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MORPETH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
MORPETH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. October 8.-Charles Webb, cutter, Coond master, from Sydney October 6th. Manifest :-4 bags of bags, 1 bundle woolpacks, Owen and Co. 8.-Black Swan, cutter, Bernard master, from Sydney October 6fh. Manifest:-2 hogsheads port wine, 6 quarter casks ditto, Potts & Co ; 45 bags salt, 3 ditto empty ditto, 3 kegs tobacco, 1 case gin, 7 boxes soap, 1 cask hardware, 1 case ditto, 1 case sundries, 2 kegs lead, 1 ditto sundries, 1 bundle spades, 1 bale stops, 1 box raisins, 2 kegs sundries, 6 spades, 1 can oil, 1 parcel files, Andrews & Co., Paterson ; 1 half chest tea, 2 bags sugar, 1 ditto salt, 1 parcel tobacco, - M'Leod, Paterson ; 1 parcel nails, Meslow, Paterson; 1 bag bags, - Sullivan, Paterson ; 1 bag sugar, - Leanfur, Paterson ; 2 iron gates, - Taylor, Paterson ; 7 bags flour, 1 keg rum, 1 ditto wine, -Boydell, Paterson; 2 bags bags, 1 butter keg, S. Dark, Paterson. 9.-Pedlar, cutter, Andrews master, from Sydney October 6th, Manifest:-1 ba...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. THIS DAY. The Sheriff, at the Union Hotel, at twelve, Mr. Foreman's interest in an allotment of land and cottage at East Maitland. MONDAY. Mr. Ledsam, at his sale rooms, at twelve, weekly sale of miscellaneous property. WEDNESDAY. Mr. Stubbs, at his mart, King-street, Sydney, at twelve, station and stock on the Macintyre and Big Rivers.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
IMPOUNDINGS. At East Maitland, by Mr. Eales, Sept. 30 A red cow, branded JD off rump, with bull calf at her foot ; a red sided steer, back, belly, and tail white, about 18 months old ; damages 1s per head ; supposed to be the property of J. Dep- lock, and in charge of - Jenwick, near New- castle. When advertised before, the brands were not perfectly visible. If not duly released, will be sold. JOHN SHEEHAN, Pouridkeeper. At East Maitland, by Mr. Christian, October 11th-A red cow, cocked horns, a piece out of off and a slit in near ear, branded on off rump JB, on ribs same side RS sideways ; a yellow steer, down horns, branded BE conjoined off thigh, about 3 years old ; a black steer, white on belly, branded on off ribs W, and some other illegible letter; a brown steer, branded WP ribs off side, SR on near thigh and neck, two slits in near ear, and a piece out of off ear ; damages 6d per head. If not duly released, will be sold. Joan Sheehan, Poundkeeper. At Anvil Creek, October 10-A...
LETTERS ON THE STATE AND PROSPECTS OF THE COLONY. (Addressed to a Friend in Great Britain.) No. II. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
LETTERS ON THE STATE AND PROS- PECTS OF THE COLONY. (Addressed to a Friend in Great Britain.) No. II. MY' Dear----:-In my last I mentioned that there was a great influx of English capital into this colony between the years 1834 and 1842, and showed the effects of that circum- stance upon our commercial condition in stimu- lating speculation, and introducing a dangerous system of giving almost unlimited credit, and I wish you now more particularly to observe the consequent rapid advance of prices. One simple sentence can explain the whole mystery of our embarrassments: we purchased property at high prices, and with long credit, the market value of which had greatly dimi- nished, if indeed it had not become entirely unsaleable, when the time to pay for it had arrived. Take, for example, sheep--sales were effected at £1, £1 5s., and £1 10s., and payment was made in a series of bills, some of which would not be due for two or three years. As these bills were advancing to maturity prices...
SYDNEY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
SYDNEY NEWS. A new paper called the " Sydney Record" was published on Saturday last. It is much the same as the Colonial Observer in size and appearance. It appears to be a supporter of the Church of England, and to be conducted on the princip'es of moderate conservatism. It is a weekly journal. A petition to the Legislative Council has been got up in Sydney by the leading members of the Church of England, against Dr. Lang's resolu- tions on public education. Statement of the various descriptions of grain held by the government on the 1st October : Wheat, 39,014 bushels ; maize, 6,640 bushels. On Saturday last Dr. Shearer, of Pitt-street, was tried in the supreme court, before Mr. Justice Burton, on a charge of setting fire to his house in Pitt-street. - Messrs. Foster and Win- deyer conducted the prosecution. Messrs. Therry, Broadhurst, and Michie appeared for the. defence. After a trial which lasted until eleven o'clock at night, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty, and the ...
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
PORT PHILLIP. On the 28th September a land sale was held at the survey office, Melbourne, when eight coun- try lots, ranging from 165 to 215 acres, in the parishes of Merrinno and Korkuperrimul, were put up, but there were no bidders. One suburban allotment at Corner Inlet, containing 180 acres, was knocked down to Major Davidson at the upset price, £1 per acre. The Right Rev. the Bishop of Australia arrived at Geelong per the Rajah on the 26th September. He was expected to be in Melbourno on Monday, the 9th October. The Geelong Advertiser states that the last arrival from Van Diemen's Land brings the &nbsp; gratifying news of Port Phillip sheep selling rapidly at sixteen shillings a head. Port Essington.-We understand that Sir Gordon Bremer is appointed Lieutenant Go- vernor at Port Essington. It is contemplated to augment the establishment there, and to hold out some inducements to emigrants. A good deal of attention is attracted to this project in London, and an elaborate...
IMPOUNDINGS. (From the Government Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 14 October 1843
IMPOUNDINGS. (From the Government Gazette.) At St. Aubin's, Scone, on the 27th September, for trespass in open run-One black bullock JC or TC, 5 under, on off rump, piece out of off ear ; one red sided steer, RH on near rump ; one brindle steer, white belly, brand near ribs and rump not legible ; one brindle sided bullock, RB off ribs, R9 sideways, off thigh; one red bullock, PT, PT under, off rump; one black down horned bullock, J-I, 5 under, conjoined near rump, brand on off rump not legible ; one blue spotted bullock, SCOT, over 8, off ribs, off ear slit ; one dark red bullock, IS, g9 under, off rump ; one brindle sided bullock, IE, 2 under, conjoined on near rump, both ears slit ; one yellow and white bullock, JC, 5 under, off rump; one brown sided bullock, off ear slit, SCT off ribs, brand under not legible ; one black bullock, JG or IC over 5, off rump ; one yellow bullock, S, 15 under, near shoulder; damages 3d. per head. Also, same day, from Segenhoe One brown and white bull...
TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
TERMS. The "MAITLAND MERCURY" is published ¿very Saturday morning. The terms of subscription are:-In Maitland and Morpeth Is. 6d. per quarter, if paid in advance Qs. Gd. ; in Sydney and the country 8». per quarter, if paid in advance Is. The quarters end on the Z\st March, 30i/i June, 30ih September, and 31 st December respectively, at which periods only subscribers can resign, by giving due notice. Parties residing in the country who do nat order the paper through an agent will be required to pay in. advance, or to give a reference to some party in Maitlantl. The charges for advertisements are :-for the first inch of space (eight lines) and under, 9s., and Is. per inch after, each insertion. Parties sending advertisements must state on them the number of times they are to be in* Serted, or they witt be continued until countcr manded, and charged accordingly. No verbal direction for the withdrawal or alteration of advertisements can be attended to. Adver- tisements witt be received ...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
Public Meeting-. THE Friends and Supporters of the MAIT- LAND BENEVOLENT ASYLUM are requested to Meet at the Court House, East Maitland, on THURSDAY, the 26th instant, at Twelve o'clock, on business of importance. By order of the Committee, BOURN RUSSELL 772 ROB. GREEN. "Notice. IF JOHN JONES does not release two Carpet Bags left here in December last, they will be sold to pay his expenses, £1 4s., and the charge for this advertisement, twenty-one days after this date. JOHN HANNELL. Hexham, October l8, 1843. 778 One Pound Reward. M" OST» on tlie niSnt of Monday, October JLA 9th, from Bishop's Bridge, on the Wollombi Road, a Bright Bay MARE, branded OC conjoined near shoulder, W under, A off shoulder ; with a foal by her side twelve months old, same color as mare, and branded same, near hind foot white. Whoever will bring the same to Mr. Ledsam, Poundkeeper, West Maitland ; 9¡¿ko the owner, William Asprey, Bishop's B£d*g«Sshull receive the above reward 'WBT ANTS A'«E|*£7ATION, as Gro...
COMMERCIAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
COMMERCIAL REMARKS. We have again to report that there is no im- provement whatever in business; everything appears to be as dull as ever. Scarcely any produce is now brought into Maitland by the settlers, and it is probable that a greater amount of business will not be transacted until the harvest is over. The prices of most articles are merely nominal; money being so extremely scarce that every one is ready to sell for whatever his articles will fetch.
AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
AGENTS. Black Creek, Mr. Edward Franks, storekeeper Cassilis, Mr. James Piper Dungog, Mr. Thomas Abbott Hinton, Mr. Robert Houshold, postmaster Jerry's Plains, Mr. J. J. Harpur, postmaster Merton, Mr. William Everness Murrurundi, Mr. A. Wightman, White Hart Inn Muswellbrook, Mr. Edw. Bennett, poundkeeper Newcastle, Mr. G. Felton Paterson, Mr. Wilkinson, auctioneer Raymond Terrace, Mr. Hutchinson, schoolmaster Scone, Mr. Thomas Dangar Singleton, Mr. A. Brown, postmaster Sydney, Mr. H. Ferris» commission agent, York street Wollombi, Mr. Michael. Byrne J ,. "f, Printed and published by the proprietors, THOMAS -WILLIAM TUCKER and RICHARD JONES, at the Maitland Mercury Office, High-fttreet, West Maitland, county of Kórthamterland, New South Wale».
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
MAITLAND MERCURY GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE. EVERY DESCRIPTION OP . JOB PRI^TiNC, Including Posting and Hand Bills, Pamphlets, Catalogues, Circulars, Cards, Billheads, Cheques, Labels, plain and coloured, Bakers' Weekly Bills, Law and other Forms, Sec, &c, executed with despatch, in a neat and accurate manner, and at reasonable prices. -_-" AUSTRALASIAN COLONIAL AND GENERAL LIFE ASSURANCE AND ANNUITY COMPANY, 126V'Bishopsgate street, corner of Cornhill; and George-street, Sydney. CAPITAL, £200,000, IN 2000 SHARES. DIRECTORS. Edward Barnard, Esq. H. Buckle, Esq. John H. Capper, Esq. G.Colquhoun, jun. Esq. C. E. Mangles, Esq. J. B. Montefiore, Esq. J. H. Ravenshaw, Esq. William Walker, Esq. AUDITORS. Sir H. F. Doyle, Bart. 1 C. Richardson, Esq. I 72, Cornhill. DIRECTORS POR SYDNEY. John Thacker, Esq. j A. W. Young, Esq. Hon. C. D. Riddell j Francis Kemble, Esq. (Late of the Board of Directors, London.) BANKERS. Bank of Australasia-for Sydney, Maitland, Port Phillip, Adelaide, and...
THE MAITLAND MERCURY. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1843. MAITLAND DISTRICT GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
THE MAITLAND MERCURY, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1843. &nbsp; MAITLAND DISTRICT GAOL. We were well pleased to see so large an attendance on Monday last at the meeting for petitioning the government and Legis- lative Council that the gaol at East Mait- land may be at once proceeded with. The petitions have been very numerously signed, and will be forwarded for presentation in a day or two. We cannot, however, allow the oppor- tunity to pass without entering into some details to show that the request of the petitioners, in praying that the sum of £3000 voted last year be immediately &nbsp; expended, is just and reasonable. By a reference to the late census it will be seen that the population of the district within the jurisdiction of the Maitland Circuit Court consisted of 21,729 persons; and allowing since that time an increase of one-fifth, it may now be estimated at 26,074. The population of the Berrima district in 1841, as near as we can ascer- tain, was 16,978; making ...
IMPOUNDINGS. (From the Government Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
IMPOUNDINGS. (From the Government Gazette.) At Cassilis pound, 28th September-One dark brown coloured filly, two years-old, branded IS on near side, small white star on forehead. If the above filly is not released on or before the 25th October, she will be sold. [9s. At Hexham, 9th October, by-order of Mr. William Sparkes-One yellow cow, white back and belly, a piece off the near ear^and a slit in the off ear, branded on the thigh offside J-D conjoined, B near side rump, damages 2s ; one white bull, brown ears, no brand about 18 months old; damages 10s. If not released on or before the 2nd day of November, they will be sold. [10s. At Wollombi, 2nd October-One dark red steer, branded apparently IE, and brand below on off rump not legible. Also, on the 7th-One brindle and white working bullock, branded LI, TW under, near rump, LI on off rump; one brown and white working bullock, branded apparently WR off rnmp, slit in ear. If not released on or before Monday, the 23rd instant, they wi...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PROOF OF CLAIMS. (Before the Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Monday, October 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PROOF OF CLAIMS. (Before the Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Monday, October 16. In the estate of Edward Sparke, sen., a second meeting : R. Crimp, £6 14s 3d ; E. J. Cory's estate, £6 10s. NEW INSOLVENTS. OCTOBER 12.-Thomas Wilkinson, of Webber's Creek, Paterson River ; debts, £109 10s ; assets -personal property, £10; balance deficiency, £99 10s. 14.-Larkin Foreman, of East Maitland, butcher: debts, £469,10s; assets-landed pro- perty, £40, personal property, £18; outstanding debts, £315 8s 11½d; balance deficiency, £96 1s 10½d. 16.-John Hawkes,Valentine Turner, of East Maitland, attorney at law : debts, £1605 17s 9d; assets, landed property £30, personal ditto £245, outstanding debts £885 0s 5d; balance defi- ciency, £445 17s 4d. MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. In the estate of Thomas Cooper, at Maitland, on Wednesday, October 25th, at 10 a.m. In the estate of Thomas Wilkinson, Webber's Creek, Paterson River, farmer, at Maitland, on Monday, October 30th, at half-past el...
EXECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
EXECUTION. On Wednesday last the sentence of the law was carried into effect on the two aborigines Melville and Harry, who were convicted at the late assizes of the murder of Michael Keoghue, at Stanhope, near Glendon. The two prisoners were since the time of their comdemnation attended by the Rev. Mr. Wilton, of Newcastle, and there was reason for believing that they had profited by his instructions. They were brought up to Maitland for execution by the steamer on Tuesday last, and lodged in one of the empty boxes in the new gaol yard, where they were attended by the Rev. Mr. Wilton and the Rev. Mr. Campbell. They both expressed their sorrow for the crime they had committed, and appeared to lend a willing ear to the ministra- tions of the rev. gentlemen who attended them. The time for, their execution was fixed at twelve o'clock, and previous to that hour a large concourse of people bad assembled in front of fhe gaol wall at East Maitland, where a gallows was erected for the execut...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, OCTOBEU 12. At the conclusion of our correspondent's letter in our last, the second reading of the Sheriff's Bill was postponed. The Council proceeded with business, and the further consideration of the Maintenance of Lighthouses Bill was postponed until Tuesday next. The house then went into committee on the Estimates, and the sum of £1500 was voted for the Roman Catholic orphan schools. The sum of £2640 6s. was voted for the male orphan school, and for the female orphan school £1844 6s. ; for the Church of England schools, £3450 was voted ; for Presbyterian schools, £1200 was voted ; for the Wesleyan Methodist schools, £350; for Roman Catholic schools, the sum of £2450 was voted ; for schools of all denominations at Port Phillip, £400 was granted. The house then resumed, and the Chairman reported progress, giving notice of a motion for an adjournment until Tuesday. Mr. WENTWORTH gave notice ot his intention &nbsp; to bring in a bill for the r...
MORPETH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 21 October 1843
MORPETH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. OCTOBER 17.-Matilda, schooner, King, master, from Sydney October 13. Manifest : 1 large hogshead sundries, 1 bag nails, E. P. Capper; 39 bags salt, 4 barrels sugar, 2 tierces raisins, 3 cases starcb, Order ; 1 bag salt, 1 box soap, W. Waugh ; 1 bag salt, 1 box soap, 1 bale wool, J. Pearce. 17.-Acme, cutter, Morgan, master, from Sydney October 15. Manifest :-1 pipe wine, 4 hogsheads ditto, 10 chests tea, - Solomons. 18.-Rosalind, cutter, Taylor, master, from Sydney October 14. Manifest:-450 bushels wheat, John Portus. DEPARTURES; OCTOBER 13.-Charles Webb, for Sydney, with 700 bushels of maize. 18.-Acme, for the Paterson, to load with corn &nbsp; for Sydney. 18.-Matilda, down the river, to load at Mr. Pearce's with corn for Hobart Town. 19.-Rosalind, for Sydney, with 250 bushels maize, and 65 bags bran.