I 40,0001 bs of primo Irish Salt Pork, subject to the usual con- ditions and board of survey on all salt provisions delivered to this department. I Tenders for the above will he received at this office, until I 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 11 thjnstant. _ I GEORGE MACLEAN, A.CG.
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, November 3, 1840. CONVEYANCE OF TROOPS TO ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, November 3, 1840. CONVEYANCE or TROOPS TO ENGLAND. Tenders will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 11th instant, for the conveyance to Gravesend, in a vessel provided with a surgeon, of 20 men, 10 women, and 15 children, of the 51st regiment. Inspecting officers will be appointed to report upon the eli- gibility of the ship for the service required, previous to any tenders being decided upon. The tenders must specify distinctly the rate demanded per bead for each individual, and the period the vessel will be ready to receive the troops on board. Provisions and medical comforts will be put on board by this department. The payment of one-half of the passage money will be made by a bill to be drawn by the Commissariat Officer on the Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy, London, on tbe embarkation of the troops, and the remainder on the produc- tion to the said Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy that the service has...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. This Journal is published cverg Tuesday and Friday. Adver- tisements intended for the 1'uesday's edition should be sent to the Courier Office by one o'clock on Monday ; and if for Friday, by one o'clock on Thursday. Parties should also notify the number of insertions required. Advertisements sent without such instructions will be inserted three times.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October 6, 1840. WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, October G, 1840. WHEAT. Notice.-The Commissariat Stores at Hobart Town and Launceston will not be open for the reception of wheat, (in terms of the advertisement from this office, under date of the 12th August lost.) after Saturday, the 10th instant inclusive. From that date wheat will be received at the rate of 7s Gd per bushel of 641bs, until further notice^ _ GEORGE MACLEAN. A.C.G.
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
CUSTOM HOUSE. Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Hobart I Town for the week ending 3rd November, 1840, inclusive : Barley, 330 bushels ; Oats. 190 ditto ; Flour, 31 tons. | Return of Grain and Flour experted from the port of Launceston for the week ending 31st October. 1840, inclu- sive :-Barley, 360 bushels ; Oats, 430 ditto ; Flour 4J tons. G. H. Barnes, Collector.
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
COLONIAL PRESS. Macquarie Hotel.-.This commodious building, which was erected we believe for the purpose to which it is at present adapted, has been recently fitted up in a very superior style, by Mr. Benjamin, as a Family Hotel. Such an establishment was much required in Hobart Town, for although every accom- modation for our " Country Cousins" is always ready at the " Ship," yet the arrangements at the Macquarie are more for the accommodation ot families, and we most sincerely wish that the spirited proprietor may meet with the patronage and en- couragement which his exertions so well deserve.-Colonial Times, November 3. Temperance Meeting-On Tuesday evening a meeting of &nbsp; the friends of the temperance cause, both tee-total and mode- rate, was held in the infant School Room, Frederick-street, pursuant to public advertisement. At seven o'clock the Arch- deacon of Bombay took the chair, and the business of the even- ing commenced. The speakers were the Venerable gentlem...
THE ROAD ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
THE ROAD ACT. A highly respectable meeting of the landholders of the district of Richmond was held at the Bush Inn, Rich- mond, on Friday last, the 30th ultimo, pursuant to a notice issued by Mr. Gregson, with the view of opposing the proposed Road Act, and petitioning against the third reading of the Bill now before the Council. The meeting, however, being one of a public nature, all persons whether for or against the Act, were invited to attend. On our arrival we found Mr. Luthrop Murray on his legs inveighing against the principle of the Bill. It was not only, he said, a land tax but a house tax, for what had the Legislative Council now done? They had gone from &nbsp; bad to worse. In addition to the acreable assessment of sixpence per acre, they had, with a view of further amendment, proposed an additional sixpence in the £1, upon the annual value of all bouses and tenements. The colony could not endure if-it would be intolerable and odious in the extreme, for who were t...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. No Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 6 November 1840
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Port of Hobart Town. No Arrivals. Departure».-November 3-the schooner Agnes and Elizabeth, 74 tons, Gardner, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 4-the bark Valleyfield, 343 tons, Goble, for Singapore, with sundries. 4- the schooner Agenoria, 129 tons, Hurst, for Port Phillip. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Imeardtfrom the 3d November ta the 6th November, 1840, inclusive. Per brig Adventure-40 hhds Burton ate, 28 casVs brandy, 56 kegs white Jead, 1200 staves, 287 kegs paint. 3 hhds lieer, Kerr, Alexander, & Co. ; IG hhds rum, C. Seal ; 30 barrels pork, 7 bales bacon, 30 cases beer, R. Jacomb ; 1 case British goods, 40 boxes soap,.I. Wilkinson ; 10 tierces tobacco, li cases Bri- tish goods, 81 boxes soap, 40 bundles rope, 4 bales sacks, 3 bales door mats, 6 casks linens and twines, II. Hopkins; 5 baskets wine, 1 hhd brandy, 7 bales refined sugar, 4 masts, B. Hopkins ; 3 cases. Sir John Franklin; 7 eases, It. Lewis; 39 coses Bri- tish goods, L. Nathan; 50 hhds bra...