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GOVERNMENT SCHEME OF EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
GOVERNMENT SCHEME OF EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIEZ. I Sin, ! The sphere of that man's observation must lo very circumscribed, and his sense of justice most] indis- tinct, who can state that you ure singular, *r that the Archdeacon of the island is bigoted, in UM oppo- sition which each of you are conscientiously exhibit- ing in the use of all legitimate means ngaiist the introduction, into this island, of the Govcrnmclt Plan of Education. Shame to the temporising politicians of Protestant Englaud, that so monstrous an abortion should be termed the Government Scheme ofEduca lion 1 I am. Sir, but a sojntiruer in this island : I am here to-day, and may be away to-morrow : I have no acquaintance with the venerable character, whose name I am disgusted to see so frequently brotght for- ward, in the debates connected with this question, with an indecent bitterness ; nor have I the honour of being acquainted with any other ecclesastic in the colouy. Yet I cannot but feel, and I la...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 6, 1339. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
SEÍftjfc.. ??JÛ4t*?$i0H^ FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER C, 1339. THE Government Plan of Education proceeds under the tutelage of the Board of all sects, if not of all saints, who are selected with the view of representing the different religiouä persuasions of which it is their lot to be members, while re- ligion itself is studiously excluded from their deliberations, and the Bible treated like a thistle, which it is dangerous to touch. But the people of this colony, true to their Protestant and parent stal«, look upon it in a different view ; they re- gard it as the fountain of light and truth, and they consider elementary and religious instruc- tion to be co-existent. They want no Board labouring with crude schemes to-day, only to discard them for new ones equally absurd on the morrow ; they wish for instruction to be imparted to their children under the superintendence of their clergy. But in order to deprive these of the respect with which it ought to be the object of every government...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser) It is our painful duty to notice this week the premature death of the eldest son of Mzjor Gray, an amiable youth of 17, who was drowned in the Break-o'-day river on Thursday last. Most sincerely do we condole with the estimable parents in this painful bereavement. The deep- est sympathy will pervade their large circle of acquaintance upon the distressing event becoming known. The estate of Glen Morison, belonging to Mr. G. Allan, of Allanvale, river Tamar, and comprising 4160 acres ol' sheep land, was sold by public auction by Mr. George Eddie, at the Commercial and .Agricultural Exchange, on Tuesday last. It was knocked down to Mr. Murphy, at 28s per acre, which was considered a very capital price. We omitted last week to notice the prices realised for stock, at Cambock, by Mr. Underwood ; as follows Cows, per head, averaged.±'11 2 6 Two-year old steers . 12 2 6 Yearling heifers and sleers. i! IO O Tliree-yearoldsteers,unbroken,...
SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. FRIDAY, 29TH NOVEMBER. Hackett v. Ahcrne. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
1 SUPREME COURT. SITTINGS IN BANCO. FRIDAY, 29TH NOVEMBER. Hackett v. Ahcrne. The Attorney- General, for Mr. Hackett, showed cause against the rule obtained by the Solicitor-General on Tuesday last. The affidavit of Mr. H:&lt;2^6^M£Í§¡W» which entirely contradicted the statcmeuH|^^H£Hll defendant's affidavit upon which the rule vas^^^H^H The Solicitor-General was heard in support^KMj Their Honors were of opinion that the affidavit of Air; Hackett was a complete answer to that of the defendant, as to the facts of the case ; but it btiing quite clear that the affidavit of debt upon which the writ of capias issued was in point of law informal, the rule must be made ab- solute, but without costs. Exparte Sinclair. The Solicitor-General showed cause against the rule obtained on Tuesday last for a writ of certiorari to bring up the record of conviction in this case. The affidavits of two persons who were in the Police-office at the time the case was beard were read, by which it ap...
HOUSE OF LORDS, MONDAY, JULY 22. RIOTS AT BIRMINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
HOUSE OF LORDS, MONDAY, JULY 22. &nbsp; RIOTS AT BIRMINGHAM. &nbsp; The Duke of Wellington said he had been accused of exaggeration ; it might be a Parliamentary phrase, he would not presume to decide that it was an unpar- liamentary term, but he believed it was a term not much used among gentlemen. It was used, however, in a privileged place, that must be nameless, and be should advert to it no more than to notice the conclu- sions which might be drawn from the use of that term in reference to what he had said. He trusted their lordships would excuse him for troubling them for a few moments upon this subject, because he really thought he had been most unjustifiably made the sub- ject of personal attack for what he had said in their lordships' house in respect to the late riots at Bir- mingham. What he had said was founded on the same amount of information which it appeared was in possession of Her Majesty's Government ; for neither the noble viscount nor any other o...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
GAZETTE. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 244, Colonial Secretary'» Office, November 23, 1839-The ' ¿Tn ^'eutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct that the following Comparative Statement of ' the Colonial Revenue and Expenditure for the Quarter ending the 30th day of September last, with that of the corresponding Quarter of 1838, shall be published for general information. By His Excellency's Command, M. FORSTER. ABSTRACT of tlie Colonial Revenue of Van Diemen's Land, and its Appropriation, for the Third Quarter of the Year 1839 ; compared with that of the corresponding Quarter of the Year 1838. REVENUE. ORDINARY. Customs . Duty on Spirits distilled in the Colony Post Office. . "" Licenses . Fees of Departments . Rent of Government Property . Market Dues . |t> Total of Ordinary ... ... EXTRAORDINARY. Fines and Fees on Grant Deeds . Proceeds of Sale of Government Properly '". Interest ... ... ... ... . Repayments .' Impounding Act ." Orphan Schools . "!>..LU» Culm.llpi3uu ... ... .....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
For ¡London direct. THE fast sailing bark Wave, 400 tons, £. Goldsmith, commander, having all her dead weight engaged, will -um» im meet with quick dispatch. For freight of wool or passage, (having superior accom- modations) apply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, October 10. BILTON & MEABURN. For Xiondon. THE fine fast sailh &lt; hrst-class Bri- tish built bark ianda, 322 tons register, Thomas IT &lt;-s, commander, _having all her dead \ &lt; u' t engaged and ready for shipment, will be despatch,.... ibuve poa early in January. -^ ~r*-~^. For freight of wool or passage only, having very supe- rior cabin accommodation, apply to the commander on board, or to KEMI, ALEXANDER, & Co. New Wharf, November 4. For liverpool. THE fine fast-sailing first-class bark Cliflon, C. G. Hill, commander, is now loading for the above port, and as _ all her dead weight is engaged, and the greater part of her wool, early application is necessary. For freig...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
Snipping Intelligence. HOD ART TOWN ARRIVALS. November 29-the schooner Adelaide, 90 tons, Smith from Port Phillip, 23d November, with sheep. 29-the bark Gratitude, Robertson, from London, 1st July, with a general cargo-passengers,'Mr. W. Douclas. Mr. A. N. M'Barnard. V 29-the bark Guillardon, Rapson, from Sydney, 14th November, with a general cargo-passengers, Mr. W. Lackey, for Calcutta, Mrs. Rapson,'Mrs. Campbell and four children, Mr. and Mrs Walstead. 29-the schooner Eagle, Fairthorp, from Port Phillip, 23d November, with a general cargo,-passenger, Stephen Adcock. December 3 -the schooner Sir John Franklin, 52 toni, Gill, from Port Phillip, 23d ultimo, with a cargo of sheep and hides, Downing, agent-passenger, Mr. J. Gate- house. ' DEPARTURES. November 26- the French ship Rubine, Rogerio, whaling. 27-the schooner Elizabeth, Fawthorp, for Launceston, with sundries. December 4-the brig Caroline^ 159 tons, Woodin, fur Port Phillip, with a cargo of sundries-passengers, H. W. Mortim...
THE REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
THE REGATTA. &nbsp; THE Regatta which had been looked forward to so long and so anxiously as an event of great public interest, which the recollection of the last tended so much to enhance in general estimation, took place on Tuesday last, and though the weather was not the most auspicious, "the sun- &nbsp; shine of the heart was there," and dissipated every thought that was not in accordance with the interest and gaiety of the scene. A more beautiful spot for such an exhibition could not probably have been selected in the whole world being a declivity studded with trees, amongst which the ever memorable wattle was to be seen, sloping to the margin of a mighty river, guarded by high hills and deep forests, the eye stretching for many miles down the Derwent, and forming altogether a picture as lovely as ever painter drew or poet feigned. Tents were thickly scat- tered over the brow of the hill, and the Pavilion was fitted up for the reception of His Excellency, the Li...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
BIRTH-On the 28th November, the Lady of John D. Loch, Esq., of a Son. MARRIED - By Special License, on the 6th instant, at St. David's, by the Rev. Wm. Bedford, Senior Chaplain, Chichester Graham, eldest son of the late Lieutenant Colonel Crookshank, K. II., of Bath, and grandson of the late Right Hon. A. C. Crookshank, of Newton Park, near Dublin, to Helen Elizabeth, second daughter of George Bilton, Esq , of Kimbolton Park, in this Colony.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
S Wanted, SPF.CTABLE and experienced man, as BOOK EEPER, in a Mercantile Establishment in in. Inquire at the office of this paper, ¡ston, December 3. Wanted, ÍJNDRESS, in the country. Apply to Mrs. f\ James Lord, York Plains, or to II. Howe, 47, Elizabeth-street. December 6. Wanted, FOUR GOOD SHEPHERDS, to proceed to Port Phillip. Apply at No. 8, Macquarie street. December C. -,-_ To Stonemasons. REQUIRED, TWO STONEMASON'S; menwho understand their work, and can keep a pipe from their mouths during working hours, will be liberally paid. Apply to Alona Vale, December 5. WM. KEBMODE. XlSoney to bo Xient. ABOUT .?7000 of trust money to be lent on mort- gages on land for a term of years at 10 per cent. Early application should be made to Robert Pitcairn, Esq., or the undersigned, as these funds will shortly be sent out of the colony if not wanted. Davey-street, December 6. G. MACKILLOP. Notice. I^HE undersigned being about to leave the colony during the present month, requests all claims...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNLNG, DECEMBER 6, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 6 December 1839
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 6, 1839 GOVERNMRNT NOTICE, No. 249, Colonial &nbsp; Secretary's Office, December 2. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor has been nleased to approve of the appointment of Mr. Thomas Horth as Keeper of the Gaol at Norfolk Plains, vice Mr. H. S. Hutchinson, resigned ; to take effect from the 1st instant. By Hi .Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. &nbsp; GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 250, Colonial Secretary's Office, December 4. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to approve of the following appointments in the Marine Department'; &nbsp; viz - Mr. Thomas Brooks to be Water Bailiff at Hobart Town, vice Mr John Wilkinson, deceased. Sinclair Davey to be Deputy Water Bailiff at Hobart Town, vice William Screen, appointed Coxswain of the Guard Boat ; to take effect from the 1st initant. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. G0VRRNMENT NOTICE, No. 251, Colonial Secretary's Office, November 30. &nbsp; Memora...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
ablpplnr XntaUlg-enco. HOBAKT TOW« ARRIVALS. December 5-the schooner Lilias, 87 toni, Smith, from Port Phillip, with sheep. December 7-the ship Layton, 513 tons, from Ply- mouth, with 256 prisoners, and 2000 gallons of rum passengers-Major E. St MauvLieutenant E. Corbett, Paymaster J. Gibbs, T- Nooth, R.N., Surgeon Superin- tendent, Patrick M* Fiaban, 80 rank and file, 6 women, and 5 children. MFARTURKS. December 8-the schooner Maria, 137 tons, Fraser, for Port Phillip, with a cargo of sundries -passengers, Mr. Short, Mr. J. Moses, Mary Ann Phillips and two chil- dren, H. D. Murray, and H. Lang. 0-the schooner Sir John Franklin, 56 tons, Gill, fur Port Phillip, with a cargo of sundries-passengers, J. Edwards and J. King. PORT or LAUNCESTON, ARRIVALS. December 6-the brig Indian, 276 ton». Carr, from London, with merchandize-passengers, Messrs. CUridge, RobcrU, and Gibbon, Mrs. Claridge. DEPARTURES. , , None. Xarkets. Market Priest, New Wharf, December 12-There is a sudden, but it is ...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SITTINGS. &nbsp; &nbsp; At LAUNCESTON-On Thursday, 2nd January. SUPREME COURT-GAOL DELIVERY. At LAUNCESTON-On Saturday, 4th January. QUARTER SESSIONS At HOB AR TON-On Saturday, 21st December. At RICHMOND- On Monday, 10th December. COURT OF REQUESTS. At KEW NORFOLK-On Friday, 3rd January. At OATLANDS- On Saturday, 4th January. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Dec. IO.-Number assignable fur Hobart, 19; do. for the interior, 31. ¡Mote of the Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, December 6.-Number assignable, G.
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
THIS MORNING'S TOST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) The Eagle, from Hobart Town to this pott, reports that the Caroline, from Hobart Town to Port Phillip, has been ashore on a reef between Great and Little' Swan Islands, in the Straits, and it is feared must be abandoned. The crew and passengers were on the islands wailing assistance. Oh the arrival of the Eagle, the buoy-boat was immediately dispatched from George Town to the wreck, tiy Captain Friuud. The Caroline- had specie on board for the new bank at Port Phillip, which with some other cargo had been safely landed on one of the islands. THE WOOL MARKET. London, July 15th, 1839. Sir, our first Public Sales of Colonial Wool of this year's clip, which commenced on the 3rd instant, closed on Wednesday the 10th. The Catalogues com- prised the following quantities, viz: 1149 bales Australian; 0189 Tasmanian; 1047 Cape of Good Hope; 23» JCnst india; 51 St. Helena, 402 Foreign ; Total 9073 bales. From the diOiculties existing in th...
To the Editor of Murray's Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
Iii im m mu n -*n-Ti-nrvm To the Editor of Mm ray'a Review. Stn,-When two gentlemen quarrel, it is usual for each to select a friend, by whom it is decided what course is to be pursued by the principal ; aud when a friend prepares a written apology, which is accepted by the other, this, hy established practice, ends the matter, the apology by the friend being considered that of the principal. In such a case, therefore, let me ask, what would be the opinion formed by honour- able men of that principal, who would assert that he never made any written apology, or in other words, " denying that such a paper was ever seen, asked for, much more given 1" Instead, however, of the apology being written and received without consulting the principal, as above supposod, were it to be written by the friend, read over to, and approved hy the principal, previous to its contents being communicated to the other party, what even in that case would be the opinion of such a principal who would " deny t...
Meteorological Observations, From Dec. 5 to Dec. 11[?] at Hobar[?]on, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
XVSeteorolOfflcal Observations, Ft am Dec. 5 to Dec. \\, at Ifobarlon, 2 o'Clock each Day. Thtir. Fr¡. Sat. Sun. Mon Tues. Wed. 120 S 29 29 8] 20 BO 8 2!) t) 30 0 60 South Ea-,t Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Velnrlty of the Wentlier. Wind. 30 15 10 10 10 15 20 Depth of Hain, 0.2 inched Sun rises, 4h.SUm. Daylight begins, 2h. 52m. Length of day, 15h. 10m. Sun sets, 7li. 34m. Daj light ends, Oh. An.' Day increases, Oh. 20m.
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON[?] ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
Shipping Intelligence. 'PonT OF LAUNCESTON, ARRIVALS. December 9 -the schooner 2'amar, 117 tons, Bell, from Port Phillip, J. Raven, agent, with sundries and six pas- sengers. 10-the schooner Eagle, 108 tons, Fawthrop, from Ho- bart Town, Henty & Co., agents, in ballast. 11-the brig Essex, 211 tons, Roxburgh, from Hobart Town. DEfAUTBBES. December 7-the cutter Mary, 56 tons, Gay,for Port- land Bay, with whaling gear and a party of whalers.
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 12, 18[?]9. MESSR[?]. [?]ILB[?]RT ROBERTSON AND JONES. "To this complexion must we come at last." [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
?t)t Course i*. THURSDAY EVENING, DSCBMBEB 12, 1839. NES9RS.AJILBERT UOBEBT80N AND JONES. " To this complexion must ive come at last." SAID we not right that the partnership was complete-that the fractional morality of Mr. Thomas Young was meant as more than arith- metical civility to Mr. Jones, but proved, like most of that gentleman's rhetoric, when it travels out of the record of independent Billingsgate, with which it is so richly assorted, a blundering attempt to escape from the dangerous necessity of stating the whole truth-traced we not the progress of the firm, whilst the slumbering part- nership lay yet concealed beneath the jointly -compiled folios of the ripening Report, up to the present time of its full-blown glory, when five hundred copies of the People's Journal are ordered by Mr. Jones, and distributed under his own seal through the town and the country spread far and wide by his messengers, through the camp, the court, and the grove, and pelted like filth at every r...
ALMANAC[?], AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING W[?]. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 13 December 1839
AX.MAVACX, ANO ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES roR THE ENSUING WEEK. Sunday-December 15.-Third Sunday in Advent. CHURCH SERVICE-FR0FKR LESSONS. Morning Lessons-Isaiah, ch. 25-Acts, ch. la. Evening Lessons-Isaiah, ch 26-1. Peter, ch. 3. Monday-December 16. Sale-Bottled Scotch Ale and Porter, at his Mart-T. V. Lowes. General Sale, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes, Tuesday-December 17. The Milian Decicc, 1807. Wednesday-December l8. ' Sale-Cut Glass, Looking Glasses, Alabaster ClocVs, Plated Candlesticks, &c, athis Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Thursday-December 19. Quarterly Sale of Stock, at Mr. Davis' Sale Yards, Castle Inn, Brighton-D. Taylor. Friday-December 20. Full moon 34 minutes past 10 night. Sale-Landed Estates, Family Residences, Building Allotments, o.e., at his Mart -T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Pore Bred Rams, at Mr. Williatt'i Yards, Evan- dale-J. C. Underwood, Saturday-December 21. Sale-Valuable and Extensive Town Business and Pre- mises, and Desirable Country Residence, at his Mart T. Y. I owes. Sa...