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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 December 1839
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. WE have South Australian papers to the 29th of last month. Distillation was about to be put down, and the propriety, as well as policy, of the measure had excited some discussion, not on ac- count of any vested interests that would be perilled thereby, but in consequence of the pros- pect which South Australia affords to the specu- lative eye, of becoming one day a country rich in corn and wine. The South Australian lie g ister recommends an ad valorem duty upon imports, and calculates a clear income at the rate of 5 per cent, of near £20,000 a-ycar. A duty has been imposed upon the calling of auctioneers, whereat the worthy knights of the hammer aro somewhat indignant, stating that if the other professions aro taxed, they will have no objection to be taxed, but that they have every objection to being Binglcd out from among the rest as victims. Taxation and Legislation.-But it is most especially proper that we should give our ideas on what we have termed "the legiti...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 20, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 December 1839
TBS GAZETTE. -fc su FRIDAYÎMORNING, DECEMBER £0, 1833. X. * A - ? COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, December 17, 1839. SALE BY rUBLIC AUCTION. Notice - On Tuesday, the 24th instant, nt 12 o'clock, Mr. James Duncan will sell by public auction, at the Royal Engineer Yard, Macquarie-point, on account of Convict Service, the following ai tides, viz.- about 3470 Small gutter tiles ? For surface and barrel 2700 f .arge do ' J druins 1900 Flat do for ovens 3000 Well-seasoned spokes. Terms-Cash ; and the articles to be removed imme- diately after the sale. P. ROBERTS. D.A.c.G. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, / December l8. 1839. VOSTPONCMENT OF SALE BY AUCTION*. Notice.-The sale by auction of the surplus stores landed from the convict ship Layton, advertised for Friday next, is postponed until 11 o'clock on Tuesday, tim 24th instant. P. ROBERTS, D.A.O.G. Colonial Secretary $ Office, December 17. STATIONERY AND STORES. NOTICE ia hereby niven, that Tenders will be received nt this office, a...
GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. December 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 December 1839
GAZETTE. COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. December 13. 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 14th day of February next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered: Thomas Alcock, 1r. 8p. Hobart-town, originally Richard Wallis, who sold to T. H. Midwood, who sold to John M'Dougall, who sold to Sarah White, who conveyed to trustees to sell, &c. : and the land has been since bought at public auction by J. C. Macdougall, who sold to the applicant; claim dated 31st October, 1839.-Bounded on the north west by 91 links along Goulburn-street, on the south west by 342 links along allotments granted to James Pearson and John Thomas Collicott, on the south east by 91½ links along Liverpool-street, and on the north east by 330 links along allotments occupied by or belonging to John Thomson and Thomas Mason to Goulburn street aforesaid. Elish...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 20 December 1839
Shipping Intelligence HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. December l8-the ship Lady Gifford, 595 tons, Kermath, from Adelaide, 6th instant-passengers for Van &nbsp; Diemen's Land, Mr. Tapson, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Phillips and three children-For New South Wales, Messrs Arrowsmith, Mackennon, Chirnside, Montefiore, Red mond, Hogg, Buyers, and Mr. Bell and family. 19—the schooner Water Witch, 99 tons, Rolls, from the Mauritius, 19th October, with sugar—passengers Mrs. Rolls, I female and 16 male prisoners. &nbsp; &nbsp; DEPARTURES. December 13 -the schooner Agenoria, 126 tons, Hurst for South Australia, with a general cargo. ' 13-the bark Andromeda, 408 tons, Coltish, for Sydney l8-the bark Guillardon, 391 tons, Rapson, for Call cutta, with sundries. 10-tbe ship A/aria Orr, SOO tons, M'Carthy, for the South Seas, with stores. PORT or LAUNCESTON, ARRIVALS. December 13-the bark Socrates, 152 tons, Cowton, from New Zealand, with sundries and two passengers. DEPARTURES. December 12-th...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.J LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. j Tn the corn market there is -.&lt; i variation ; but the trans, actions arc so inconsiderable tha,' we can scarcely deter- mine the actual rates. Flour h advanced nominally, but t! v! sales are only for home u itaption. Wheat 13s to*18s, oats Cs to ïs per bushel ; flour, first q ality, 40s, second 80s, ration 3&lt;3s per lGUlbb. LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Adelaide, per Hamilton, To-Morrow. To London, per Cygnet, I4th January.
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 26,1839. ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
Cor Courier» THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 26,1839. ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. THB following is the last of the string of re- solutions moved in the House of Lords by Lord ¡Brougham, and carried by a considerable majority, to the great discomfiture of the Ministry. They were meant to reflect on the Irish Ad- ministration of Lord Normanby; and the evidence taken before the Committee of the House of Lords, particularly that of Lord Chief Justice Doherty, would go to prove that the prerogative 'Of mercy had been abused to an alarming ex- tent, the Lord Lieutenant having, in his gaol delivering tour, freed no less than 53 prisoners from the ?jraol of Clonmel, without any express recommendation from any party but the gaoler, many of whom have been tried and convicted for offences committed subsequent to their release. By some accident, the memorial of an Irish priest of the name of Galian, in favour of his brother, convicted of some offence at the Wicklow As- sizes, which was addressed to the Lo...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
i ALMANACK, ANO ABSTRACT OP t'DBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUINO WEEK. Sunday-December 29_First Sunday after Christmas. CHURCH SERVICE-PROFEH LESSONS. Morning Lessons-Isaiah, ch. 37-Acts, ch. 26. Evening Lessons-Isaiah, ch 39-11. John. Monday-December 30. Sale-Wheat, Tobacco, &c.,at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Bennies Sugar, Mustard, Salad Oil, and White Lead, nt his Muit-T. Y. Lowes. Tuesday-Dtccmber 31. i Sale-Cedar, at the New Wharf-T. Y. Lowes. i - .I Wednesday-January 1. j Banks shut. t Thursday-January 2. ' Launceston Gaol Delivery. Ei iday--January 3. Richmond and Norfolk Plains Court of Requests. Saturday-January 4. Last day for applications for Transfers and New Licenses.
Meteorological Observations, From Dec. 19 to Dec. 25, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
Meteorological Observations, From Dec. 19 to Dec. 25, at IIobarton,2 o'Clock each Day. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tucs. Wed. [29 91 30 O) 130 1 BO 9 29 4 B8 8 129 '29.: 67 North South Ditto North Ditto Variable North West Velocity of tlie Wind. 30 ia io 20 30 55 40 Weather. Fine Ditto Ditto Cloudy Very Sultry Very Wet Fine Depth of Rain, 1.9 inches. Sun rises, 4h. 26m. Daylight begins, 2h. 50m. Length of day, lah. 10m. j Sun sets, 7h. 34m. Daylight ends, 9h. IOm. Day increases, Oh. 4m.
IMPORTANT BRITISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
I IMPORTANT BRITISH INTELLIGENCE. | Tie Fleetwood from Glasgow, the 7th September, lins arrl«d in the Tamar, bringing British intelligence to the 6th,September, of which the following is a summary; tim details shall be furnished next week. fiirliament was prorogued on the 27th August, by the Quien, the speech was decidedly pacific. Immediately afUrwards Lord Melbourne finding himself compelled to reorganize his Cabinet, cither, by the infusion of Radical or Tory materials, has preferred the former, and shuffling thî cards the deal has been made nearly as we said last week we had reason to believe would he the case. The Minis t/tinl changes arc as follows :-Mr. Spring Rice and Lord líowick retire from the Government. The former is fnllcd (as wo stated) to the Peers by the title of Lord Mount-Eagle (one, long in the Sligo family.) He is succeeded, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, by Mr. Francis Naring. Lord John Russell and Lord Normanby have exchanged offices. How is it that no states...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
Clothing;. TJEADY-MADE CLOTHING, of every A^tif. Gentlemen's superfine clothing Slop* for settlers, either by the bale or suit, at reduced prices, at WATCHORNS EMPORIUM. December 20. Boat Cloaks. O TOUT Camblet Boat Cloaks, for Captains, &c, WATCHORN« EMPORIUM. December 20. ?dneation. - MRS. ROSS having been engaged for some time past in the education of the junior branches of her family on her estate at the Carrington, near Rich. , mond, purposes to receive in addition, after the Christmas ' recess, a limited number of young ladies, who will hate the advantage of receiving a useful and accomplished edu- cation with the same regard to their comfort as the mern* beis of her own family. Terms for board, with a course of education, compris ing the English, Latin, and French languages, writing and arithmetic, geography, with the use of the globes, music, singing, dancing, drawing, plain and ornamental needlework, 55 guineas per annum ; weekly boarders, 45 guineas per annum. Pupi...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 27, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 27, 1839. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, December 24, 1839. *" fILt PROVISIONS. Notice.-Required for the public service from 80,000 to 100,000 pounds of Salt Beef and Pork, cured in Tre land. New South Wales, or Van Diemen's Land, which must be delivered in sound packages, to be included in the cost price. Tenders for the above will be received at this office until 12 o'clock ou Wednesday, the 8th day of Jnnuarv, 1840. CONDITIONS. The weight of the meat will be ascertained in the fol- lowing manner :-The meat to be taken from every tenth . cask, piece by piece, and betten against the side of the cask, to be free from salt, and then to be weighed. 'Hie contents of each of the casks tire to be taken sepa- rately, and the average weight struck, and two pounds per rent, arc to be deducted from such weight on account of the salt and brine still adhering to the meat, nnd the rest of the casks are to be taken at the average weight result- ing from t...
SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
SUPREME COURT-CIVIL SITTINGS. I At LAUNCESTON-On Thursday, 2nd January. SUPREME COURT-GAOL DELIVERY. At LAUNCESTON-On Saturday, 4th January. QUARTER SESSIONS At CAMPBEL TON- On Thursday, 9tli January. At HOBARTGN- On Monday, Gih January. At NEW NORFOLK-On Monday, 13th January. COURT OF REQUESTS. At RICHMOND- On Fridav, 3rd January. At CAMPB ELTON- On Friday, 3rd January. At OATLANDS- On Saturday,4th January. . ,At NEW NORFOLK-On Friday. 3rd January. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Deo. 24-Number assignable for Hobart, 2; do. for the interior, 36. State of'tlie Female House of Correction, Laun- ceston, December 23.-Number assignable, 3.
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. December 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. \ December 24. I NOTICE is hereby given, that Tenders will be re- ceived at this office until ten o'clock on Friday, the third day of January next, for advertising Claims for . Grants of Land in three successive numbers of one news- paper published in Hob irt Town, and in three successive numbers of one newspaper published in Launceston, as requited by the second section of the Act of Council 3 Victoria, No. 6. .The' Claims to he advertised will be published in the Hobart Town Gazette, and must be copied from it. Two copies of each newspaper in which the Claims may be advertised must be furnished to the Commissioners, for the purpose of being filed at this office. The contract will be understood lo continue for one year from the first January next, that is to say, to include all Claims which may appear in the Hobart Town Gazette during the year 1840. The tenders will be required to specify-the lowest rate at which each Claim will be advertised, and may be addr...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
'? ? III' TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. Sia, Although by the marked advancement of the medical science-by the superior attention to, and knowledge of, diseased alterations in the human body, practitioaers of that science are now a-days enabled to remedy many diseases, by means simple and easy of application, which formerly were conceived removable only by severe and dangerous operations, yet cases do occur in which surgical operations are unavoidable ; one in particular, the removal of the jaw bone for osieosarcoma has only, during the last few years, been considered safe or useful, yet it is by this means only that the life of tho unfortunate victim of that disease can be saved. Having had an opportunity of wit- nessing one of the most fearful of these cases this morn- ing, I send you a report of it, and if the details thereof are not interesting to many of your readers, yet the know- ledge that the colony is in possession of a gentleman who ' is competent to perform one of the mos...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
MISCELLANEOUS. I possessed at this lime but one book io ths world ; ft was a treatise on algebra, given to me by a young woman who found it in a lodging-house. I con- sidered it as a treasure, but it was a treasure locked up ; for it supposed the reader to be well acquainted with simple equations, and I knew nothing of the matter. Sly master's son had purchasedTenning's Introductions ; this was precisely what I wanted hut he carefully concealed it from me, and Ii was indebted to chance alone for stumbling on his birling, plnce. I sat up for the greater part of several nights successively, und before he suspected that his treatise was discovered, had completely mastered it. I could now enter upon my own, and that carried me pretty far into the sciences. This was not done wit mut difficulty. I had not a farthing on earth, nor a fi end to give me one ; peu, ink, and paper, therefore, (in les pite of the flippant remark of Lord Orford,) wen for the most part as completely ont of my reac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
For Xiondon direct. "x^Sfvl fTlHE fast sailing bark Wave, 400 ¿flRdmfflhl, JL tons, E. Goldsmith, commander, -fiSKJaffiff having all lier dead weight engaged, will ffliiiOiBr meet w>tn quick dispatch. For freight of wool or passage, (having superior accom- modations) apply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, October IO. BIMOK & MEABURN. For Xiondon. *2£2if\H; ri^HE fine fast sailing first-class Bri ^¿jgcgigjJK* X tish built bark Miranda, 322 tons «gJQtffäeiSra register, Thomas Hayes, commander, 4S5B3§S& having all her dead weight engaged end ready for shipment, will be despatched for the above port early in January. For freight of wool or passage only, having very supe- rior cabin accommodation, apply to the commander on board, or to - «. -- KxH», AlEXAHDES, & Co. New Wharf, November 4. Tor liverpool. "sCSfr^A rriHE fine fast-sailing first-class bark .4fiakW$£!£3. -"- Clifton, C. G. Hill, commander, 'SiXxjeffitl is now loading for the above port, and...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
PORT PHILLIP. The Port Phillip papers reach to the end of last month. They do not contain any topic of importance. The William Metcalfe, with emi- grants, had arrived, and several other ships were expected according to advices received from England. We are authorised to state, that Mr. Marshall, the Immigration Agent, has advised his agents in thiscoloty, that before March next, he will have sent to Sydney, via Port Phillip, eight ships, with every description of imcii grants ; but as we havo reason to suppose that the to-.al number will find nf"« '.geous engagements here, ¡he vessels will only prcceik/co the former port to fill up with cargo.-Port Phillip Gfoettc. We have to correct our last week's report with rcgird to the lately arrived gertlcmen of the law. Mr. Cro.e, who received the appointment of Crown Solicitor for tiis district, will, until the establishment of civil courts, actas crown prosecutor in criminal cases. Mr. Montgomiry accepts only the situation of Clerk of the ...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 27 December 1839
StUppIng XntelUgeaoo. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. December 21-the bark Merope, SI 1 tons, Clinch, from Port Phillip, 15th instant, with 700 sheep and 28 head of cattle-passengers, Major Newman, Mr. Haines, Mr. Tates, Mr. Clark. 21^-the bark Calcutta, 480 tons, Ross, from Sydney, I lth instant, with sundries-passengers, Captain Maco- nochie, R.N., Charles Estridge, Esq., H. Bagster, Esq., Mr. Austin, Mr. Mrs. and Miss Clarke, Mrs. Poynter, child, and two servante, E. N. Boyie, Eso , W. Foster, E. C. M'Shene. W. Barker, John Howard, H. Martin, J. Hornsby, M. Sansón, wife, and child, M. Graves, and K. Millard. Si-tlie brignntine Abercrombie, 143 tons, Crew, from the Mauritius, iOth November, with a cargo of sugar. 86-the schooner Marian Watton, 148 tons, Biscoe, from Sydney, 19th instant, with l8 male prisoners, J sergeant, 6 privates, women and child-passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Richardson and child, Messrs. Walch, New. .'roan, Westbrook, Rose, and Marshall. 96-the bark jfejeelluu, géitans, M'L...