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COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 4, 1840. SALE BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hohnrt Town, January 4, 1840. SAl.E BY AUCTION. Notice.-On Weducsdiiy, the 13th instant, at 12 o'clock, Mr. Macmichael will sell by Public Aution at the Com- missariat Stores, about 30,000 pounds bran, in lots to suit purchasers; also the following Teneriffe wine, the ad valo- rem duty paid by the Commissariat, viz. Four casks, containing about 54 gallons each One ditto 55 ditto Ditto 52 ditto Ditto 37 ditto Ditto 29 ditto Total 389 gallons. Terms-Cash ; and the lots to be cleared away imme- diately ufter the sale. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.CG.
THE COURIER. Strenue et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
THE COURIER. Straus et Prospere. HOBART TOWN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 12. His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has &nbsp; returned from his annual inspection of Port Arthur, with the managen,«* of which, under the able super- intendence of Captain Boon,, h_ expressed himself highly gratified. Captain Booth has been most unre- ¡ mitting in his exertions to render Port Arthur effi- ^ cient as a penal settlement, more particularly in the l care which he has bestowed upon the classification and distribution of prisoners. His Excellency, we understand, has selected a por- i tion of land in the same quarter, consisting of between two and three thousand acres, which is to be put into ¡ cultivation by parties of prisoners shortly expected to arrive. It is in a great part bounded by the sea, and on the land side is cut off by a creek ; the land itself is represented to be of a most fertile character. His Excellency found the Favourite, sloop of war, Captain Dunlop, at Port Arthur. From th...
THE CLOSE OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
THE CLOSE OF THE SEASON. The first of August is over-the first of September is coming-Parliament is about to shut up-Gurncy's Bude light is looking out for a holiday-the waiters in the club houses arc beginning to take the liberty of putting their hands under the skirts of their coats, uurf standing an the steps as leisurely as so many lords-the German singers are gone up the Rhine, saluting the students at Bonn with a national chorus, and steaming onwards io entrance the worthy burgesses of Mayence-the French plays are nearly played out-the Italian opera announces its hist night the low-browed hovels on the edge of the moors give sounds of revelry and confusion-oysters are coming in -and balls, concerts, and dinners are going out. The mighty throb of the London season is fast subsiding, and by and by this wilderness of a town will be as silent as a dried fountain. People who live entirely in the country, and whose sea- sons nre regulated solely by the hands of Nature, have no notio...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH JOURNALS. THE QUARREL BETWEEN FRANCE AND ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
ÏPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH JOURNALS. THI QUARRBL BETWEEN FRANCE AND ENGLAND. MORNING CHRONICLE.-The Moniteur launches its official announcement that the reserve of the con- ception of 1836 is called into activity, as also he entire conscription of 1839. This, with the recal the soldiers en congé, will make an increase of about 30.000 men. Thanks to Algiers, the conscription 1837 and 1838 has been swallowed up there. In ddition, it officially corroborates the previous an juncement of the Débats, that power had been given assumed by a royal ordonnance, signed on the )th, to raise funds for adding 10,000 seamen to the french navy, with five sail of the line, thirteen fri ates, and nine steam boats. There can be no doubt bat this force, in addition to that already possessed ' the French in the Mediterranean, and in conjunc on with the Turkish and Egyptian vessels, forms a try menacing fleet. The support of Egypt by France ?s been all along given with this view, of rivalling and competing wit...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
PORT PHILLIP. The recent debates in the Legislative Council of New South Wales, relative to the division of the terri- tory into separate governments, have occasioned some sensation at Port Phillip, and already measures are in progress for getting up a counter petition to that pre- sented by the Bishop in Council, and signed, ex oficio, by the Governor himself. The Port Phillippians have certainly some reason on their side, and build their hopes on the very fears of the Sydney people. The latter dread the falling off which such a separation must occasion to their immigration fund; the Port Phillippians, on the other hand, rejoice that hence- forth their own enormous land revenue will be free for procuring emigrants ; cor will the Sydney people be any longer at liberty to apportion to themselves the " lion's share.0 An expression of the Bishop, that " the surplus of New South Wales has been the subsistence of Port Phillip and South Australia," han caused «one offene« .and not without...
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. 1st January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. lst January, 1841. The following Ship Letters, having been put into the &nbsp; Unpaid Box since the 1st ultimo, are lying in this Office for the Sea-postage.: England-Mr. Bailey, London. Ireland-Patrick Lamb, County Longford. Cape of Good Hopt- Mr. John Wution, Engineer of the Steamer trading to Algoa Bay from the Cape of Good Hope. . New South Wales-Joseph Still, Long Swamp. Port Phillip-Mrs. Captain Downs, Port Phillip ; Phillp Black, Esq , Melbourne ; Mrs. Champion, Geelong; Capt. Jacobs, Melbourne ; Mr. Purvis, ditto; Mr. James Kibble, ditto; Mr. John Henderson, Melbourne; Mr. William Budds, ditto; Thomas Manifold, Esq., Port Phillip. ST. JOHN E. BROWNF, Postmaster.
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. WAR OFFICE, JULY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. WAR OFFICE, JULY 27. Her Majesty has been pleased to approve of the follow- ing regiments - viz., 4th (or the Queen's Own) Light Dragoons, 16th (or the Queen's) Light Dragoons, 2nd, (or the Queen's Royal) Regiment of Foot, 13th (the 1st So- mersetshire) Regiment of Foot, and 17th Regiment of Foot, being permitted to bear on their second or regimen- tal colours, and also on their appointments, the words " Afghanistan," and " Ghuznee," in consideration of the good conduct of these corps during the campaign in Afghanistan in 1839, and of the gallantry displayed by them at the storm and capture of Ghuznee. on the 23rd of July in that year. Her Majesty has been further pleased to approve of the 2nd and 17th Regiments of Foot being likewise permitted to bear the word " Khelat," in commemoration of their gallant conduct at the assault and capture of that fort, on the 13th November, 1839. WHITEHALL, AUGUST 3. This Gazette contains a notice that the Queen has been pleas...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE, Campbell-street. FALCHON'S BENEFIT. Mr. Falchon begs leave most respectfully to acquaint li is Friends and the Public, that his Benefit is fixed for TO-MORROW, the 13th instnnt, on which occasion he trusts the entertninmeuts selected will ensure hint a con- tinuance of those favours it n ill ever be his anxious study to merit. The performances will commence with, (for the first time in this Theatre.) the Nautical Drama, in Three Acts, entitled THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, or THE PHANTOM SHIP. Vanderdecken (Captain of the Phantom Ship, " The Flying Dutchman") a Gentleman Amateur. Peter Von Bummel (a cockney Dutchman, a dabbler in the law, alias a benighted Shepherdess,) Mr. Falchon. After ii hielt, a ¡Musical Melango-Flute Solo, with full Orchestral accompaniments-A Gentlemnn Ama- teur. Duett, " As it fell upon a Day," Mrs. Clarke and Mr. Falchon ; Hornpipe, Mr. Smith ; Song " The Macgregor'« Gathering," Mrs. Clarke ; " Paddy's Wed- ding," Mr. Falchon ; Clarionet Sido...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
FOR LONDON-The, fine bark HINDOO, _j A ft 310 tons. C. L. VAN ZUILICOM, com mawJerThaving newly all her oil on board, will meet with qUFor freight of wool only and passengers, (having excellent accommodations) apply to the commander on board, or to New Wharf, January 12. WILLIS, GARRETT, 8C CO. .FOR LONDON.-(Regular Trader.)-The ^Haa¿ well-known first-class bark WAVE, 840 tons, JiDWAKD GOLDSMITH, commander, now loading for the above port, will be despatched immediately. Has very superior accommodations for passengers. For freight of wool or passage, apply to the commander on board, or to. New Wharf, December 21, WILLIS, GARRETT, fit Co. FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing bark _____ »RANKEN MOOR, DAVID SMITH, com Í mander, 371 tons register, having nearly completed her load ping, Will be despatched for the above port positively on the Vjjñth of January. / As she lias still room for a few bales of wool, early applica- tion is necessary to Captain Smith on board, or to Askin Morrison, E...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 14. Colonial Secretary's Office, 5th January, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 14. Colonial Secretary's Office, 5th January, 1840. Tickets-of-Leave have been granted to the following convicts; viz. &nbsp; William Armitage, Persian; John Angell, Strathfieldsay; &nbsp; Wm. Anslow, John Barry; James Arnold, Augusta &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Jessie; Joseph Bosward, Marmion; Thomas Brewer, Sir &nbsp; Charles Forbes; Edgar Bullock, Enchantress; George &nbsp; &nbsp; Britton, Elizabeth; Edward Bailey, Norfolk; Thomas Button, Hibernia; William Barnes, Katherine Stewart Forbes; William Berry, Roslyn Castle; Charles Brown, Caledonia; Patrick Byrne, Lord Lyndoch; John Botson, &nbsp; Augusta Jessie; James Berwick, George 3; John Boyd, &nbsp; &nbsp; Lady Kennaway; George Collins, Bengal Merchant; &nbsp; &nbsp; Robert Cudmore, Argyle; James Chaplain, ditto; Joseph &nbsp; &nbsp; Edward Cohen, England ; Ebenezer Cullins, ditto; &nbsp...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 13. Colonial Secretary's Office, 5th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 13. &nbsp; Colonial Secretary's Office, 5th January, 1841. Memoranda of Pardon have been issued to the following Convicts until Her Majesty's pleasure be known:- &nbsp; FREE PARDON. Berbice Pitt, Princess Charlotte; Joseph Pocket, ditto; &nbsp; &nbsp; James Clarke, Phoenix. CONDITIONAL PARDON. Francis Atkinson, Chapman; Joseph Ashton, Medway; &nbsp; &nbsp; James Archer, Princess Charlotte; William Barton, Lord &nbsp; Melville; Samuel Brown, Bengal Merchant; Mary Ann Bacon, Eliza; Sarah Brown, Mermaid; Mary Banks, Mellish; Samuel Binks, Phoenix; Vicenzo Buckery, Guildford ; John Beazley, Andromeda; John Clarke, Thames; Edward Campbell, Prince Regent; Henry Cotton, &nbsp; Woodford; Mary Cook, Hydery; Mary Collins, &nbsp; &nbsp; Prince Leopold; James Carter, Layton; Mary Clay, &nbsp; &nbsp; William Bryan; Joseph Clarke, David Lyon; Horton &nbsp; &nbsp; ...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 12, 1840. CONVICT SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 12,1840. CONVICT SERVICE. Required for the Convict Service, a light covered spring Horse Catt, for the purpose of conveying bread ; the particu- lars whereof may be obtained on application to the Principal Superintendent of Convicts, &nbsp; &nbsp; Tenders for the above will be received at this office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 20th instant. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 January 1841
CORONER'S INQUEST. Proceedings of an Inquest held at the Carlton, on view of the body of Thomas Gully, on 5th January. John Dougherty sworn-I am living in the employ of Bernard Quintin, at the Carlton ; about dusk, in the evening of Christmas Day last, I saw Henry Loane the prisoner, who lives in a hut adjoining Quintin's premises, ill-using his wife; the deceased, Thomas Gully, and two other lads, named John Quintin and Frank Vallady, were with me at the time ; we were just outside Loane's hut; Thomas Gully called out to Henry Loane not to ill-use his wife in that manner ; Mrs. Loane then left the hut and went towards Quintin's house, from one to two hundred yards from Loane's hut; Henry Loane (the prisoner) followed his wife; Thomas Gully (deceased) went near to Loane, who turned round, and with a stick like the one now produced, he struck Thomas Gully ; the blow appeared to fall upon his head ; Thomas Gully immediately fell ; Bernard Quintin desired the two lads, Vallady and Quin...
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. VII.-SKIN WOOL. (Continuedfrom our last) [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. VII.-SKIN WOOL. (Continuedfrom our last ) Before I close this part of my subject, it may not be amiss to suggest that the watering places in the 6heep»runs ought to be paved, or gravelled, so as to render it impossible for the sheep to stir up the water with their feet and make it muddy. Naturally-they are extremely clean, invariably refraining from drink- ing when the fluid is mixed with impurities, and this precaution is the more necessary in a country where lagoon or pond water is chiefly used. In some parts of England, where the ground is soft and miry, the sheep-ponds are bedded with chalk; but, even with us, this nicety has not received all the attention which it deserves. It may be'proper to add, that I have often felt sur- prised on observing that the productive vegetable, known by the name of Lucern, is not more generally cultivated near the homestead of the English farmer. It is a prolific and nutritious plant, well calculated for the fo...
THE FUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
THE FUNDS. The Money Market appeared to be recovering in the early part of the week, but as soon as the Account had been arranged and prices were allowed by the speculators to take their natural level, Consols dropped to 89} for Money on Friday, being 1¿ per ceut. below the opening price on Wednesday morning. The Exchanges are going back apace, and the merchants are-beginning to look anx- iously to this matter. The paralysed state of trade in the United States is oue reason for this state of things. Ano- ther is the facility to speculate in Tallow given by our | bankings}stem, which leads to our paying to Russia at | least 10s. per cwt. more for the article than would be re. quired in the absence of such banking facilities. Another | cause is the exteusive importation of Foreign Grain. The Gazette of Friday evening gives the Customs' Return of | quarters of grain imported in the month of July, which we shall connect with two preceding returns : G»« IN IxrORTED INTO THE UNITED KlNOOO...
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
COLONIAL PRESS. INSOLVENTS.-A great mistake seems to have prevailed in regard to what is called the discharge of " Insolvents." Certain of these persons do. not hesitate to display the possession of property to a considerable amount, believing (it is supposed) that the " discharge1' enablesthenîtôhoîd it. Tbey are mistaken. Any creditor has the power to cause the warrant of attorney given by every insolvent upon receiving the " discharge," to be put in force, and the property levied upon, as in ordinary cases. An in- stance of this will be shortly exhibited.-Murray's Re- view, Jan. 12. Tue INSOLVENT COMMISSIONER.-The public voice is en- tirely in favour of the appointment of Mr. Sorell to this very important office. His twenty years'residence amongst' , us, during whick he has filled, with so much general satis- faction, his important office, (by Act of Parliament the only Patent Office in this Colony.) enables kim to possess such accurate knowledge of all-his assiduity and atten- t...