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PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
PORT PHILLIP. We have received Port Phillip papers to the 7th of this month. A new paper entitled the Port Phillip Herald has been started this year. It bids fair to distance its two competitors. The following are extracts :- &nbsp; The Suburban allotment 24, was disposed of on 31st December. And the half-acre lots realised from £175 to £63 Steam. - The inhabitants of Melbourne will be glad to learn that a large steamer named the Madagascar, has been sent for to the Isle of France by Mr. Man- ning of Sydney ; she is intended to ply between that port and Melbourne. A large Steam Tug, of thirty- five horse power has also been ordered by a leading mercantile house at Sydney, for the purpose of plying &nbsp; between William's Town and Melbourne. The former of these vessels may be expected here within the next three and the latter within six mouths from the present time. By the Government Gazette of the 4th December, we perceive that the following gentlemen connected with...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
? Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. January 10-the French ship Eliza, 496 tons, Mal horlie, from Havre ile Grace. 7th instant, with oil. 12 - the bark Canton, 51f tons, Mordant, from Lon- don, 22d Sentctnber, with 230 male prisoners and rum - passengers. Surgeon Superintendent Irvine, R.N., Lieu- tenant Colonel Hulme, of the 96th regiment, Mrs and two Misses Hulme, Lieutenant Scovall, of the 96th reg- &nbsp; &nbsp; ment, 40 rank and file, 7 women, and 5 children. 14 -the schooner Elisabeth, 34 tons, Stiles, from Lsuii- 0 cestón, with flour aud tobacco, Cleburne, agent. DEPARTURES. January 11-the bark Charlotte, 433 tons, Forrester, for Sydney, with sundries. 12 -the bark Wave, 345 tons, Goldsmith, for London, with colonial produce - passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Be- thune and family and two servants, Mrs. Hewitt and four children and two servants. 12-the bark Samuel Cunard, 299 tons, Williams, for New Zealand, with sundries. PORT or LAUNCESTOH. ARRIVALS. Januar...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
THIS MORNING'S POST. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (From the Launceston Advertiser.) The Rev. Mr. Gibbon is the clergyman appointed to the mastership of the church of England school, some time since subscribed for in Launceston, and to which it &nbsp; may be remembered Bishop Broughton presented a hand- some donation from funds raised in England for the aid &nbsp; of such objects in the colonies. It is reported that the chaplaincy of the new church at Launceston is also con- ferred on this gentleman. By order of Major Wentworth, Police Magistrate, all convicts, ticket-of-leave, or otherwise, are forbidden to appear at the races and regattta. A sad accident occurred to the barque Lady Emma on the evening of Friday last. The vessel was lying at single anchor, preparatory to her being taken over the bar; in swinging to the tide she tailed on the east bank of the river in Home Reach, and hung fast. The anchor was then hove upon, but came home ; and shortly...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 16,1840. ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
ww-IÜT rniic&lt;Ba«MaMwMHMKw»waasHnJnannnMwi C&e Courier« THURSDVY EVENING, JANÜAHY 16,1840. ENCJHSH EXTRACTS. TAc To«rnfli»eiir.- The Ijits in the park of Eglinton Castle at this lime exhibit the appearance of u pond. -Yesterday at S o'clock the procession,entered the place appointed for the feats of the stalwart men at arms, amidst a deluge of rain and an incipient tempest of wind. The ladies, the Queen of Beauly and her attendants, were brought to their seats in the galleries io close carriages, and by that means escaped a por- tion of the soaking to which the rest of the company were subjected. The trumpets sounded gallantly as the procession entered the harrier, and those who could exalt their voices, and were not afraid to open their mouths for the rain, shouted amain. The knights nttctnptcd to return the compliment by bow- ing to their admirers, but it was only an attempt : they eat so stiffly in their iron panoplies, that bowing without rolling out of their s...
From HARDY'S SHIPPING LIST, September 18, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
mmÊmmsm^masmsummmamsm From HARDY'S SHIPPING LIST, Septem her l8, 1839. . For HOBART TOWN :-The .4nn, 271 tons, D. Mac. Alpine; Tus West Indian, (Government Stores,) 328 tons, Challes Mac. Arthur; the Ihjgeia, 400 tons, John Hannah ; the Sir George Arthur, 370 tons,-. For HOBART TOWN AND NEW SOUTH WAITS :-The Augusta Jessie, (convict ship,) 400 tons, John S. Sparkes. For LAUNCESTON :-The Mary, (Government Stores,) 277 tons, Mr. Beachcroft. For LAHNCLSTON AND PonT PHILLIP ;-The Arab, I 400 tons, Fredeiick Hedges. ' For Port PHILLIP And Launceston :-The Mary and Eliza, 300 tons, Robert Paterson. For POUT PHI LUI* AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA :-The John Bull, 795 tons, F. Ormond. For SOUTH AUS/TRALIA AND PORT PHILIIP :- The Orissa, 323 tons, Janies Blown ; the Rujasthan, 700 tons, Duncan Ritchie ; (H. M. Com.) For SOUTH AUSTRALIA :-The Java, 1175 tons, Alex- ander Duthie ; the Warrior, 479 tons, Jos. Beckett, (H. M. Com.) ; the City of London, 395 tons, Joshua Antram. For New ZEALAND :-The Benga...
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 17,1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
The Courier. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; __________________________________________ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 17, 1840. It is generally presumed that all despatches are satisfactory; nay more, ' highly satisfactory' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; is the admitted phrase, and we will assume, therefore, as a matter course, that those which have just arrived by the Canton are of the same &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; __________________________________________________ genus; but amidst all the sweets of flattening foolscap with which the government of His Ex- cellency Sir John Franklin has been greeted by the Secretary of State, we find no mention what- ever of the Prohibition of Distillation Bill ; it is passed over in mute and inglorious silence to the increased dismay and const...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. Hobart-town, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 17 January 1840
COaiMJSSWNERS' OFFICE. | Hobart-towD, January 17. 1 Notice ¡s 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 17th day of March next, on or before which day any caveat or counter-claim must be entered : Richard Lewes, 20a., Forcett, originally ordered lo -theapplicant ; claim dated 22nd December, 1839. William Hepburn, 2a. 2r. 28p., Swansea, originally 'John George "Donaldson, who conveyed to Robert ' Makepiece, who conveyed to William Hepburn, the ' applicant ; claim dated 2Cth September, 1839. James Hamilton, I». 18p.,Campbell-town, original- ly Adam Jackson, who conveyed to the applicant, sub- ject to a mortgage on the land ; claim dated 20th December, 1839. Elizabeth Richards and Joseph Bonney, 400a., Devon, originally George Brown, but sold by the 'Sheriff to Richard White, who conveyed to W. Field, who conveyed to the applicants in trust ; claim dated Stn June, 183...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
A&MAVAOX, AND ABSTRACT Of VDltlC SALSS TOR TU I tMSOINO WUK. I Sunday-January 26.-Third Sunday after Epiphany. cuuacu sxavtci--rxorxa LKSSOHS. Morning Lessons-Isaiah, ch. 65-Matthew, ch. S3. Evening Lessons-Isaiah, cb. 66-1. Corinthians, ch. T. Monday-January 27. Oatlands Quarter Sessions. Tuesday-January 38. Sale-Building Allotments at the corner of Liverpool and Harrington-ttreeu, on the premises-T. T. Lowes. Sale-Sheep, Cattle, Working Bullocks, &c, at Mawk* Yards, Bagdad-W. T. Macmichael. Wednesday-January 29. George III. died, 1620. ? Thursday-January SO. Sale-Sheep, Horses, and Cattle, at the Woolpack Iwv Macquarie Plaina-W. T. Macmichael. "-*, Sale-Lantwardine Estate, near Hamilton, at the Wool« pack Inn, Macquarie Plains-Vf. T. Macmichael. Sale-Unredeemed Pledges, st his Mart-James Duncan. Friday-January 31. The massacre at Glencoe, 1692. Saturday-February I. Launceston Court of Requests.
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
Snipping Intelligence. PORT or LAUNCFSTON. AUPIVAM. January Iß-the schooner Tamar. 0(5 tons, Trejurtha, from Port Phillip, Tregurtha, agent, in ballast and three passengers. 20-the brig Fox, 222 tons, Davis, from the Mauri tins, J. Griffiths, agent, with sundries and three pas- sengers. 20-the brig Henry, 107 tons. Bishop, from Port Phil- lip, Trejrurtha, agent, with sundries and three passengers. 20-the schooner Paul Pry. 56 tons. Harding, from Port Phillip, Fisher, agent, with sundries and three pas sen tiers. 21-the bark Mona, 183 tons, Milligan, from Portland Bav, Henty & Co., agents, in ballast and five passengers. 21-the schooner Eagle, 108 tons, Fawthrop, from Portland Bay, in ballast and one passenger. DEPARTURES. I Jnnnarv 16-the schooner Look-in, 78 tons, Jennings, for Port Phillip-thirteen passengers.
QUARTER SESSIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
I QUARTER SESSIONS I At HOBARTON-Oa Monday, 27th January. At OATLANDS- On Monday,27th January. COURT OF REQUESTS. At NEW NORFOLK- On Wednesday, 5th Feb. PUBLICANS' LICENSES. At RICHMOND-On Mondav, 3rd February. At NEW NORFOLK-On Monday, 3rd February. State of the Female House of Correction, Hobart town, Jan. 14.-Number assignable for Hobart, 1; do. for the interior, 30. i Slate of the Female House of Correction, Laun ' cestón, January 17.-Number assignable, 4.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
«??^?iaaBaaaaaaiiBMBa SOUTH AUSTRALIA. On going to press we received a South Aus- tralian paper of the 11 tit of January. A dinner had been given to the Governor at which upwards râefra4ff*a.^^^^^ Stephens spoke to the p "ii-es and prosperity of the colony, and wished that the editor of the Times had an opportunity of witnessing that banquet, in order that he might for ever after hold his peace. Wc have been taken to task for calling South Australia a land of special surveys and special humbugs. We certainly agree with Mr. Stephens that we ought not to be mu particular, nor look the gift horse .in the ino.uh with an eye of too much scepticism. Our friends and our neighbours sometimes-sny hard things about us ; now our brother in Van Diemen's Land -at least one of them says, ours is a land of special sur- veys and special humbugs. Nor shall I say anything about the special surveys, except that our friend would no doubt take it as an especial favour if anybody would let him have a spe...
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
SYDNEY. H.M. frigate Druid, arrived yesterday from England, via Madeira et Cape, bringing newspapers to the 21st of August, and Plymouth papéis of a day or two later dates. The Druid's orders are, 'we have been informed, to pro- ceed direct to China, and the Herald will take Captain Hobson to New Zealnnd, while his family will remain some time in Sydney, until be has been enabled to pre- pare for their reception in New Zealand. In the English news there is little of interest to the colonies.-Colonist, December 25. In order to provide against the recurrence of such risks as the mercantile community of Sydney were lately ex- posed to, by the actual disappearance of one, and the con- templated disappearance of another, of the principal auc- tioneers in the colony, it has been resolved to establish a joint-stock company, to be called ' the Australian Auction Company,' with a capital of £100,000 in five thousand shares of £20 each. A board of directors (of whom R. Jones, Esq., M.C., is c...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. Union Steam Mills. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
i -.. THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON COHN MABKET. Union Steam Mills. Wheat 15s, oats 6s to 7s, pollard 4a, bran St Gd, per bushel ; flour, first quslity, 45s to ôOs, second 43s to 48a ration 38s to 40s per lOOlbs. LAUNCESTON MAIL«. - To Port Phillip, per r«*cr and Paul Pru, To-Morrow. " ' To London, per Cygnet and Arah, To-Morrow. j* - .? T* London, par Prince Regent, on ti» 31st, iostastt.
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
Shipping; XnteUlconoe. HOBART TOWN ARRIVALS. January 17-the cutter Pickwich, 25 tons, Symond, from Launceston, with flour. Cleburne,agent l8-the schooner Sir John Franklin, 52 tons fit» from Port Phillip, with wool, hides, and tallow-nea»l gers, Mr. Chapman and Mr. Robertson. i*"*wu« 18-the schooner Lynher, 156 tons. Browse, from th. Mauritius, 2d December, with sugar, &c. 18-the ship Geetry, 369 tons, Toulon, from Ham A* Grace, 11 th January, 1839, with oil. m * T1.?,rlhe.8.oho/'ncr Lilliat> 90 tons,'Smith, from IW Phillip, with shcep-pasMngen, Captain Fraser, Mr. A Downie, and Mr. Ware. A* 20-the French ^ip AhMrtas, 450 tons, Hymne, from a whaling voyage, W. If. Orr; agent, with oil and bon? PK?r S..h°r?ner Jiar,a't188 «ons, Morris, from Von Phillip, with sheep, &c-, J. Moses, agent-Dassen«« T Vigor, G. Wade. J. Bowden, TMOL, mffSEt ble in charge of a prisoner. w On (he 17th instant, 11 p.m., "«"ed a small «esstl bat. tom up, off the west cape of Van Diemen's La...
Meteorological observations, From Jan. 16 to Jan. 22, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
-.-., matmarolê#iaai OlsaaswatlasM» - From Jan. 16 to Jan. 22, at Hobarto*,2o'Cloch each Dty> I n.M. D.W. Bar. Thur. Frl. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. 300 39 9 W6 29 4 299 29« 29« 89.« 69 Thor Wind. South East Ditto Ditto Ditto Variable North West Ditto " Velocity of the Wind. IO 90 10 SO 60 40 80 Depth of Rain, 0.4 inches. Sun rises, 4h. 45m. Sun sets, 7b. lorn. Daylight begins, 3h. 10m. Daylight ends, 8h. 60m. Length of day, 14h. 88m. Day décrassée, Oh. 45m Clock before sun. Oh. 13» Moon's L. Q..36tb day, IIfts» AH Orden, AdvertiitmeuM, or Communications, ******* for this Paper, «aeititf Is fermarded, addressed io tht Editar of the Courier, earl*/ in the wes*. Sheet Netkm »m4 Admtimmtnt» pan le reeeised until m* .'.isel'sa Taeredajr Stoning, after which tims, *** uaunsmmmu, If seat, eswsst tfpsmr until the eats** AOKHTS. Mr. H. TJowuxo. Bookseller, Launetttcm. Mr. Taao, Bookseller, George Street, Sydney, Mr. J. BIIKVÍUM Hau, IO, Tower Street, lea*»*» ¿¿mtmmmmmmmm^gggsgg0gegg^gggg^...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
EKGLI8H-IN ÍJÍL.L1GENCE I Hanover, September 1.-The report that the Diet had de- cided by a majority of votes against the validity of the Constitution of IS33 is false. We understand that no further objection will be mode to the receiving of Petitions. -Bremen Gazette. Papineau has determined to take up his abiding place in France, and has given directions tor the sale of hu effects in Canada. The Journal du Hame states that Meunier, who attempt* ed to assassinate Louis Philippe, and who was banished to the United States, had fallen in a duel with aa Italian M Texas, where he had taken refuge. The Moniteur also says.-" Admiral Itouuln, the Am- bassador of Prance in Constantinople, is ordered to PaMt M. de Pointois, Plenipotentiary Minister in the Unit** Sutes, it to proceed to Constantinople, in the capacity « Extraordinary Envoy and Plenipotentiary Minister, aft* to fill the functions of Ambassador." It is said the Ad- miral wat privy to the betrayal of the Turkish Fleati««» the ha...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
GAZETTE. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town. January 20, 1840. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE MILITARY. Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Offices at Ho'iart Town and Launcestou, until 12 o'clock on Wednesday the 19th February next, for the supply of the following Articles for the use of the Troops and Military Departments at those (stations, for the year commencing 1st April, 1840, and ending 31st March, 1841, viz: Fresh Meat per lb. Twenty per cent. Bread per lb. Fine Bread per lb. for the Military Hospital. Vegetables per lb. for ditto. New Milk per Imperial quart for ditto. GENERAL CONDITIONS. The Contractors will be expected to supply the Troops with any additional quantity of Fresh Ment and Bread at the Contract Prices, which the Quarter Master of the respective regiments will punctually pay for ; and the Married Officers will be entitled lo lib. Meat and lib. Bread per diem at the Contract Prices for each person composing their families in addition to their pe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 24 January 1840
For Xiondon. THE fine fast sailing first-class Bri- tish built bark Miranda, 322 tona register, Thomas Hayes, commander, _having all her dead weight eng'ageJ and ready for shipment, will be despatched for the above port jiarly in January. &lt; For freight of wool or passage only, having vtry supe- rior cabin accommodation, apply to the commander on board, or to KERB, ALEXANDER, & Co. New Wharf, November 4. Í For Xiondon. pHE first class bnrk Fortitude, John Lovitt, Commander, will Kail for -thif'" above port ,ion' the 4th- -February. _ Fçr freight of wool or passage, apply to Captain Lovitt, oit board, to Kerr, Alexander, & Co., orto New Wharf, Jan. 8. ASJCIN MORRISON. For liverpool. THE fine fast-sailing first-class bark Clifton, C. 6. Hill, commander, is now loading for the above port, and as _ all ber dead weight is engaged, and the greater part of her wool, early application is necessary. For freight of wool or passage only, apply to the com mander on boa...