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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 22 January 1841
.FOR ADELAIDE.-The fine fast.sailing Schooner WATER WITCH, ISO tons, D. íRT, commander, having arrived, ia now ready to feceive cargo for the above port, and will meet with all Dssible dispatch. Her accommodations for passengers : remarkably good. For freight or passage, apply to the nmmander on board, or to ; New Wharf, Jan. 21._F. A. DOWNING. »FOR SALE, the new Brig DIANA, 162 tons register, launched the Slst ult. ALSO, J The Schooner QUEEN, launched in September last, bur- len per register 36 tons ; both lying at the Building Yard, pattery Point. For particulars, apply to ¡ New Wharf, January 22._AKOBKW HAIQ. FOR SALE, FREIGHT or CHARTER, the well-known Schooner TRUGANINA, 70 tons register. Apply to &nbsp; New Wharf, January 22. ANDREW HAIG. |ON SALE, at the PADLOCK, 36, Elizabeth street Hoop Iron for binding bay. '? January 19. JACKSON & Bissiix. FOR SALE, that compact well-built COTTAGE, De Witt-street, near Queenboro' Church. ALSO, That beautiful FARM, of l8 ac...
NECROLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 22 January 1841
NECROLOGY. The legal profession and the public will regret to learn the death of Sir W. Garrow, which took place at his residence ia the Isle of Thanet, a few days since, at a good round age. He was born at Moncton Hadley, in 1760 ; in 1817 he was nominated to the Court of Exchequer, and has lived in retirement since 1831. Sir William had been a widower for more than thirty years, and has left but one daughter, the present Mrs. Eliza Lettsom, who, in 1804, married Mr. F. F. Lettsom, eldest son of the late Dr. Lettsom, of Camberwell, his (Sir William's) only son, the late Rev. Dr. David William Garrow, dying in April 1827. Admiral Sir Ross Donnelley, K.C.B., died on Wednes- day last at his residence in Harley-street, in the seventy seventh year of his age, after an illness of a few weeks. It will be in the recollection of our readers that a commis- sion of lunacy was issued at the instance of his family in June last, the gallant admiral having been for some time previously incapable ...
DREADFUL FIRE IN THE DOCKS OF THE ROYAL ARSENAL AT DEVONPORT—DESTRUCTION OF THE "TALAVERA," "IMOGENS," AND "MINDEN." [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 22 January 1841
DREADFUL FIRE IN THE DOCKS OF THE ROYAL ARSENAL AT DEVONPORT-DESTRUCTION OF THE "TALAVERA," .« IMOGENS," AND '. MINDEN." On Sunday morning at half-past four o'clock, Lieut. Williams, R.N., superintendent of the dockyard police, was alarmed with the intelligence that the line-of-battle ship " Talavera," in the north or stern dock, was on fire I All hands were instantly on the spot with the engines, but so terrific were the flames that the total destruction of the ship waa already inevitable. The fire-bells were rung, and the workmen, with the military, called in. The tide was high, and plenty of water at band, but nothing could subdue the fury with which the fire extended southwards, towards the other docks and building slips, the rigging house, sail-loft, and the store-bouses. At a quarter to five o'clock, the " Talavera" was one mass of flame, which, communicating with the shed over bead, threatened to carry the fire to the extremity of the yard. The ** Minden," 72, line-of-battle ...
THE COURIER. Str[?] [?] [?]rospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY. JANUARY 22. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 22 January 1841
THE COURIER. Strcnue et prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY. JANUARY 22. HIS Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. Perry to be Crown Solicitor, in the room of Mr. Ross, superseded. Mr. Sydney Stephen, it is understood, succeeds to the Commissionership of the Caveat Board, rendered vacant by the appointment of Mr. Perry to the office of Crown Solicitor. FROM private advices received from England, we have no doubt whatever that Dr. Turnbull will be confirmed in the office of Colonial Treasurer. Sir George Arthur, whose administration of the affairs of Upper Canada has rendered him not only one of the most popular Governors that ever ruled over that province, but has increased his reputation at the Co- lonial Office as one of the ablest of Colonial Gover- nors-a praise which long since Mr. Under-Secretary Stephen awarded him-has strongly urged the claims of the Doctor to promotion in the event of any higher office becoming vacant, and Lord John Russell at once ac...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts dut to the 31 st December, 1840, noto in the course of delivery. We at the same time apprise those persons who have continued to receive our paper for three or four years, without once condescending lo notice the terms of subscription, that we shall place their accounts in the hands of our Solicitor for recovery. We have again, in answer to numerous letters and inquiries re speeling 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 will be 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...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 19. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 19. Colonial Secretary's Office, 18th January, 1841. &nbsp; The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to direct the publication, for general information, of the following Notice, which has been issued by the Post Office authorities in London, prescribing the rate of Postage on all printed Votes and &nbsp; Proceedings of the Imperial Parliament, sent from any part of the United Kingdom to the Biitish Colonies, by private &nbsp; vessels; and on all printed Votes and Proceedings of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Colonial Legislatures sent to the United Kingdom by private vessels. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 29, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, January 29, 1841. W Tenders will be received at this office, until 12 o'clock on ] Wednesday, the 10th February next, for the supply of the fol- lowing articles at Now Norfolk, from the 1st April, 1841, to 31st March, 1842, subject to the same conditions as those spe- cified in the advertisement of the 9th instant, for the Annual Supplies. Fine flour per lb f The quantity that may be re New milk per imperial quart &lt; quired for the supply of the Wheat straw per ton t Hospital at New Norfolk. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.G.
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 2nd September, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
GENERAL POST OFFICE. 2nd September, 1840. Tn confoimity with an Act passed during the last Session of Furliament, intituled '* An Act for the regulation of the Du- ties of Postnge," and with the Warrant of the Lords Commis- sioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, the following alterations, &c . in the rates of Postage, &c, have taken place. Printed Votes and Proceedings of Parliament sent from any part of the United Kingdom to any of Her Majesty'-s colonies by private vessels, nnd all printed Votes and Proceedings of the Colonial Legislatures sent to the United Kingdom by private vessels, are liable to the following rates of postage : For any weight not exceeding 4 ounces, 2d If exceeding 4 do, and not exceeding 8 do, 4d If exceeding 8 do, and not exceeding 12 do, 6d If exceeding 12 do, and not exceeding 16 do, 8d And for every additional 4 do in weight, and any lesser weight than 4 do, 2d. Postmasters arc particularly enjoined to bear in mind, that this only applies to t...
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
RE-SALE OF CROWN LANDS. Whereas the several parcels of land hereinafter described have heretofore been exposed for sale by Public Auction, pursuant to the land regulations of the ICth day of Febru- ary, 1832, nnd the 17til day of January, 1839, but the several persons who attended and bid for the same having failed io payment of their several purchases within the time by the said Regulations limited, the »aid lands are, in pursuance of the conditions expressed in the before mentioned Regulations, and in accordance with the Government Notice, No. 78, of the 16th day of April last past, in reference thereto, again liable to be sold : And whereas the necessary arrangements referred to in the before-mentioned Regulations of the loth day of February, 1832, have been completed, and the plans arc now ready for inspection at the office of the Surveyor-General ; I do therefore by these presents notify and proclaim, that the several lots of land hereinbefore referí ed to, und hereinafter desc...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 23. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 23. Colonial Secretary's Office, 21st January, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified that the Right Honourable the Secretary of State has intimated in a Despatch, dated the 25th September, 1840, that Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve and con- firm the under-mentioned Acts passed by the Lieutenant- Governor in Council, in the months of July, 1838, and June, 1839, respectively :- &nbsp; No. 3. An Act for the general Appropriation of the Revenue for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine. No. 2. An Act for the general Appropriation of the Revenue for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
COMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 9, 1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
c O M I S S A R I A T OFFICE Hobart Town, January 9,1641. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOB THE BUFM.T OF THE MIMTART, 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 nest, for the supply of the following Articles for the use'of the Troops and Mili- tary Departments at those stations, for the year commenc- ing Ut April, 1841, and ending Slst Marcb, 1842, to be addressed to the Assistant Commissary-General, Hobart Town, and to the senior Commissariat Officer, Launceston, viz, :_ HOBART TOWN AND NEW TOWN BAY. Fresh meat per lb. Fine bread, such as it usually sold in the shops, per lb. (The contract for this supply to commence from 1st March in place of 1st April) and to iuclude the naval as well as military service. &lt; New nilk'per imperial quart} For tho Military Hospital LAUNCESTON. Fresh meat per lb New railk'per 'imperial quart } For the Military Hospital CbNERAL CONDITIONS. ' 1. The contra...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 9, 1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS AND FOR GENERAL, SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
c OMMISSARIAT OFFICE Hobart Town, January 9,1841. , ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY or TOE CONVICT . ESTABLISHMENTS AND FOR GENERAI, SERVICE. Fresh meat per lb Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Offices at Hobart Town and Launceston, until 12 o'clock on 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, 1841, and ending 31st March, 1842, viz. : HOBART TOWN. Ships of War, Transports, and Government Vessels Convict Hospitals Female House of Correction and Nursery Prisoners' Barracks Gaol Prisoners and others out of Barracks, and" Commis. L sariat Stores Bread per lb, made from} wheaten flour from which f fi"", 12 per cent of bran hasfun01 been extracted J required J lion and Nursery Vegetables, consisting of at r5Ji°BW1' **"*** least ihree-fou.tt.s Pot?. ( Convict Hoepital« toes, with onions, cab- bage, or turnips ; J lb of onions or leeks to be equal to 1 lb potatoes ; 2 ...
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. X.—INDIAN WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. X.-INDIAN WOOL. My attention was directed to the wool of India by the following circumstance. Towards the year 1834, a sample was sent from the India House to the Society of Arts, which was afterwards submitted to my in- spection, and upon its value I offered an opinion. Since that period annual importations from the same quarter have taken place, and the supply of this article now forms a new feature in our commercial relations with the empire of India. In the year 1835, no less than 773 bags of Indian wool were imported into London and 624 into Liver- pool, which at public auction sold at from 44 to lOd. per lb. although a few bags obtained 14£d. This species of wool is particularly white and washed clean, which renders it useful in several branches of our manufactures of white goods, although it contains a proportion of dead hairs interspersed through the fleece, a defect which diminishes the value, and yet by a little attention might effectual...
AUDIT OFFICE. 20th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. 20th January, 1841. warrants for Contingent .Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 13th of the current month and this dale : W. Parker, fuel ; De La Hunt, stationery; W. Sorell, ex- penses; W. Sharman, flour; William Ladds, mont; W. Rout, oil; W. Short, shoes ; J. P. Rowe,medicines; It. H. Lewis, travelling expenses ; jurors, Hobart Town ; J. Scott, survey- ing ; C. C. Shaw, ditto ; G. Woodward, ditto ; G. M'Lean, A. CG., Commissariat; T. Barnett, cartage ; J. Childs, ditto j J. Kirk, ditto ; J. Matheson, cartage. G. T. W. BOYES, Auditor.
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 26 January 1841
THE CABINET. Nature I'll court in her sequestered haunts, By mountain, meadow, streamlet, grove or cell ; - Where the poised lark hit evening ditty channbv And health, and peace, and contemplation dwell. There ttudy shall with solitude recline, And friendship pledge me to hit fellow swains ; There toil and temperance sedately twine ' The slender cord that fluttering life sustains : There fearless poverty shall guard the door, $¿4 And taste unspoiled the frugal table spread, And industry supply the humble ttore, And Sleep unbrihed his dent refreshing abed. White-mantled Innocence, etherial sprite, Shall chase far off the goblins of the night ; And Independence o'er the day preside, i Propitious power,-my patron and pride.-SMOLLETT. A prince who loves and feart religion it a lion, who ttoops to the hand that strokes, or to the voice that appeases him. He who fears and batet religion, it like the savage beast that growl« and bites the chain, which prevents hit flying on the passenger. ...