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Bardy's London Shipping List, APRIL 26, 1839. For New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
tharbg's 1Lonbon stlpping 'i1it, APrat. 26, 1839. For New South Wales. Blenheim,.375 tons, (convicts), Grey, from Deptford, April 24. Melrose, 300,Nicholson, April 29. Sulton, 327, Poole, May 1. Lady Raffles, 700, Hight, from Plymouth, May 1. Caroline, 400, (Government stores,) Ander son, May 2 Duncan, 644, Wardle, May 5. Neptune, 644, Ferris, from Gravesend, May 13 Letitia, 400, Cauzier, May 15. Christina, 320, Birkett, May 15. Piscator, 130, Duncan, May 21. Australasian Packet, 300, I. D. Nicholls, from Gravesend, June 3. Amelia Thompson, 550, Dawson, from Ply mouth, June 10. Kinnear, 400, Mallard, June 25. Hobart Town. Wave, 340,'Goldsmith, May 10. Miranda, 322, Hayes, May 15. Blake, 560, Etsholby, May 20. Layton, 513 (convicts), Austin, May 28. Mary Ann, 394 (convicts), May 28. Launceston. Bulina, 260, Waddell, May 25. Port Phillip. William Barras, 272, Norrie, May 29. Sout/h Australia. Recovery, 413(H. M. Commissioners), John son, May 6. Dumfries, 468, Thompson, May 20. Anna Ro...
Van Diemen's Land. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Van Diemen's Land. HoBART Town MARKeTS, Ava. 13.-A: fall of one halfpenny in the 21b. loaf has taken place, but no corresponding fall has takeri place in flour or wheat, the latter' has been bought at 18s. 3d., and for some very superior 20s. has been asked, but no buyers. Other articles at last quotation. WValker's Mill. Fine flour £44, seconds £42, thirds £40 per ton; oatmeal 44s. per cwt.; pollard 2s. 6d.. bran 2s. 3d. per bushel of 201bs. New Wharf. -Wheat 18s., English barley 7s. 6d., Cape do. 6s. 6d., loosp hay £7, pressed do. £8, straw £3, paottoes £12 to £14, coals 28s. to'3Os., she -oas 12s., gum 10s. per ton.-Colonial Times. The Education Board is remodelled. It now consists of Captain Forster, Mr. Kerr, Captain Swan~ton, Mr. M'Lachlan, Mr. Jones, (soli. citor General,) Mr. Fraser, (Sheriff,) and Mr. Sorell. The Lieutenant Governor expresses his wish that all classes should receive, the instruction suitable to their wants. His BEx. cellency again adverts to the importance ...
Mechanics' School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Mechanics' School of Arts. On Friday evening, Mr. William a'Beckett delivered a Lecture, in continuation of the series on Poetry. The Theatre of the School of Arts was crowded with ladies and gentlemen, and His Excellency the Governor and Lady Gipps, honored the Lecture with their presence. His Excelleucy was in uniform. and looked re markably well. On Mr. a'Beckett's entrance, he was warmly greeted. His Excellenny was also received with two or three rounds of ap. plause. The works of the Poets under review, were those of Collins, Goldsmith, Cowper, Burns, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the two Bayley's were also brought forward, as examples of the maukishness and silliness of the namnby-pamnby, niminzi.piministyle of modern versilication,which was illustrated by numerous ridiculous speci. mens train their respective muses; together with an original imitation, describing the pal pitations and sorrows of a young lady from Wol longong, anticipating a visit from a young gen tleman with who...
Vessels expected from England. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Vessels expected from England. The Christina, Captain Birkett, was laid on in London for Sydney. The brigantine yacht Piscator, 130 tons, was to have sailed on the 21st of May, for Sydney, touching at Hobart Town and New Zealand. The ship Thomas King, Captain Mouner, was laid on in London for Sydney direct. The ship Henry, Captain Walmsley, was advertised for Sydney. The Thomas Laurie, Captain Price, was advertised for Port Phillip at London. The Gratitude, Captain Robertson, was advertised for Hobart Town at London. The ship Captain Cook, Captain Johnston, was advertised for Hokianga River, New Zea land, to sail from London on the 15th June. The Bengal Merchant, Captain Campbell, was advertised for New Zealand, to sail on the 1st July, from London. The Chieftain, Captain flow, cleared out words, in ballast, for the South Seas, on the 7th May The Nimrod, Captain Marsh, sailed from Aberdeen on the 4th May, for Sydney. The Tory, Captain Chaffers, sailed from Deal, on the 6th May, for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
IRONMONGERY STORE AND IRON WAREHOUSE, John Hloldswortlh, IN returning thanks to his Friends and the Public generally, for the un bounded patronage and support he has received since his commencement as an Ironmonger, embraces the opportunity to inform them, that he has just received his second supply of And that he can now offer them the best selected Stock in the Colony amongst it will be found an excellent assortment of (LSgriulttural I~:tplentents, ronsi0tilg of Norfolk Ploughs Suffolk ditto Kent ditto Lancashire ditto Spades, ten kinds Shovels, iron Ditto, .wood Harrows, single and double Hames, leader and thiller Traces Bullock Chains Axes, eight kinds Bill Hooks Scythes BY Sickles Hand and cross-cut Saw Files Pit Saw Files Adzes Stout Chisels and Gouges Fencing Augurs Paling and Shingle Throws Splitting Wedges Maul Rings Hammers Yokes and Bows Timber and Dray Chains Iron Pots Knives for Slaughtering Pole Axes Cross-out Saws Pitt and Hand ditto Sheep Bells Mill-stones Grind-ston...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
CONCERT. Under the Distinguished Patronage OF LADY GIPPS, LADY DOWLING, LADY O'CONNELL, Mrs, lBeaai clomeon, szc., Src., Sc. MISS FERNANDEZ, Pianist, Pupil.of CRAt,?? anl ofMoscnHLES, has the honour to announce that her CONCERT will take place in 'the Old Court House on THURSDAY, the 19th SePrspI~EI, when she will be assisted by the PrincipalMdisical Talent in the Colony. Particulars will be duly advertised. Tickets may be had of Miss FERNANDEz, at Mr. Simpsost's. 1, Terry's Biildings,,Pitt-street, North. Sydney, Sept. 3d, 1830. aentrvaI ftcaui $ Naigaton COMPANY. &nbsp; TlH E 'MarTLAND.ategmlpacket will leave the Commercial Wharf, every Weds nesday and- Saturday "evening, at eight o'clock, for Morpeth-and leave, on her return to Sydney, every Tuesday and Friday morning, at eig ht o'clock. The WzLL?A IrV. sterimspacket will, after this, week, snmake the following trips :~ To Wollongong, every Monday and Fridayn evening, at eight o'clock. From- Wollongong, on her return to Sy...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
(From the Adrertiser.) The negotiation for a new ministry isat .a end. The cause is a personal iunsult to our young Queen by Sir Rbertn Peel, and, strange to say, authorized by the Duke of Wellingtori. Every oflice in the state-every place in thla househoid, held by any member of parliament ; or by any person of political influencr, was placed at the disposal of Sir Robert Peel. But not content with this,sacrifice, sanctioaed by our oonstitutional principles, though never freely or completely granted by her grandfatiher and uncles, and in truth never exacted, from them to its full extent-the Queen was ree quired to sacrifice to the vanity of tile Tory I?. dies, or to the rapacity of their lordsand-hul betdid, all the ladies in attendance one hbr pers son. In otlier words, a young Queen,. twenty years of age, who has lived for two years withl friends, whose affeotions she has gained, and-to whom she was warmly attached, was abitiptll called upon to ensconce herself'among pers who hav...
European Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
European Intelligence. THE Calcutta, Cornwall, and Park field, which arrived yesterday from England, have brought news up to the 15th, of May. The following extracts contain some of the most important particulars : (From the Sun.) It is reported that the Tory administration is nearly completed, and will be gazetted to-mor row, One thing is certain, that Sir Robert Peel went op to Buckingham Palace this afternoon, to lay the arrangements in progress before Her Majesty. The following are the members of the new Government, so far as report goes in well in formed quarters: Sir Robert Peel-First Lord of the Treasury, and Chancellor of the Eachaequer. The Duke of Wellington-President of the Council. Lord Lyndhturst-Lord Chancellor Earl Aberdren-Secretary of State, Foreign Department. Lord Stanley-Ditto for the Colonies. Sir James Graham--Home Department. Sir Fredrick Pollack--Atturney General. AMr. Cresswell -Solhcitor-Genernl. The Duke of Beaufort--Lord Chamberlain. Ball of Wilton--Lord ...
Legislative Council. TUESDAY AUGUST 27, 1839. (Continued from our last Number.) [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Legislative Council. TUESDAY AuGUST 27, 1839. (Cantinued from our last Number.) The Chief Justice sad,. that it was with. diflidence he rose to express his opinion on a subject of such vital importance to the corn munity, after t? eloquent address of the. bishop, particnlariy as his attentioui to the tilinies of the high and important situation wsliibflle -bad the honour to fill, haid prevented his giving that attention to the subject which it merited. He had first, however, to thank His Excellency, in common with the rest of othe'members, for tihe liberality with which he (His Excellency) was pleased to say he would unot be offended if mnembers voted against him; nevertlleless, he shouli' have come prepared 'tlitl a conscientious 'and independent judg ment. (Hear, hear, hear.) At present, they had only one side of thie question (upon which they were called on to decide,) before them, unless this Excellency be considered the other; le therefore thought the Council not in a situation...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
IMPorrTRD BULLS.-WVe understand, that R. Dacre, Esq., sold two Durham Bulls, imported by him in the Achilles, for 2001. each, on T'hursday last. 'llhomas Cadell, Esq., of Queen's Place, was the purchaser. STraAI.-At a General Meeting of the Illawarra Steam Company, on the 27th instant, it was resolved to form a " General Steam Packet Company," by uniting the Bisbane Water and llawarra Companies into one. The capital of the Company was fixed at 50,0001., in 1000 shares of 501. each, with the usual power to increase the same. The first meeting of tlhe " GeU neral Steam Packet Company," was held at their oflices yesterday. "THe Poo, BLACKs."-[An epithet of scorn and derision used by that just and humane friend of the ignorant, the Sydney Herald]--Extract of a letter from lVollonu gong, dated 26th instant, to a gentleman in Sydney. ' A curious scene took place here yesterday-five bushrangers have been committing depredations for the last five or six weeks, and have been the terror of th...
Port Essington. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Port Essington. &nbsp; The last accounts from Part Essington re- presents the satisfactory progress of that infant settlement. A Government House, Church, Military Barracks, Gaol, and several houses have been already erected; a good wharf has been constructed, and other important public works are in progress. Some new rivers have been discovered, one of which is repre- sented as being sufficently broad and deep to allow a vessel to stand upon a tack for an hour. The country is said to produce abun- dent pasturage for cattle, and fruit of several descriptions, but the heat is excessive. The natives were peaceable, and had established a friendly intercourse with the Malays, who occasionally trade with the coast. The Gilmore, now discharging at the Queen's wharf, has been again chartered by Govern- ment, to proceed to Port Essington with stores. She sails in company with H. M. Ship Alligator.
Sydney Relief Association. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
On Saturday last, a deputation from the Association for the relief of the poor, composed of Messrs. Allan, Bourne, and Captain Innes, waited on this Excellency the Governor, who was pleased to order the issue from the stores of 200 bags rice, at prime cost for distribu- tion ; and, in consequence, a meeting of the Committee is appointed at the stores, Mac- quarie-place, to-morrow (Wednesday,) to take into consideration the propriety of calling in the tickets at present out, and altering the allowance by the reduction of the quantity of bread, and improving its quality, and issuing an increased allowance of rice and other arti- cles to supply the deficiency of bread.
Varieties. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
PUNNING.--" You will excuse me for not making room for you, Sir," said a gen tleman of the Press, at the Mechanics' School of Arts, on Friday evening, to ano ther gentlemen, who had come in late.-" I should do so, but I am making notes."' ' Making notes" exclaimed an eminent so- licitor on the other side; ' beware of the fate of Tommy, the Banker !" " Well," said the Reporter, correcting himself; " I am taking notes-will that do I" " No," replied the Lawyer." that's a felony I" A NovEL NEWSPAPrea.--Since lbe 15t1 of March last, a weekly newspaper for the 'blind has been established at Palermo in Sicily. .It is entitled 11 Consolutore dci Ci'chi. The eItters in which it' is printed are in relieve, so ithat they are read by the blind passing their finlgeri over the lines. The benevolent editor is AI. Guardalagin, Rector of St. Atbanaslus. Pitercous MRTAss.--The exportation of precious metals during the week before the 8th of May, according to official returns, consisted of--175,120:ou...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
ARRIVALS. &nbsp; Aug. 28.-The Tigress, brig, 192 tons, Wil- liams, from South Sea Fishery, left Sydney, October 26, 1837, with 900 barrels sperm oil. Agents, Hughes and Hosking. 30--The Eleanor, barque, 752 tons, Griffin, from Calcutta, May 6, with 1200 bags wheat, 400 bags rice, 618 bags sugar, 200 bags ginger, and 68 packages of limes. Agents, Hughes and Hosking. Sept. 1.- From London, having sailed the 12th May, the barque Cornwall, Captain Cow, with 374 government emigrants under the su- perintendence of Dr. King, R.N. Passenger, Captain Lewis. Sept. 1.-From. London, having sailed the 27th May, the barque Calcutta, Captain Ross, with merchandise. Passengers-Mr. Conway, surgeon, and lady, Mr. Croker, Mr. Homer- sham, Mr. Sewell, Mr. and Mrs. Scott, Mr. Campbell, Mr Coventry, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Groves, Mr. Cost, Mr. Masse, Mr. Darlot, Mr. Barry, Mr. Purferoy, Clr. Humfrey, Mr. R. Still, Mr. J. Still, Mr. Preddy, and four in the steerage. Sept. 1.-From London, having left the D...
THE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
TILE Australasian Chronicle. Sydney: TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 1539. " ------ Be just and fear not ; Let all the ends,thou aim'st at, be thy country's Thy God's and truth's SHAKESPEARE. RESIGNATION OF THE PEEL MINISTRY.-The Parkfield, which arrived on Sunday last, has brought the rather startling intelligence, that the Tory Cabinet, after having been almost completed, has been compelled to re linquish office; and that Lord Mel bourne is again at the head of affairs. Sir Robert Peel, it seems, had de manded of the Queen the power of removing some of the ladies of her household, and appointing others in their room. The Queen, with great propriety, resisted such an application, and Sir Robert finding, besides, some difficulty in forming a Cabinet to his satisfaction, tendered his resignation. Upon this, the Queen requested Lord Melbourne to resume office, to which request he had acceded. We trust the Whig Ministry will see the necessity of taking a more de termined and straight-forward course ...
Patriotic Association [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
Patriotic Association On Monday last, the Committee of the Pa triotic Association met at the Royal Hotel, to take into consideration the best means of re covering the Treasury Bill for £500, which was lost in transmission to England, and to transact other business. We are assured that this Asso ciation is now carrying on its silent but important operations, with every prospect of obtaining, at no distant day, that amelioration of our institu tions which the experience of every day proves to be more and more desirable and imperative.
To our Agents and Subscribers. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
To our agents and Subscribers. We continue to send a few extra copies to our country friends and agents, that new subscribers may have access to the early numbers; but this we will continue to do only for a very limited time, and we beg that we may be put in possession of complete lists at soon as possible. New subscribers should state whether they wish to have the numbers from the commencement. A Gentleman, whose name by some mistake had got into our list of Subscribers, having intimated that he is no Subscriber, we beg to request any person to whom our Paper is sent against his wish, to make known the fact to our Publisher. We are not under any necessity, nor have we any inclination, to force a circu lation. We have only been a few weeks in ex istence, and our circulation is already nearly double that of some the oldest Sydney Journals.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
(From the Morning Chronicle.) When we last addressed our readers we naturally concluded that, as the Queen had em- powered Sir Robert Peel to form an adminis- tration, the Tories would possess themselves of the government as a matter of course. The country will be not a little astonished to learn that the Peel administration is already at an end.................................... ..We have never understood that ministerial responsibility extended to the affections and domestic enjoyments of the Sovereign. Occa- sionally, indeed, our Sovereigns have contended for the nomination of the higher officers of the household, and ministers have sometimes yielded to the personal wishes of the Sovereign, and at other times insisted on their right to these appointments ; but this, we believe, is the first time that a minister contended that the Sovereign should be a perfect automaton in his hands, and consent to be placed in personal durance. We protest, in the name of the coun try, against th...
The London Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 3 September 1839
The London Markets WAKEFIELD WOOL MARKET.-The state of our market still continues heavy on the whole, but some holders having submitted to a trifling reduction in the price of long wool, has caused a deal more business to be done than for some weeks previous ; in other descriptions of wool there is no variation.--Cork Chronicle. May 7. OIL.--Per tun of 252 gallons, imperial, whale, Greenland, without casks, ,f3 ; cod, in casks. £31 10s ; aral, pale, £30 1Os to £31; yellow and brown. £25 to £28 ; sper* nmaceti, 1st quality, £92 to fO04; whale, South Sea, £24 0l to £26 15t, in casks ; linu seed, per cwt., 26s 6d ; rape, pale, per owt. 42s to 42s 6d ; ditto brown, ditto, 41s to 42s 6d ; Linseed cakes, per owt, £13 10; Rape. seed cake, per tun, £7 7s ; Uil of Vitrol, per lb., lid.