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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. PROGRESS OF THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. PROGRESS OF THE COLONY. &nbsp; In our last we detailed at some length the progress of the colony during the past half-year as regarded its popu- lation, its revenue, and its commerce. On the first of these points we showed that in two years and seven months - since the 28th December, 1836, the date of the establishment of the province, its population had in- creased from 200 to 8250 souls ; that its revenue, con- sisting only of duties on spirits, wines, tobaccos, and publicans' licenses, amounted, for the last six months, to above £5000 ; and that the arrivals in Port Adelaide, for the same period, consisted of 99 vessels, 21,709 tons, equalling the entire amount of the last year's shipping in the province. We may add here as a fact worthy of notice, that it appears from the latest Tasmanian, a Ho- bart Town paper, that the number of vessels in the Der- went, at the date of its publication, was nine - their tonnage 2276. The average number of vessels in Por...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 September 1839
BIRTH—On Saturday, 14th instant, the Lady of H. M. Becher, Esq., of a daughter. DIED—On the 7th instant, aged 28 years, Martha, young- est daughter of Joseph Hone, Esq. She was buried on the 10th instant, at St. David's Burial Ground. At Brown's River, on the 10th instant, suddenly, Mr. J. Foley. The friends of the late Captain J. B. Lindsay are re- spectfully informed, that his Funeral will take place on Tuesday next, at 3 o'clock, from the old Ordnance Store, Old Wharf.
Meteorological Observations, From Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, at Hobarton, 2o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
Meteorological Observation», I From Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, or Hobarton, Qo'ClocheachDty J nar. Thur. Frl. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. 29 S 29 3 29 7 29 g 294 29 2 29 3 29.3 SO Wind. Variable North West West North West Ditto Ditto Ditto Velocity of the Wind. 10 14 60 30 45 60 70 Depth of Rain, 0.1 ineh»_ Sun rises, oh. 50m. Daylight begins, 4h. 35m. Length of day, 12h. 15m. Sun sets, 6h. lOm. ? Daylight ends, 7h.8W- ? Day Increases, 3h.*W' ? All Orders, Advertisements, or Communications, ,*tf^ fer this Paper, should tu forsnrdid. oaV/««««£J Editor of the Courier, early in the ?*». , ¿¿ Notiees and Adeettissnents «an be remised unta .'«¡otk ta Thursday Evening, after which *"_*jL tsouncemtnts, if uni, cannot appear until Is* **»?"» week. AOeNTS. Mr. IT. Dowuno. Éooksetier, Launctston. Mr. tsao, Bookseller, Georgs Street, Sfdnty, Mr. J. Burnham Mall. IO. Towsr Street* L**~ Printed and Pubtiskid ty tks Tr&prlelm,^nUt*È9t Ellimo», at IA« Cemritr Oßee,injMi* »Wfo. the parish of St. D...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
INDIA. The news received from the scat of war is not of a later date than that which we announced last week. We shall, however, in our next num- ber, furnish some interesting details of the state of the army at Kandahar. When we first perused the statement of circumstances relating to Major General Nott'i being remanded to his origiuul command of it biigadc in the army of the Indus, we were induced to think it an act of great injustice perpe- trated against that officer-but on giving a little more con- sideration to the subject, «e are inclined to doubt the cor- rectness of our first impressions. Feelingly alive to the interests of the Bengal anny, vic viewed the question with that bias which often, without one's perceiving it, hood- winks the judgment and malees us jump to a conclusion unsupported by facts, und we are fortunate if vvn perceive the imposition'before we peipctrate an act of injustice by promulgating the erroneous decision-the Major-General's complaints, ns we have se...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. In the case of Stephen v. Stephenson, which is reported at great length in the South Australian papers, a verdict was returned for the defendant, the jury, of whom Mr. Hall, the private ¡Secre- tary, was foreman, being of opinion that the al- teration in the original letter had been effected by Mr. Stephen. This opinion, they sait!, they had been enabled to form by the aid of three magnifying lenses. Mr. Stephen was about to leave for England.
THIS MORNING'S POST. Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
_*-aa_-_B_v-___-?-__?____?--vmbci THIS MORNING'S POST. Snipping Intelligence. Port of Launceston, arrivals. September 21- the brig Martha, 121 tons, Lancaster, from Svdncy, with rice, flour, and tea, Henty & Co., agents-one passenger. 21-the schooner Lowestoft, 114 tons, Allan, from South Australia, with 6 tons sugar, J. Griffiths, agent seven passengers. 21-the schooner Paul Pry, 56 tons, Bentley, from Port Phillip, with sundries, G. Fisher, agent-three passengers. 21-the schooner Kate, 62 tons, Birkenshaw, from Port Phillip, with sundtics, M'Donald, agent-one pas- senger. 24-the schooner Elizabeth, from Port Phillip-put into George Town from stress of weather. DEPARTURES. September 23-the bark Socrates, 152 tons, Cowton, for Sydney, J. Griffiths, agent-four passengers. 21-the cutter Water Witch, Rogers, for Port Sorell, Thomas, agent-two passengers. 23-the brig Brazil Parket, 172 tons, Milligan, for Port Phillip-forty-two passengers. 23-the schooner Sally Ann, 59 tons, San...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSURING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
AJMLAKACM., I AW» ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALIS FOR THI KKSUllfS WE«. I Sunday-September^.-Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity. CHURCH SSRVICI-rROHR LISSONS. Morning Lessons-Genesis, cb. 32-Acts, eh. 12 to v. 90. Evening Lessons-Daniel, cb. 32-Jude, v. 6 to v. 16. Monday-September 30. Moon's lost quarter, 34 minutes past 7 morning. Tuesday-October I. Anniversary of the opening of the London University, 1828. _ Wednesday-October 3. Sale-Water-side Allotments, Crafts, Dwelling-How», &c., on the premises. Battery Point-W. T. M** michael. General Sale, at his Mart-J. Wood. Thursday- October 3. Cad» surrenders to the French troops, 1823. Ftiday- October 4. John Duke of Argyle died, 1743. Saturday- October 5. Sale-Oil Casks, Draft and Bottled Ale, Window GlM Preserved Meats, &c, at the New Wharf-T. «. Lovra.
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 28, 18[?]9. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
lecas . ?..!?? - "?! iii &lt;m&lt; if ____-=--= TirüilSftAY EVENnw; SfíPTWífB«»' 28,1889. Tub Melbourne Administration is for the ?econd time restored1 to office. We men- tioned, a fortnight since, that the hopesof a Tory Administration had been frustrated, in conse- quence of the objection of the Queen to remove .orné of the female members of her household a condition upon which the Duke of Wellington and Sir Kobert Peel both insisted as a prelimi- nary to their resuming office. It will be seen by Un extract in another patt'of Our' paper to- whom more immediate reference was made-namely, the Marchioness of Normanby, and a sUter of Lord Morpeth's, both interested in the Irish policy of the Cabinet, upon which' question it was most likely Sir1 Robert Peel would have to encounter theseverest opposition. For the sake of » example? therefore, and suspecting so dan- gerous an influence near the throne, the Right fíonofafele Baronet thought proper to claim the rieht of exe...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, September 27.1839. (1 OVERNMENT NOTICEv No. 211,* Colonial IT Secretary's Office, September 25. The Lieutenant-Governor has approved of the appoint- ment of James Bell ion as an extra Pilot for the River Tamar. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. Í~ GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 212, Colonial T Secretary's Office, September 26. The Lieuter.ant-Governor has been pleased to appoint Captain Parker, 51st Light Infantry, to the Command of the Mounted Police. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. Í1 OVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 213, Colonial T -Secretary's Office, September26. Tlio Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to appoint Captain Parker, 51st Light Infantry, to be Aide-de-Camp te His Excellency. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. OMMISSAR1AT OFFICE, Hobart Town, ' September 23, 1839. OATMEAL. "Required, on account of the public service, from 4000 to 6000 pounds of Oatmeal, to be delivered in scund packages, and included in the cost price. ' Tenders for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
For london direct, i "£3U^ rs^HE fine fast Miling A 1 ship 771o ^CTgVffii -T- »at Äjrn'inn, E. M. Smith, com 3tk3e3^ mander, is how loading for the aWe ^jgmS& port, and will meet with quick dispatch, For freight of wool or passage« having superior accom- modations and carrying an experienced Surgeon, apply to the Captain on board, Askin Morrison, Esq., or Kb»*, Aumrbh, 6c Co. New Wharf, August 22. For Xtondon. 3jC?tai ^pHE fine fast sailing first class bark ^ESjivffe& J. Hindoo, J. L. Van Zuileoom, «f3K§KÎi2 commander, 310 tons register, having all 4Jg£Js3£r her dead weight and part of her light freight engaged, will have quick dispatch ; ha» 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. John Boyes. For Freight or Charter, "¿3Jifrvjt rTHHE schooner Induitry, 96 tons per .¿affîA'S-l ?* register, John Johnson, master. «öStgEjaö Apply on board to Ca...
QUARTER SESSIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
QUARTER SESSIONS Are Gazetted to be held as follows :— &nbsp; At HOBART ON—On Monday, 7th October. &nbsp; COURT OF REQUESTS. At CAMPBELTON—On Fridav, 4th October. At OATLANDS—On Saturday, 5th October. At NEW NORFOLK—On Wednesday, 2nd Oct. &nbsp; &nbsp; State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart- town, Sept. 24—Number assignable for Hobart, 21; do. for the interior, 27. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, September 20.—Number assignable, 14. A press of English news has compelled us to omit &nbsp; the Certificates of Freedom, List of Runaways, Alterations in the Police Department, and Assignments, this week.
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1339. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING. September 27, 1339. &nbsp; We perceive in this day's Gazette a notice hav- ing reference to the establishment of the new sys- tem of Education adopted under the superinten- dence of the Board. We understood that a report was first to have been published of the existing state of the Schools, the number of scholars, and their proficiency in the different branches of edu- cation in which they are instructed, with an ac- count of the condition and capacity of the masters, which might serve as a basis for future operations. These regulations are however, as we must sup- pose, framed with a due regard to the extent and local wants of the population of this colony-we mean more particularly in a statistical point of view, as to the number of children—being twenty in a township, and fifteen in a district-for whom a master or mistress may be claimed. There is a beautiful gradation of pence which may be weekly exacted by the instructors from the parents of ...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
SYDNEY. The Tea Trade_Bv the arrival of the Orwell from Sourabayo, we receive intelligence of the fact that the tea trade with Chitin is again going on ; and that in conse- quence many vessels lying at the port of Sourabaya have determined on prqeee'ding direct tor cargoes. Some bud already departed.-Commercial Journul, Sept. 4. Hool,- the reports of the state of the English wool mar- kets are not so favourable as tile season would have led us to expect. In May, the month immediately preceding shear-duy, the stock of wool is generally light ;.but this year appears to be an exception. flic trade is heavy, and prices have receded, but not to the extent that might have been expected from the extremely limited demand for goods. The next sales of colonial wools in London were not ex- pected to take place before the latter end of June; and it was feared that the expected arrivals from these colonies would not Improve the market -Sydney Monitor, Oil and Bone-London, May 10_Sperm, ¿t'93 Jos...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. September 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
I COM MISSION EUS' OFFICE. \ September 27. Notice Is hereby given, that the following claims for grants will be ready for examination by the Commis- sioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 28th day of November next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered: Gamaliel Butler, 23p., Hobart Town, originally J.& J. Solomon, who sold to Samuel Collings, who assigned the same to his creditors, whose trustees as- signed to the applicant.- Hounded on the south east by 62 links north easterly along Liverpool-street com- mencing at an allotment belonging to or in the occu- pation of J. & J. Solomon, now claimed by Catherine Wade, thence on the north east by 237 links north westerly along an allotment claimed by the executors of the late Dr. James Scott, thence on the north west by C1 links south westerly along an allotment belong- ing to or in the occupation of Johu Wood, and thence on the southwest by the aforesaid allotment ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
Servants Wanted. I ¥T7'ANTEDfor the Cornwall Hotel, Launceston, a i V T Waiter, a C'liainbennaid, and a Man Cook ; also a Young Woman as Nuisumaid. Apply to the undcr kigncd, nt his Commission Sale Booms, Collins-street, Hohirt Town. September 27. J. Woon. Situation Wanted, On the lil proximo, BY a Young Mun of considerable mercantile expe- rience, cither as Clerk or Salesman, in any re- spectable wholesale establishment. The advertiser has lieen nearly five years in his present situation, andean give the most respectable leferences as to character. If n s'tuation of trust, security will be given, if required. Ad- dress, C. D., CoiíNer-oflictí. September 27. Select Boarding School, GREEN PONDS. &nbsp; MR. M. PARKER begs leave to announce his in tention of opening a Select Boarding School, in Green Ponds, on the 2d of December next. The course of instruction will comprise reading, writing, geography, history. English grammar, elocution, arithmetic, book- keeping, Algebra, mat...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 September 1839
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. September 19-the ship Indus, Clarke, from Bombay, 15th. July, with 10,000 bushels wheat, 1200 baags rice and 200 chests tea-passengers, Archdeacon Jeffries and family, of Bombay. 23-the schooner Look-in, 71 tons, Murray, from port Phillip, 14th instant, in ballast. 23-the bark James, 359 toni, Todd from Sydney, 16th instant-passengers, Mr. W. Whitehead, Captain Matin- son, Mr. Creighton, Mr. Bloxland, Mr. White, Dr Lewis, and Thaka Thwiara (a New Zealander)-Willis Garrett, & Co , agents. &nbsp; 23-the schooner Adelaide, 93 tons, Smith, from Port Phillip, 20th instant-passenger, Thomas Norris-Willis, Garrett, & Co , agents. 25-the bark Wave, 345 tons, Goldsmith, from Lon- don, 2d June, with a general cargo. Bilton & Meaburn agents-passengers, Mr. Barnard, Mr. Roope, Mr. Her- ring, Mr. Walker, Mr. Cook, Mr. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett, Mr. Kowarzing, Mr. Seftwick. 25-the schooner Marian Watson, 146 tons, Blac...
THIS MORNING'S POST. Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 4 October 1839
THIS AIOItNING'S POST. Mripplnr Sntelllgwnce. Port of Launceston. AlUtlVALS. September 28-the bru Henry, 107 tons, Ruffle, from Port Phillip, in ballast, Trcgurth j, agent-five passengers. October 2 -the schooner i'erm-crunce, 45 tons,* ©ry- den,; from Port Phillip, with sundries, Eddie & .Co., agenU-three passengers,. '"[ '' DKFARTDRES. September 28-the schooner ¿fare, G2 tons, Bitkinshaw, for Port Phillip, Donald, agent-three passengers. 28-Hie schooner Mariner, 46 tons, Symonds, foi Port Phillip, A. Guillan, agent-two passengers. 28-the schooner Lowestoft, 114 tons, Allan, for South Australia, J. Griffiths, agent-four passengers. LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Port Phillip, per Henry, To-AIorrow, the 5th inst. To Poit Phillip, per Perseverance, on Alonday, the 7th instant. LAUNCESTON COUN MAHKET. Our wheat market has experienced a slight depression in consequence of the recent arrivals at Hobart Town. The stock of wheat of good samples, on band, on this side the island, is however ...
SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SITTINGS. Before His Honor the Chief Justice.—Trials by Special Juries of twelve. THURSDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER. Jacomb v. Ries. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 4 October 1839
SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SlTTINGS. Before His Honor the Chief Justice.- Trial* by Special Juries of twelve. Tau itsnay, 19th Sittemueii. Jacomb v. Ries &nbsp; The plaintiff in this action claimed ¿£500, as damages for the non-delivery of some wheat. The question ap- peared to be whether the defendant really contracted to supply it himself, or only acted as an agent to obtain it from his tenant. The jury believing the latter, found a verdict for the defendant. Patterson v. Kimberley and Lewis, Executors of Forbes. This was an action for use and occupation by Forbes, in his lifetime, and by the defendants, as executors since his death. The contract ceasing with the death of Forbes, it was admitted by the plaintiff's counsel that he could not charge the defendants in this form of action, as executors. The plaintiff failing in her proof as to the residue of the claim, (about £7 only,) was nonsuited as to this. Carter v. Archer. This was an action in which Air. Cat ter, of this town,...
Meteorological Observations, From Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 4 October 1839
Meteorolofie«! Obsenrsvttsns. I From Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, at Hobarton, 2 o'CloekeichM M D.w. Bar. Ther Thur. 29 8 Fri. Sat. 30 I 29 9 Sun., 29 4 Mon. 29 3 Tues. 29 1 Wed. 29 1 i Tem. 29.61 67 West Variable South North'West South Ditto Ditto Velocity of the Wind. 30 25 IS 5 A 10 25 »Depth of Hain, 0.7inchM^ Sun rises, ah. 45m. Daylight begins, 4h. 25m. Length of day, 12b. 30m. Sun sets, 6h. lum. : Daylight ends, ».*? Day increase* 8h-«a* J AllOrders, Advertisements, or CommUnicaHm,»^ for this Paper, should be/mtarded, àddrtsj»"^ Editor of the Courier, early tV the 'r*!"'lii «i Notices and Advertisements can be reta** «w« ^ .oWaei o* Thursday Evening, after »**f*./^¿i&lt; nouneemtnts, if sent, cannot appear until'»' - wuk. AGENTS. Mr. H. Dowtnco, . BeokstVtr, L***'**!!r, . Mr. Taoo, Bookseller, Gemv* Street, ff^^jj Mr. J. BtraniiaM Hau, 10, Ttwr Butti, "^l Gtm Printed and PttbttsMhutkeP^rttM^^^M Elustoii, «». the Ctmri$r.&lt;tfiee,*m:CaUuur^r^m th* parish of St. I>aw...