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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 — 10 January 1840
GOVERNMENT SCHEME OF EDUCATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. I SIR, Is it, indeed, a fact that a manifestation has been made of a desire, on the part of the advocates of the religion excluding Government Plan of Education,- to get up peti- tions in favour of its adoption in this Island? Allow me, then, to request that I may be permitted to suggest, through your journal, the propriety,-nay, the necessity, that the large majority of the inhabitants of this Colony, who view with aversion and dread the utter want of principle upon which that system is based, should lose no time in pour- ing in petitions, ulso, to the Legislative Council upon this momentous subject. This is a duty which they owe to themselves an i to posterity, and to the Executive, no less '.'h^;V"tl"Vl""'.--J;;."^"*Ti^!l;'."- îbe-fohUJÎLJjie clcrgv of the Church ot England. A large proportion ot tlieso' gentlemen have performed the duty which they owed to the members of their own church, and to the religious public ge...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
For Xiondon. ri^HE fine fast sailing first-class Bri. X tish built bark Miranda, 322 tons register, Thomas Hayes, commander, _ having all her dead weight engaged and ready Tor shipment, will be despatched Tor 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 KEKR, ALESANDER, « Co. New Wharf, November 4. For Xiondon. THE first class new teak-built ship Calcutta, 500 tons, F. E. Chalmers, (late of the Auriga) commander. For waMnr freight of wool, or possags, W*.ñe very Kuperior accommodation, "apply to the commander on board, or to CIIAIU.ES M'LACULAS. Hobart Town, December 31. For liondon. ( To Sail in January.) riMIE Auriga, R. C. Ross, comman I der. For freight or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to ^ ^^ CllAHI.ES M'LACIILAN. Hobart Town, December 31. For London. |"MIE first class bark Fortitude, John Lovitt, Commander, will sail for the above port on the 4th Febiuary....
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 10, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
THE COURIER FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 10, 1840. WE insert elsewhere an article from the Glube, which may bo regarded in the light of an official manifesto of the Colonial Office, referring to the discontinuance of transportation to these colonies, and the necessity of infusing what ¡Mr. Ward calls " pure blood," into their constitution, with sundry other conglomerated commentaries on colonisation and centralisation, and a dash of that recent discoverer of the only proper plan of peopling-new countries. Air. Gibbon Wakefield all of which are strung together with the sole view of asserting the right of the Crown to the arbitrary appropriation of the Land Fund. This is the burthen of the song, which is designed to " take our prisoned souls,'* and delude them into an ecstacy of delight, with the prospect of a nova progenies, a new race of free emigrants from the Mother Country, while the position of the Home Government being established, namely, the right to alienate this fund, originally...
TO SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
TO SUBSCRIBERS. &nbsp; On going to press we received a file of South Australian papers to the 21st of December. Eleven hundred emi- grants had arrived in the space of a fortnight from Eng- land. The quotation of prices in the market is very uncertain: flour £2 to £3 the 100 lbs.; potatoes £15 to £30 per ton ; tea £11 per chest; hay £10 to £16 per ton. We direct the attention of our readers to the admirable letter of VIATOR on the Education Scheme. The Board will be " dead for a ducat." GLADIATOR'» letter in our next. Q's M.S. lies in the office we cannot insert it.
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. Hobart-town, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. &nbsp; Hobart-town, January 10. &nbsp; 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 10th day of March next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered: &nbsp; E. Richards and Joseph Bonney, 500a. Exton, West- moreland, originally James Hortle, who exchanged with the late W. Field, who conveyed to the applicants in trust; claim dated 12th August, 1839. &nbsp; Thomas Landale, C8a. Launceston, originally John Tibbs, who sold to the applicant subject to a mortgage thereon; claim dated 26th August, 1839. &nbsp; Nathaniel Turner, 1a. 1r. 32p. Hobart-town, originally Rachel Williams, James Campbell, and E. F. Bromley the applicant claims in trust for the Wesleyan Methodist Society; claim dated 13th September, 1839. Peter M'Laine, 1330a. Uxbridge, Buckingham, ori- ginally ordered ...
RATES AND FARES. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
RATES AND FARES. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Regaiatioaof Carters'Rates and .peatmen's Fares «ill.be "taken into consideration at the adjoaraed Quarter Stations to be held at Hobart Tow« on the IBth in- stant, in .parsuance of the 43th tteiitt) of tha Police Att.~D«ted this Ttb day of Jsmaary» JM«. ¡ H. ROSS, Cttli tí ib« P«Mt. Internal Revenue Office, January 7. THE under-mentioned Merchants and Traders have applied for and taken out a License, au I thonsing them as Wholesale Dealers to sell Wines and Spirituous Liquois for the period ending JI st December, 1840, pursuant to au Act of this Island ni such case made, intituled " An Act for Hie Licensing of Wholesale Dealers in wines and Spirituous Liquors."-Challes Reid, Longfoid ; Conolly &. Co , Launceston; William Milne,ditto , Junes Hamilton, Campbell Town; Joseph Howell, Launceston, M'Killop & Aiuleisoi), ditto, Win. Wai hum, Hobart Town , j & J. Solomon, ditto, William Vi itt, ditto ; D R. Falkiner,...
THE GAZETTE, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 10, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 10 January 1840
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 10, 1840. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 6, Colonial &nbsp; Secretary's Office, January 6. &nbsp; Her Majesty having been pleased to appoint Peter Fraser, Esquire, to the office of Sheriff of Van Diemen's &nbsp; Land and its Dependencies, Mr. Fraser was this day sworn in, in pursuance of such appointment. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 7, Colonial Secretary's Office, January 6. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct the publication of the following statement of the actual liabilities and assets of the several Banks in which the public money is deposited, for the half-year ending 31st December, 1839: Bank of Van Diemens Land. LIABILITIES. £ s. d. Bank Stock . 61500 0 0 Deposits . 65876 l8 10 'Notes in circulation. 8961 0 0 Total . £136337 13 10 ASSETS. £ ». d. Bullion. Treasury Bills, &c. 21877 4 5 'Bills of Exchange, Cash Credits. &c 111910 9 5 . Bank Pro...
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. January 13-the schooner Industry^ 96 tons, Trundle, from Port Phillip, Fisher, agent, in. ballast and three I passengers. 15-the brig William, 149 tons, Thom, from Sydney fifteen passengers. DEPARTO RCS. January 10-the cutter Mary, 56 tons, Saunders, for Port Phillip, Henty & Co., agents-eleven passengers. 10-the brig Lord Hobart, l61 tons, Nichols, for Port Phillip, Willis & Co., agents, with sheep, &c, and six passengers. 11-the bark Wallaby, 350 lons, from George Town to Port Phillip, with 1401 sheep.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
MISCELLANEOUS. People are for everlasting striving to prolong theiv lives, without thinking of the evils of longevity; un ex- ample of which recently occurred in America, where, ii is said, two men lived so long, that they did not know who they were, nor could anybody tell them I Children dispute not ; they believe as they are taught ; the whole soul of a child is pure simplicity.-Martin. Luther. ' I wish you would give me that gold ring on your finger,' said a village dandy to a country girl ; ' for it re- sembles the duration of my love for you-it lins no end.' ' Excuse mc, Sir,' stud she, ' I choose to keep it ; for it is likewise emblematical of mino for you-it has no be- ginning.' A Conspiracy,-Captain Marryat relates the following story :--There were, and I believe still ate, two lawyers in partnership in New York, with the peculiarly happy names of Catchern and Chetum. People laughed at see- ing these two names in juxta-position over the door ; so the lawyers thought it advis...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
j.. , SYDNEY. China Trade.-The following extract from a letter,, dated Sourabaya, September 30, we find in a recent nura- ' ber of the Sydney Herald : - " Our latest news from China states that the Americans have been ordered down to Macao for assisting in intro- ducing Brilia! goods into Canton. We therefore pre- sume that no trade whatever can be carried on unless through Macao, which must be to a very limited extent ; we therefore consider holders of teas to any extent would be quite safe in holding for higher rates." [We leam from a correspondent that the British mer- chants have all been compelled to leave Macao on board their ships and take refuge in Hong Kong. The'Ame- ricans are allowed to remain at Macao.-Ed. H.T.C.] Sydney Markets, January 1.-The wheat and flour market is still stationary at our last prices, viz :-Wheat 12s to 13s Gd per bushel. Flour.-First quality 3Gs to 40s, second, 80s to 35s, ration 18s to 30s per lOOIbs.-Bread Is 4d per 41b loaf. Tea.-The arrival of ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
'TO'CORRESPONDENTS. \ ..G ta ni ATOM'S letter skmU certainly appear in our nett. "A CoaassroMDiiiT FROM LAONCBVTOM" mil find that «MtaJBjflf not pam tk» sublime flight of Mr. Jone»-the in . tmlidéstd thepmysichm-unnoticed. I» the "gratitude" for tk* */airplay" already exhausted 9 I» the mantis of , (A* True Colonia» pierced 9 »_,, , Seo »hat a rent the envious Casca made I M A FaiBBD-'to CoNsisTEHcr," next week. ' T«a EXTSACT».«» Religion» Education »kau also appear.
Meteorological Observations, From Jan. 9 to Jan. 15, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
Meteorological oüaervatloi», From Jan. 9 to Jan. 15, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each D> u Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tuea. Wed. 29 ä 29 a 29 61 29 ffl 30 1 30 1 30 I i Tem. 29.9] Wind. South Ditto Ditto Ditto South Eut Ditto Ditto Velocity of the Wind. 16 10 15 25 20 10 16 Cloudy Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Fine Depth of Rain, 0.2 inches. Sun rises, 4h. 40m. Sun sets, 7h. 20m. Daylight begins, 3h. 0m. Daylight ends, 9h. Oin.. length of day, 14h. 40m. Day decreases, Oh. 30m. Clock before aun, Oh. 1 Im. Full Moon, 19th day, 10 m. All Orders, Advertisement*, or Communications, intended for this Paper, should be forwarded, addrtised te the Editor of the Courier, early in the trees., . ßkort Notices and Advertisements tan be received until *i* o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which time, an- nouncements, if tent, cannot appear until the «Mains' week. AGENTS. Mr. H. DOWUNO. Bookseller, Launtttton. Mr. Tsoo, BookstlUr, George Street, Sydney. Mr. J. BURNHAM HALL, IO, Tower Street, Landon....
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 17, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 17, 1840. Í GOVERNMENT NOTICE, No. 10, Colonial W Secretary's Office, January t H The Lieutenaat-Governor has been pleased to ap- point Edward Carr Shaw, Esquire, to be a Coroner for the Territory. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER. COMMISSARIAT - OFFICE, Hobart Town, 'January 14, 1840. Sale by Auction. Notice-On Wednesday, the 22nd instant, Mr. James Duncan will sell by Public Auction, at twelve ¿»'clock, at the Commissariat Stares, the whole of the Prison-fittings and Naval Stores (not required) landed from the male coavictship " Canton." Terms-Cash ; and" the articles to be cleared away immediately after the sale. , . , GEORGE MACLEAN, A CG. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 14. 1840. Notice.-With reference to the advertisement by this Department culling for Tenders, lo be opened on the 8th instant, for the supply of 100,000 lbs. of Salt Provision», it is hereby notified that the following is the only one taken ; viz. William Wat...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
ALMANACK. &nbsp; AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. &nbsp; Sunday-January 19- Second Sunday after Epiphany. &nbsp; CHURCH SERVICES - PROPER LESSONS. Morning Lessons - Isaiah, ch. 61- Matthew, ch. 17. Evening Lessons - Isaiah, ch. 63- I. Corinthians, ch. I. Monday - January 20. Gaol Delivery. Tuesday - January 21. Sale - Sugar, at the Stores of William Bunster, Esq., Old Wharf - W. T. Macmichael. Wednesday - January 28. St. Vincent. Thursday - January 23. Sale - Genteel Town Residence, 98, Macquarie-street, on the premises - D. Taylor. Friday - January 24. Sale - New and Valuable Books, at his Mart - W. T. Macmichael. Sale - Wines and Bottled Porter, at his Mart - W. T. Macmichael. Sale - Merchandise, at his Mart - W. T. Macmichael. Saturday - January 25. Conversion of St Paul. &nbsp; &nbsp;
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. London, No. 61, Moorgate-st., Aug. 31,1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. London, Na. 61, itfuoiffatf-sf., Aug. 31,1839. SIR, Our second public sales of Colonial Wool of this year's growth commenced on the 20th, and terminated on the 29th iiiBtant. The catalogues comprised the following: Bales. I N. S. Wales . (¡651 V. D. Land . 3061 Cape . 477 Port Phillip . 309 New Zealand .;.. 7 Sundries . 247 Total 10755 The sales throughout went off with great spirit, a most gratifying fact considering the large quantity offered, and the continued pressure in the money market. The prices obtained may be considered, for middle and low qualities, fully equal to the last month's quotations ; the finer burts were not so well supported by about 5 per ceut. The lumba' wool was not in such great request as in July, owing to it-> staple not being sufficiently long. A new feature in our mnrket was the appearance of a few bales from New Zealand, which proved of excellent desciiplion nnd well gut up ; it realised from Is Od to 2s per lb. ; if we...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
S A.Z. ES BY AVCÏIOSÎ. ¡Library of Books. MR. T. Y. LOWES WILL SELL BY AUCTION, At his Mart, To-Morrow, the 18th instant, at 12 o'clock, immediately aller the sale of Books belonging to the late'Rcv. P. Connolly, 1MIE Valuable Library belonging to Dr. Macbraire. Amongst the works is a valuable edition of Brewster'* Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. General Sale. MR. T. Y. LOWES WILL SELL BY AUCTION, At his Mart, on Monday next, the 20th instant, at 11 o'clock, BENARES SUGAR Tea, in chests, half do, quarter do, and five and ten catty boxes Twenty four cases shag tobacco, in bond, about I cwt each Thirty casks bottled ale, four dozen each Forty boxes window glass, 23 s l8 Forty do do 21 x 19 Forty do do 20x19 Forty do do 20x18 Forty do do 20x17 Men's fustian and cord jackets and trousers Striped shirts, cottons, hosiery And a great variety of sundries. Terms-abo\e ¿fc'20, three months' credit on approved endorsed bills. Household Furniture, deo. MR T. V. LOWES WILL SELL BY AUCTION, At his Mart...
SUPREME COURT—GAOL DELIVERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
SUPREME COURT-GAOL DELIVERY. At UOBARTON-Qu Tuesday, 21st January. QUARTERSESSIONS At 1IOBARTON-On Saturday, 18th January. .At LAUNCESTON-On Tuesdav, 21st January. - At OATLANDS- On Monday,27th January. ( At RICHMOND- On Monday, 20th January. 'State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Jan. 14.-Number assignable for Hobart, 8; do. for the interior, 32. State of the Female House of Correction, Laun -cestón, January IO -Number assignable, 3.
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
OAZSTTS. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, Januarys, 1840. Wheat Contract for 1840-41. Tenders for clean Colonial Wheat of the best quality, required by this Department at Hobart Town and Launceston, will be received at tbe re- spective establishments until Wednesday, the 13th February next, at 12 noon : the tenders at the former station to be addressed to Assistant Commissary General Maclean, and al the latter to Mr. Priaulx, of the Commissariat, and to be marked on the envelope " Tenders for Wheat." The wheat must be of good quality, and free from smut; and the quantity will be ascertained after undergoing the process of screening. The tenders must express the price per 100 lbs. in words at length, the periods of delivery (at any timo previous to the 10th of April,) and the name of a person of known stability who will enter into bond with the party tendering for the due fulfilment of tit« contract. Payment will be made in the usual manser, either by bill on the Treasury at IJ perc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
For London. THE fine fast sailing first-class Bri- tish built bark Miranda, 322 tons register, Thomas Hayes, commander, _having all her dead weight engaged and ready for shipment, will be despatched for the above port early in January. For freight of vrool or passage only, having very supe- rior cabin accommodation« apply to the commander on board, or to KIRB, ALEXANDER, fit Co. New Wharf, November 4. For Irondon. THE first class bark Fortitude, John Lovitt, Commander, will sail for the above port on the 4th February. _ For frefglit of wool or passage, apply to Captain Lovitt, on board, to Kerr, Alexander, & Co., or to New Wharf, Jan. 8. ASKIN MORRISON. Tor liverpool. THE fine fast-sailing first-cla« bark Clifion, C. G. Hill, commander, is now loading for the above port, and as ?Jiwsmjii a" her dead weight is engaged, and the ¿rcatcr part of her wool, early application is necessary. nr freight of wool or passage only, apply to the com- ité T on board, or to "" KERR, ALEXANDE...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. We have received South Australian papers to the 2lst December. No less than eleven hun- dred more souls have been added to the popu- lation by the arrival of four emigrant ships from England. Our neighbours are somewhat wroth with us for presuming to doubt the flourishing state of the province ; we only hope that the newly arrived cargoes will find the apples all to their taste. The English intelligence received reaches to the 21 st of August. . A public meeting had been held at which cer- tain resolutions were passed expressive of the dissatisfaction created under the present survey system, and the expediency as well as justice of defraying all the expenses of surveys out of the monies received for land sold, and ihc net pro- ceeds applied, without any diminution whatever, to the purposes of emigration. A resolution was also adopted to the effect, that it was expedient to extend the Legislative Council by allowing the people to elect a certain number of representat...