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Launceston Shipping List ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1842
?lannrcfl»cn 5-l)t«piiijj H.i«r ' ARRIVALS. , February I ? B.irque .Emu. 382 tons, Howard Tndster, from JHobart Town ; Willis & Co., agents. '. case British goods, 2 winnowing machines, Willis and Co. ; 2 packages plate, Gardiner. February 3.— Steamer Cortair, 186 tons, Bell, master, from Port Phillip ; J. Raven, agent. 550 sheep, 1 case hate, 1 ditto slops, 2 bags sugar, 3 cases wine, 4 ditto porter, 1 piano forte, order. Passengers, — Mr. P. W. Welch, Mr. Hodgson, Air. Clare, Mrs. Drake, Miss M'Arthur, Dr. Belcher, Mrs. Frazer, Mr. Douglas, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Porter, James Hawkins, Thomas Jordan, Joseph Brooks, Jacob Hane, Michael Dermand Eliza 'Gran, Mary Lerton, Caroline Robinson. James Barnes, Francis Elliott, William Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Horton, Sally M'Kema, Jane Dickens. February 1.— Barque Laity Emma, Huckland master, from Swan River; J. itaven, agent. 46 bales wool, Henty & Co. ; 14 casks oil, 60 bundles whalebone. 4. tierces tobacco, 70 bales wool, Henty &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1842
fTl U'ELaunccston Courier will be'published every JL Monday morning and despatched'by that days post to all parts of the country. It will contain a summary of all the important notices in the Gazette of the preceding Saturday. The terras of subscription »re 6s. 63. per quarter, payable nf k'nVAiroE, single ittmbers Od. ' January J. Notice to aflvertistrB. -&'?: ? '; .? — ; . ££ 'jA . LL advertisements sent tip this Journal except* ' XX ing from Subscribe rs must be paid on deli very otherwise they will not-be inserted, as no accounts wiliibrthefiiture be opened for non*Bubscribers; The Lautuxston Courier affords a -very desirable medium for advertising, since aU.'adyertisements published therein, are gratuitously inserted in the. Launceston Advertiser, &a arrangement which of fers great advantages to Merchants and others. . All Advertisements sent frotn the Country must be post-paid, or they will not.be received, ©uFTerms for Advertising are the same as the other Lau...
Ship Mails [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1842
gljip fHails. To PORT PHILLIP, by Corsair, on Monday. To LONDON, by Ina, on the 7th; by I Dare, on the I9lb ; by Normuhull, on the 25th ; by Tar, on or about the 1st March; by Jgoitina, on the 15th March; by Glenbervie and Calcutta, via Hobart Town, on the 7th February. To SYDNEY, by Xegia, on Monday. To N E W ZE AL A N D, by Blossom, on the 7th. Sr. John E. Bkowxe, Postmaster.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 6 February 1842
BIRTH—On Saturday, the 29th ultimo, at Mount &nbsp; Stuart, South Esk, Mrs. Wilmot, of a son. —On Wednesday Evening, February 2, at Hobart &nbsp; Town, Mrs. T. Meyers of a daughter. DIED—At Nante, near Bothwell, Mary Cecilia, the eldest daughter of G. Nicholas, Esq., aged 18 months.
LAUNCESTON PRICE CURRENT. CORRECTED TO FEBRUARY 12, 1842. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
riORBBOTBP TO SfcBfittAlSt 4^j ''18418 i'.V-1 am. \ *?????-:??*? ???-? £ -*; a. ^*~* Elliott's...... .perhWL 6 0 0 M^lO 0 Ind and Smith.. ' 6 H 0 6 10 0 Bottled— . ? ? ? . . Dunbar's. .... .per doa. Oil 0 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0 10 0 0 11 6 Beer— Porter.Taylbr's.perhhd. scarce 8 10 0 Elliott's ? 1 ' 4 0 0 4 16 6 Trueman's ? ' 460550 Hoare's. ? ' 4 0 0 4 16 o Bottled — Dunbar's ? per doz. 0 11 6 0 12 6 Taylor's and others ' 0 10 0 0 11 6 Spibits— Brandy. ...... .per gall. 0 6 0 0 6 6 Rum, proof B.P. « 0 4 0 0 4 6 Hollands, in wood pale.. 4-gall. cases 4 O 0 4 10 0 Gin; English,, .per gall; - Whiskey, Scotch; ' Irish.' « COHDIALS— Cherry Brandy, per doz. Curacoa. ? Fbttits— Currants, Zante, per 1b. 0 0 7 0 0 9 - Raisins, Muscatel ' 0 0 8 0 0 10 Smyrna../ u . Cape ? ' 0 0 6 0 0 7 Wines.. Sherry, wood... per pipe 45 0 0 0 0 0 Bottled, .per doz. I 12 0 0 0 0 Port, wood ? per pipe Bottled.. .per doz. 1 15 0 0 0 0 Claret, wood ? per pipe Bottled., per doz. Madeira, wood. .per hhd. B...
THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
THE IMIICEITON COURIER. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14. We -find in the South Australian Magazine, an interesting article, under the head of ' Pro gress ;of South Australia in the Elements of : Wealth.' The author presents 1i|b readers - with u variety of statistical returns taken from of ficial documents, presuming, which to tie cor rect, thejColonyc-f South Australia, in spite of fill its difficulties and embarrassments, lias ad vanced 'in substantial wealth with' no ordinary, degreg. of .rapidity. 'TOafimpbint upon which jhe writer treats, is the ^uantijty^av^lableVlqnd, and upon this subject be:sSuhjp;pB a return of laiid surveyed aud selected, up $o lhe 1st of January, 184). According to thi/3 table, the amount of land sur veyed jn the ijjroyince --n the' 1st January: last- w#s 491,964 neres, and the total amount of land selecte,d 159,186; of tlijs 22,641 are set -loivn as the proportion of roads, still leaving for fiRri fCultwjI'auS tithcrfhnjjbrjtaijt purposes, 488,58V4 acres, actually ...
INDIAN INTELLIGENCE. BURMAH. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
INDIAN INTELLIGENCE. BUnilAH. The last accounts fiom IWaulmain we.ir nn .ispcct of war. 1'liarawuddy designed to leave his capital (or Rangoon on the 6th September; and it was supposed he wuuld rrach it by the middle of October, llis at tendants, who in the previous 'accounts were stated at 7,000 nrc now travelled to 200,000, and it is said that one half «f them aie armed. His intentions in moving down into tin: more immediate neighbourhood of our positions, with so lar^e a host, arc as yet undiscovered That he was not long since very pacifically inclined and considered a war with the English as the one thing to be avoided, will not admit of a doubt. The last war has taught him that all the resources of the empire, in men, money and incantations, had been unable to pre vent the advance of the English to the Capital ; and lie was utterly repugnant to the idea of trying conclusions a second time with them in the field. The present movement, however is inexplicable. Whether it be that ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE LAUNCESTON COURIER Longford, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
TO THE EUlTOlt OF THE LAUNCESTON COURIER. Longford, February 10. P.iii. Km roii, — 1 beg to call your attention to an act of the am horitics cf the Court of Ucquests at this place, which come under my observations monthly ; a certain party rued another in the auovc court fora certain sum, n veniicl for the amount was obtained, in consequence of thi' money not Icing paid, execution was issued, an arrest and imprisonment was the result, the sum was soon paid to some tarty or other in authority, but after several fruitless applications for it, for the right owner, thu only satisfaction he could get, is that it has not come from Launceston. Now really, Sir, after an elapse of three weeks since the money was paid by the defendant, you will apree with me in suying, that some gross ne ;:lccl has transpired, to say the least of it, with some of our administrators ot the ?? Little Go' law of this place, perhaps by a publicity being given to a few cases, will hasten ihem to something like jus...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
SUES B¥ IllGTiQ^. (Continued from first page.) TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, By Mr. J. C. Underwood, At the Royal Exchange Auction Mart, ion MON DAY, the 21st February instant, jat twelve o'clock, I ONE PIANO-FORTE, by Stodai^t One ditto, by Broadwood i Wool Bapfjing f Fowling Pieces, Percussion Locks Blue Cloth Jackets j Tivnsrl and Grecian Doeskin TJrowsers lilaek Double-breasted Molespn Coats Boiling Collar Sateen Jackets Gentlemen's Tagliona Blouses Best Figured Quilling Vests Pocket Knives Knives and Forks Razors Tea Pots, Table Mats Eight barrels Irish Pork 10 quarter barrels Musket Powder Seventeen jars and cans of Black Oil Ind & Smith's and Patterson's Stout in barrels Bottled Ale and. Stout Linen Sheets Ditto Bolsters and Pillow Cases Blankets, Quilts, Towels , Table Cloths, Glass Cloths Night Caps Stockings and Half-hose Doilas Irish Linen, Sheeting Window Curtains . Bed Tick Remnants of Prints anil Superfine Cloths Thumb Blue; StaVdi' A very handsome set of Tea T...
SCENES AT THE POLICE OFFICE. The Little Back Parlour. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
SCENES AT THE POLICE OFFICE. The Liltle Back Parlour. An information which excited a most cxtrarii dinary degree nf interest amongst the men about town, ciimc on for hearing at this office on Tucfday last. The defendant rejoiced ill the fascinating name of Mrs. Louisa Robinson, and resides in a house of pretty considerable notoriety, formerly known as the Kauicaroo Inn. The information charged the defend ant with the very unlaiiy-like offence of retailing one gill of Leer, she being neither a licensed victualler nor a practising apotliecirv, chemist or druggist. Mr. Rocher appeared for the informant, and Mr.' Atkinson for the defence. The circumstances are worth relating. Let the reader imagine a snug little parlour in the back part of a snug little house, in a snug out of the way part of this very snug little town ; let him imagine the table covered with green cloth, and the pictures and the carpet, and the fender and the fire-irons, and the side-board with its brass nobs, and the ...
FROM THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE Friday, February 11, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
FROM THE HOBART TO WN GA ZETTE Friday, February 11, 1841. The following claims for Grants will be ready for examination, upon or immediately after the 28th day of March neit, on or. before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. Thomas Villeneuve Jean and Joseph AHport, Staffs, Monmouth, 34'acres, 1 rood, originally James Smith, who conveyed to J, G. Hogan, who sold to Messrs. James Styncs toad R. Troy, who mortgaged same to William Lindsay,' who with the said Stvnes and Trov conveyed to J. T. Gellibrand in trust for the said R. Troy, who mortgaged to H. Miller, and conjointly with bini conveyed to the applicant*, who claim as truBtoMr-dainn]»ted S&th Norember, 1841. — Bounded on the northern' ride t-y 34 chains westerly alone a location to Emanuel Levy commencing from the Cool River and extending to a location to Richard Lewis, on the west by 9 chains 20 links aoutherly along the aforesaid location to a location to Edward Ltmrcll since granted to William Kear...
DINNER TO MR. MGACHLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
DINNER-TO Mil. M'MCHLAN. ;'', r , T4ie^!iitErfiiioinf hi' jjiveii^iy the ^Colony to (Mm M-ISchUjW 'atith'c^ ?1A&vle ^ ilooms.Siii jtoiday last, W «citaitfIyS»ie|rl-fst (jilenjlid .aflUir.'£»cr -witnessed gn, ihis islaBa. liyjie inanner in which the whole «pr ''Conducted i!}y%hc gfebtletnen ? in whose ''hands .^t was^ placud;-fforded-,a woof rf-f J»hat can -4ie. ilone, whetf the hearts i beat rightly and the ability is equal to toe impulse. Nothing ever seen at the Government House (except perhaps in jSir.. George Arthur's most palmy day) at all equalled it in any one particular ; and it is lobe hoped, that on the next of the entertainments there, which arc snid to be, certainly pf an angelic character (as far as the old adage of ' angels' visits' applies) some of those individuals to whom the amiable duty of making out the ' Society tirdaly-roam roUster,' referred tj in the tlcvicw of Friday last, is confided,' who were no doubt present, will furnish their employers with suc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
UUNCESTON RACES. rpH & above Races will take piece on TV ESDA1 n WEDNESDAY, and THURSDAY, Ui 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of February. Stewards. C. B. Habdwicke, Esq. | John Cox, Esq. HicHiED Dry, Junior. Clerk of the Course:— Mb. Brown. FiaST DAT. ST. LEGER STAKES, 25 Sovereigns cadi, 5 sovereigns added ; one mile and a half. Colts 8si.6Ibs.; fillies, 8st 3lbs. THE WANDERER&LITTLEJOHN STAKES of 30 sovereigns each, (or two-year-olds, the pro duce of the above horses, given by the proprietors one mile; three entries or no race. Entrance,! sovereigns. Weights — Colls. 8st.; fillies, 7st lilbs. THE TAVERN PLATE, — sovereigns ; heat one mile and-a-half. Weights— ihree-year-old 8sl ; four-year-old, 8st, 12ll-s. ; five-year-old, 9st 9lbs.; six-year and aged, lOst. THE GALLOWAY STAKES, — sovereigns for horses under fourteen hands , catch weights . mile heats. Entrance, 3 sovereigns. SECOND DAT. TOWN PLATE, — sovereigns; heats, three miles and 8 distance. Weights— three-year-old, 7s...
Original Poetry. ON READING INA'S LAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
Original .Pootryi . ' ! ON llEATllNC IKA'e LAMENT. ]-ct lna listen to the voice, ?l'hal fain would consolation bring; ' And in this simple truth rejoice, Winter's precusor -of the spring. The leafless branch, the cheerless waste, 'For surelysncalc of winter nich ; And the bright scenery of the past, Fades from the mcm'ry and die eye. So when a stern and ruthless hand, Plucks the fair blossom of our love; We seem as in a dessert land, Ariel beneath, around, above. Hut winter cannot long endure, 'Spring shall burst its icy chain ; And teeming earth produce the flower, By nature deck'd iu smiles again. The heart's disease, the long deep sigh, Hcav'n can sooth with gentle charm, ('an briiif; the word of promise nigh, A nd teach t' apply the healing balm. Mav lna's be this brighter lot. Hers be the heart where grief is not. ?'? . L.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
TTMnZLaunceston Courier will bepublished every I Monday morning and despatched by that days post to all parts of the country. It will contain a summary of all the important notices in the Gazette of the preceding Saturday. The terms ' of subscription are 6s. 6a. per quarter, payable in advance, single numbers 6d. . January 1. Votlee to Advertisers. A LL advertisements sent to this Journal except il ing from Subscribers must be paid on delivery otherwise they will not be inserted, as no accounts will for the future be opened for non-subscribers. The Lwnceston, Courier affords -a very desirable medium for advertising since all advertisements published therein, are gratuitously inserted _in the Zauncestdti Advertiser, an arrangement which of, fers great advantages to Jfoj^mnta^ndothers. - All Advertisements sent from the Country must be post-paid, or they will not' be Teceived. ? Our Terms for Advertising are the same as the other Launceston Journals — under twelve lines 3s. 6d., and 3...
Ship Mails [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
gljtu fHails To V'Ollf PHILLIP, via GEORGE TOWN, on Wednesday, at 10 o'clock. To PORTLAND BAY, 'by Miierm. on the 22nd. To LONDON, by / Dare, on the 30th ; by Narmuliull, on the 30;!); by Tar, on x-x about the 1st March; by jtgottiua, on -the 16th March ; by Emu, on the 20th March; by Tasmania, via Hobart Town, on the 17th; by Loirf Sidmouih, ditto, on ihe 21st. St. John E. Browne, Postmaster.
Launceston Shipping List ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
Haunixiston &!)W«B *'« ARRIVALS. February 8.— Brig Lama, 184 tons, Crocklcy master, from Mauritius; Connolly & Co., agent. Passengers, 3 convict prisoners. February 8.— Schooner Sir John Franlilin, 62 tons, Jenkins, master, for Port Phillip; J. H. Campbell, a^ent. 2 cases merchandize, Hryan ; I ditto, .Morrison j .'jO cases liquors. 5 ditto Malaga, fl ditlo mustard, 1 case haberdashery, 1 ditto snuff, 26 barrels pork, 2 bags corks .!. H. Campbell. PaEsenprrs.— Mr. lamihonie. Mr. Pittman, 'J hoiiins 1'ilzgcrald, \V. Nowlan, John White SI. Sulivan, James Trikeni-r, P. Cormack, Dennis It van, John Carrol), Jaincs Pittman, John Shea, Munis, Hearsay, William Baxter, William Cline Kdnard Kdwards, Robert Mitchell, Robert Goldsmith. Ejiiard Uurgoync, Sirs. Mitchell, Mary Gordon, Ann Ijru.idfoot. February 8. — Schooner Dust.y Miller, 00 tons. Sanders master, from Port Phillip ; J. Guillan, agent. 50 casks beer, 50 boxes soap, order ; 1 box veneers, Fisher; 1 case cigars. Spic...
PORT PHILLIP STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 14 February 1842
PORT PHILLP STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. In pursuance of an advertisement from the Agent of the above Company, an adjourned Meeting from Suisted's Hotel, was held this day, 7th February, 1842, on board the steam ship '"Corsair"' to offer a limited number of Shares &nbsp; in the above Company, to the public of Van Die men's Land. Upon M. Gaunt, Esq., being called to the Chair. It was unanimously resolved, having been . moved by M. Connolly, Esq., seconded by W. L. Goodwin, Esq., — That Share-lists be forthwith opened, and left at the Agent's Office, and other Public Offices for &nbsp; the purpose of receiving the names of parties desirous to subscribe to the object in view, and. that the Lists be kept open until the return of the &nbsp; Corsair, on the 20th instant, by which time may &nbsp; be ascertained the opinion of the Proprietary, whether it would be judicious to join tbe Tamar with the Port Phillip Steam Navigation Company, and that Dr. Thomson be ...
FROM THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE Friday, February 18. 1841. [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 21 February 1842
?FROM TITI5 HOB ART TOWN GAZKTTE Friday, Ftbmari/ 18, 1841. COMMISSIONERS1 OFFICE. February 4, 1842. —Notice is 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 28th day of March next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered Henry Gibbons, Hobirt, 9 perches, originally W. Wilson, who conveyed to the applicant — Bounded on the north east bv 66 links south-easterly commencing at a point distant 2 chains 28 links from Liverpool-street along Park-street to an allotment occupied by or belong ing to W. Robinson, on (he south cast by 1 chain 3 links south-westerly along that allotment to another allotment occupied by or belonging to the said W. Robinson, on the south west by 60J links north-westerly nlong the last-mentioned allotment to an allotment occupied by or belonging to George Guest, and thence on the north west by 95& links north-easter...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Launceston Courier — 21 February 1842
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE, On Feb ? Deeds of Grants in favour of the undermentioned in dividuals are lion ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due tbereon to the crown. — William Campbell 9p. Hobart Town; William Saltmarsh. 520a Wood side ; Ditto 480a. ditto ; George Stokell, 260a. Hunting don ; Ditto 40a. ditto ; Henry Kenyard, 50a. Kingboro'; Philip Oakden, Ir. 3p. Launceston; James M'Gowan, Ir. 37p. Hobart Town; William Lear. 10a. Bellcrive; William Lindsay, 21a. 3r, Glenorchy, Thomas Har bottle, 25p., Hobart Town; Henry Dowling, Senior, 27p. Launceston; j. Bell, Ir. I9p. ditto; G. C. Clark, 320a. Somerset ; E. F Butler, 1900a. Monmouth ; W. A. Bethune, 600a. Sutherland ; G. Butler & J. Butler, 3Ba. 2r. 17p. Lansdowne; G. A. Anstey, 508a. Dul verton ; Mary Anstey, la. Ir. 12p. Oatlands. SIR WILLIAM WALLACE INN, FRANKLIN VILLAGE. JOSHUA LYONS begs most respectfully to acquaint his friends and the public that he has taken the above well-known and old established house...