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Assignments. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
Assignments. &nbsp; From Prisoners' Barracks, Hobart-A. Kramer, W. T. Macmichael, A. Clark, J. Butler, G. Wise, W. Bar- nett, Major Kelsall, W. Wills, W. Archer, L. Pearson, J. Peevor, Major Lenon, J. Wilson, T. Lightfoot. From Launceston-R. Symonds, D. It. Parramore, Dr. W. Weymouth, Mackillop & Anderson, W. Hum- phreys, Jane Fawthrop, W. Griffiths, A. F. Rooke, \V. Jones, P. Dalrymple, R. .H. Sparks, T. Nowlan, J. Peck, Wild & Robbins, W. Capon, Silcock & Mills, John Limer, J. Stoneham, A. Peregalli, S- Thomas, W. Field, M. Williams, M. C. Friend, A. Newell, T. Dutton, II. Jennings, Jane Jordan, W." Frazier, S. Cox. From Richmond-C. Bonney, M¡ Johnson, A Laing, H. Morrisby, J- C. Dumas. From New Norfolk-W. Bradshaw, J. Clarke, G. Bilton. From Campbell Town-J. S. Hill, W. Hill, C. Thomson. From Oatlands-E. M. Horne, R. Harrison.
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
g^K^BBaa»jB»laW^agB»»gamiMMa^aB»aa^»C^alam^=b¿K^biai*a^jalw*^i>a w+-*M)* O&e 0«nrf¿T, THURSDAY EVENING, September 12, 1839. The Hindostan has arrived, bringing us later intelligence than that which has already reached us by the way of Launceston. In the present nicely balanced state of parties at home, the Tories can not keep their ground in Parliament, and there is no doubt that a dissolution will be resolved upon forthwith. The exhibitions of the Chartists-the pike and pistol men-the torchbearers and mid- night legislators, will add considerably to the support of the Tory party at the elections ; for it is a maxim very well understood in England, that; when bad men conspire good men should combine. The immediate cause of the retirement of ministers was the proposed abolition of the Con- stitution of Jamaica, op which the ministers had bp't a majority of ftvp, several pf the Radica} sec- tion having joined the opposition. Our speculations, however, have been inter- rupte...
HORSES FOR SALE. Hobart-town, September 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
HORSES FOR SALE. 1 Hobart-town, September 13. I NOTICE is hereby given, that on Friday next, the 20th instant, at 12 o'clock, will he sold by Mr. Macmichael, -at his Mart, in Liverpool-street, several Government Horses. H. M. Becher, a.s.c. &nbsp; Registry of the Supreme Court, September 11. Notice is here by given, that His Excellency JT ^ tk» I.ifinlpnunLGnVUPnor, halb trnnomittail lo the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, to be therein enrolled and recorded, pursuant to the 22nd section of 9 Geo. 4th, cap. 83, the under-mentioned laws or ordinances: Anno Tertio Victorio Regina;. No. 8.-An Act for making, erecting, and maintain- ing a Bridge across the River Derwent, in the Town- ship of New Norfolk, in the County of Buckingham. ?Passed the Legislative Council on the 5th day of . September, 1839. No/9.-An Act to remove doubts as to the Validity of certain Grants of Lands in Van Diemen's Land. Passed on the 7th day of September, 1839. W. SORELL, Registrar Supreme Court. Cu...
SUPREME COURT. Civil Sittings. Before His Honor Sir John Lewes Pedder, Knt., Chief Justice, and a Special Jury of Four. Tuesday, 10TH SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
SUPREME COURT. Civil Sittings. Before His Honor Sir John Lewes Pedder, Knt., Chief Justice, and a Special Jury of Four. Tuesday, 10th SrrTESiBEa. This was the first day of the sittings. No cases of any public interest were tried. The jury assessed damages in the following cases as under: Lindsay v. Bird, £401 9s 5d Lindsay v. Huskisson, £132 M'Donald v. Kingsbury, £37 Molloy v. M'Phail, £48 Os 3d Drury v. Cunningham, £120 17s 4d Jackson v. Host, £100. Wednesday, Uth Sn-TEMBEn. Dunkley v. Cleburne. This was an action brought to recover the sum of £ l8, the value of a sugar mill alleged to have been sold to the defendant. Mr. Attorney.General Jones appeared for the plnintifT, and called the plaintiff's shopman, who proved that he agreed to let Mr. Cleburne have the mill on trial ; that Mr. Cleburne agreed to return the mill in two hours ; and that it was also agreed, that if it were not returned in two hours, it was to bo considered a sale. Ten days or a fort- night afterwards, Mr. Cl...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
SYDNEY. The following ships left this place for various ports in India, and mostly for the avowed purpose of pro- curing cargoes of rice and grain for our consumption, within the last eight months, and may therefore be daily expected, viz-Lord William Bentinck, Renown, Lady Nugent, Maitland, James Pattison, Pero, Eliza- beth, Portsea, Boyne, North Briton, Charles Kerr, Lady M'Naughteu, Hope, Susan, Hebe, Frances Char- lotte, Potentate, James Lang, Planter, Royal George, Orwell, and Henry Wellesley. The master of the brig David, from South Australia, bound to New Zealand, has been compelled by a refrac- tory crew to put in here, with a view of getting the ring- leaders punished, but we fear he will be disappointed, as our maritime laws are defective. They manage these things better at Van Diemen's Land; there, well grounded complaints are punished by the tread-wheel and chain gang. But what is considered law in one colony, is held to be illegal in the other. The visitors at the signa...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 September 1839
Birth — At Port Arthur, on the 25th ultimo, the Lady of the Commandant, Captain Booth, 21st Fusiliers, of a Daughter. &nbsp; At Port Arthur, on the 19th ultimo, the Lady of the Chaplain, the Rev. J. Weatherstone, Wesleyan Mis- sionary, of a Daughter. Married — At the Manse, Hobart Town, on the 7th in- stant, by her Brother, the Rev. John Lillie — Ann Lillie, to J. F. Sloane, Esq. At Trinity Church, by special license, on the 7th instant, by the Rev. P. Palmer, Charles Bradbury, Esq., to Julia Speake, youngest daughter of the late John &nbsp; Coverdale, Esq., of Kedgeree, Bengal.
ALMANC[?], AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE INSUING [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
AliMAlvTAC-at, I AND ABSTRACT OP FUBLICSAtES FOR THX SNSBIK« WMÏ. I Sunday- Sépteroter 32-Seventeenth SundayafterTrinrty church «savio«-proper lkssomb. 'Morning Lessons-Esekiel, ch. 14-Matthew, ch. 23, Evening Lessons-üxéktel, cb. 18-1. Cor. ch. 7. Monday-September 23. Sale-Land in the District of York, at his Mart-W. T. Macmichael. Tuesdays-September 24. Sunderland Iron Bridge founded, 1703. ? ? ?? --» Wednesday-September 25. Sale-Faim at the Black Snake, at his Mart-J. Wood, General Sale, at his Mart-J. Wood, Thursday-September' 26. St.i Cyprian. Friday- September 27. Lord Wellington defeated Marshal Massena at Bu*" 1810. Saturday- September US. Sale-Farm at Glenarchy, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes Sale-Franklin Distillery, &c, at his Mart-T. «. Lawes. '
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
PORT PHILLIP. ' On Monday last, in pursuance of the'Act of Coun- cil,-' trustees for the Independent Chapel,'&c, werp duly elected; and on the next day, atone o'clock, these gentlenien.-together With a number of friends, assembled upon the ground granted to that body of Christians, for the líorpoié-oHáylhr the fir.« iT"1*' the first permatfent building ia ^toSL^tf devoted te divine Worship, \hfs oíder «í \ Pe,i», resting service waa as follows :- ** '«te. The Rev. W. Waterfleld gave out toe Ixl« j ti Or. Watts; then read portions ofVhe Ä«l appropriate to the trecasfoE, arid aiterwewu 6f Go» in prayer for a divine bktssingupdn tht a«««!?1««! Henry Hopkins, Eaq., of HoW-iOvtA*'1*' ceeded to lay the stone, after whick h* rUiî ' .*>. most energetic and Chrisliao-ílke addrL. "í"1» breathed a truly1 catholic spirit, and with »Li**"c!" present seemed most deeply impressed Th h 4" gentleman endeavoured to make bia andiene ?¥** importance of a strict regard for the Sahh.iï'îvtiu! ...
Meteorological Observations, From Sept. 12 to Sept. 18, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
Meteorological Observations, From Sept. 12 to Sept. 18, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock eath Day. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Mean Tem. 30 1 30 0 29 9 29 8 29 5 29 6 29 2 29.8 55 Ther South Variable North East North Variable North West Ditto Velocity of the Wind. .5 01 20 15 20 10 Weather. Depth of Rain, 0.1 inches. Sun sets, 6h. 0m. Daylight ends, 7h. 20m. Day increases, 3h. 15m. Note.-An Aurora Australis was visible on Sunday Sun rises, 6h. 0m. Daylight begins, 4h. 40m. Length of day, 12h. 0m. evening last. All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, ii **U*' u uraer*, ssavernscmznjB, vr ««»?»»"--i - .y for this Paper,, should be forwarded, addressed tog* tf the Courier, early in &lt;*« . «*«*? l.rZ and Advertisements eons be received «»"""* on Thursday Evening..after which &lt;«**'T\ neate, if sent, cannot appear .until the «a»»"'" Editor Notices and o'clock nouncemtnts¡ week. ' Agents. .Mr. H. Dowtixo, Bookseller,Lauuusten. Mr. Taoo, Bookseller, George Strt*t,...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 20, 1339. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
glfrg Cflaiytgy» FRIDAY EVENING. September 20,1339. There are governments de facto ana de jure; there are also governments depending upon popu- lar will, which " a breath can make as a breath has made ;" but the govermentof this colony defies all human calculation as to the particular founda- tion whence it derives its support, or even main- tains its existence. It is indeed sui generis-as original, and apparently as indigenous, as the kan- garoo which springs about amidst our solitary woods. It carries a bag too, wherein it stows away its offspring in the shape of despatches, a glimpse of which is occasionally allowed to visit us through the dimly-lighted columns of the 'Tiser, that stands foster-father to diminutive scrapä and shavings of intelligence- such as the whereabout of "storms"-the construction of a new jetty-or the progress of poesy evinced in a sublime invocation to the "rare old whale." " Misfortunes," it is said, " make us acquainted with strange bedfellows;" and it m...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING[?] SEPTEMBER 19, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
?i)t éijtvtvisu THURSDAY ÈVENING^SeptÈmbêr 19,1839. - We subjoin »letter of that distinguished phi- losopher, Sir John Herschel, on the establish- ment and conduct of the Schools at the Cape of Good Hope, referred to in a former number, in which we gave the plan submitted in consequence to the Legislative Council by the Governor of that colony. It is a document well worthy the atten- tion of onr government, abounding as it does in sound practical views untainted by any spurious speculation. And in. the first instance, we would impress upon.1 those in authority' here, the expe- diency as well as policy of establishing a central authority, different from that constituted by ' the Board,' of united sects and no sects which at pre- sent holds undivided sway over the destinies of the rising generation. It is not that the members of which it is composed are not all excellent men in their different walks of life, but the attention which such a subject claims is too much for their 'occupati...
ENGLISH NEWS. STATE OF CRIME IN ENGLAND. (Abridged from the Morning Chronicle.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
ENGLISH NEWS. STATE OF CRIME IN ENGLAND. ( Abridged from the Morning Chronicle. J We have before us the first Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire as to the best means of establishing an efficient constabulary force in the counties of England And Wales ; and most important information it certainly fur- nishes with respect to a very large proportion of our population-the criminals. It is stated, p. 180 " That there is on average of upwards of 100,000 com- mitments annually to the gaols, of the able-bodied popula- tion of England and Wales, for criminal offences; that there are from 11,000 to 20,000 persons constantly in the criminal gaols, of which number a large proportion are persons known as living wholly by habitual depredation ; and, from inquiries made in a large number of the indi- vidual cases of prisoners confined for theft in these gaols, we find that, on the average, such prisoners, in the rural districts, where there is no trained constabulary, have been at la...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
Wanted, BY a Young Man of considerable mercantile^ cxpe pcriencc, cither as Clerk or .Salesman in any respectable wholesale establishment. The advertiser has been nearly five years in his present situation, and can give the most respectable references as to character.^ If n situation of trust, security will be given, if required. Address C. D., Coiirier-oflioe. Sept. 20. Port Ftoillip. I AN individual, who can command .£200 in cash, and who can have respectable testimonials, is desirous of becoming a ¡corking partner in a sheep speculation ; he would superintend the whole himself, and as he is strong and healthy, would not mind any exertion or fatigue that might be necessary for the good of the concern. Letters (post paid) addressed to A. B., at the Courier Office, will be punctually attended to. September 19. One Found Reward. LOST, a solid Gold Rinc, with a shield on which is engraved a Lion rampant. Whoever will bring the same to the Courier Office, shall receive the above Howard...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 20, 1839. Disallowance of 2 Vict. No. 4. A PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
TBS GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPrEMBsn 20, 1839, Disallowance of ¡2 Virt. No. 4. A PB O CLAMA TI ON. WHEREAS Her Majesty bath been pleased, through the Most Noble the Marquis of Nor- manby, one of Her Majesty's frincipal Secretaries of State, to signify to me Her Majesty's disallowance of the Act of this Island, intituled " An Act to enable the Colonial Treasurer for the time being to exercise the functions of Collector of Internal Revenue," I, the Lieutenant-Governor, do therefore, by this Proclamation, notify and publish the said disallowance accordingly. Giren under my Hand and Seal, at Gorernment 'House, Hobart Town, this 17&lt;A day of Sept., ?1839. JOHN FRANKLIN. By His Excellency's command, M. Forstt.r, Colonial Secretary. (1 OVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 205, Colonial W Secretary's Office, September 17. The Lieutenant. Governor has been pleased to appoint John Gregory, Esquire, (Colonial Treasurer,) to be .'Collector of Internal Revenue. By His Excellency's command, M. FORST...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
For ¡London direct. THE fine fast sailing A 1 ship Tho- mas Harrison, E. M. Smith, com- mander, is now loading for the above _ port, and »ill meet with quiok dispatch. lor freight of wool or passage, having superior accom- modations and carrying an experienced Surgeon, apply to the Captain on board, Askin Morrison, Esq., or Kekk, Alexander, & Co. New Wharf, August 22. For Xionden. THE fine fast sailing first das» bark Hindoo, J. L. Van Zuilecom, commander, 310 tons register, having all _ her dead weight and part of her light freight engaged, will have quick dispatch ; hat excellent accommodation for passengers, and carries an experienced Surgeon. For freight of wool or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to New Wharf, August 22. Jons Botes. For Froigbt or Charter, THE bark Fortitude, 255 tons per register, J. C. Wilson, master after having discharged her cargo. Apply on board to the Captain, or to Willis, Garrett, it Co. New Wharf, September 19. SSSSSSSSSSSSSSmSmSm^...
SURVEY OFFICE, September 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
SURFE y OFFICE, September 29. APPLICATION having been made for an alteration in Vo. 10 of the Hamilton Roads, advertised on the 19th June 1633-Notice is hereby given of the same, in order that any person having any reasonable objection thereto, may have an opportunity of representing the same to the Surveyor-General, in writing, on or before the 20th day of October next, until which day the said alteration will not be finally confirmed, viz. After passing throtrgh Mr. Trlffitt's grant, to continue In a northerly direction through the estate of Kenmere, along the line formerly advertised ; thence to continue in an easterly and nearly straight direction through the home- stead of the Kenmere-estate to the Kenmere or Native Hut Rivulet; and thence in a north-easterly direction through part of the land formerly located to Mr. Charles Abbott, (now supposed to be the properly of Mr. W. S. .Sharland) to the road leading through Glendhu and other properties to Abrlborotuch. brine in fact th...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. The hon. Robert Gouger, Colonial Secretary, is ap- pointed a Justice of the Peace for the Province. Thomas Taylor, Esq., is appointed by the Governor a Notary Public for the Pruviuce. The Torrens.-The public ought to he cautious in crossing the river in its present state. Crossing by trees is dangerous ; and the fords, from the strength of the current, and the shifting nature of the bottom, are also unsafe. By the bridge, is theteforc the safest and easiest manner of crossing. The Colonization Commissioner have appointed Mr. \V. Broemhead to be Surgeon.Superintendent. General, residing in Loudon. Boyle Travers Finniss, Esq., is appointed Deputy Surveyor-General for the Province, by the Resident Commissioner. There ure at present two carpenters, two labourers, four shoe.makers, a bricklayer, a blacksmith, four single women, and seven boys unemployed iu the Emigration depot. The Murray -A rough chart of the soundings of the River Murruy, from its mouth to Lake Alexand...
THIS MORNING'S POST. Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
THIS MORNING'S POST. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Shipping Intelligence. Port of Launceston. Arrivals. September 16-the bark Socrates, 152 tons, Cowton, from South Australia-three passengers. 16 -the schooner Sally Ann, 59 tons, Sanders, from Portland Bay-seven passengers. 18 -the brig Brazil Packet, 172 tons, Milligan, from Port Phillip, Henty & Co., agents, with 210 sheep and &nbsp; 2 calves -five passengers. Departures. &nbsp; September 17 -the schooner Tamar, 117 tons, Bell, for Sydney -five passengers. Launceston mails. To Port Phillip, per Brazil Packet, To-Morrow, the 21st instant. To Sydney, per Socrates, on Monday, the 23rd instant. LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. There is no alteration in the corn market -and we hear nothing doing. -Launceston Advertiser.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
Shipping XnteUtgenee. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. September 15-the bark Britomart, 242 tom, Mut from Port Phillip, 5th September, with 40 bullock» uj 400 sheep. Watson, agent-passengers, Messrse-fcj«, Brown, Austin, Sherrat, Muir, Field, Throp, Allen' Goodwin, Bawling, hnd Presncll. ' 15-the cutter Mary, 56 tons, Rowland, from Launces- ton, E. P. Robinson, agent, in ballast. 15-the brig Carolins, 157 tons, Woodin, from M«m. tius, A. Morrison,agent, with sugar. 16—-the ship Fortitude, 255 tons, Hilson, from London 24th April, with merchandize—passengers, Mrs. John Wilson, Mrs. H. Wilson, Mrs. Grantham, Mr. T. Wil- son, Mr. D. Smith, Mr. J. Lucas, Mr.R. P. Bowen, &nbsp; Mr. Thompson, and Mr. Nuthall. &nbsp; 17—the ship Trusty, 365 tons, Jamieson, from Canton, 12th June, with tea—passenger, Mr. Barnett. 19—the schooner Agnes, 50 tons, Gray, from Port Phillip, 13th instant, M'Pherson, agent. &nbsp; DEPARTURES. Septemberl2-the bark Cru*a&lt;fcr,260 tons, M'DonaW...
SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SITTINGS. Before His Honor the Chief Justice, and a Special Jury of twelve. MONDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER. Bisdee v. Loane. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
SUPREME COURT. &nbsp; Civil Sittings. Before His Honor the Chief Justice, and a Special Jury of twelve. Monday,16th September. &nbsp; Bisdee v. Loane. This was an action brought to recover the sum of £75, which bad been paid by the plaintiff to the defendant, for the purchase of some land, upon an agreement, that if the Secretary of State should reject Mr. Loane's application for the land, that the money was to be returned with in- terest. The Colonial Secretary's letter to Mr. Loane was put in, informing him that as he had neglected to make his application to the proper offficers here, the Secretary of State had thought it unnecessary to take his claim into consideration. Mr. Horne, for the defendant, objected to the receipt of this evidence, and contended that the Secretary of State's Despatch should be produced, but His Honor held, that as the Court had no power to compel the production of this, the other evidence was admissible. The jury found a verdict for the p...