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ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. n i*Kiog ace 1C¿ - «ek\ «evV/ÍP HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS-From the London Gasetti. -The Queen has been pleased to direct loiters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland unto the Right Honorable Charles Pouiett Thompson, Goternor-General of all her Majesty'» provinces on the continent of North America, and the heirs male of hi» body lawfully begotten, by the name, style, and tillo of Baron Sydenham, of S j denham, in the county of Kent, and of Toronto, in Canada. The Queen wa» this day, (August 7), pleased (o confer the honor of knighthood upon James John Reid, Esq., Chief Justice of the United States of the Ionian Islands. Ibid. The portrait of Dante, painted by Giotto, has just been discovered at Florence in the pantry of the prison, which was formerly the chapel of the Podesta. This valuable picture was covered with plaster of Paris, but ia in good preservation. The Archimedes scre...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
TO ADVERTISERS. Advertisements and Communications by post, cannot appear on the day of their arrival, but must stand oter for the next publication. Thus a notice by post arriving on Tuesday morning, will appear in the Courier of the following Friday. Our country friends should bear this in mind to prevent dis- appointment.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 313. Colonial Secretary's Office, 17th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 313. Colonial Secretary's Office, 17th December, 1840. Whereas by the 7th section of the Act of this Inland 5 &nbsp; William 4th, No. 9, intituled "An Act for the regulation &nbsp; of Markets," it is provided, that it shall be lawful for the Lieutenant-Governor at any time, either by public auction or private contract, to let out to farm, uuder such condi- tions as he shall think proper, the whole of the monies to arise from the tolls, stallage, and standings of any such Market, for any term not exceeding twelve months : And whereas by a certain Proclamation under the hand and seal of His Excellency Colonel George Arthur, bearing date at Hobart Town, the 18th day of February, 1835, a Market was established at Hobart Town, in the said Island, and the limits thereof defined, and the rates and sums payable for tolls and standings therein, and rules and regulations fur the management of the said Market were duly set forth. And whereas His Excellenc...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, December 21, 1840. SALE BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, December 21,1S40. SALE nr AUCTION. Notice.-On Monday, the 28th instant, Mr. Macmichael will sell by Public Auction, at 12 o'clock, at the Com. misoanat StoreB, on account of the Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy, the surplus naval stores landed from the male convict ship Fgyptian. Terms-cash, and the articles to he removed imme- diately after the sale. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
GOVERNENT NOTICE. No. 314. Colonial Secretary's Office, 14th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
GOVERNENT NOTICE. No. 314. Colonial Secretary's Office, 14th December, 1840. His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor desires it to be notified for general information, that it is his intention to submit to the Legislative Council for its adoption an Act, intituled "An Act for extending to this colony a certain Act of Parliament passed in the third and fourth year of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to repeal part of an Act of the forty-third year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled An Act to avoid trifling and frivolous Suits in Law in Her Majesty's Courts in Westminster, and of an Act of the twenty-second and twenty-third year of the reign of King Charles the Second, intituled An Act for laying depositions on Proceedings at Law, and to make further provisions in lieu thereof," of which the general objects are to prevent a party from recovering costs in any action of trespass or trespass on the case where less damages than forty shillings are recovered, unless the judge o...
COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 16th December, 1840. STATIONERY AND STORES. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 16th December, 1840. STATIONERY AND STORES. Notice is hereby given, that tenders will be received at this office, addressed " Tenders for Colonial Stores," until U o'clock on Wednesday, the 30th inst., for the supply.of the following articles, in such quantities, and at such time*, M may be required during the half year commencing 1st January and terminating SOthJ une, 1841, in accordance with the regulations established by the Government Notice No. IK. dated 13th October, 1*37. The store« are to be delivered by the contractors in detail upon a written requisition, signed by the bead of a depart, meut, who, upon delivery of the articles, will acknowledge their receipt at the foot of the requisition. This document most be forwarded by the contractors, with their accounts Ïpinst the government, at the end or each month, to the ecountaot of Store», so that they may receive the amounts au» to them respectively, it the Colonial Treasury, as soon MpoMlbl*, Sam...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 309. Colonial Secretary's Office, 14th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 309. Colonial Secretary's Office, 14th December, 1840. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts; viz. &nbsp; John Anthony, Strathfieldsay; George Bould, Elphinstone; &nbsp; Robert Chaplin, Asia; William Crathorn, Bardaster; &nbsp; James Clegg, Georgiana; John Collins, Katherine &nbsp; Stewart Forbes; John Cowling, Guildford; John Davis, &nbsp; &nbsp; Elphinstone; John Davenport, Asia; David Edmonds, Strathfieldsay; Edward Edwards, Lord William Bentinck; &nbsp; Sarah French, Platina; Ambrose Fisher, Royal &nbsp; George; John Faulkner, ditto; Thomas Fisher, England; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Robert Grathorn, Clyde; William Giles, Prince Regent; &nbsp; Isaac Garland, Strathfieldsay; Daniel Gleadhill, Lord &nbsp; Lyndoch; Henry Gurney, Eden; Thomas Higgs, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Enchantress; Joseph Hall, Moffatt; John Hitchen,...
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
THE CABINET. Vain is the voice of praise, so rarely just To erring nature, and to sleeping dust ; Vain all the precepts and the poet's art, Example only reaches to the heart. Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain distinction and animosity between nations. It softens antV polishes the manners of men. It unites 'them by one of thi * strongest of all ties, the desire of supplying their mutuakwsnts. It disposes them to peace, by establishing in every state an order of citizens, bound by their interest to be the guardians Of public tranquillity. As aoon as the commercial spirit acquires vigour, and begins to gain an ascendant ih any society, we dis- cern a new genius in its policy, its alliances, its wars, aud its négociations.-Robertson. How is the world deceived by noise and »how I Alas I how difibrent, to pretend, and know I Like a poor highway brook, pretence runs loud ; Bustling, but shallow, dirty, weak, and proud : While, Pike some nobler stream, true knowledg...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 18th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 18th 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 25th day of February next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. William Johnson, 332 acres, Strangford ; originally ordered to the applicant ; claim dated 6th May, 1840. Thomas Brown, 3r. 36p., Oatlands, originally John Baker, who conveyed to Edmund Anstice, who conveyed to Mary Ann Gough, in whose right the applicant claims, being her husband ; claim dated 22nd August, 1840. Tilomas White, la. 2r. fip.. Westbury, originally ordered to the applicant; claim dated 14th October, 1840. Michael Connolly, 3r. 10p., Launceston, originally ordered to Patricius William Welsh ; claim dated 18th June, 1840. W. GUNN, Chairman.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 17th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 17M December, 1840. Notice-The Postmaster-General having received se- veral communications from persons in the interior, marked " On Public Service only," the contents being strictly upon the private business of the writers (such for instance as seeking information relative to the characters of ser vants, &c.,) requests that the senders will, in future, pay the postage of all such correspondence ; the directing which " On Public Service only," to any public officer entitled to receive official letters free of postage, is de- frauding the Revenue. F. C. SMITH, Postmaster-General.
AUDIT OFFICE. [?] 16th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
AUDIT OFFICE. A'A VU. IWh December. 1840. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 2nd of the current month and this date : . "&lt;8_.H~K.!...«,h«,. for.inrn; W.M- EUi«. àUir%: Adam .lark son, surveying ; James Scott, ditto ; Geurgo Woodward, ditto ; C. C. Shaw, ditto; C. Robinson, forage ; J. Murray, farriery ; J. Paterson, coals ; J. Regan, stationery ; Jurors ( Hobart Town ; ) J. F. Sharland, expenses, &c ; Thomas Forlón?, transport ; J. Clarke, supplies ; W. Sharman, flour ; W. Ladds, meat ; H. Ross, witnesses' expenses ; G. Otter, for the erection of a church at Green Ponds; Edward Snell, fuel ; D. Wentworth, Coroner's fees ; S. Lapham, ditto ; S. Macurdy ; medical attendance. G. T W. BOYES. Auditor. Reward I One Hundred Sovereigns, and a Free Pardon. Police Department, Hobart, 14th December, 1840. Whereas, by Gazette notice bearing date the I2th day of June, 1838, n reward of one hundred sovereigns was offered for j...
REGISTRY, SUPREME COURT. 15th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
REGISTRY, SUPREME COURT. lSfft December, 1840. Notice is hereby given, that His Excellency tile Lieu ten- ant-Governor has transmitted to the Supreme Court of ' Van Diemen's Land, to be therein enrolled and recorded, pursuant to the 22nd section of Oth George IV. cap. 83, the under-mentioned law or ordinance, which passed the Legislative Council on the twelfth day of December instant : ANNO dUAUTO VICTORINE REGINA. " An Act to render valid the Jury Lists for the year one thousand eight hundred and .forty-one which ha* e not been made out according to the pr'rtper forms and to provide for the Summoning of Jurors before the first day of January in every year in which they may be required to attend." W. SORLLL, Registrar.
COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 15th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 25 December 1840
COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. loth December, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified, that the under-mentioned tenders have been accepted for the advertise- ment of claims to grants of land during the year 1841, in accordance with the Gazette Notice of the 26th ultimo : Mr. W. G. Elliston, at 4s , for Hobart Town. Mr. W. L. Goodwin, at 15s., for Launceston. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.