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DIARY. Memoranda for the present Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
I DIARY. I Memoranda for the present Week. SUN High Tide. September. Calendar. I rises I sets I morn I even 12 1 M | Battle of Ordal, 1B11 | 6 0 | 5 51 | 0 10 j 0 36 13 | 1' | Pen. Wolfe killed 1759 I ti 8 | 5 52 ia I w I Ho'y Cross. Bui mug I,- . I , ,, 14 W of Moscow, 1812. ' ö 7 I 5 53 2 0 15 I T | 6 I) | 5 54 2 50 | 3 32 i« i c George 1. landed in I("f KnRland.1714. 6 5 5 55 17 | a | Lamben._| 6 4|5 5B | 5 15 | 5 43 16 I S I 10thsun. after Immy |6 3 | 5 57 | 6 I« j (j 46 Firt quarter 14lh day, 47 min. past 2 in the afternoon.
RETURN of the Average Prices of FARM PRODUCE for the Week ending 10th Sept. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
RETURN of the Average Prices of FARM PRODUCE for the Week ending 10th Sept. £ Wheat, best N. S. Wales .... O Middling, ditto.0 Worst, , ditto.0 Barley, best ditto.0 Maize, best ditto.0 Colonial Tobacco, best.0 Middling, ditto.......0 Potatoes, N. S. Wales. 6 Ditto, Derwent.7 Butter, best .8 Cheese, good .2 Folk, salt. 1 s. d. 7 7 p. bus. of 801 bs. 5 4 ditto ditto 3 8 ditto ditto 2 10 ditto of 501 bs. 2 2J do. measuremt. 2 0 per lb. 1 8 ditto 0 0 per ton 8 0 ditto 6 0 per cwt. 8 0 ditto 10 0 ditto. W. C. PUDDEFOOT, Commission Agent, George-street*
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
MARKETS. Wet weather was the cause of a very scanty supply being again exhibited in the market, but prices were not affected by it. About 500 bushels of WHEAT were brought to market, and sold from 6s. to 7s. 6d. per bushel. That from the New Country was the finest, and produced the best prices. MAIZE was more in demand than last week, bnt remained stationary. OATS, BARLEY, and RYE nominal, and but little in- quired after. DAIRY PRODUCE scarce as usual, and at high quotations. POULTRY firm, at our late prices. VEGETABLES much sought after, and maintain a good figure. In cattle, sheep, and horses, but little business has been done during the last week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
"' Impounding Advertisement. IMPOUNDED, at North ; Richmond, -a- on the 12lh of August last, by T. WILLIAMS, one ted Cow, white back, belly and face, has a yellow male C.tlf; one light ret Cow, white belly," part of back and legs, has a red heifer Calf, white belly and willie spot &lt;m the rump ; one red Co.v, willie stiu* in the face, has a red male Calf, siar on the forehead, white belly and off lund foot,-all branded JI on the near side of Uie rump ; also, on the 1-U'i of August last, one light strawberry Cow, white back And belly, branded JI on the tump, brand on the near side of the rump not legible, has a red and while male Calf.-[18s.] At Parramatta, on the 20th of August, by J. GROVES, one black Cow, with white on the back, branded JE. [.Va. Gil.] At Hie Cow pasture Bridge, in the County of Camden, on the atti September, by R. CONNOR, one brindle-sided Cow, back, belly and tail while, head and legs partly white, a bit from the off ear, branded on the off hip B, and ...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. We thank our Correspondent for his sketch of the life of Henry Bell, and shall always feel obliged by his communications. " Valentia" shall be inserted, if the writer will assure us of its originality. The letter of " A. Z," has been received, but it cannot be admitted, and we will thank him to return us the 10d., which we unwittingly paid for postage. We are sorry to inform " Fidelis" that his letter was illegible, except that part containing the names of several new Subscribers ! We hope to hear from him when restored to convalescence. We have refrained from publishing the letter of " A disappointed Australian ;" as, in our opinion, it would do the parties advocated much injury ; he should recollect, that we are, at present, a perfectly defenceless, and a de- pendent colony. " B," will appear in our next, curtailed. Our Hawkesbury friend has our best thanks for his account of the races, but as they have already appeared, we think it unnecessary to insert ...
Spirits and Tobacco. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Spirits and Tobacco. &nbsp; &nbsp; Stock on hand 27th instant, B. P. Rum, 15,921 gal- lons ; brandy, 38,916½ gallons ; gin, 14,209½ gallons ; other spirits, 6,821 gallons ; tobacco, 55,824 pounds. Received during the week, B. P. Rum, 12,976 gal- lons. Delivered for home consumption, B. P. Rum, 2,176 gallons ; brandy, 534 gallons ; gin, 157 gallons ; other spirits, 28 gallons ; tobacco, 1,956 pounds. Delivered for exportation, B. P. Rum, 120 gallons ; brandy, 130 gallons ; gin, 33½ gallons ; tobacco, 8,281 pounds. Stock on hand 3rd instant, B. P. Ram, 26,592 gal- lons ; brandy, 37,252½ gallons ; gin, 14,019 gallons ; other spirits, 6.793 gallons ; tobacco, 45,587 pounds. September 5, 1831.
Government Notice. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, September 7, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Government Kotioe Colonial Secretary's» Office, Sydney, September 7,1831. TTlS Excellency the Governor has di .*."?. recterl the following Notice of the general ob. jeclsof five Bills, about to be brought under tile con- sideration of the Legislative Council, to be published for general information. By His Excellency's Command, ALEXANDER M'LEAY. 1-A Dill to continue to a further period an Act, intituled «« An Act for regulating the conatitu *? tlon of Juries, for the Trial of Civil issues " in the Supreme Court of New South Wales," and also an Act, intituled " An Act to amend " an Act for regulating the constitution of Jti. " ries for the trial of Civil Issue» in the Su " preine Court of New South Wales." A? the Acts in question will expire with the piesent year, it is proposed to continue them for a turther period. 2.-" A Bill to extend and apply the form of .* Trial hy Juries lo certain Crimes and Mis " demeanours." In case any Perron prosecuted in the Supreme Court for any crime,...
EXPORTS. Vessels cleared from the 29th ult. to the 5th Instant, inclusve. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
EXPORTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; Vessels cleared from the 29th ult. to the 5th Instant, inclusve. CURRENCY LASS (schooner). 90 tons, Buckell mas- ter, for New Zealand, 6 cases, muskets, 20 kegs gun- powder, 2 cases hardware, 1 case tin ware, 1 keg to- bacco and stores. SAMUEL (schooner), 66 tons, Griffin master, for Hobart Town, 5 cases 1 cask oranges, 2 cases lemons, 80 cases 2 casks cheese, 1 case 2 casks butter, 4 cases bacon, 30 casks beef, 14 cases soap, 175 bags maize, 1,691 feet New Zealand pine, 1 box seeds, 1 box snuff, 1 cask herrings, 1 coil rope, 1 cask ironmongery, 1 box apparel, 1 case muskets, 12 kegs powder, 5 bags salt, 1 case segars, 81 baskets 1 keg tobacco, 1 hogshead gin, and stores.
Original Poetry. To my Neglected Violin. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Original Poetry. &nbsp; To my Neglected Violin. &nbsp; &nbsp; I. Thou instrument of mirth ! how sweet the tone That used to vibrate from thy tuneful string; My cares were soothed when thee I grasped alone, No art I knew, save melody to bring In simple sound—to make thy wild notes ring, As they were wont to do, in days of old, When some bright fair her sweetest song would sing, Before some breathless youth, or lover bold— Or tale of hapless love, in garden bow'r unfold. II. Oft have I struck thy pleasing chords in vain, Essayed some fav'rite strathspey lo recall ; Or struck again some soft melodious strain, That pleased the fair one's ear at route or ball, &nbsp; All falsely my unbending fingers fall : Thy strings discordant yield not to my lays So truly stopt—so wildly musical. No thrill of pure delight to me conveys Thy tone ;—I cannot bring the sounds of other days. III. But, solace of my woes, now shall be hung ; My Violin ! conspicuous in my room—...
Select Poetry. LOVE SICK WILLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Select Poetry. —oo— LOVESICK WILLY. —o— &nbsp; &nbsp; The following, after Hood's style, the author of " Whims and Oddities," is from a Yankee Paper. One Willy Wright, who kept a store. But nothing kept therein, Save earthen jugs, and some few kegs, Of whiskey, ale, and gin, Grew sick, and often would exclaim, &nbsp; " Oh, how my heart does burn ! " And every week the poor man liv'd— He had a weakly turn. Now, when they saw him thus decline, Some said that Death must come ; Some wonder'd what all this could be Some said his ale was rum. At last the very cause was known Of every pang he felt :— Remote, at one end of the town. Miss Martha Towns end dwelt. And Willy long had sought and sighed. To gain this pretty maid ; "I have no trade (said he), so sure My love can't be betrayed."' To Martha, then, he trembling went, And said, " My dear, 'tis true. Though I have nothing in my store, I've love in store for you. "And if thou wilt, thou may'st become," And here h...
Original Corresponnence. TO THE EDITORS OF THE "SYDNEY HERALD." Lower Hawkesbury, Wiseman's, August 10, 1831. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Original Correspondence. TO THE EDITORS OF THE "SYDNEY HERALD." Lower Hawkesbury, Wiseman's, August 10, 1831. Gentlemen,—" The new regulations for issuing and accounting for provisions and other articles furnished by the Commissariat, to the civil and convict depart- ments of New South Wales," printed at the Gazette Office, are found not sufficiently explicit, as regards the registers to be kept and tendered by the different overseers of road parties and iron gangs. The follow- ing queries were, I am given to understand, submitted to a Commissariat Storekeeper, who desired the mes- senger to call again—scratched his head, and then re- ferred to a clerk of the road department, who could not be supposed to be better able to put a proper con- struction on the regulations in question, than a person belonging to the department, from which it it pre- sumed they originated. The following are the queries ; namely— Are the ticket of leave overseers to receive rations ? Are the overseers on p...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. Sydney General Trade List. Compiled and Published under the Authority of the Customs. IMPORTS. Reports from the 20th ult. to the 5th Instant, inclusive. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
COMMERCIAL NEWS. —o— Sydney General Trade List. &nbsp; &nbsp; Compiled and Published under the Authority of the Customs. IMPORTS. Reports from the 20th ult. to the 5th Instant, inclusive. September 5.—DART (brig), 108 tons, Hindson mas- ter, from New Zealand, M. Hindson agent, 45 tons flax, M. Hindson. 5.— SPECULATOR (schooner). 40 tons, Parker mas- ter, from New Zealand, Edward Byers agent, 10 tons flax, W. Klensendorlffe. 5.—NEREUS (barque), 124 tons. Allen master, from the Mauritius and Hobart Town, G. Greenway agent, 3 cases stationery, J. B. Benington ; 416 bags sugar, Order ; shipped at Hobart Town, 30 puncheons rum, 200 bushels wheat, 5 tons potatoes, 1 bale kangaroo skins, John McLaren & Co. ; 157 bags potatoes, W. Morgan ; 20 bags wheat, 50 chests tea, Aspinall & Co. ; 36 bags wheat, Walker & Co. ; B bundles kangaroo skins,— Bull ; 10 bags sugar, 870 bushels wheat, 100 sacks flour, 8 cases muskets, 24 casks oil, 1 case ap- parel, 2 ba...
Coastwise from the 29th ult. to the 5th Instant, inclusive. INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Coastwise from the 29th ult. to the 5th Instant, &nbsp; inclusive. &nbsp; INWARDS. &nbsp; SALLY, 17 tons, Steele, Illawarra, cedar.—FANNY, 24 tons, Corledge, dilto, ditto.—BEE, 14 tons, Friend, ditto, sundries.—SOPHIA JANE, 156 tons, Biddulph, Newcastle, ditto.—ABEONA, 20 tons, Brown, ditto.— LORD LIVERPOOL, 70 tons, Taggart, ditto, ditto.— HOPE, 24 tons, Brown, ditto, coals.—MERMAID, 10 tons, Doors, Hawkesbury, maize.—LINNET, 10 tons, Barker, Brisbane Water, shingles.—NANCY, 10 tons, Cavill, Hawkesbury, maize.—YOUNG STAR, 12 tons, Peat, ditto, ditto.—MARY ANNE, 10 tons, Christy, ditto, ditto.—EXPERIMENT, 65 tons, Hill, Shoalhaven, sundries.
The Sydney Herald. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th, 1831. "Sworn to no Master, of no Sect am I." [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
The Sydney Herald. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th, 1831. —o— "Sworn to no Master, of no Sect am L." " How will persons in the distant Colonies, obtain seats in the Legislature, but by the Boroughs ?" This question was proposed to Lord John Russel on the first night of the de- bate, on the Reform Bill, by Sir R. H. Inglis ; and, though an important ques- tion to us and to many others, it is not of such magnitude as to stop the progress of such a measure. Canada has long had ample experience of the benefits arising from the services of Mr. Labouchere and Mr. Baring. The West Indies have Mr. Ellis, Mr. Burge, and others, as regular representatives ; and the East India Com- pany have a host of talented and wealthy men, intimately acquainted with the interests, capabilities, and resources of the Presidencies. It gives us plea- sure, therefore, to see an Ultra Tory re- cognise the principle that such distant dependencies should be represented ; and we trust it will not be lost sight of in the def...
Australian Price Current. Including last Thursday's Market (Sterling) Prices. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Australian Price Current. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Including last Thursday's Market (Sterling) Prices. &nbsp; Ale, English—Hhd. £4 a £6 do, doz. 12s a 14s &nbsp; Colonial—Hhd. 60 a 80 rio. doz. 6 a 8 Beer, Eng. —Hhd. £4 a £6 do. gal. 4s a 6s Colonial—Hhd. 45 a 55 do. gal. 2 a 0 Biscuit,....per cwt. 14 a 16 Blankets, Col. p. pr. 16 a 30 Blue,.......lb. 2 a 00 Bread, 2lb. loaf, 4d a 0s 4½d Butter, fresh....2s 0 a 2 6 salt.......1 6 a 1 9 Candles,Mlds.lb. 0 9 a 0 00 Dips... 0 5 a 0 6 Cattle—Bullocks ea. 45s a 60s Working do. 60 a 80 Cows,.... " 30 a 40 &nbsp; do.in Milk " 40 a 60 Calves,...." 6 a 8 Sheep,.,..." 4 a 5 Pigs......." 7 a 10 do. roasting, 4 a 00 Cheese, Eng.lb. 1s9d a 0s 0d Col. " 07 a 0 9 Cloth,Parramatta per yard.... 1 8 a 0 0 Do. Broad do. 3 4 a 0 0 Coffee grnd. lb. 1 6 a 0 0 Eggs, per doz. 10d a 1 0 Flax, New Zea. ton, £18 a £20 Flour, 100lbs. fine 2nds &nbsp; Barker, .... 20s 0d—16s 0d Longford, .. 19 0—17 0 DarlingMi...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
Shipping Intelligence. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVALS. &nbsp; &nbsp; From the Mauritius, via Hobart Town, on Sunday, the 4th of August, the barque Nereus, Captain Allen ; lading, sundries ; passengers, Mr. Greenaway, Mrs. Greenaway, Mr. Von- Bilia, Mr. Flowers, Mr. Badham, James Walsh, Joseph August, and John Carter. From New Zealand, the same day, the brig Dart, Captain Hindson, with 45 tons of flax. From the same place, the same day, the schooner Speculator, Parker master, with 10 tons of flax. From Newcastle, on Wednesday last, the steamer Sophia Jane. From Port Stephens, the same day, the cutter Lambton. DEPARTURES. &nbsp; &nbsp; For New Zealand, on Wednesday last, the schooner Active, Captain Wright ; passsengers : Rev. Mr. Yate, Miss Williams, Mr. and Mrs, Pander, and William Strikeman. For Hobart &nbsp; Town, on Friday last, the schooner Samuel. For Newcastle, same day, the steamer So...
OUTWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Herald — 12 September 1831
I / OUTWARDS. PANDORA,27 tons, Brown, Newcastle, sundries. ALICE, 20 tons, Clave/l, Illawarra, ballast.-MARY AN N, 8 tons, Webber, Hawkesbury, sundries.-FANNY, 24 tons, Cor/edge, Illawarra, ballast-MAID OF THE MILL, It tons, Mosman, Newcastle, sundries.-CALE- DONIA, 26 tons, Brooks, Hawkesbury, ditto.-ED- WARD, 10 tons, Beckford, ditto, ballast.-SALLY, 17 tons, Steele, Illawarra, ditto -SOPH1A JANE, 156 tons, Biddulph, Newcastle, Bimdries.-EMMA, 13 tons, Mul- hall.ditto, ballast.-HOPE, 24 tons, Broom, ditto, ditto. . -LORD LIVERPOOL, 70 tons. Taggart, ditto, sun- dries -LUCY ROYAL, 3 tons, Epworth, ditto, ditto. BEE, U tons, Friend, Il'awarra, ditto.-LINNET, 10 tons, Barker, Brisbane Water, flour.