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Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
Shipping- Intelligence. PORT OF LAUNCESTON. Arrivals. -April 27-the schooner Scout, 95 tons, Watkins, from London, Willis & Co., agents -passen- gers, Mrs. Watkins and two children. 27-the brig Brazil Packet, 172 tons, Johnson, from &nbsp; South Australia, Henty & Co., agents, with sundries and three passengers. 27 -the brig Essex, 212 tons, Roxley, from Port Phillip, Willis & Co., agents, with sundries and three passengers. 29 -the schooner Joshua Carroll, 143 tons, Porter, from Port Phillip, in ballast, Eddie & Co., agents. 29 -the brig William Wise, from London, not yet reported. &nbsp; Departures. -April 25 the brig Rapid, 153 tons, Devlin, for Sydney, Connolly & Co , agents, with flour and wheat, and five passengers. 28 -the bark Arab, 338 tons, Hedges, for Port Phillip, Henty & Co., agents-twenty passengers.
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
AUK AJTACS, g AND ABSTRACT Of fUBMC SALIS FOB THX IMSUIMO WXIC. El Sunday-May 3-Second Sunday after Easter. CHURCH SBRVICE-fROPXR LESSONS. Morning lissom-Numbers, ch. 23,24-Matthew, ch. 1. | Evening Lessons-Numbers, ch. 25-Romans, ch. 2. ' Monday-May 4. General Sale-T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Account Books, Stationery, &c, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Sale-Cottage, ita., in Adelaide-street, at his Mart-T. Y. Lowes. Tuesday-May 5. Sale-Household Furniture, ho., at the Waggon and' Ii Horses, Argyle-itreet-Stracey fie Burn. WE Wednesday.-May 6. BJ Sale- Publie House, Flour Mill, &c, at Brown's River, Bj at his Mart-W. T. Macmichael. ?J Sale-Sheep and Cattle, at Vincent's Yards, Crae« Mirth ?J -T. Y. Lowes. M Thursday-May 7. H Third Quarterly Sale of Stock, at Stephenson*! Yardi, H Richmond-D. Taylor. H Friday-May 8. H Richmond and Norfolk Plains Court of Request*. H Saturday-May 9. Bj Sale-Tort and Sherry Wines, at his Mart-D. Tayïoi. H
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) I The ship Morley, 578 tons, had arrived nt South Aus- tralia from Plymouth, the 28th December, with 153 emi- grants, and IOS barrels of flour. LAUNCESTON COHN MAItKr.T. ' Little or nothing doing in wheat to-dny-it may be quoted from 17s to 18s ; oats in demand at 5s Gd and Gs ; barley plentiful, but holders firm al 9s mid 10s per bushel. Lillie or no variation in other commodities. ' ' Union Steam Mills. Wheat 17s to 18s, barley 9s to 10s. oats 5s Gd to Gs, pollard 2s Gd, bran Is 9d. per bushel ; flour, first quality, £50, second £48, ration £40, per 2000Ibs. / LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Sydney, per Fanny, on the 5th May.
The Courier. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 1, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
©ff CDttft*?« FRIDAY EVENING, MAY I, 1840. WEDNESDAY being the day appointed for the ^General Meeting upon Emigration, with a view to memorialize His Excellency to adopt imme- diate measures to avert the evils arising from the great dearth of labour which at present exists, by suspending the orders from the Home Go- vernment for the discontinuance of assignment, as a temporary expedient, and diverting the Land Fund to its original and legitimate pur- poses of Emigration, and thereby procuring an extensive importation of free labour, the town was thronged at an cavly hour by gentlemen from all parts of the country, many of whom came from distances of forty, fifty, and sixty miles, whicli might prove, not only the interest which the question excites, but the absolute necessity that urges as well as animates nil in the cause in which their best interests aro at stake. The Theatre was the place chosen for the meeting, and the boxes, pit, and stage pre- sented the appearance of a more th...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER. SIR,- &nbsp; Having endeavoured to prove that the law does not give to any one person the power of reversing the unqualified acquittals of Justices of the Peace, it will require but little ability to show that even if such power, (to us hitherto entirely unknown,) be &nbsp; vested in Governors, it would tend to no good, but must render the laws ineffective, and disgust those to whom their administration is confided. The Magistrates of this colony, like those of Eng- land, are generally chosen (or could be so) from among the most talented and independent clergy, merchants, and landholders. They do not, however, possess either the influence or personal consideration that recompenses their labour in England. Here, their office is one of mere trouble and expense. The only motive with high-minded gentlemen for accepting an office of this nature must be a...
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 1, 1840. A PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
THE GAZETTE. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 1, 1840. ?By His Excellency, Si a JOHN FKANKJ.IX, Knight Com- mander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Greek Order of the Redeemer, and a 'Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, Lieutenant Governor of the hland of fan Diemen's Land and its Dependencies, tfc. tfc. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS Hie Right Honourable the Secretary of State for the Culonies, by the command of 'Her Majesty, bus transmitted to me a new Public Seal prepared by Her Majesty's order for this Island nuil its Dependencies, bearing an impression ou one side thereof only uf the Royal Arms aud Motto, and within'» distinct field certain allegorical figures, the whole b.eiug within.an Exergue or label, containing »the Words and figures following :-" Victoria Dei Gratia Britanniar. Reg. F. D. Sigillum Terra} Die manensis," which said seal Her Majesty is pleased by Her Royal Warrant, bearing date at the Court at Windsor, the 31st day of October, 1839, in the Third Year of He...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, 23rd April. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, 23rd April. John Campbell, Michael Collins, Charles Higgins, Elizabeth Briant, were each fined iu the usual penalty of 5s., for being drunk. William Hazleman was charged with being drunk in Uathiirst-strect ; fined 5s. ; but having,-, no funds ordered to fourtceu days' hard labour at the House of Correction. Margaret Mason was charged by Constable Brice with behaving in mi indecent manner ; two months' hard labour House of Correction. Matthew Muir, landlord of the Land o'Cakes, was charged by Mr. District Constnble Swift with a breach of the Licensing Act, in having permitted William Lindsay to officiate as laudlord of the same ; the Justices decided that the license granted to Mr. Muir of the Land o'Cakes be forfeited. Mary Forster appeared to answer the complaint of District Constable Symonds charged with a breach of the Quarter Sessions Act ; fined £2 und costs. John Arnold was fined 20s. und costs at the com- plaint of Constable Wick with com...
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
Shipping Intelligence. HOBART TOWN. Arrivals. - April 24-the bark Gilbert Henderson, 517 tons, Tweddie, from Woolwich, 14th December, with 183 female prisoners and 24 children, and government stores, Surgeon Superintendent, Sir John Harnett, Knt. - passengers, Dr. Clarke, Deputy Inspector of Hospitals, Mr. Bishop, Purveyor, Captain Phelps, late of the 48th regiment, Mr. Nuttall, Master F. N. Clarke and servant 25 - the schooner Sir John Franklin, GUI, from Von Phillip, 12th instant, with sundries - passenger, Mr. William Lloyd. 27 - the brigantina Agenoria, Hurst, from Adelaide 20th instant, with sundries - passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Graham, Mrs. Longbottom and son, Mrs. Chapman and son, Mr. D. M'Nith, Mr. and Mrs. Bartley and 5 children, Mr. and Mrs. Quipe and child, Miss Lester Captain M'Kellar, Messrs. John Wilson, John Buckley, John Gelsine, John Lucas, John Uprell, Mr. and Mrs. Adaman, Mr. and Mrs. Smith and child, Mr. Eager and son, Mr. and Mrs. Farrow, Mr. Mrs. and John Skeigh....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
ror Port Phillip. 'HE fast sailing first class ship Mary _ Hay, A. D. Volum, commander, has landed all lier last stock at Port ?nuj..m i i. Phillip, in good order ; is daily expected back, and will immediately return. For freight or pas- tase apply to New Wharf, April 20. DUNCAN M*PHERSON. For Adelaide. THE schooner Challenger, Winter, master, (daily expected) will have immediate despatch for the above port. ___",, For freight or passage, apply to New Wharf, April 24. F. A. DOWNING. For Port Phillip. *HE fine fast sailing A 1 British ^. built .ship Branken Moor, 371 tons per register, D. Smith, commander, . hourly expected, will commence loading fur the above port immediately on her arrival. Having great height between decks, this vessel presents o favourable opportunity for the conveyance of live stock. For freight or passage, having very superior cabin wcommodation, apply to KERR, ALEXANDER, St Co. New Wharf, April 23. BOOB.BINDINO, LETTER PRESS, COPPER PLATE, AND LITUOORAPHIC PRI...
SUPREME COURT—CRIMINAL SIDE. TUESDAY, 28TH APRIL. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Military Jury. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
SUPREME COURT-CRIMINAL SIDE. TUESDAY, 28TH APRIL. Before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu and a Military Jury, Henry Robinson was charged with feloniously receiving some mutton. The prosecutor, Henry Cay Adams, was called upon his subpoena and did not answer. The pri- soner was therefore acquitted. John Turvey was also charged with feloniously receiv- ing some mutton. The prosecutor, Mr. Adams, was called upon his recognizance but did not appear. The prisoner was therefore acquitted. James Pittman was charged with killing a sheep with intent to steal the carcase. The prosecutor in this case also was Mr. Adams, and in consequence of his non appearance when called the prisoner was acquitted. Mr. Adams appeared in Court shortly after, and stated, that he had understood that the cases would not come on &nbsp; for some days. His Honor reminded him of Mr. Capon having seen him in the course of the trials and told him, when he walked away without taking any notice. His Honor intimated...
The Courier. THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 30, 1840. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 1 May 1840
*.r« .' "*; Cfte Courter* THURSDAY ÏVENING. APRIL 30,1840. .«1 .» « ' BY the recent arrivals'of the Gilbert Hender- son at Hobart-town, and the Atlantic at Laun- &nbsp; ceston, we have received files of English papers to the 18th December. The chief topic dwelt upon in the various publications is the marriage of Queen Victoria with Prince Albert. Parliament assembled on the 12th December, pursuant to the prorogation, but there was not a single Peer or Member of the Commons pre- sent, except the three Lords Commissioners. Tile Commission having been read, the Lord Chancellor declared the Parliament prorogued until the 16th January. The usual proclamation appears in the London Gazette, commanding the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, to assemble on that day, for the " dispatch of divers and important business." In addition to this summons Lord John Russell has sent out his warning, that " business of the greatest importance to the interests of...
Meteorological observations, From April 30 to May 6, at Hobarton, 2 o'Clock each Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
meteorological Observations, I From April 30 to May 6, at Hobarton, 2 o'Cloch each Day. | n.M. n.w. Bar. ÏTiur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tue». Wed. Mean Tem. 29 7 29 S 30 2 30 3 30 3 3(1 0 30 0 30.1 Wind. West Ditto South Ditto Variable North West Ditto Velocity! of the I Weather. Wind. 25 5 10 5 5 25 15 Depth of Rain, 0.0 inches. Sun rises, 7h. 10m. Sun »et», 4h. 50m. Daylight begins, 5h. 25m. Daylight ends, 6h. 35m. Length of day, 9h. 50m. Day decreases, oh. 22m. Clock after »un. Oh. 4m. Full Moon, 16thday,9p.m> All Order*, Advertisement*, or Communication*, intends* for this Paper, should be forwarded, addressed to ti* Proprietor of the Courier, early in the week. Sktrt Notices and Advertisement* can le received until sit o'clock on Thursday Evening, after which time, *** «omsceauaf«, ./ sent, cannot appear until the entui*t »tek. AGENTS. "Mr. H. DOWLING. Bookseller, Launettton. ¡ Mr. Txoo, Bookseller, George Street, Sydney. Mr. J. BuaynAM HALL, IO, Tower Street, Ltni**» Printed an...
SUPREME COURT—SITTINGS IN BANCO. Before both Judges. TUESDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
SUPREME COURT-SITTINGS IN BANCO. Before both Judges. TUESDAY, MAY 5. The Attorney-General upon being called on to move, rose and said that he had much pleasure in yielding to the request which had been made to kim, in moving that Mr. Thomas Chisholms Anstey, a member of the English Bar, be admitted without the usual term's notice, to practice in this honourable court as a Barrister, Solicitor, and Proctor. He granted his motion on a recent rule of this court, by which on the certificate of either of Hie Judges, that he was satisfied with the respectability of any member of the bar applying for admission, the term's notice should be deemed unnecessary. The learned Putane* Judge had been pleased to grant that certificate, and it was accompanied by the certificate of the Treasurer of the Middle Temple, that Mr. Anstey had been called to the bar in June, 1839, by that honorable society. There was also Mr. Anstey's own affidavit that he was the person referred to in that certificate. Und...
ALMANACK, AND ABSTRACT OF PUBLIC SALES FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
A&MAVACK, I AMD ABSTSACT OP PUBLIC SAMS fOR TUB ENSUINO WEIX. I Sunday-May 10.-Third Sunday after Easter. cHuacH ISRVICI-raorxa LKSSONS. Morning Lessons-Deuteronomy, ch. 4-Matthew, cb. 6. Evening Lesson»-Deuteronomy, ch. 5-Romans, ch. 9. Monday-.May 11. Sale-Cutlery, Scotch Ironmongery, &c, at his Mart T. Y. Lowe». Tuesday-May 12. Sale-Cutlery, Scotch Ironmongery, ice, (continued) at his Mart-T. Y. Lowe». Wednesday-May 13. Sale-Herd of Cattle, at Sorell Town-D. Taylor. Thursday-May 14. Colonel Arthur's Commission read, 1824. Friday-May 15. Sale-Sheep, Bullocks, &c, at Mawlc's Yards, Bagdad -W. T. Macmichael. Saturday-May 16. Battle of Albuera, 1811.
PORT PHILLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
PORT PHILLIP. A handsome Fish-Hall has been built in M'Killop street, which will be opened in the course of a few weeks, the edifice having been rented for that pur. pose by Mr. Murison. The fishermen on the beach have been amply supplied with nets of all descrip- tions, and a horse and cart hired for the conveyance and distribution of this unwonted luxury throughout the town. Fish of every description, including oysters and shrimps, will presently be obtained at a moderate price, and in ti continued manner.-Port Phillip Gazette, April 15. In last Wednesday's publication we inserted an extract from the Colonial Times, describing a battle which had taken place at Portland Bay, between the natives and the Messrs. White, who occupy a station about sixty miles from that settlement. From the statement of Mr. White himself, who came to Mel- bourne to report the circumstance to the Superintend- ent, we are enabled to correct several errors into which our contemporary has been led. There wa...
THIS MORNING'S POST. (From the Launceston Advertiser.) LAUNCESTON CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
THIS MORNING'S POST. j (From the Launceston Advertiser. J I LAUNCESTON' COHN MARKET. I Wednesday, May G.-Very little grain carno to town this day ; 16s Gd per bushel was offered for a large quan- tity, but refused, the grower .still holding out for the maximum price for inferior samples. Union Steam Mills. Wheat 17s to 18s, barley 9s to 10s. oats 5s Gd to 6s, pollard 2s Gd, bran Is 9d. per bushel ; Hour, first quality, t'50, second ±'48, ration .-?40, per ÜÜOOlbs. LAUNCESTON MAILS. To Sydney, per Dawsons, To-Morrow. To Adelaide, per Scout, on the 11 th instant. To Sydhey, per Fanny, on the 12lh instant.
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. IT is a singular circumstance, that of four female sovereigns that have occupied the throne of England, not one ever was a mother. Three out of the four were married :-The first Mary, married to Philip of Spain ; the second Mary, joined in the sovereignty with her ever-to-be remembered William III. ; and Anne married to Prince George of Denmark ; Elizabeth never was married. None of the three, however, left a child to inherit her crown. Fire at the House of Lords.-On Monday night, between eleven and twelve o'clock, the firemen at the Chandos-street station were called upon by a gentleman in breathless haste, who stated that the House of Lords was on fire. The engineer, accompanied by his men, immediately repaired to the spot, when they discovered that an iron Hue which proceeded from an office in what is called "The Queen's Entrance" and which led to the exterior of the building, having become foul, had ignited. The fire was speedily extinguished.-Times, Nov. 20. I...
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, 30th April. [Newspaper Article] — The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette — 8 May 1840
HOBART TOWN POLICE REPORT. Thursday, 30&lt;A April. Elizabeth Simpson, Mary Davenport, William Red- mond, and Louis Daniel, were each fined 5s., for having been drunk in the public streets. William Woodford, ticket-of-leave, was charged with bping drunk in Melville-street ; fined 5s. ; not being nble to pay, sent to the stocks. James llibby appeared lo answer the complaint of Elizabeth Moles with having assaulted her; the proof not being valid, case dismissed. Alfred Alfredius was charged by Mr. District Con- stable Swift with neglect of duty as a constable ; chnrge not proven, case dismissed. Thomas Hanson and John Williams were charged with being drunk on the New Wharf ; each fined 5s. Friday, 1st May. James Hurst, ticket-of-leave, was charged hy Coustable Freeman willi being drunk on the New Wharf; forty-eight hours' tread-wheel. Benjamin Lorrimnn, assigned to Mr. Kelly, was charged by his master with drunkenness on his pre- mises ; fourteen days'cell on bread and water. ...