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ENGLISH. FLEET PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 August 1845
ENGLISH. &nbsp; FLEET PRISON. AMONG the striking revolutions of great towns, are the chances which take place in the destinations of buildings, streets, or wider localities. A chapel becomes a senate house ; a royal palace a bridewell ; the resort of courtiers a haunt for street-beggars and pickpockets ; the site of the stocks is occupied by the official residence of the chief magis- trate. A large town of any decent antiquity presents a very puzzle of ancient associations. The London of this century and the London of one or two centuries ago are the same and not the same. Were spirits permitted to revisit this world, the disembodied mem- bers of the Long Parliament, who used to take their recreation in Tothil Fields, would be much astray among the squalid and noisome labyrinth of courts which now oc- cupy them ; and some fifty years hence, when the Pimlico Palace is surrounded on all sides by a now West-end, the ghosts of the respectable characters who used to keep fighting...
FOREIGN. SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 August 1845
FOREIGN. SWITZERLAND. The following is the official announce- ment of the invasion and deliverance of Lu- cerne, as issued by the Government of that canton to tho Government of each of tho , confederates' cantons :— " Dear and faithful confederates,—As we &nbsp; anticipated in the letter which we addressed &nbsp; on March 28, to the federal directory, the enemies of legal order of every kind in our common country have dared to raise afresh the standard of insurrection and anarchy. On the evening of March 30, armed bands, arriving from different parts of Switzerland, who had assembled under the eyes of the Grand Council of Argau, for the purpose of making a hostile incursion into our canton, passed the frontier in great numbers, and occupied several communes. They got into movement in the carly part of tho morning of the 31st, turned the positions where the troops were assembled, and attempted to obtain possession of the town of Lucerne by a sudden attack. Although th...
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Concluded from our last.] MONDAY, 11TH AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 August 1845
THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Concluded from our last.] MONDAY, 11TH AUGUST. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Attorney-General thought that the enacting clause should stand : he was placed in a very awkward position, holding, as he did, and, he would say, very unworth- ily, the appointment, which was previously held by his predecessor, who entertained a different opinion with respect to tho purport of this Bill. It is proposed, then, by this Bill to extend to the subject here, the same advantages, as were possessed by tho subject in England, where it was, now, a matter of consideration,whether Statutes of Limitation should not be extended in their operation ; and, in point of fact, the Statute of James was a Statute of Limitations : he, the At- torney-General would endeavour to explain to the Council how this Act was intended to operate here ; A B. comes to this colony, and obtains a location order, in accordance with which he enters upon his land, and ex- pends his property in clearin...
AGRICULTURE. AN EXPERIMENT ON POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 19 August 1845
AGRICULTURE. AN EXPERIMENT ON POTATOES. BY JOHN GREY, ESQ., OF DILSTON. Although the instances of failures in the Potato crop in this district are fewer, and to much less extent this year, than in many former seasons, a detail of an experiment which I have now proved, showing the com- parative produce of autumn and spring planted potatoes, both of which were very full crops on the ground may throw some light on the subject, and at all events show that the fear of their plants being destroyed by frosts in the winter, on tolerably dryland —and no one should plant potatoes on any other—is visionary. Immediately after the harvest in 1843, I had a piece of oat stubble turned up with three horses in a plough, as deep as the soil would admit of. The land was a damp loam, on a retensive subsoil, but had been thorough drained the previous year ; it was then ploughed across, and made up into drill rows of the width of 30 inches. About the 20th October, when the potatoes of that &nbsp;...
Markets. HOBART TOWN, 22nd AUGUST, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
¿WarUrts. IIoiiAivr TOWN, 22ml AUGUST, 1815. Wheat. 5s. Gd. per bushel. Harley. 4s. (jd. to 5s. ditto. Outs. ls. ditto. Maize. 3s. ditto. Hay, pressed .. £3 5s. per ton. Ditto, loose.... £3 ditto i Straw . 30s. to I Os. ditto. Potatoes. .-C3 5s. to A'3 10s. per ton. Carrots. 3s, per doz. Eggs. Kid. ditto.. Cabbage. ls. ditto. Cauüllowcrs .. ls. Gd ditto. Onions, . 20s. cwt. Fowls . 2s. to 2s. Gd. per pnir. Ducks. 3s. to 3s. Gd. ditto. Geese . 3s. (id. to -ls. each. Turkeys . Gs. to 7s. ditto. Butter. ls. Gd. to ls. 9d. lb. Apples. 8s. to 12s. per bushel. Shingles . 5s. Gd. to Gs. per thousand. Sawn timber .. 5s. to Gs. per 100 feet. Posts and rails .. 18s. to 25s. ditto. Palings, broad.. 5s. Gd. to 7s. ditto. Ditto, narrow .. 4s. Gd. to 5s. ditto. Spirits und Tobacco in thc Bonded Stores on thc 20lb August, 1815 : Kum on 7th August .... 20510 Received since .... --- 2951G Home Consumption ifOt Exportation . 355 1259 28257 Brandy . 18G33 Received since .... - I8G33 Home Consumption 3...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
FOR LONDON. To Sail on the 25th September. THE A 1 British built barque &nbsp; SONS OF COMMERCE, 450 tons &nbsp; register, E. C. Williams, Commander &nbsp; havîng the whole other oil on board, &nbsp; and the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail &nbsp; &nbsp; as above. This ship carries an experienced surgeon, and has admirable Accommodations for cabin, inter- mediate, and steerage, passengers. For freight or passage, apply to THOS. D. CHAPMAN & Co. Macquarie-street, 14th Aug. FOR SYDNEY. THE A 1 Brig ELIZA KINCAID, James M'Wherter, Commander, will sail for the above port, in a few days. &nbsp; For freight or passage apply to Capt. &nbsp; M'Wherter on board, or to ASKIN MORRISON. New Wharf, ] Aug. 19th, 1845.} For Sale, THE SCHOONER EAGLE. THE Undersigned has received in- structions from James Gibson, Esq., the Manager of the Van Diemen's Land Company, to dispose of the &nbsp; Schooner Eagle, 108 t...
THE GAZETTE. AUDIT OFFICE. 16th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
THE GAZETTE. AUDIT OFFICE. 16th August, 1845. WARRANTS for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 10th of the curent month and this date :— R. I. Howard, gratuity T. I. Crouch, travelling expenses The Solicitor-General, ditto W. Gray, transport A Gardiner, Coroners' fees &nbsp; &nbsp; T. Mason, ditto I. Grant, medical attendance W. R. Pugh, ditto The P'ort Officer, to pay wages &c. M.A. Cox, conveyance of Mail. I. Gilleyan, ditto I. Dixon, ditto I. Whelan, ditto T. Humphreys, ditto I. I. Bleechmore, ditto C. Johnstone, ditto &nbsp; R. Whiteway, ditto H. Merry, ditto R. Dodge, ditto C. Hall, ditto G. Watson, freight I. Clark, provisions &nbsp; L. Williams, forage E. White, horse-shoes I. Gloster, provisions S. Loring, ditto W. M. Tennent, ditto C. O. Booth, allowance, &c. Wilson & Hall, newspapers H. Warren, Bookbinding J. Thorneloe, repayment W. Malcolm. Plans C. Arthur, rent H. Budger, ditto ...
INTERNAL, REVENUE OFFICE. 14th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 14th August, 1845. &nbsp; Deeds of Grant in favour or the undermentioned individuals are now ready to be issued on pay- ment of the amounts due theron to the Crown :— LANDS GRANTED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Moses Joseph, 3r. 2p., Launceston. &nbsp; Thomas Walton. 31p., Hobart Town. &nbsp; Francis Smither Edgar, 18p., ditto. John Pearson Rowe, 86a 1r., Melville. John Leake, 790a., Campell Town. John Kerr, 28a., Glenarchy. Benjamin Joseph, 45a., Clarence. Thomas Landale, 60a., Scaford. LANDS SOLD. Daniel O'Meara. 2r. 17p.. Campbell Town. John Lee. 3r. 11p., ditto. &nbsp; James and Adam Amos. 310a., Glamorgan. &nbsp; Charles Hudson, 2r. 30¼p., Ross. Catherine Goddard, 1a. 21p., Swansea. &nbsp; F. FRASER, Collector of Internal Revenue. &nbsp; &nbsp;
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 15th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. &nbsp; 15th August, 1845. The under-mentioned Merchant and Trader has applied for and taken out a License authorising him, as a Wholesale Dealer, to sell Wines and Spirituous Liquors for the period ending 31st De- cember, 1845, pursuant to an Act of this Island in such case made and provided, intituled " An Act for the Licensing of Wholesale Dealers in Wines and Spirituous Liiiurs :" John Johnson, Hobart Town. P. FRASER, Collector of Internal Revenue.
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION, HOBART TOWN. State of the Female House of Correction at Hobart Town, 15th August, 1845 :— &nbsp; Uuder colonial sentence - - - 236 Free women - - - - - 10 Under separate system - - - 30 Nursing children - - - - 7 Sick in hospital - - - - 14 Invalids - - - - - - 2 Servants, turnkeys, &c. - - - 8 Ditto to officers of Institution - - 3 Total number of women - - 310 Children under two years of age - - 7 Women at the Nursery, Dynnyrne - 60 Children at ditto under one year of age 47 Ditto above ditto - - - - 44 Total number of children - - 91 JOHN HUTCHINSON, Superintendent.
HIRING DEPOT, BRICKFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
HIRING DEPOT, BRICKFIELDS. Return of Women disposable at the Hiring De- pot, Brickfields, on 16th August, 1845 :— In the 3rd class - - - - - 132 2nd class - - - - 88 1st class - - - - - 10 Total - - - - - 230 Received from private service - - 27 Ditto from Female House of Correction 22 Total - - - - - 49 Discharged to private service - - 35 Ditto to Hospital, Female House of Correction - - - - - 2 Ditto to Police Office, Hobart - - 1 Total - - - - - 38 C. WILLIAMS, Superintendent. &nbsp;
FEMALE HOUSE OF CORRECTION. LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
FEMALE. HOUSE OF CORRECTION, &nbsp; &nbsp; I.AUNCESTON. State of the Female House of Correction at &nbsp; Launceston, 14th August, 1845 :— Under colonial sentence - - - - 47 Under probation - - - - 5 Nursing children - - - - 26 &nbsp; Sick in the hospital - - - - 11 Servants, turnkeys, &c. - - - - 7 Ditto to officers of Institution - - 2 Total number of women - - 101 Children under one year old - -19 Ditto above ditto - - - 11 Total number of children - 30 A. M'Leod, Superintendent.
HIRING DEPOT, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
HIRING DEPOT, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, &nbsp; LAUNCESTON. Number of Women for disposal in the Hiring Depôt, on the 14th August, 1845 :— &nbsp; &nbsp; In the 3rd class - - - - - 17 2nd class - - - - 5 1st class - - - - - 3 Total - - - - - 25 Received from Female House of Correction 11 &nbsp; Ditto from private service - - 10 Total - - - - - 21 Discharged to Female House Correction 4 Ditto to private service - - - - 9 Total - - - - - 13 SAMUEL JOHNSTON, Superintendent.
QUARTER SESSIONS, HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
QUARTER SESSION, HOBART TOWN. Notice is hereby given, that the Court of Quarter Sessions for the District, of Hobart Town stands adjourned until Monday, the 1st day of September next, at the Court House, Hobart Town, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of the same day, at which time and place the Jurors will he required to attend. &nbsp; Dated this 17th day of July, 1845. A. C. STONOR, Clerk of the Peace.
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 12th August 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 12th August 1845. &nbsp; NOTICE is hereby given, that the following Claims for Grants will be ready for Examination. by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 29th day of October &nbsp; &nbsp; next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. Edward Fisher, Queenboro, Buckingham. 34a. &nbsp; 2r. (Part of land originally located to Edward Fisher, senior, who bequehed to applicant.) Bounded on the western side by 55 chains 65 links southerly along land occupied by or belonging to Joseph Fisher commencing at the north-east angle thereof on the River Derwent and crossing the main road Crom the City of Hobart Town to Brown's River, on the north by 1 chain 45 links westerly also along the same land, again on the western side by 46 chains southerly also along land occupied by or belonging to the aforesaid Joseph Fisher, on the south west by 6 chains 57 links south-easterly al...
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, June 28th, 1845. TREASURY BILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, June 28th, 1845. TREASURY BILLS. Notice is hereby given, that tenders will conti- nue to be received as hitherto, at this office, every Wednesday, until 12 o'clock, for Bills to be drawn at 30 days' sight on the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, &nbsp; in exchange for British silver or gold ; when those at the most favorable rate, will, if approved, be accepted. On such occasions, however, as the sudden de- parture of a vessel, by which remittances have to . be made, special tenders will be received without reference to the particular day thus appointed for ordinary cases. The tenders to be (in duplicate) endorsed " Tenders for Bills," and to state the amount of each bill, together with the name of the party in whose favour it should be drawn. GEO. MACLEAN, Deputy Commissary-General.
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE. 19th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE, 19th August, 1845. Notice is hereby given, that the following Claims &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; for Grants will be ready for examination, by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon or immediately after the 19th day of October next, on or before which day any caveat or counter claim must be entered. Richard Roberts, City of Hobart, 18p. (Origi- &nbsp; nally 'I'. W. Birch, and sold at public auction to ap- plicant), bounded on the north-east by 1 chain 50 &nbsp; links north-westerly along an allotment occupied by or belonging to the representatives of the late William Osborne commencing at the south angle thereof on Macquarie-street and extending to an old peg, on the north-west by 76 links south-west- erly along the Roman Catholic Church allotment, on the south-west by 1 chain 50 links south-east- erly also along that allotment to Macquarie-street- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; aforesaid...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Hobart Town, 15th July, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Hobart Town, 15th July, 1845. NOTICE is hereby given, that the following standing rules must be invariably observed by all parties wishing to become Contractors with this Department. 1. Every Tender to be in duplicate, sealed, and endorsed on the envelope, in accordance with the description of supply to which it refers. 2. Printed forms of Tenders can be obtained at the several Commissariat Offices : and in every case that will admit of it these must he used and signed by a responsible party engaging to become surety for the due fulfilment of the Tender if ac- cepted. 3. Separate Tenders must be made to corres- pond with each advertisement respectively, even in cases where they may be called for on the same day. GEO. MACLEAN, Deputy Commissary-General.
THE GAZETTE. OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, 13th August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
OFFICE OF ORDNANCE. Hobart Town, 13th August, 1845. &nbsp; Tenders are invited for the hire of a building &nbsp; containing not less than six rooms, with a fire- &nbsp; place in each, suitable for offices, and to be kept in &nbsp; repair by the proprietor, The tenders to be in duplicate, to specify the number and dimensions of the rooms, and to be for- warded to this office, addressed to the respective officers of her Majesty's Ordnance, until the 30th instant. &nbsp; R. DOUGLAS, Ordnance Storekeeper.
ACCOUNTANT OF STOKES' OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. [Newspaper Article] — The Observer — 22 August 1845
ACCOUNTANT OF STORES' OFFICE. 2nd August, 1845. Tenders will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock on Saturdav, the 23rd instant, for the sup- ply of such quantities of the under-mentioned arti- cles as may be required for Colonial Service at Hobart Town, from the 1st September next to the 31st March, 1846 ; subject to the usual conditions, which can be ascertained on application at this office, together with any further particulars that may be desired : - Salt pork, at per lb. Raisins, ditto. Peas, at per pint. Oatmeal, ditto. E. I. MANLEY, Accountant of Stores.