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COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 29th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 2£>r/í December, li JO. Tenders will be received at this office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the Gili January, for the supply of the following articles of clothing required for the Mounted Police : Foraging caps, 10 ; dress jackets, li ; stable jackets, 9 ; cloth trow sers, 10 pairs. Specimens of the cloths must accompany the tenders. E. J. Manley, Accountant of Stores.
OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, 31st December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, 31 st December, 1810. Tenders will be received at this office, until the loth January, 1811, for the hire of the Canteen at the Military Barracks, Launceston, for three years, commencing from the dale of occupation. Persons tendering will have the goodness to express in words at length the amount they offer on each 10 men per month occupying the Barracks, in addition to the rent of the building, which is fixed at .£20 per annum, and submit the names of two responsible persons as their securities for the due performance of the terms of the lease; every purlieu lui'of which may be learned upon application to this ofiice, or to the Acting Deputy Storekeeper at Launceston. R. DoiiotAS, Ordnance Storekeeper. R. Kelsall, C. II. E. W. Windsor, D. O. S. K.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
TO ADVERTISERS. Advertisements and Communications by post, cannot appear on the day of their arrival, but must stand over 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.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. No Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Pout op Hobart Towy. No Arrivals. Depaiturcí -Oecembcr 30-the brig Camilla, 262 tons, Gard- ner, tor the whaling, with whaling stores. IMPORTS. Vessels eula ed Inn ault, from the 21si Dec. to the 29/A Dec, 1840, incltisue. Pur brig Maguasha-20 head cattle, 400 sheep, 8 tierces beef, Order. Per schooner Margaret-100 sheep, 9 bales wool, 3 casks beef, Order. Ptr brig Lord Hobart-2 packages ironmongery, 33 head cattle, 300 sheep, Order. Pout op Launcfston. Ainval -December 28-the brig Umon, 155 tons, Fulham, from Liverpool and Uahm; Kerr & Co, agents-passengers, Mrs. Fulham, Misses Lleanor and Maria Pulham, Master Henry Pulhim, John freeman. Departures -December 26-the schooner Edward, 60 tons, Knoland, for Circular Head. 2(5- the bark Socrates, 152 tons, Ruffle, for Port Phillip, J. Griffiths, agent, with sundries-passengers, Captain MlTag- gart, Thomas Skinner, William Jones, Ann Pike, Elizabeth Martin and child. MARKETS. HonvitT Towy Maiikets, Dscembei...
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 23rd December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
POLICE OFFICE. Hobart, 23rd December, 1840. All persons intending to slaughter sheep and cattle, or sell meat, under the provisions of the Act in Council in such case made and provided, for the ensuing year, are required to take out their licenses, at the several Policfe offices of the districts in which they reside, on or before the 1st day of January now next ensuing. All wholesale wine and spirit dealers are required, immediately after obtaining their annual licenses for the ensuing year, to register them at the several Police offices of the districts in which they reside. Josiah Spode, Chief Police Magistrate.
SURVEY OFFICE. 22nd December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
SURVEY OFFICE. 22nd December, 1840. Notice.-Application having been mado to purchase the undermentioned lot, it is hereby withdrawn from the list of lands advertised to be let on the 98th instaut viz: Lot 10. 500 acres. Situate on the east bank of the Great Lake, about four miles above Barren Plains, and usually known as the " First Neck." W. Champ, Surveyor-General.
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 30th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 30rA December, 1840. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my office, is advertised by me, in compliance with the provisions of " the Debtor and Creditor Act." Route. Burnip, writ received December 3, levy Decem- ber IG, at Pontville and Richmond. Sale-On Tuesday, Januarys, at 12 o'clock, at Pont- ville, a quantity of household furniture, &c. ; and on Monday, January 4, at 12 o'clock, at Bridge Hotel, Rich- mond, four working bullocks: unless this execution be previously satisfied. Watchorn ». Kidner, writ received December 15, levy December 21, at Hobart Town. Sale-On Saturday, January 2, at 12 o'clock, at the New Wharf, all the right, title, and interest of defendant in and to a schooner called the Lee, trading between Hobart Town and Pittwater: unless this execution be previously satisfied. Ferguson c. Makepeace, writ received December 12, levy December l8, at Swansea, district of Great Swan Port. Sale-On Monday, Januar...
CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart Town. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
CUSTOM HOUSE, Hobart Town. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Hobart To un for the week ending 29th December, 1Ö40, in- clusive :-Flour, 7^ tons. Return of Grain and Flour exported from the port of Laun- ceston for the week ending 26th December, 1840, inclusive : Outs, 450 bushels ; flour, 12 tons. G. H. Barnes, Collector.
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 23rd December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS. 23ri December, 1S40. Tenders will be received by me at this office until Tuesday, the 12th proximo, at 12 A. M., for the execution of such works at the New Public Offices as come under the heads-" Carpenter, Joiner, Plasterer, Plumber, Painter, and Glazier." Tenders will be opened at the above hour in the presence of such tenderers as may choose to attend. Platis and specifications may be seen as usual. A. Cheyne, Director of Public Works.
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP IV.—THE AGES OF SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP IV.-THE AGES OF SHEEP. The proprietors of sheep and other domestic stock usually estimate their respective breeds according to their ages. It is therefore essentially requisite that the buyers of live stock should possess some general principle of knowledge on this subject, in order to protect themselves from the machinations of those who too frequently resort to frauds, in order toi deceive the credulous and unwary. I shall, however, in the present instance confine my remarks to the ages of sheep, and endeavour to trace some general outline, by the aid of which attentive settlers may be enabled to form a tolerably correct judgment of the ages of their stock and thus prevent any material de- ception from being practised upon them. I am the more anxious to press these remarks on the attention of my readers, as I lately accompanied a friend to inspect some Saxony rams, bought in that country at a high price for the purpose of being shipped to one of ...
AUDIT OFFICE. 23rd December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. 2ird December, 1840. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Ti easury for payment between the 2nd of the current month and this date : J. T. Waterhouse, sundries; B. Jackson, ahorse; J. E. Calder, expenses ; R. Mackey, repayment ; Thomas Tilley, repairs; W. Goulstone, forage; W. M'Kay, sup- plies; G. Hogg, ditto; S. Fraser, boots; Kennedy Mur- ray, forage ; Jurors (Hobart Town;) tV. Hepburn, repay- ment; M. A. Cox, conveyance of mails; S. and J. Austin, ditto. G. T. W. Boyes, Auditor.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 24th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 2-U/t December, 1840. Notice-The privilege of sending and receiving Letters marked " On Public Service," or " O. H. M. S.," having beeu greatly abused, to the injury of tho Post-office revenue, the lilli section of the Act of Council,-1 Will. IV., No. l8, is republished for the information ami guidance of Government Officers, and of the public generally. " XI. And be it enacted that it shall be lawful for the Lieuteimnt-Governor from time to time to exempt from postage as to him shall appear expedient all letters and packets (being bona fide on the public service only) which shall be addressed to or-written and franked by members of the Executive and Legislative Councils and such public officers of the Government as he shall deem it expedient from time to time to name for that purpose-Provided always that on every such letter or packets there be writ- ten, by the person sending the same the words" On Public Service only," and that underneath those words there be...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 1. Colonial Secretary's Office, 29th December, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 1. Colonial Secretary's Office, 29th December, 1840. The Lieutenant-Governor has had under consideration in the Executive Council a communication from the Chief Police Magistrate, reporting the circumstances attending an attack made by four armed bushrangers, on the night of the 22nd instant, upon the house of Mr. Thomas Cole, on Snake Island, in D'Entrecasteaux's Channel. It appears that these bushrangers were absconded &nbsp; convicts, who had landed from a boat in search of clothing and provisions; and that a personal conflict took place &nbsp; between them and Mr. Cole, aided by certain members of his family, in which Mr. Cole greatly distinguished &nbsp; himself by his gallantry and determination. The result of such gallant conduct on the part of Mr. Cole, in the defence of his life and property, was, that &nbsp; &nbsp; three of the bushrangers were so severely wounded as to be immediately afterwards taken: the four...
SPIRIT OF THE PUBLIC PRESS. [?]UMMING UP FOR THE SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
SPIRIT OF THE 'PUBLIC PRESS. HUMMING UP FOR THK SESSION. Morning Chronicle.-The omission of Lord Lynd hurst's usual summing up at the conclusion of the session is an event of no little significance. It &nbsp; amounts to a confession, on the part of the Tories, that the Parliamentary proceedings of the period which has just elapsed cannot, by the utmost stretch of special pleading ingenuity, be converted into a plausible topic for the accustomed magniloquent boastings and fierce tirades of the swarm of second .rate orators, who strut and fume their little hour at inservative festivals during the recess. For once, re agree with Lord Lyndhurst-for once, we admire lis tact and taste. There are defeats so notorious, (hat the less that is said about them the better ; dis- graces so apparent, that any attempt to varnish them iver by sophistry, or brave them out by blustering, inly serves to enhance their sting. But although a irudent silence respecting the events of the session tay...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
SYDNEY. Mr. Jamison, the Manager of the Loan Company, is on board the Perfect hourly expected from Port Phillip, and Mr. Boyd, the Manager of the " Royal Bank," may be expected in about a month in one of nine steamers vviiicli hare been purchased for these colonies by a number of mun of capital in Britain. Ou the authority of private letters we can state conn - dently that Mr. Boyd brings with him a large amount of spe- cie. In addition to these, a Bank called the " Scottiah Aus- tralian Bank" was in the coarse of formation in Glasgow in August last, and some of the parties connected with the es- tablishment may be expected early in the year. These arrivals of capital will have the effect of enabling the merchants to meet their engagements; but above all, they will raise the price of stock ; and as nionicd emigrants are daily arriving in the Colony (both at Sydney and Melbourne), the stockholders are sure to realize good prices for their stock; and we would recommend that no sales, ...
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
THE COURIER. âtrenue (t Drospm. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 1. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to dis- miss Mr. Anstey from the office of Commissioner of the Insolvent Court, and to appoint Mr. Sorell in his stead. In observing1 upon this change, it will perhaps be requisite to state that it became a positive duty on the part of His Excellency, from the nature of a cor- respondence which Mr. Anstey had thought proper to institute with reference to the administration of the business of his court, wherein he betrayed a total ab- sence of everything' like courtesy or common feeling:, and forgot not only the respect due to the Govern- ment of which he was a servant, but that which he owed to himself and the station which he is presumed to hold. His appointment to the office after the wanton ex- hibition of personal feeling which he made in the Legislative Council, when he dealt in low and coarse insinuations alike degrading to himself and the cauce which he there came to defen...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing1 bark .J BUANKEN MOOR, DAVID SMITH, com rrandt r, 371 tons register, having nearly completed her load jgp »/ill t>c despatched for the above port positively on the ¿&lt;i*s i of January. &,. she hn3 still room for it few bales of wool, early applica- tion iJi necessary to. Captain Smith on board, or to Asian »lo«'»'An, Esq., or *>«'Av Wh'arf, December 28. Kehr, AtEXANDER-,« Co. _, /_ /w^S.FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December 3öMsi, next.) The fine first-classcolonial built bark S.IR GliOHGi: ARTHUR, 299 tons register, M'KELLAR.mastor, now loading for the above port. Hassuperior cabin accommoda- tion. Foi freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, Askin Morrison, or New Wharf, November 2. Keru, Ai exander, & Co. I^OLFOll LONDON.-A Regular Tracer-The «_£_& A"« fast-sailing well-known barque DERWENT, Al, Mi tons, INNES M'PHERSON, Commander, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her -?wool engag...
ANNO QUARTO VICTORINAE REGINAE. No. 36. An Act to amend the Law now in force with respect to the Service of Writs of Summons of the Supreme Court of this Island. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 1 January 1841
ANNO QUAltTO VICTORINE KEGIN.E. No. 36. An Act to amend the Law now in force teilh respect lo the Service of Writs of Summons of the Supreme Court of this hlund. W nntLAs bj the Clni tei of Justice for this Island the Sheiiff ind Ins Micce^'iiâ ate d'uected by themselves ot the'i siifh nent Deputies to execute and the «aid S! erin" and lus sud Deputies aie by that Charter anthmised toexetute all the Witts Summonses Huies Onlos Wairants Commands and 1'ioeesses of the Snpieme Court of Van Diemen's Land and to make Return of the same together with the manuel of the execution thereof to the said Suprême Corat- And u/icrcas considerable expense has been inclined hy the Go- vernment in the sen ice of Summonses in distant parts of the Colony foi which no adequate remuneration is piovided And wbeicas it is now by law competent to the Legislate u Council notwithstanding the provisions contained in the said Chai ter of Justioe to make provision in this behalf Be ir the) efore enacted by His E...