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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

THE GAZETTE OF THIS DATE CONTAINS. GOVERNMENT NOTICE. (No. 236.)     Colonial Secretary's Office, October 26, 1829.       The Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to     approve of the appointment of William Montgomerie,     No. 663, per Bengal Merchant, to be a Javelin Man     and Constable, vice John Lamb, who is permitted to         resign, having obtained a Conditional Pardon.   By His Excellency's Command, J. BURNETT.   GOVERNMENT NOTICE. [No. 237.] Co J3T loni j 1 Secretary s Office, Ocf. 27, 1Ö2!'. íh*. It being of the utmost importance to the Police of le Colony (hat the most aicuratc Register of Con nts in the employ merit of Settlers and others, should <. kept, 'Jbo Lieutenant Governor, with reference to ic numerous notices on this subject, whic...

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MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. The increasing favour of the public towards (his ¿oung but well meant humble institution, say« much for the generous and liberal disposition of our little' community. At the head of a very respectable company we have mut h pleasure in announcing that His Excelleno«, the original patron of the So- ciety, wilh Mrs. Arthur and famil.-,, kindly condes- cended to honour (he Iec(ure al the Courthouse on Monday evening. The following ure extract« : The ajr which a man lins once respired become« poison to him; but because (be (empcraturo of his body is higher (han that of the atmosphere oiound, a« soon as he has discharged any air from his lunt*« it goes away from him into the great put if» big liïioratnry of «lie átmtiiphere, and new air dikes ii« place. No art or labour of hi« could havo done hull' so well »»bat ibis simple law unceasingly and ¡iiii»ihly accomplish vs, without effort or attention on his part, and in his sleeping os in his waking hours. This is nl«o...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

COMMISSARIAT SUIWUES. TENDERS for the undermentioned Contract«, to be entered into for Twelve-month«, cunt meucing 25th December, 1829, mid teriiimatiii!; 24th December, 1830, will bo received al 1- o'o'oik of Tuesday, Hie bth of December next. His Majesty's Stores, Hobart (own.-Abou( 3,500 lbs. fresh Meat weekly. The Troops.-Fresh Meat and Bread-about 2,500 lb«, of each weekly. Colonial Hof-pitul, Female House of Correction, Male and Female Orphan Schools.- -Fresh Meat, Bie«d, Vegetable«, and Milk. Gani, Ships of War, and Transports.-Fresh Meat, Bread, and Vegetables. Prisoners' Barracks.'-Freeh Meal-nbout 5,5!)0 jibs, weekly. Out.Sta'tiun«.-New Norfolk, ni.d Road Party at Deep Gully and its vicinity.-Fresh Meut, Ftuu,-, Wheat Meal, and Vegetables Hollow Tree, or Lower Clyde, Bo'ltvvell, Mead's Bottom, Regent's Plains, Abyssinia, and Shannon. Fresh Meat and Flour. +|t Both Articles, for these Stations only, must be supplied by the same Contracloi. Glenarchy, Bagdad, Brighton, Lemon...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

.VISCOUNT. ESSRS. BUVANT nnpraitit (be public, (lint snob gentlemen «« »end 3 Vares or upward« lo Viscount, will have an allowance made in ihe i barge for each Mare, ' FOU S VLB BY PItIV\(E CONTRACT. Til AT valuable allotment, situate* at the corner of Murrav and Liv rpnnl streets, be"(wetn the Orphan School and (he Po«t Office. For particulars inquire of XV. ¡VI. Orr, Wharf. OVE GUINEA REWARD. LOST, between Kangaroo point and (he Coal Uiver, on Tuesday evening last, à Go|d encir- cled Cornelian Seal, with Ihe initial C.and sqrinount ed with a lion as crest. The parties went over Break neck hill. '<. " ' ; If found apply iromedialsly to the Pi in ter. Hobart town, Oct. 29. 182D. TO be 'Let, for such (erm of years a« mav be agieed on, an improving lease of an excelle'nt [''arm. containing 10(10 acres, situated in the parish of Hamilton, joining the lands of H. B. Torlesse, Esq. J.P. For further particulars apply lo the under« signed. P. BUDGEON. Derwent Brewery. TO DISTILL...

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FROM A CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

-, I FROM A CORRESPONDENT. í In (he reasonings and deductions of the political controversialist« of (he present day ns compared with those of the last century, there is observable a sick liness of (bought mid a gloomy depression which can- not bul be prejudicial (o Great Brimin and her colo- nies, inasmuch as (Ley ninsi (end (o lower the tone of public feeling, and deaden (be energies of society. If ¡he denunciations of coming evil with which weare beset in almost every newspaper or periodical- if the so frequently repealed prophecies of the downfall of England, and the subversion of all we hold dear or veneialc as a nation, were confirmed by calm and dis- passionate reasoning, it tvoiild perhaps be our duty lo prepare for the coming storm-to asecrtain as cor- rectly as possible the ruin that was rapidly approach- ing us, and howevei hopely snd dismayed, lo miligate ii if possible, and to save out of the wreck whatever we could realize. But if, as we shall endeavour to proye, and we...

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VIDOCQ. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

VIDOCQ. The following account by Vidooq, tbe police officer of Paris, of his having frustrated the commission of a desperate robbery and murder, is so ¡ntereslhg and so applicable to many occurrences in this colony, that I connut resist the temptation to insert it: " In the course cf his peregriualrons amongst (he houses resorted to by the thieves and robbers of Paris, he met wjtb two desperate villains, St. Germain and Boudin, who had been formerly his companions at the Bigne of Toulon, Atone of (heir meetings some suspicions were expressed ef his being connected with the police, which lie succeeds in destroving.-" All's right I see," said St. Germain ; " I believe you, and to give yon a proof of my confidence I will let you know what we are about this evening. At the corner of the Ruc d'Enghein and (he Rue Hauteville, is (he house of a banker, with a large garden aMached to it, which will facilitate our attempt and retreat. The banker is gone to the country to-day, and only (wo pe...

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THE HOBART-TOWN COURIER. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1[?]29. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

THE HOBART TOWN COURIER SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1829.   Arrived last night H. M. brig of war Zebra, last   from the Cape of Good Hope. Another vessel was coming up the river when our paper went to press. Arrived on Saturday the 24th Oct., the bark Ca- lista, 317 tons, Captain Samuel Hawkins, from Lon- don 4th March, having touched at Rio and Swan river, which last place she left on the 28th September. Spoke the Ephemina all well about three days sail from Swan river, on the 4th October. Passengers — Dr. Westbrook (brother of Dr. Westbrook at this place,) lady and 3 children, Mr. Thomas Kent, (for- merly of these colonies, and the original disscoverer of the virtues of bark extent, for which be obtained a reward from government of ten thousand acres of the richest land he could find—what a stimulus to others to discover the natural riches of our island. We have many things as valuable as the mimosa bark   if we would but bring them forward!) Mrs. Kent, lady of Mr. Kent, Mr...

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SUPREME COURT. Monday October 26, 1829. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 31 October 1829

SUPREME COURT, Monday October 26, 1829 This being the day appointed for the delivery of   His Honour's judgment in the several cases of the   prisoners convicted, but not sentenced, the 3 prison- ers on whose behalf the arguments had been raised, were placed at the bar. One case was that of sheep slealing, one of a simple larceny (as it is called), and one that of stealing in a dwelling house above a cer- tain value. The Chief Justice commenced his judgment (after stating lim offences of the 3 prisoners, and that their offences had been committed before the 1st of March   last, but their convictions had been subsequent to that day) by noticing the passing of the new Court Act for these colonies, by which all the laws in force in England at that date were (after the 1st March last) to be applied as law here ; and by drawing at- tention to the acts called Mr. Peel's acts, which at the date of that court act, were and had long been, in England, in...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

YOUNG BttlTON,-WiJI coyer a limited num. ber of Mares this season, at Saud hill, Je. richo. TERMS-Five Guineas, including Paddooks and Groomage. Young Briton was got by that well known horse Old Britain, the property of Mr. Miller; is two years old, stauds lf>£ hands high, and is allowed to be the finest cart coll in the island. F. and J. BRYANT. ENTIRE HORSES.' THE services of the under named Horses, may . be obtained - during the season, at the Van Diemen's land Establishment, Lake River; If not removed elsewhere, of whioh a fortnights no« lice will be given in the papers. Waterloo, Eight Guineas. Bolivar. Six Guineas Tasman, (engaged). Amsterdam and Rotterdam, (of the Flemish cart breed) Five Guineas. But with each Mare must be sent a Bill of the foi lowing form, accepted (by the owner, upon whom I ^ain the Drawer,) and made payable at, one of the Banks I ,£ Sterling f V. D. L. Establishment, ( Lake river, Aug. 1, 1829. Accepted C Nine months after date, pay to my Payable at &...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

To be LET, at Oyster bay, a farm of two thousand acres of loud, with a number of sheep, will       be let to a respectable tenant on most advantageous terms, Security will be required for the due return of the sheep For particulars apply to Mr J Walker or Mr G Read     Hobart town, Oct. 23, 1829 CORNWALL BANK. rV^HE'Proprietors of the Cornwall Bank are in« _8_ formed that in conformity with a resolution passed at a special general meeting, held this day, they are oalled upon to pay a farther instalment of j£'& 10s. per share flue on the 1st December next. JAMES RANKEN, Secretary. Lunceston, 2d Nov. 1829. »"JHO Let at Newtown for the Season, in whole or M- a part, those premises lately occupied by Mr. Fry ett, of about 50 acres, situate at Neu town, from 11 to 12 of which arc in crop, about one of orchard known to prodnoc excellent fruit and the remainder in pastare. The house consists of 4 rooms and kil- aben, ...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

. : FUEL. [Omiited in the Commis* illàt HoWl town Supplies, to come in after Bl uria Island.] THE quantities required by the Military, and so ;jteral establishments in Hobart towu, ana also at the v«rrious outstations, nt per 100 pound-» of " Good dry She-Oik," cut into billets of thiee feet in length. ?LAUNCESTON COMMISSARIAT CONTRACTS. TENDERS for the undermentioned contracts to be entered into for twelve months, commenc- ing 26th December, 1829, and ending 24th Decem- ber, 1830, must be transmitted to Deputy Assistant Commissary General '.Hull, at Launceston, on or be- fóte'12 o'clock of Saturday, the 5th December next. His Majesty's stores at Launceston-About 1,200 lbs. of fresh meat weekly. Troops at Launceston-Fresh meat and bread. ' Colonial Hospital-Fresh meat, bread, vegetables alid milk. Gaol-Fresh meat, bread and vegetables. Penitentiary-Fresh meat and bread. George town-His Majesty's stores about lOOOlbs. weekly. Hospital and Factory-Vegetables and milk. Giol-Vegetables....

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WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

WOOL. We have prest pleasure in laying before our read, eis ide following valuable observations on a subject which so intimately r oncers the prosperity of us all. We I. a ve to thank Messrs Donaldhon & Co. for the pains they have taken with the subject, and though their lelti'r occupies a larce space of our little journal, we consider it too important not to be inserted at la-ge. As the writers have so candidly piven ti» their ad- vice. ! must however slop for n moment at the thres- hold, (now (hal the schoolmaster is abroad) and be equally candid with them. I disapprove entirely of tiieir recommendation of tobacco, whether this clirnare will ¿mt the cultivation of it or not. I have two nmrfnl enemies who are every day sapping and nnder niininp UM health and substance, rum and its ro-ad juter,tobacco, (not by my own actual consumption of ¡licni' for 1 detest them, but from their ruinous effects »ni the morals and property of the colony., Nine tenths of the evils we endure a...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

(ADVERTISEMENT.) I To iWtidilor of the Courier : SIR.-I beg to communicate to the Public, through the medium of your Journal, the following particulars of a circumstance which has led to my being convicted of retailing Rum, which charge, I call ray Maker to witness my total inno- cence of. The following is a true and oorrect ac- count of all the particulars relative to the ease. On the 17th of August last, Samuel May, attached to the Field Police, called at my house, leading a horse, having a girth in his hand which he requested I would repair; I complied, and when finished he seemed inclined to prolong his stay, asserting that he was waiting for a young man, who as well as himself was in quest of a young horse which had left the es- tablishment of his master, Mr. Hobbs, whose over seer he represented himself to be ; during which lime, my dinner being ready, I invited bim to par- take, which he did. We conversed on many differ- ent subjects, and I solemnly declare that spirits of an...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

F lOR Sale, at the Farm of Mr. PARRAMORE, J^ near Ross, a few joang Ranis, bred from ewe« of the highest Merino cross by Saxon rams. Samples of their »ool may be seen at the Courier Office. ~~~ MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. MR. HACKETT will deUfer an introductory Lecture on the Steam Engine at the Court House, ou Monday evening the 9th November next, at 7 o'clock precisely. ' J. WOOD, Secretary. FOR SALE BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, THAT valuable allotment, situate at the corner of Murray and Liverpool streets, between the Orphan School and the Post Office. For particulars inquire of W. M. Orr, Wharf. FARM WANTED. WANTED to rent a good Farm, npon which there is a comfortable dwelling, and the ne- cessary out buildings. Apply at the office of this pnper« MRS. "WOOD has just received the following English FLOWER SEEDS' ex Mary Ann, which she has on sale in addition to her large assort- ment of English Garden Seeds : TENDER ANNUALS. Mignionette, coreopsis tinctoria, cockscombs, mix- ed xerantbimum, ...

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A BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

A BRIDGE. Extract of a Letter-dated London, 6th May."When I «vas iii your part of the world there was a talk of a bridge over the Derwent, at New Norfolk. Has it ever been cnrricd into effect ? My reason for asking this question is, we have lately been shipping an iron suspension bridge for Calcutta to extend over a river HU feet wide. The cost ol ii here (put on hosid io Ibu liver) is ,£800. If wanted for a wider sp.iu, (IIB cost, would ol course, be more, but not a great deal. The 4 supporting columns would carry any further distance, the exira coat would only be iii the chain on whioh the bridge is supported. The flooring is In he of the wood of'ihe country, teak I presume. In Van Diemen'« lund tlicie is plenty «f wood that would an- swer for that purpose. How would it unswer do jim think ? The freiijlit would be heavy, say perhaps 00s. a ton. and the weight of the bridge we shipped was about 2"» tons. As to its stnngtb, it is capable .f can j ing elephant*, therefore nothing you...

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THE HOBART-TOWN COURIER. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1829. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 7 November 1829

THE HOBART-TOWN COURIER. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1829. Arrived on Saturday the 31st Oct. the ship Clans- man, 348 tons, Capt. Ritchie, from Liverpool. 24th June. Passengers-Messrs. Jinnings, Furlong, Reid, -Baker, Roberts, Rowlands and Griffith. Same day H.M. Sloop of war Zebra* Richard Prid- ham, esq. Commander, from Plymouth, 21st May, Cape of Good Hope 21st Sept. Brings a quantity of British Coin. Arrived on Sunday, the lst May, the bark Lady   of the Lake, Captain James Pearson, from London, 12th June, with 79 female convicts and 14 children, besides Mrs. Scaddon, Stratton, Smith, Symes, Shacklock, Clark, Crisp, Booth, Smith, Harris, the wives of prisoners in the colony, with 19 children. Surgeon Superintendent — W. Evans, esq. One woman died on the passage, and one was lost overboard. Captain Pearson the commander of this vessel was here about 7 years ago. Sailed this morning the ship Sovereign, William McKellar, commander, for Sydney with the following Colonial and ...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 14 November 1829

COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Contracts for Transport, for 12 months, commencing 25th of December next. TENDERS will be received .at this Office, on or before 12 o'clock, cn Tuesday, the Sill of .De-, crmber next, ' ^ ' Conveyance of Military Baggage, Stores, and Pro« visions, to and from Launceston and other interme- diate out-stations, at so much per mile,-the load equal to one ton. Conveyance of same articles to and from the wharf, Commissariat Stores, and other places in Hobart town, at so much per load. No tenders will be attended to, unless the stipula- tions mentioned in the " Advertisement for Supplies,*' are complied with. A. MOODIE, A.C.G. GOVERNMENT NOTICE, [No. 252.] Colo nial Secretary's Office, November 11,1829. The Lieutcnabt Governor has been pleased to approve of the dismissal of Thomas Palmer, (Not ) per John, trom the field police, and also of his being deprived of his ticket of leave, for repeated disobedience of or- ders, and flagrant neglect of duty. By His Excellency's...

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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 14 November 1829

YOUNG BRITON,-Will cover a limited num. ber of Mares this season, at Sand hill, Je- richo. , » m TERMS-Five Guineas, including Paddocks and Groomage. Young Briton was got by that well known horse, Old Britain, the property of Mr. Miller; is two years old, stands lñ¿ hands high, and is allowed to ce the finest oart coll in the island. F. and J. BRYANT. VISCOUNT--This celebrated Horse will cover ibis season at Sand hill, Jericho, on the follow- ing terms '. EIGHT GUINEAS-including Groomage and Pad- docks, the latter of which will be very superior and extensive. Bills at nine months to be given from the date of covering. F. and J. BRYANT. MESSRS. BRYANT acquaint the public, that such gentlemen as send 3 Mares or upwards to Viscount, will have an allowance made in the charge for each Mare. ENTIRE HORSES. THE services of the under named Horses, may be obtained during the season, at the Van Diemen's land Establishment, Lake River; If not removed elsewhere, of whioh a fortnights no- tice w...

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MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 14 November 1829

MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. On Monday evening a most numerous and respec- table (we had almost said, a splendid) audience at- tended Mr. Hackett's lecture on the steam engine. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Mrs. Arthur and family. Mr. Burnett the Colonial Secretary, Mrs. Burnett and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton, with se- veral others took the lead in patronizing the institu- tion with their presence. Mr. Hackett commenced his lecture by explaining the construction of the ba- rometer, and the principle of atmospheric pressure by actual experiment. He eluoidated the discoveries of   the Marquis of Worcester, and Mr. Savary, in the atmospheric engine acting on the vacuum produced by condensed steam, and then proceeded by regular in- duction to explain the wonderful improvements of Mr. Watts. He enlivened the whole by frequent experiments, and made himself perfectly understood, shewing himself complete master of his subject, by diagrams and models to which he referred...

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SYDNEY MARKETS, [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier — 14 November 1829

SYDNEY. MARKETS, (From the Australian,)-Grain-average prices. -Wheat 12s. Gd. per buwliel, maize 7s. per ditto, barley none, hay 21.10s per ton, straw 6 dollars per load. f Dairy produce.-Butter (fresh) 2s. to 2s, Gd. per lb. do. (»all) Is. Dd. cheese Is. do. eggs Is. lo Is. 3d. perdez ducks8s. per pair, fowls5s. do.turkies ISs. dido, geese 14s. ditto, pigs 5s. each. Vegetables-Potatoes 10*. to J8s, per cwt. turnips 2d. per bunch, cariols 3d. per ditto, cabbage Is. 3d. ji«r doren, shulot» Id. per bunch. Sundries-Twanky, hyson, 3s. per lb. open ditto 2s. ditto, MI car 4d. to Gd. ditto, tobacco (Brazil) 2s. (id. ditto, nrgrohead is. ditto, starch 3s. ditto, blue i's. do. soap Cd. do. batten wills 8s. per thousand, shingle dilto, 4s. do. beef 2d. per lb. candles 7d. ditto. Bread sevenpencc halfpenny per loaf. Fine flour 3 Is. ditto, seconds 20s. per cwt.

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