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GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 37. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 37. Colonial Secretary's Office, 3rd February, 1841. Memoranda of Pardon have been issued for the following Convicts until Her Majesty's pleasure be known :- &nbsp; FREE PARDON. Antonio Perrigalli, Juliana; John Yates, Earl Saint Vincent. CONDITIONAL PARDON. John Betts, Governor Ready; Aaron Dodd, William &nbsp; Miles; Thomas Featherston, Asia (3 ;) Thomas McHenry, &nbsp; Competitor; Isaac Hayes, William Miles; Benjamin Hudson, Manlius; William Kay, Surrey; James Landy, David Lyon; Edward Mooram, William Miles; James Ross, Bardaster; Eliza Protheroe, Mellish; Ambrose Parker, Surrey; George Rowe, Roslyn Castle; John &nbsp; &nbsp; Stanley, Marmion; Edward Stokes, Andromeda; James &nbsp; &nbsp; Wright, Asia; Charles Wilson, Lord William Bentinck; &nbsp; &nbsp; Samuel Guest, Bengal Merchant. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
PUBLIC MEETING UNDER ROAD ACT. Hobart Town, 2nd February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
PUBLIC MEETING UNDER ROAD ACT. Hobart Town, 2nd February, 1841. We, the undersigned Inhabitants of the District of Hobart Town, beg to request that you will be pleased to rall a Meeting of the Inhabitants of the District, for the purpose of Electing Commissioners under the Act 4th Vict. No. 35, intituled " An Act for the making, altering, improving, and defining the Main and other Roads of this Island." W. Proctor, John Walker, F. C. Smith, John Robert- son, Joseph Allport, Charles Abbott, D. Lambe, David Dunkley, Alfred Garrett, Thomas M'Dowell, David Lord, John Dobson, R. Jacomb, Thomas Hewitt, Robert Ballan- tyne, Andrew Haig, George Marzelti, Edward M'Dowell. To Josiah Spode, Esq., Chief Police Magistrate. Police Office, Hobart, 4th February, 1841. In rumpliance with the above Requisition, and in accordance with the 32nd section of the Act in Council, 4th Viet. No. 35,1 do hereby fix Saturday, the 20th day of Ïebruary instant, at the Long Room in the New Custom louse, Hobart Tow...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
.FOR LONDON.-The fine bark HINDOO, ' A 1, 810 toni, C. L. VAN ZULÏCOM, com mander, is now taking in wool, and will sail in all February. For freight or passage.having superior accommodations, apply to the commander, on board, or to New Wharf, February 9. Witt», GARRKTT, 8C CO. .FOR LONDON.-To sail positively the first _; week In January-The fine fast-sailing first-class bärlTWESTINDIAN, 327 tons, C. M« ARTHUR, master, having all her dead weicht on board, and the greatest part of her wool engaged, will sail as above. For freight of wool only and passage, having very superior cabin accommodations and room for six steerage passengers, immediate application is accessary to the commander on board, or to Old Wharf, 9th Deer., 1840. -W. M. ORR. FOR LONDON.-The first-class bark FORTI _ TUDE, EDWARD PAYNE, commander, has 1 the greater part of her cargo ready for shipment, and will meet kWitli quick despatch. Í For freight of wool or passage, apply to Captain Payne on board,to L KKRR, ALXXAHD...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF HOBART TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT of HOBART TOWN. Arrivals. -February 9 -the brig Lord Hobart, 161 tons, Sin- clair, from Port Phillip, with sheep -passengers, Mr. H. Bayn- ton, Captain Mitchell, Mrs. Mitford, William King, and John Jones. 10 -the brig Magunsha, 152 tons. Taylor, from Port Phillip, with sheep -passengers, Mr. Midwood, Mr. Hawson, Mr. Moore, Mr. Jones, Mr. O'Reilley, and S. Bellamy. Departures -February 9 -the ship Bingham, 376 tons, Destin, for the whaling station. 11 -the ship Hudson, 368 tons, Dennison, for the whaling station. 11 -the bark Derwent, 302 tons, McPherson, for London, with colonial produce. IMPORTS. Vessels entered Inwards from the 3rd Feb. to the 10th Feb., 1841, inclusive. Per schooner Marian Watson - 3 cases books, R. Crombie; 11 cases stationery, Wilson and Tonkin. Per brig Mary Gray -30 cases oil and turps, 2 tierces white lead, 11 packages paints, 2 cases paper, S. Tubby; 11 casks earthenware, Bilton and Co.; 26 cases pickles, &c, 50 cases &a...
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, RICHMOND. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Richmond, on Monday, the 1st instant, the under-mentioned transfers of licences to retail wines and spirits were approved of: &nbsp; - From John Holmes to John Smith, 'Lamb Inn,' &nbsp; Jerusalem; from James Young to Jumes Murdoch, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Bridgewater Hotel,' Green Point. Dated this 6th day of February, 1841. JOHN JEMOTT, Deputy Clerk of the Peace.
AUDIT OFFICE. 3rd February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
AUDIT OFFICE. 3rd February, 1841. Warrants for Contingent Expenses sent to the Colonial Treasury for payment between the 28th ultimo and this date:— &nbsp; R. Stewart, Coroner's fees; J. H. Moore, ditto; C. Shaw, ditto; J. Learmonth, medical attendance; J. Crighton. ditto; S. Macurdy, ditto; S. Westbrook, ditto; W. Mo- riarty, travelling expenses; W. Dawson, blocks; T. Spurr, Clarence Plains Church; M. Riely, engrossing; &nbsp; &nbsp; G. M'Lean, A C.G., stores; A. Suter, rent; F. Weeding, ditto; David Lord, ditto; J. Doran, cartage; T. Triffit, oats; D. Moses, clothing; J. Lumsden, boots; J. Clarke, &nbsp; supplies; K. Murray, forage; H. Morris, Tea &c.; J. &nbsp; Murray, horse-shoes &c.; J. Solomon, rent; H. S. Hut- &nbsp; chinson, fuel; W. H. Wells, ditto; K. Murray ditto; R. Marlow, ditto; W. L. Goodwin, newspapers; John Knight, ditto; J. C. M'Dougal, ditto; George Rolwegan, &nbsp; stationery; D. Bird, ditto;...
GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 12 February 1841
GEELONG. New Buildings.--The great number of houses at present in course of erection gives Corio the appearance of an en- tirely new settlement, whereas a few weeks ago it looked as quiet and staid as an old English borough. Corio is only in its earliest youth, it is only beginning to find its feet. It has not been dragged into a premature precocity like Adelaide, but time has been given for its bones and sinews to get hardened and well knit. It has not like Adelaide been reared in a hot-house, and thus rendered sickly and liable to premature decay. It is a young oak reared from the acorn, and tended by those rough nurses the elements, so that-- Fixed in the rifted rock, Proof to the tempest's shock, Firmer its roots strike the ruder it blow. Two-thirds of the town of Corio at present consists of buildings in course of erection, and of houses receiving additions and improvements:-- Many now build who never built before. And those who once did build, now build the more. Last week we ...
POLICE OFFICE, LONGFORD. 8th February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
POLICE OFFICE, LONGFORD. 8th February, 1841. Notice.-Whereas seven Casks of English Ale. together « ith about forty Bottles of Ale and a part of a case of Gin, having been seized from the possession of one Henry Yeates, and condemned under the provisions of the Retail Licensing Art: I hereby ghe notice that the Bame will be put up for sale nt Public Auction, at the Police Office, Longford, on Tuesday, the 2nd day of March next, at twelve o'clock precisely. JAMES HORTLE, Chief District Constable.
COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
COLONIAL PRESS. The settlers on the Macquarie, in the unparalleled season of drought which has just terminated, have been much gratified .to perceive that the embankment at Tombs' Lake, by a timely opening of the sluice-gate, "has ensured to them a running stream in lieu of the chain of pools, "which, during previous summers, served but to indicate the course of that river. The acquiescence of the government to the representations made .to them on this subject, entitles them to commendation. The -èluicc has again been opened, and it is ieally most cheering to -observe the effects.-Launccston Advertiser, February 11. DaCADrut. ACCIDENT.-On Wednesday morning, Mr. Ruffin's Perth coach when about 100 yards on this side of the Sand-hill, was upset, and a woman killed upon the spot. The coach was completely loaded at the time, and two men besides the above unfortunate woman were conveyed to the hospital seri .ously injuro'd, and one of them it is said is not likely to reco- ver. All the p...
RATES AND FARES, LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
RATES AND FARES, LAUNCESTON. At a Court of Quarter Sessions holdeu by adjournment at Launceston, cm Wednesday, the 20th day of January, 1841, the following Rates aud Fares to be charged by Licensed Carters and Boatmen were settled and approved of:-. CARTERS' RATES. Cart« hy Distance. s. d. For every load of goods, &c, for any distance, however short. 1 0 Ditto, above half a mile and not exceeding three quarters of a mile. I 6 Ditto, above three quarters of a mile and not exceeding one mile. 2 0 Ditto, above one mile and a half and not ex- ceeding two miles. 3 0 Ditto, above two miles and not exceeding two miles and u half.... 3 6 Ditto, above two miles and a haif-and not ex- ceeding three miles. 4 0 By Time. For the first hour. 2 0 For the second hour. 1 9 For every succeeding hour. I 6 Drays, half as much again as the above Rates. 14 cwt. of heavy goods to be cousidered a load for a cart. 21 cwt. of ditto u load for a dray. Carts carrying 21 cwt. to be entitled to the same ...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE CASE OF EUROPE AGAINST FRANCE IN THE MATTER OF THE TREATY OF JULY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. THE CASE OF EUROPE AGAINST FRANCE IN THE MATTER OF THE TREATY OF JULY 15. LORD PALMERSTON'S "MEMORANDUM.-The ad- hesion of France to the principle on which the Allied Powers found their policy-that of maintaining the integrity and independence of the Ottoman Empire, was formally signified in Marshal Soult-'s despatch of the 14th July. The ground of difference between France and the Allied Powers is, as Lord Palmerston justly observes, entirely as to the means best calcu- lated to attain a common end. England has always maintained that the occupation of Syria by Mehemet Ali was inconsistent with the fundamental principle of the alliance-" the integrity and independence of the Turkish empire." Frauce, on the other hand, es- poused the cause of Mehemet, and insisted that the independence of Turkey would be best secured by leaving him in possession of his conquests. In June, 1839, the British Government gave in a plan for the settlement of the affairs of the...
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, HOBART. 3rd February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, HOBART. 3rd February, 1841. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Hobart Town, on the 1st instant, the following Transfers of &nbsp; Licences to retail Wines and Spirits were allowed : From Samuel Barnett to William Waterson, The Bricklayers' Arms, Elizabeth-street. From Jonathan Ford to Edward Moore, The House in the Trees, Glenarchy. From John Mason to George Henry Latham, The Black Bull, Harrington-street. From George Henry Latham to Thomas Aherne, The Queen's Arms, Harrington-street. To Mary Ann Yates, (the licence granted to her hus- band deceased,) The Coach and Horses, Elizabeth-street. ARTHUR PERRY. Clerk of the Peace.
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, LONGFORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
PUBLICANS' LICENCES, LONGFORD. At a Quarterly Meeting of Justices held at Longford, on the 1st of February instant, the following persons received certificates approving of the Transfer of Licences : From Thomas Archer of Carrisk to John Rudge, Plough Inn, Carrick. From Grace Dodery to William Dodery, Mitre Tavern, Longford. Dated this 1st day of February, 1841. H. S. HUTCHINSON, Deputy Clerk of the Peace.
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, February 15,1841. SALE BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
COMMISSARIAT. COMMISSARIAT OFFICE. Hobart Town, February 15,1841. SALI av AUCTION. On Friday, the 19th instant, Mr. Macmiehael will sell by public auction, at the Commissariat Store, at 11 o'clock pre- cisely, the surplus Stores, Prison Fittings, &c, on account of the Accountant-General of Her Majesty's Navy, landed from the male convict ship Lord Lyndoch. Terms-cash.; and the lots to be cleared away immediately after the sale. GEORGE MACLEAN, A.C.O.
GAZETTE. DISTRICTS UNDER THE ROAD ACT. By His Excellency SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, Knight Commander 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 Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies, &c. &c. A PROCLAMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
GAZETTE. DISTRICTS UNDER THE ROAD ACT. By Hit Excellency SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, Knight Cominan (far of the Royal Hanovtrian Guelphic Order, Knight of the Greek Order of the Redeemer, and a Captain in Her Mqjetty's . Royal Navy, Lieutenant- Governor of the Uland -of yan Diemen'* Land and it$ Dependen- cies, $c..-g¥. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, by the 30th section of the Act of Council of this Island, intituled " An Act for the making, altering, improving, and defining the Maia and oilier Roads of this Island," it is enacted, that the extent and limits of the several Districts of Hobart, Launceston, George Town, Morven, Norfolk Plains, Westbury, Campbeltou, Avoca, Oatlands, Bothwell, New Norfork, Hamilton, Richmond, Waterloo Point, Brighton, and Spring Bay, shall be defined and made public by a Proclamation to be for that purpose issued : Now therefore I do by these presents notify and proclaim, that the extent and limits of the several Districts above mentioned shall be respectively as foll...
POLICE OFFICE, CAMPBELTON. 12th February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
POLICE OFFICE, CAMPBELTON. 12«A February, 1841. Notice-All parties who bave had prisouers of the Crowu sent to them " on loan" for the purposes of the harvest are hereby requested to return them without delay (o the respective road gangs from which the prisoners here alluded to were forwarded : all rpersons neglecting to do so will render themselves I ¡able'to informations under the 41st section of the Quarter Sessions' Act. FREDERICK FORTH, Police Magistrate.
'GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 46. Colonial Secretary's Office, 11th February, 1841. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 46. Colonial Secretary's Office, 11th February, 1841. Upon the recommendation of His Honor the Chief &nbsp; Justice, made in pursuance of the Act of this Island passed to provide for the appointment of Commissioners &nbsp; of the Supreme Court, His Excellency the Lieutenant- Governor, in virtue of the powers vested in Him by the said Act, is pleased to appoint Thomas J. Crouch, Esq., as and to be a Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land at Hobart Town, and to execute the &nbsp; several powers and duties incident to that office. By His Excellency's command, M. FORSTER.
ST. HELENA. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
ST. HELENA. As it seems that a report continues to prevail at Hie Cape and India, that since the transfer of this island to her Majesty's Government, heavy port charges and other duties have been levied upon the shipping, it may be right to state, that such a report is totally without foundation, and can only have been invented by those who feel it their interest to deter vessels from calling at St. Helena. In confirmation of this assertion, it has beeu deemed expedi- ent to subjoin the very few charge» which are made by the Government, and which are as follows : Clearance Fee, 8s.6d.-The payment of this fee entitles the captains to receive water, supplies, ice. Entry Fee, 5s.-This fee is only payable when goods are landed from a vessel. Manifest Fee, 10s.-This fee is only payable in the event of there being something to be written off or added to the manifest. Water, Ss. per ton.-This amount is levied to defray the eipenses incurred in conveying water to the wharf, and thence by me...
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. PORT NATAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Courier — 16 February 1841
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. PORT NATAL. \Ve have received some additional accounts from Natal» by which it appears that a body of bushraen Kafirs had commenced a series of attacks upon the farmers, who had determined that, unless they could in the mean time be induced to desist by quiet means, a commando of 200 meA should go forth against them on the 201b instant. These Kafirs are under the rule of Mapee!, and from their numbers think themselves able to exterminate the emigrants. On one occasion they sent a message to say that, though the farmers overcame Dingaan, they are not so easily to be conquered. They do not fight with assagais but 'with bows and arrows, the latter of which are poisoned. When attacked they secrete themselves in the bushes, and. thence unseen discharge their weapons on their enemies. They are, therefore, if not formidable, at least dangerous to encounter. With respect to the Zoolas, the emigrants are no longer under any dread of tbem, and consequently many of the farme...