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PRINCE NAPOLEON LOUIS BUONAPARTE. (FURTHER FARTICULARS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
PRINCE NAPOLEON LOUIS BUONAPARTE. (FURTHER FARTICULAHS.) Generals Montholon and Voisson and Count Mersonan at- tended the Prince ; the former, after giving up his sword, was shot at and severely wounded. He, with others, had got down from the column on to the sands, and they were launching the life-boat in order to efTect their escape. One of the officers met with au Englishman on horseback on tha sands and put a pistol to his body, and desired him to dis- mount and give up his horse, which the gentleman did. The officer immediately mounted and rode away, but he was closely pursued by the gendarmes, and captured a few miles before he reached St, Omer, brought back, lodged in the citadel, and the bam taken to Gregory'« livery stables. Several others of the party were brought m in the course of the day, who had secreted themselves imong the standing corn, lhe steam-packet brought in with her a handsome green travelling carriage and i caravan, which contained all the mili- tary dresses...
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. 1st December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. lit December, 1840. The following Ship Letters having been put into the upaid box since the 1st ultimo, are lying in this office for the Sea postage :- I Mrs. W. H. Thomas, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Eng- land; Mrs. John Youd, London; Mr. James Murphy, Flurry's Bridge, Ireland; Miss Longford, Melbourne, Port Phillip; Mr. William Emery, ditto. ST. JOHN E. BKOWNF, PostmRsler.
AUDIT OFFICE. 9th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
AUDIT OFFICE. 9th December, 1840. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial &nbsp; Treasury for payment between the 2nd of the current month and this date : John K enmure, repairs; J. and T. Corbett, ironmongery; R. Scott, ditto; F. Spencer, timber; W. H. Glover, coroner's &nbsp; fees; D. Mill, medical attendance; Thomas Archer, supplies; W.M. Grayling, ditto; Kennedy Murray, farriery; W. H. Ellis, supplies; J. Martin, ditto; W. Osborne, light; G. F. Goble, furniture; L. Moon, ditto; D. Hubert, stores; John Matheson, cartage: J. Kirk, ditto; Francis Spencer, pine; S. A. Tegg, a lock; W. Rout, ironmongery; P. M'Ardell, charcoal; W. Farrell, ditto; Edward Moore, piles; W. Cleary, cartage. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 305. Colonial Secretary's Office. 10th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 305. Colonial Secretary's Office. 10th December, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified to the under-mentioned individuals that their applications for &nbsp; Emigrants, under the terms of the Government Notice of &nbsp; the 14th May last, will be transmitted, by the first oppor- tunity, to the Secretary to the Board of Emigration, No, 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct the agents at the several out-ports, at which such Emi- grants are proposed to be selected or embarked, to do the same:- H. M. Howells, F. G.Tabart, J. C. Underwood. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. &nbsp;
QUEEN'S ORPHAN SCHOOLS. 8th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
QUEEN'S ORPHAN SCHOOLS. 8th December, 1840. "Notice is hereby given, that Tenders will be received at this Establishment, until 12 o'clock, on Saturday, the 19th instant, for the under-mentioned articles. Samples to he sent to the Institution. Any further information can be obtained on application to the Purveyor. Blue serge, 30 yards ; blue print, 700 yards ; buckets, 12 ; baskets, large, 2 ; buttbns, gilt, 6 gross ; ditto, metal, shank, 8 gross; ditto, moulds, large, 12 gross; ditto, ditto, small, 12 gross; brooms, hair, 24; ditto, bannister, 12; brushes, whitewashing, 4 ; ditto, painting, 2 ; calico, strong, unbleached, 1400yards; ditto, lining, 200yards; canvas, 30yards; check, or striped cotton, 200 yards ; combs, small tooth, 6 dozen ; ditto, rack, 3 dozen ; cotton, sewing, white, 61bs. ; ditto, black, 41bs. ; cloth, army blue, 20 yards ; dishes, tin, large, 6 ; ditto, baking, 4; flannel, strong, 350 yards ; flax, Gibs. ; hemp, 121bs. ; knives and forks, 6 dozen; knives, shoem...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, December 8, 1840. CONVICT SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, December 8,1840. CoNVicr SERVICE. Required hy the Royal Engineer Department, on account of the Convict Service, the following articles, tenders for which will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock, on Wednesday, the 23d instant, samples to be forwarded to tho Ordnance Stores, viz. : Round bar iron, 1 inch, 9301bs Dodo, l}do, I40lbs Flat do, 2 x jj do, 290II.S Do do, 2J by g do, lOoOlbs Stone picks, 24 European rope, 2} inch, 2 coils Do do, 4 do, 2 do Do do, 5 do, I do Roschcad nails, 2 inch, 2241bs Flathead screws, I do, 13Glbs Dodo, 2 do, 19811« Do do, 2J do, 601bs Iron rimmed locks, three bolt, 8 inch, 12 Crab winch, 1 Snatch block, 14 inch, 1 Tenon saw files, 12 Carpenters' black lead pencils, 12 Iron butt hinges, 3.} iuch, 12 pair Do do, 3 do, G pair Do do, 4 do, 3 pair Iron bolts, 14 do, 4 Lead pipe, 3 do in diameter, 1661b> Steel blade squares, 6 inch, 2. _ GEORGE MACLEAN, A.CG.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
MARRIED.- On the 12th instant, by special license, at St. David's Church, Hobart Town, by the Rev. W. Bedford, Alexander Mackay, son of Spencer Mackay, Esq., of Upper &nbsp; Harley-street, London, and Gazely Lodge, Berkshire, to Emma Margaret, only daughter of'Joseph Holbert Smales, of Green Ponds. &nbsp; On Wednesday, the 9th instant, according to the custom of the Jewish nation, at the residence of her father, Esther, second daughter of Henry Solomon, of this place, to Mr. D. Ben- jamin, merchant, Launceston. &nbsp;
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 8th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 8ih December, 1840. A License to carry on the trade or business of a Pawnbroker has been granted to the under-mentioned individual, from the 7th of December, 1840, to the 7th of December, 1841 : David Ramsay, No. 74, Murray-street, Hobart Town. ADAM IURNBUIX, Loloma! lreasurer.
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, December 10. Mary Cook and Henry johnson, charged with stealing a shirt, the property of J. P. Gell, Esquire; Cook to have her sentence of transportation extended twelvemonths, and Johnson six months' extension of sentence, and to work that period on the roads. Richard Furguson, assigned to Mr. Lucas, charged with drunkenness and insolence ; thirty-six lashes. Mr. Latham, of the Lord Hobart, and Mr. Anthony Fleck, of the Dorchester Butt, were each fined £5 and costs, for committing a breach of the Putioo Act, iu having their houses open ou Sunday last. Mr. Thomas Weare was fined £10 and costs, for a similar offence. Friday, December 11. Little business doing at the police office thisday ; the only case being n charge against a seaman named Bennett, for absconding from the barque Derwent; he was sentenced to fourteen days' hard labour on the treadwheel. Saturday, December 12. Three disorderlies were fined 5s. each for drunkenness. Pedro Calighani,...
SWAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
SWAN RlVER Arrival overland from King George's Sound.-Mr. War- burton, of H.M. 51st regiment, and a party, arrived in Perth on Monday last, after sixteen days' journey over- land from King George's Sound. It is reported that no arrivals having taken place at the Sound for some mouths, provisions were very scarce, flour, beef, and pork, in par. ticular. The Elizabeth, which sailed from here on Satur- day last, will supply their immediate wants; and the for- tunate arrival of the Champion from Madras, will enable the Government to provide against any serious emergency ; but unless some aid has been received by vessels casually touching at the port, before this, there is but little doubt that, before the Champion can arrive, much inconvenience will have been experienced.-Perth Gazette, September 5. A sale of about 27,000 acres of land, by order of the Government, took place on Wednesday last. The whole was purchased by several holders of remission certificates, at 6s. per acre-and with...
TRIAL OF PRINCE LOUIS NAPOLEON. COURT OF PEERS—TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
TRIAL OF PRINCE LOUIS NAPOLEON. COURT OF I'IXRS-TUESDAY. The prisoners were examined on Monday at the Con cieigine by Hie Duke de Decazes aud a committee of Peers. FIPST DAÏ. Tuesdaj hiving been appointed for the convocation of the Court, there were about 120 Peers present at the noon sitting The at ernies leading to the Luxemburg presented the usual appearance, lhere was uo extra display of troops, nor did the public seem to evince much curiosity, as there were but a few stragglers to be seen outside the Palace. No preparations had been made in the Chamber of Peers, and the gillery, which is iisuallj appropriated to visitors, was, nearly empty The business of the Court commented by the President, M Pasquier, reading the Rojal Ordonnance for the convocation of the Peers for the tuai of Prince Louis Napoleon, after which, the sitting being pronounced by the President to be beeret, the Court was cleared of all strangers. I'lieProcureur-Geneial, M. Trank Girrt, and his adjoint«, read h...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 11th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 11th December, 1840. Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for grants will be ready for examination, by the Commission- ers appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 12th day of February next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. Philip Oakden, 31 acres 1 rood, Launceston parish, originally James Byrne, who sold to Alexander Waddle, from whom Byrne repurchased, who sold to Henry Jennings, who sold to the applicant; claim dated 5th December, 1840. John Ward Gleadow, 1,000 acres, Cornwall, originally C. M. Worman, who conveyed upon trust to the applicant ; claim dated 10th July, 1840. Benjamin Rogers, 1 rood 24 perches, Launceston, originally John Hewitt and Henry Bateman, both of whom sold to the applicant; claim dated I it h January, 1840. William Forlong, 2,600 acres, Somerset, originally John Forking, deceased ; applicant claims as heir-at-law ; claim dated )9th June, 1840. William Forlong, 2,530 acr...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 December 1840
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Sir Howard Douglas has been recalled from the governor- ship of the Ionian Islands, and Lord Falkland is named his successor. The Earl of Waldegrave and Captain Duff, who were com- mitted to take their trial at the next Middlesex Sessions for a vio- lent nssault on a policeman at Hampton, have moved the pro- ceedings into the Court of Queen's Bench. The defendants, will, in all probability, be put upon their trial in the forthcom- ing Michaelmas Term. ' The royal commission for visiting the Scottish universities recommenced their labours at St. Andrew's on Tuesday last. The Lords and the Bishop of Exeter_The Bishop of Exeter in his protest against the passing of the Irish Municipal Bill gives the following as his seventh reason :-" Because the House of Lords, having, since the passing of the Act for the reform of the Commons House of Parliament, been practically deprived of what ivas wont to be deemed its constitutional share of control over the executive power of ...