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COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 9,1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 9,1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE MILITARY. Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Offices, in Hobart Town and Launceston, until 12 o'clock on Wed- nesday, the 10th day of February next, for the supply of the following Articles for the use of the Troops aud Mili- tary Departments at those stations, for the year commenc- ing 1st April, 1841, and euding 31st March, 1842, to be addressed to the Assistant Commissary-General, Hobart Town, and to the senior Commissariat Officer, Launceston, via. : HOBART TOWN AND NEW TOWN BAY. Fresh meat per lb Fine bread, such as is usu- ally sold in the shops, per lb. (The contract for this supply to commence from 1st March in place of 1st £ For the Military Hospital April) aud to include the naval as well as military service Vegetables per lb New milk per imperial quart J LAUNCESTON. Fresh meat per lb } Vegetables per lb > For the Military Hospital New milk per imperial quart...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We have again, in answer to numerous letters and inquiries re- specting our Sheet Almanack, to repeat, that the Post Office authorities will not allow it to be transmitted through- the post as a supplement to the paper. If sent by post it Kilt b* sub- ject to the same charge as a letter. Subscribers who have the opportunity of sending to our office, can have an Almanack delivered to any person, by giving a written order., with their signature attached. 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 Tuesdau morning, witt appear in the Courier of the following 'Fridays". Our country friends should bear this in mind to prevent di*-' . appointment.
THE CABINET. A CHURCHYARD THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
THE CABINET. A CHURCHYARD THOUGHT. To whom belongs this glassy mound, With osiers intertwined, So poor, compared with those around. So narrow and confined ? For those around have ample room, And proudly serve to tell ' , Where, laid within the silent tomb. Wealth, birth, and grandeur dwell ; And fond inscriptions blason forth, (Alas how little read!) And storied urns record the worth And virtues of the dead ; But here there's neither stone or um _ | To mark the humble sod ; ~ \. '.? Enough I no marble need proclaim Where sleeps the child of God_E. T. When a statue had been erected by his fellpv-cititens of Thasos to Theogenes, a celebrated victor in one of the public games of Greece, we are told that it excited so strongly the envious hatred of one of his rivals, that he went to it every night, and endeavoured to throw it down by repeated blows, till at last, unfortunately successful, he was able to move it from its pedestal, and was crushed to death beneath it on its fall. This, if...
THE COURIER. [?] HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
THE COURIER. Sbtnnue et Çnwpcre. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15. His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to remove Mr. Jones from the office of Solici- tor-General. ADVICES bave been received from China to the middle of September. There is no truth whatever in the report that Chusam had been re-taken by the Chinese. Beyond the taking of this place by the English, and the interruption of trade, no impression whatever seems to have been made on the Celestials. Admiral Elliot had gone northward, with the view of obtaining a nearer approach to the Imperial pre sence, in order to procure if possible a perusal for his dispatches. Provisions of all kinds were represented as scarce at Chusam. We direct attention to the Commissariat tender which appears this day in our columns. We have received Port Phillip Journals to the 2d of January. A public meeting had been held on the 28th Dec, on the subject of the separation of Port Phillip from New South Wales, and with the view of...
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. [?]January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. m January, 1841. Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commission- ers appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 8th day of March next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered : Henry Case, Hobart Town, 21 p., originally Thomas JVilliarns, who conveyed to the applicant; claim dated 18th November, 1840.-Bounded ou the north west by 62 links north easterly along Brisbane-street, commencing at the north angle of an allotment «¡ranted to J. Hiddlestoue and Robert Pitcairn, on the north east by a south easterly line along an allotment now claimed by Thomas Davie», oa the south east by 43 links south westerly along an allotment occupied by or belonging to Samuel Hanger, and on the south west by 280 links north westerly along allotments granted to Messrs. Jackson and Addison Thomas Brans. combe and the aforesaid grant to J. Hiddlestone, and Ro- bert Pitcairn to the...
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
ENGLISH INTELLIGENCE. The preliminary measures for the investigation into the affair of Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, we are told by the Moniteur of the 23rd, are in rapid progress. Nothing has as yet been done in public. It is said that the Prince and about fifteen of tho principal rebels have been inter- rogated at the Conciergerie, in the presence of'Baron Pasquier, Chancellor of France ; and masses of documen- tary evidence hate been looked over. The Priuce seemed very much cast down. He stated, that he considered himself the lawful heir of his uncle, the Emperor Napo- leon ; that he thought the institutions of the Empire were those best suited to the French nation ; and that he was persuaded that the majority of the people, and above all the army, would Bupport bis attempt. He still retained those opinions ; but admitted that he had been misled, if not betrayed. When the money which had been found on board the steamer was alluded to, he exclaimed-" It is mine ; I beg it may ...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
ENGLISH NEWS. On Saturday, the Queen gave Mr. Bailey, R. A., a long sitting for the nuptial-medal. . Sir Charles Wetherell is announced as gone to the Continent on a visit to the King of Hanover. According to advices from Berlin of the 15th instant, the Royal decree of amnesty in favour of political offenders had been communicated to the authorities, and was to be forthwith carried into execution. The contumacious alone are to beexclud" ed from the benefit of the measure, but aro to be allowed six months to apply for the King's clemency. We have received information, that General Count Orloff has been appointed by the Emperor Nicholas to the post of Commander-in-Chief of the armies now collected in the Southern provinces of the Russian empire and on the shores of the- Black Sea. Count Orloff was the negotiator of the treaty of Unkiar 'Skeleasi.-Times, Monday. It is understood that orders have been forwarded to all the outports to commence an active ¡nlistment of sailors. A tender to...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
SALES BY AUCTION. PARTICULAR NOTICE.--The Sale of SHEEP, HORSES, CATTLE, &c, advertised for Sale on the farm of Mark Kerr, Esq , on the 20th, will be removed to Lamb's Yards, Richmond, and disposed of by Auction, on Thursday, the 21st instant. January 14. T. Y. LOWES. Farm of 6A0 Acres at the Bay of Fires, on the East Coast. MR. J. C. UNDERWOOD will SELL by AUC- TION, at the Royal Exchange Mart, Launceston, on Monday, the 8th day of February next, at 2 o'clock precisely, all that valuable FARM, situate at the Bay of Fires, on the Eastern Coast, containing 640 acres, lately in the occupation of Mr. William Bryson. This land has a good frontage on the Bay, and is bounded on one side by a fresh water rivulet, and on the other side and also in the rear by crown land. For further particulars, apply to Robert Kerr, Esq., New Wharf, Hobart Town ; Messrs. Gleadow & Henty, Solicitors, Launceston ; or to 21, Macquarie-street, Jan. 14. AMPORT & ROBERTS. Standard Works a...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 9,1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS AND FOR GENERAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 0,1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS ANO FOR GENERAL SERVICE. Tendera will be received at the Commissariat Offices at Hobart Town and Launceston, until 12 o'clock oa Wednes- day, the 10th day of February next, for the supply of the following articles, for the under-mentioned services, for the year commencing 1st April, lill, and ending 31st March, 1842, via. : HOBART TOWN. ÍShips of War, Transports, and Government Vessels Convict Hospitals' Female House of Correction Fmb meat per lb ^ pr"0dBeT"rB2r.ck. (Gaol Prisoners and others ont of Barracks, and Commis. I aariat Stores Bread per. lb, nada from} srheatea four from which f « 0. 12 per cent of bran faasf been extracted > ... , ,3 Convict Hospitals Children and Sick at the Female House of Correc- tion and Nursery -Prisoners' Barracks Bread per lb, made from fine wheaten flour, ta be delivered in 1 lb, 1$ lb, and 2 lb loaves, as may be . required j Vegetabl...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
FOR LONDON.-The fine fast-sailing bark -BRANKEN MOOR, DAVID SMITH, com mander, 371 tom register, hating nearly completed her load tag, will be despatched for the above port positively on the lath of January. .,.,,, i .? As she has still room for a feir bales of wool, early applica- tion is necessary to Captain Smith on board, or to Askin Morrison, Esq., or New Wharf, December 28. KERB, ALEXANDER, & Co. ,FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December __^_ nest.) The fine first-classcolonial built bark SI It JETTÏÏSE AUTHUR,299tonsrcgUtcr,M'KELLAK,master, iio w loading for the above port. Mas superior cabin accommoda tiuns. For freight or passage, apply to the Captain on board, ASKIN MORRISON, or New Wharf, November 2. KERR, ALEXANDER, & Co. FOR LONDON.-A Regular Trader.-The _. fine fast-sailing well-known barque DERWENT, I, 382 tons, INNES MCPHERSON, Commander, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her fo«-¿vool engaged, will sail for the above port in the early ? ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
MARRIED-At Longford, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. A. Stackhouse, C. J. White, Esq., of Hobart Town, to Emma, third daughter of Mr. Dowsett, of Norfolk Plains. At Green Ponds, on Wednesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Otter, Vincent Giblin, Esq., of the Commercial Bank, Launceston, to Jane, daughter of G. W. Evans, formerly Deputy Surveyor General of this colony. &nbsp;
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 12,1840. CONVICT SEIIVICH. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 12,1840. CONVICT SERVICE. Required for the Convict Service, a light covered spring Horse Cart, for the purpose of conveying bread ; the particu- lars whereof may be obtained on application to the Principal Superintendent of Convicts. Tenders for the above will be received at this office until 12 o'clock on Wednesday, the 20th instant. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrivals.-January 13-the bark John Panter, 472 tons, Har- riers, from London, 29th August, with a general cargo, Kerr, Alexander, & Co., agent-passengers, Miss Thomas, Miss E. Thomas, Mr. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Alíeme. 13-tlie schooner Flying Squirrel, 89 tons, Clinch, from Port Phillip, 5th instant, with a general cargo-passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholls and three children, Mr. Gradey, John Fielder, John Dcrnull. Departures.-January 12-the brig Lord Hobart, 160 tons, M'Farlane, for Port Phillip, with sundries. 13-the bark Egyptian, 350 tons. Skelton, for Ceylon, In ballast. IMPORTS. Fesselt entered Inwards from the 4th Jan. to the 12M Jan., 184\. inclusive. Per brig Palestine-41 head cattle, 289 sheep, Alexander Imlay. Per brig Porter-64 logs cedar, 85 hhds porter, 98 barrels bottled beer, 137 boxes soap, 20 do pipes, I bale woollen cloth, 9 cases lard, 124 bags maize, 115 barrels pork, 786 sheep, 3 cases medicine, Order. Per bark Mi...
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 13th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 15 January 1841
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 13th January, 1841. 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." Ferguson v. Makepeace, writ received December 12, &nbsp; levy December 18, Swansea, district of Great Swan Port. &nbsp; Sale-On Monday, January 18, at 1 o'clock, at Swansea, a small quantity of household furniture, and stock in trade of defendant as a Licensed Victualler. And on Monday, January 25, at 12 o'clock, at the Court House, Hobart Town, the right, title, and interest of defendant in and to &nbsp; an allotment of ground, with the inn and premises erected thereon, known as the " Black Swan," situate in the township of Swansea aforesaid :-unless this execution be previously satisfied. Dixon being &c. v. Vigor, writ received December 18, levy December 28, Hobart Town. Sale-On Tuesday, January 26, at 12 o'clock, in Mac- quarie-street, Hoba...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 January 1841
PORT PHILLIP. Port Phillip Bank.-To show the state of the money market, we mention that the Auction Company sold on Saturday 10 shares in this bank, at 5 per cent, discount. Duties.-.The following rates of duties are those at pre- sent exncted by the custom department at Melbourne : Spirits, the produce of the United Kingdom of her depen- dencies, imported directly from the United Kingdom, 9s per gallon ; upon all other spirits imported, 12s per gal- lon ; wine, 16 per cent, ad talorem ; tea and sugar, fi per cent, ad valorem; flour, meal, wheat, rice, and other grain and pulse, if foreign, free until 31st Dec, 1840, after which 5 per cent, will be charged ; if the pro- duce of the colony, free ; tobacco and snuff, manufactured, 2s per lb ; ditto ditto, unmanufactured, la 6d per lb ; goods, &c, not being the produce of the United Kingdom, 10 per cent, ad valorem. The Roman Catholics-We perceive that the Rev. Mr. Ryan has arrived as coadjutor to the Rev. Mr. Geoghegan in char...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. London, August 13th, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 19 January 1841
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. London, August Ulli, 1840. ., sir,-1 be public sales of wool which commenced on the 30lh ult., concluded on Monday, the 10th instant. The catalogues comprised : Bales. Australian.G924 V. D. Land.3632 Port Phillip.1820 South Australian . 110 Cape .20T East and West Indian. l61 Foreign.264 Total.13,127 Which were with very few exceptions all sold. From the large quantity offered, and the dullness that has existed for a considerable period in the different manufacturing districts, coupled with the total absence this spring of any orders from America, the sales commenced languidly, and at a depreciation of about 2d. per lb. on June prices, and 4d. to Gd. on the sales of this period last year ; fortunately, as we anticipated, the continuance of this very favourable weather, promising an abundant harvest and a good home trade in consequence, caused an increased attendance of buyers, and an improvement in prices ; we may now there- fore reasonably hope for a s...