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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
MARRIED-At Greenhill, Macquarie River, on Wednesday, the 27th instant, by the Reverend John Mackersey, Kirk- lands, John Taylor, Esq., of St. Johnstone, to Jane Eliza- beth, fourth daughter of the late Robert Tod, Esq., Mer- chant, Glasgow.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
FOR SALE or LEASE, the HOUSE (Loyola) and Grounds in Davey-street, now occupied by T. fj, Anstey, Esq , and family, who are about to proceed to Eng land. For terms, apply as above, or to Captain Swanston, I Derwent Bank. January 4. FOR SALE, that compact well-built COTTAGE, De Witt-street, near Queenboro' Church. ALSO, That beautiful FARM, of l8 acres, with the new road run. ning through it, at Sandy Bay, lying between Meurt. Hogan I and Claxton. lliis property comprises a river frontage of four ! chains, suitable for the erection of wharfs or bathing establish, ments. ALSO, An ALLOTMENT, with a small Cottage on it, V> Kelly-street. For particulars apply to New Wharf, December 81. AHDBEW HAIG." GLEN AYR.-The above Estate will be divided in any way to suit the wish of purchasers, on applic«. j lion to the Manager, at tbe Auction Company's Office, Mac- quarie-street. tip December l8. SALE by Private Contract, Cows, Heifers, Steers, | and six Bullocks (the pick of twelve, three, and...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
CHINA. The following particulars from China bate not yet been -published ia Hobart Town : 7 Yesterday afternoon the arrival of the Spanish brig .'Iberia was reported from Macao the 13th July, and we have received letters to that date with the'Canto* Register of the 7th and Press of the lllh same month. .The intelli- gence by this opportunity is of very little interest, and we publish an Extra merely that our readers may be in pos. session of the most recent tidings from á quarter to which attention is at present so strongly directed. Much dis. .satisfaction prevails at the very inefficient manner in 3*hich the blockade is said to be maintained. It seems ¡that such junks as are taken laden with salt, arc restored, bat the cargo detained, as the article forms one of the .Government monopolies, while rice and other grain pass Tree, the Macao passage being left open ; and the exports from Macao remain unmolested, apparently under an un- derstanding to that effect. Nothing had been heard...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
FOR LONDON.-(To sail in all December 1PMaf next.) The fine flrst-clnsscolonial built bark Silt vJEOttGE ARTHUR, 299 tons register, M'KELLAR.master, noir loading for the above port. Hastupetior cabin accommoda tions. 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 _I fine fast-sailing well-known barque DERWENT, X" l, 362 tons, INNES MCPHERSON, Commander, having all her dead weight and the greater part of her wool engaged, will sail for the above port m the early part of January. She has very superior accommodations for passengers, and carries an experienced surgeon. For freight of wool only and passage, apply to the Captain on board, or to Old Wharf, November l8. W. M ORR. ,FOR LONDON.-To sail positively the first _; week in January.-The fine fast-sailing first-class bàrîTWEST INDfAN, 327 tons, C. M'ARTHUR, master, .aving all her dead weight on board, and the greatest p...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. Arrivals. — January 25 — the French ship Gauge, 493 tons, Dufow, from Havre de Grace, 10th September, with oil. 26 — the bark Eamont. 277 tons, Walker, from Port Phillip, 16th instant, in ballast, A. Haig, agent — passengers, John Snell, George White. 26 — the brig Transfer, 173 tons, Spark, from Sydney, 14th instant, with spars, A. Haig, agent —passenger, Mr. T. Ward. 26 — the schooner Abercrombie, 143 tons, Egan, with sundries and five prisoners, Askin Morrison, agent — passengers, Mr. Cully, Mr. Harris, John Hay, wife, and three children, Mar- garet Keir, serjeant, wife, and four children, and four soldiers 96th regiment. 27 — the schooner Marys, 61 tons, Clinch, from Port Ade- laide, 15th instant, with tobacco, segars, and ballast, Reeves and Co., agents — passengers. Mr. and Mrs. Armytage and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fowler, Henry Hasler. 27 — the Johanna, 240 tons, Lovitt, 22d September, from Lon- don, with a general cargo — passengers, ...
THE COURIER. Str[?] [?]t Prospere. HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 29 January 1841
THE COURIER. strenue et prospere HOBART TOWN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29. WE have this morning received, via Port Phillip, private advices from London to the 7th of October. Mr. Montagu was to embark on board the Lady Raffles at Portsmouth, on the 5th of November, to which ship Mr. Wylie had been appointed Surgeon Superintendent. Another convict ship was to follow the Lady Raffles from Sheerness with 250 male con- victs, and tile Mary Anne t and British Sovereign were ordered to Dublin, to take on board convicts from that place. There were therefore in November last four vessels freighted with prisoners for Van Diemen's Land, as all these vessels were taken up for this colony. SOME discussion has existed of late relative to the &nbsp; supply of Hobarton with pure water, and several gen- tlemen have, as we understand, already formed them- selves into a Company, to promote this most im- portant and beneficial undertaking-; and have, with this view, made certain propositions to the Gov...
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
COLONIAL PRESS. Bush fires still continue very prevalent, much more so than «as ever known in former years. At Campbell Town, parties have been employed for several days «nd nights in beating away the fires to save the fences and crops. A settler on the east bank of the Tamar has had upwards of four hun- dred pounds worth of wheat destroyed by one of these fires. A fire has been burning to the eastward for several weeks, and has run over nearly forty miles of ground, destroying every vestige of herbage within that space; the eattle are greatly distressed for food and .water. The road to George Town is represented to us as being like a passage between numberless columns of fire, which every now and then fall across the road, to the great danger of travellers. In every part of the country these fires are raging, in many places causing much destruction, and invariably creating great alarm. When it is reflected how much of this is occasioned by carelessness, surely it is time for some p...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. Law-Suit against the Queen.- The Orange Grand Mas- ter is, it would appear, determined to proceed with his suit against the Queen, for the recovery of certain Crown jewels which be claims. Sir C. Wetherall is going-one account say« he has gone-to Hanover, with the deposi- tion« of the Princess Augusta, so that we may expect an early commencement of the litigation. The following statement upon the subject is from the London correspon- dent of the Caledonian Mercury.-" There are strange doings in the shape of constitution-making going forward at Hanover. Ring Ernest is having it all his own way with his senators. He is still carping at a few of the jewels in the British diadem, which he is claiming as his right, and insists upon them without etiquette or reserve towards her Majesty. I stated last week that the deposi- tions of the Princess Augusta in respect to them were taken on her sick couch; they consist of conversations that she had heard fall from her royal fat...
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. XII. THE ALPACA—THE PALMITE AND CONCLUDING REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
TREATISE ON SHEEP &c. CHAP. X11. THE ALPACA-THE PALMITE AND CONCLUDING REMARKS. There is still another domestic animal, likely to become a productive stock, and consequently deserving of the Colonists' notice. This is the Alpaca, a native of Peru, and as I mentioned it in my last treatise I ought not altogether to omit it in the present edition. At the time the Spaniards conquered Peru, they found the natives in possession of two domestic ani- mals, used as beasts of burden and also valupd for their flesl», skins, and wool. These animals are the Llama and Alpaca, and they rank as a kind of middle species between the camel and the sheep, partaking of the properties of both. So valuable are their services stitl considered that, in the interior provinces of Peru, there is scarcely a cottager who does not keep a dozen llamas and as many alpacas. The first serve to carry his corn, his potatoes, and his fruit to market, while the wool of the latter clothes his family, and the fles...
WHAT CHANCE HAS FRANCE IN GOING TO WAR? [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
wavr.cuA.xei HAS FRANCS IN GOING TO WAR? Since the warlike preparations of the Trench Go- vernment still continue, and since M. Thiers replies to the pacific assurances of some of the French jour- nals, by asking, through his own immediate organ, what these preparations are for if not for war, it is quite time that the English press should take another tone. Instead of making futile appeals to the sense of the French nation, it becomes us now to tell that people a few severe but sober truths, and to show 'France, not wby she should not go to war, but why -.he dare not. 'There never was a period since France was a nation "when France was loss able to sustain a severe contest than she at this moment is ; there never was a period .ince England was a nation when England was more powerful or more impregnable. Let us suppose for a moment that all this callinsr - out of conscriptions and fitting out of ships were not, what it is, a piece of 'Bobadil bombast, intended to cover a ministerial...
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 29. Colonial Secretary's Office, 26th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 29. Colonial Secretary's Oflice, 26th January, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to extend to the under-mentioned Convicts the Indulgences stated after &nbsp; &nbsp; their names respectively, as a Reward for their meritorious conduct in having been instrumental in the apprehension and conviction of Bushrangers; viz.- &nbsp; To Joseph Perry and George Perkins, per Isabella, a Conditional Pardon. To Joseph Bailey, per Aurora, and Thomas Nodder, per Augusta Jessie, Tickets-of-Leave. By His Excellcney's command, M. FORSTER.
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 33. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 33. Colonial Secretary's Office, 28th January, 1841. The Lieutenant-Governor directs it to be notified to the under-mentioned individuals that their applications for Emigrants, under the terms of the Government Notice of the 14th May, 1840, have been transmitted to the Secretary to the Board of Emigration, No. 2, Middle Scotland Yard, London, with a request that he will afford every information to all applicants, and instruct, the agents at tbe several out-ports, at which such Emigrants are proposed to be selected or embarked, to do the same. Richard Downward, Henry Stephens, Mrs. McTavish, John McDonald, John L. Dowling, W. P. Weston. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to call the prompt attention of our Subscribers to the liquidation of their accounts due to the ¡\)tt December, 1840, now in the course of delivery. We at the same time apprise those persons who hare continued to receive our paper for three or four years, without once condescending to notice the terms of subscription, that vc shall place their accounts in the hands of our Solicitor for recovery. 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 Tuesday morning, will appear in the Courier of the following Friday. Our country friends should bear this in mind lo prevent dis- appointment.
COMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 9, 1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
c OMIS SARI AT 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 and Mili- tary Departments at those stations, for the year commenc- ing 1st April, 1841, and ending 81st .March, 4842, lo be addressed to the Assistant Commissarv-General, Hobart Town, and to the senior Commissariat Officer, Launceston, via. r HOBART TOWN AND NEW TOWN BAY» Fresh meat per lb. Fine bread, such as is usually sold in the shops, per lb. (The contract for this supply to commence from 1st March in piare of 1st April) and to include the naval as well BB military sen ice. VcEctflbtcs OPT lb ^ New milk per imperial quart \ For the MU.««* Hospital LAUNCESTON. Fresh meat per lb SmlÍL^imperialquart } ** «* "M*, Hostal GFNFRAL CONDITIONS. 1. The contractors will he exp...
COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, Hobart Town, January 9, 1841. ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF THE CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS AND FOR GENERAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
c OMMISSARIAT OFFICE, I Hobart Town, January 9, 1841. , I ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OP THE CONVICT ESTABLISHMENTS AND FOR GENERAL SERVICE. Tenders vi ill be received at the Commissariat Offices at Hobart Town and Launceston, until 12 o'clock on Wednes- day, the 10th day ol February next, for the supply of the followingni tides, for the under-mentioned services, for the tear commencing 1st April, 1841, and ending 31st Marcb, 1842, viz. : HOBART TOWN. Ships of War, Transports, and Goiernment Vessels Conwrt Hospitals Female House of Correction and Nursery Prisoners' Barracks Gaol ' Prisoners and others ant of Barracks, and Commis L lariat Stores Fresh meat per lb Bread per lb, made from" whealen flour from " 12 per cent of bran been extracted e from "J which f an hasf Gaol fin« iXi.Jir flZMT] Convict Hospital. 3!iÄ fn i^ï'iïih IChiWre« «nd Sick at the Í» / »Ti«».-. Í'JA t \ órnale House of Corree »íuired ' ^ J tion and Nursefy Vegetables, consisting of at fTH?mn'Barrack' least th...
SHERIFF'S OFFICE. 27th January, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
SHERIFFS OFFICE. 27lh January, 1S41. The following account of writs of execution, now remain- ing unsettled in my olllce, is advertised by me, in compliance with the provisions of «? the Debtor and Creditor Act." PETE Ii FRASER, Sheriff: 'Ferguson r. Makepeace, writ received December 12, levy December l8, Swausea, district of Great Swanport. Sale-On Monday, February I, at 1 o'clock, at Swansea, a small quantity of household furniture, and stock in trade of défendant as a licensed victualler, and on Saturday, Febiunry C, nt 12 o'clock, at the Court-house, Hobart Town, the right, title, and interest of defendant in and to -an allotment of.ground, with the inn and premises erected thereon, known as the " Bla&lt;k Swan," situate in the township of Swansea aforesaid : uuless this execution be previously satisfied. ' Macmichael and another, assignee, e. Burnip, writ re- ceived December 9, levy December 10, at Pontville. Sale-On Thursday, February l8, at 12 o'clock, at Pont, ville,...
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 25th January, 1841. TITLE DEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 2 February 1841
INTERNAL REVENUE OFFICE. 2ôM January, 1841. TITLE DEEDS. Deeds of Grants In favour of the under-mentioned Individuals are now ready to be issued on payment of the amounts due thereon to the crown. LAND« GRANTED. M. Somerville, 20a., Suburbs of Launceston; George Sparrow, lr. 27p., Launceston ; Samuel Cox, 02a,, Peilh ; C. F. Howard, 600a., Uplands; James Aitkin, Thomas Williams, & John Sinclair, Sla. 2r., Deddington ; Samuel Lapham and John Walker, 500a., Pembroke ; Robert Parkinson, 300a., Somerset ; Thomas Hewitt, 100a., Wel- lington ; ditto, 61a., ditto ; ditto,72a., Buckingham ; ditto, 50a., Wellington ; Samuel Cox, 03a., Perth ; Richard Dry, 1180a., Bridgenorth; ditto, 470a., Sillwood; ditto, S0.Ï., Launceston ; ditto, 55a., ditto; ditto, 122a., ditto ; Patrick Wood, 1000a., Vincent ; John Hiddleston and it. Pitcairn, 34p., Hobart Town; William Roberts, lOUa. Sr., Mon- mouth; Joseph M'Ewan, la. Or. 4p., Oatlands; Richard Cleburne, 23p., Hobart Town ; ditto, lr. 30p., di...