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Queanbeyan. TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
Qteanbeyan. To TRE EOITOE OF THE bdty Monitor and Commercial Adoertiser. S55,-On my way to this part of the eantry. I have to complain much of the wanner in which travellers sire treated by inch proprietors. In company with a genlIeman and lady, I came to Campheti. tw by the mail. We stopt at Fennel's. In the morning. at a quarter before six. tie coach started from Hurly'a, with two issengers who had ,ot come up from Sydney the previous night, as we had done,and left us three Sydney ,pasenzers behind, without blowing the hosrn or fiving the least intimtstion of starling. We had to remain two days, and when we complained to one of the proprietors at Berrima, he sheflled U4 oif by saying we had no regulation as to tine of startine stated in our asreemeint. an I therefore we were without redress. There ought to be a reeulation insert'd in the coach license4, to compel proprietors of coaches to ae on honest part in this respect. I never witnessed such a change in the appearance of the c...
The Sydney Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
The Sydney . Herald. The Elitor of the Sydney Hlerall in his journal of the 28th, taunts us with our writings on the admninistration of Genieral D trlinz in such terms, as may induce those who were not in the colony in 'those days, to think. ,that we have reason to repent `of them. As this is far from being' the case, and' we, on the c .atirary, being of opinion, that if it had not been for our writings General Darling might have been here to this day, (and such was the opinion of Mr. Hume, M.P.) we_ feel disposed to say something, but at the same time do not like the tr wuhle. But as perhaps half of the present inhabitants of Sydn y were not in the colony in Darling's time, and as they may be amused with an a*count of a reiv (only a few) of the charges we brought against General Darling, we orewent the it with.the following copy of a letter, which we, at the time it was written,'published in this journal. We ware suffering at. the instant under the verdicts of General Darling's pac...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
TO T'HE EDITOR Tii Sydney Monitor and Cmmtnercial Advertiser. Sia,-VWhen the C'sniila left Van Dieman's Land, no Influenza had wutle its appearance. On let pasage. the officers,crewand passenger-., vere taken sick, and rteir syinptnmns sehitvd it to Pe the Influ enza. The attack was -very vh.lent in some in stances, and severe it mo't. The -Capta1n, on the anchoring of the ve-se!, could -not walkt;but was conveyed to his lodgings in a moveable bed. . This incident plainly proves, that if the Inflnenza be contagious, it is (to use rather a pedantic dis tinction of the Colniist) alto infecti.n-. That it is communicated by the atmasophere, independently on contact either with the body'or breath of a person. is now certain. It does-not follow, (I believe) that it may not be also coatsgions. . 1 1 am, Sir, Yours,'
State of Trade. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
State of Trade. -0- Owing fo the lateness of the shearing, and the -difficulty of getting thewool down to Sydniey, trade -is just now less active than usual at this season; but, as the supply of goods continues moderate, we believe the businsse transacted is done.at a fair profit. Ja some of the staple commodities prices -have receded; less, however, from any falling off in the demand than from a better supply of the 'market. Considerable additions have lately been made to our stock of sugar and tobocco, which, consequently, may be pnrchased lower. Teas and spirits asintain former quotations. WVithin the last 'fortnight, the new clip, to a very limited extent, has made its appearance in the market. Average lots of fair condition have sold from l6l. to 1Sd.; choice parcels of pure breed, and thoroughly svash'd, have realized, in some few instances, as .sigh as .MOd. -Inferior wools, imperfectly washed, have been sold at so wide a range of prices (condi tion isfiluencing the price mor...
A SUPPLEMENT is published with this day's number. SYDNEY MONITOR & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 31, 1838. Nothing extenuate, nor aught set down in malice.—SHAKESPEARE. News by the Sovereign and Elphinstone. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
A SUPPLEMERNT is published with this day's number. 1SiI9EY MONITOR X CORIMERIIAL ADVERTISER MONDAY Alt)RNING, DECEMBER 31, 1839. tothiag extenuate, nor aught set down in malice.-SUnAa 11Tews by the Sovereign and Elphin stone. TWe have seen Morning Chronicles to the 29th -August inclu~ive. There is nothing in them of in 'terest save a growing dread of a bad harvest, and azan equally growing dread of the coming political '" igitation" both in England and Ireland. SHIP NEWS. Portsmouth, 26th August-passed by, the ship Ghorles Kerr. Arnold, for Sydney. Margatc, 26th August-arrived off port the City of EdinburgA, from Sydney. August 27th-Entered inwards, the Seringapa tam. (whaler.) August 29th-entered outwards for loading, the Majestic, Willi suson, for Hobart. >Liverpool, 27th August, cleared outwards,-the 'C'olonist, Cowman, for Sydney.
VESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS SINCE LAST PUBLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
'QESSELS ENTERED OUTWARDS SINCE LAST PUB LICATION. December 24- RENOWN, 325 tons, Qilchrist and Alexander, agents, for Batavia. December 24-WILLIAM, 149 tons, U And a, gent, for Launceston. December 21-MARIAN WATSON, 146 tons, D Egan, ageunh for Hobart Town. December 24-SPECULATOR, 39 tons, Hebblewhite, agest, for Port Phillip.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
ABSTRACT OF ALL SALES BY AUCTION., TillS DAY. HEBBLEWHITE, W. at Rooms, at II o'Clock, Wearing Apparel, &c., Derwent Potatoes:; Iron mongery. Tools, &c.-51) cases Toys. SOLOMONS, S. at '" Crampton's Hotel." at 11 o'Clock, Billiard Tables, Bar Fixtures, &c., also, 240,000 Bricks. TO-MORROW. POLACK, A. at his Uszaar, at 12 o'Clock, Car .riages, Horses, &c. the property of *Colonel Snodgrass. FOR SALE. EX EP.tN AND hors, A VERY SUPERIOR CHARIOT, with travel ling appendages complete-Invoice of Oilman's Stores-German Silver (roods-Perfumery--Orna ment-l Chinaware-Scotch Preserves-Hlats, and Britaunia Metal Golos, at the Stores of W. S. DRLOITTE & CO, Lower Gleomge-street S PARKLING CHAMPAGNE 36s. per dozen ., PERRY 8s. per ditto.. Now landing, in prime condition and to be hadrt WEDDERBURNS, KING -STmeET. To be Sold by Private Contract, SIXTY SHARES iw that flourishing Establish. taunt, the Bank of New South Wales, .£10 each. Also, two desirable Cot...
EXPECTED AT SYDNEY FROM VAN DIEMEN'S LAND, PORT PHILLIP, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND THE MAURITIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
EXMPRCTEIl AT SVDNEV FROM V.N DIEMEN'S L'4ND, PORT PHILLIP, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, CAPE OF OOD HIIAPE, AND T1NE MAURITIUS. The IFilliaon Wise, 245 tons, Ellis, from Swan River. The Anne, IFrom the Cape. - The hlope,f The Potentate, 344 tons, G lchi-it, master, from Hobart (not yet arrived there). The Francis Spaig/+t, 400 tons, Sayers, master. The Nurt' Briton, 402 tons, Fy all, iuaster, from Hobart. The Prince George, from Hobart. The Abercromnlie, from Hobairt. The.brig Freak, cleared the heads on Saturday morning bound to the Mauritiud via Swan River and King George's Sound, but owing to the wind blowing from thesouthward she, was compelled to return to port, where she now lies in WVatson's f3ay, wind bound-to sail the llrst fair wind, The IIHgeia, being the next .vessel for London, after the Florentia, hns bent her sails, ready for a start to the above port. She is announced to sail alout the 111h of January.-Aspindll,. Brown & Co. egents. The Marron II'atsoz,, havinr itl5ishe...
(Copy) TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR GEORGE MURRAY K. C. B., G. C. B., HIS MAJESTY'S PRINCIPAL SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES, &c. &c. &c. H.M. Jail, Sydney, New South Wales, 19th May, 1830. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
(Copy ) To THEs RtoaT HON laUoiRA Sin GEORGo MURRAY, K. (. B , G. C. B., His MA JESTYs's PRINCIPAL SCRTARY oF STATE FOR TUi COLONIES, &C. &C. &C. H. M1. Jail, Sydner, New south Wales, 19th May, 1830. Sia, On the 8th instant I 'did myself the honour to address you in reply to your I)espatch dated the 6th November last, which you transmitted to His Excellency General Darling; a printed copy of which letter I now enclose, together with printed copies of the letters I have formerly had the honour to write to you, and which are bound up w:th it in a stitched pamph et. There is one part of your' Despatch, which, on account of its importance, I have reserved for special cinsideratios in this letter, and accordingly I now take the ;iberty of resuming the suiject. I have pointed out to you in my said letter of the 8th instant, that His excellency had been virtually convicted in our Supreme Court, of libelling me in an article' inserted in the Sydney sva:elle, a newspa...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
(From the MORNING CIRON[CLs of 10th August.)' We insert a letter from Mr. Bode, of Marklanet on the state of tie crops and the w Wriing of the corn laws. Believing as we do that the corn-laws are in the highest degree impolitic and unjust, we do not sed with what justice Mr. Bode can blame the Board of Trade for the working of thesellaws, it being notorious that the Board. of Tride could not influence either branch of the Legislature,'isnd that the landowners, who have a maj'irity in both Houses; are. particularly sensitive on this subject. The fruitlessness of the late'attempt toallow bondedl corn to be ground, wider circumstances affording the utmost security against. the possibility of-intro ducing any part of the corn so ground into con sumption, sufiiently proves, that the hearts of the landlords are dead to all consideration for the peo. pie 'where corn is concerned. We would fain hope, that the prospect of the country with respect to supply is not so Ibad as Mr. Bode represen...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
Sipplintgit igentce. On Saturday, the barque Elphinstone, 425 tons, Fsemlin, master, from Dublin the 8th September, with 232 male prisoners. Cabin Passengers Captain Parker, 51st Regt., Dr. Osborne, It. N., Surgeon Superintendent, W. Kerr, Quarter Master 28th Regt.. Mrs..Kerr and two daughters. Steer age-1 rank and file 18th, 50th, and 51st Regt's. Yesterday, -the barque Sovereign, 244 tons, Campbell, master, from Greenock, 27th August and Hobart Town 22nd instant, with nwrchandize. Cabin Passengers-Mr. AMacquarim' Mrs. Macqua rie, and Miss Macquarie, Mr. Peter Stewart, Mr. Wim. Elliot, Mr. Henry Anderson, Miss Sholbridge, from Scotland, and Mr. WV. C. Lavgerman from Hobart. Steerage-Mrs. iluchanan and child, Ann McMaister, Susan Starke, John Buchanan, Ewen Campbell,.John McKennan, and John McGibbon. On Thursday night last, the barque Magnet, 148 tons, Captain James Bruce, from Stewart's Island, New Zealand, whence she sailed the 10th instant, with 70 tuns black oil, 13 tons whalebo...
English News. THE OPPOSITION TO THE NEW ZEALAND BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
rnglisk 1News* 'THE OPfOSITION TO THE NEW ZEALAND BILL. MINISTEraS. with their allies, Tory and 7Missi. -niary, have succeeded, for the present, in defeating 'the project of colonizing New Zealand on a system -ealculated to benefit the colonists, the mother coun try, and the aborigines. -The -combination`against -AIr. Iaring's bill-was-indeed -formidable. 'I. The Government-already annoyed beyond mea.ure at the -proof afforded by'the New South Australian Colony, 'that a. flourishing *settlement imav be -ounded and reared without jobbing in D* wnaing Street or :the cost of a shilling to this country -opposed the foundation of a similar colony, from a natural dread of the contrast its manage imeat would afford to their own wasteful, inefficient, -and mischievous administration. The conduct of ]Ministers in this affair, has'been highly character -istic. Mr. Ward, their sincere and affectionate .friend, declared, 'that " during the whole of his -expt'aience in public life, he had never ...
The "Bounty" Immigrants. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
The " Bounty" Immigrants. A Distressing Case -A. friend of ours Informed us,, that yesterday about twelve o'clock, he was accosted in George-street by a decently clad woman &nbsp; with an infant about three months old at her breast, imploring him for relief, stating that her husband was dying, her three infants starving and herself ill. Our informant neglected making many inquiries but learned that the poor woman, her husband, and family had recently arrived. We have not known an instance of this kind of distress since we have been in the colony. Our informant also states he is confident they are objects of charity. Really it is deplorable to see, persons seduced ft om their poor humble homes, to emigrate to this colony, merely to supply our wealthy selfish graziers with labour, and then if they are encumbered with two or three children to be left to starve In the land of strangers. We call on the emigration agent, the emigration Committee, and Mr. Thomas Walker, the agent f...
NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
NEWS OF THE DAY. 'To TuEATarE.-On Monday evening last, a gentlemann from the Hobart Town and Launceston Theatres, of the name of Jacobs appeared at our Theatre for the first time. The parts selected by the dlebuent were Aldwinkle in the Spectre Bridegroom, and Alorbleu in the farce of Allonsieur Tonson. The famous song of The Renu of GOuse, was also -an nounced to be sung by Ri r. Jacobs, between the in terlutde and the after-piece. On Mr. Jacobs' ap p-earance, he was greeted with that applause which i; always bestowed by a syduey audience by way of encouragement os evety new comer at his or her first entrd. The farce of the Spectre Brldegroom, is a laughable one, containina some droll situations and whimsical rgeinoque. The mistakes and appre hensions of the Aldwinakle fanuily, the superstitions terrors of Dickory, and the ludicrous surprise of Mr. NVacodeaus, keep the audience in continual mt-rti "ment; the farce has been played here repeatedly, with spencer for Nicodernus, Peat a...
SPIRITS AND TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
_ . ..,SPIRITS AND TQBA CO. Strik on hand thel5th instapt4fR, P. rum,85,064 gallons-brandy, 16,944 gallons- .in, 29,213 gallons -other spirits, .0,523 gallons.' Fig and Cavendish tobacco, 82.202 pounds-Brazil ditto, 13,710 pounds unmanufactured ditto, 20,621 pounds-cigars, 3,,915 pounds-snu 1,2,678 pounds Received dI rig the week-Nil. Delivered lot*oame consumption-B. P. rum, i,398 gallons.-andy, 789 gallons-gin, 255 cal Ions-other a lrits, nil-Fig and Cavendish tobacco, ,995 pounds-Brazil ditto, nil-unmanufayred; ditto, nil-cicars, nil-snuff, n1W Delivered for exportation-B. P. rum, 334 gallons -brandy, 114 gallons -gin, 654 gallons-other spirits 571 gallons-Fig and Cavendish "tobacce, 7,333 pounds-Brazil ditto, nil-unmanitactured ditto, nil-cigars, nil; pounds-snuff, nil. Stock on hand the 29th inst.-B. P. rum, 83,332 gallons-brandy, 16,041 gallons-gIn, 28,304 gallons -other spirits, 6,202 gallons. Fig and Cavendish tobacco, 71,834 pounds-Brazil ditto, 13,710 pounds': un manufactu...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
Toi QUPEN DOWAGER "SUIMONED POOR RATES -Her Majesty the Q Dowager of these realms, was snmmon by the rate collectors of the parish of Martin-in-the-Fields, toattend yesterday the Westminster )Petty Sessions, in t Broad Sanctuary, Wes'minster, to annw lo for the npnhlaymenit of £104 and som shillings, due to the parish of St. Mani as a quarter's poir rate for her residence, Marlborough House, Pall Mall. He Vla Majesty, it appears, was willing to pay th 1 rate demanded as a donation, but she obh je'tcd to pay it as a rate. This thep.i put reftused to accede to, and the present pro ceedings were instituted; and on ci opening of the Court, Mr. Sergeant Mere. wether, her Majesty's Solicitor General, was in a tendance; but, in consequence 2 some arrangement which was entered into between the learned Serjeant, on the part of her Majesty, and the reprisentatiieam the parish, the precise nature of which'did not transpire, the further considerationo the rase was by consent adjourned to Tuesda...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
MISCELLANEA. Mr. Green made an ascent in the Nassau balloon on Tuesday, with six passengers, from Vauxhall, and landed at Rochester, within an hour. One of the gentlemen declared, that he thought there was less danger in-going to France with Mr. Green in at balloon,than there was in being driven down Hlolborn-hill,- in an open back cab. -Between the 28th of July and' the 4th instant, twenty-two packets entered Bou logne with 3,246 passengers ; and seven teen with 809 passengers sailed.-Th committee of Sir Walter Scott's mouument having taken five 'ears to fix upon a deaign, it is now beginning to be snupected they will take five years more to fix upon a scite.-According to a recent tourist, of the whole population of Limerick, one third at least live. during some part of the year, by begging of the residue.-A shopkeeper in Westminster displays in his window his appointment as purveyor of '" Oitery'" to her Majesty-It appears by a return to the House of Commons; that the Middlesex an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser — 31 December 1838
BANK -NOTICE. THE Bank of New South Wales will be closed on Monday and Tuesday next. Billk for Discount will be received on Wednesday matrning. - JOHN BLACK, CAsnesa. 27th2DecenibCr, 1S38. Union Bank of Australia. NOTICE.-Thnst Bills upon the Board of Direc tots in London will no.v be drawn at thirty I days sight. LAREN, Inspector. At Messrs. Thomas Gore & Co.'s I Sydney, 24th December, 1838. UNION BANK of AUSTRALIA. Sydney Local Board. RANULPH DACRE, ESQ. PHILIP W. FLOWER. ESQ. THOMAS GORE, ECQ. S. K. SALTING, ESQ. N OTICE is hereby given, that the Union Bank of Australia will commence business in this - Town on WEDNRSDAY, the 2d January next, at t their temporary Offices, Cecil House, No. 4, King f Street, on the following terms, viz : On Bills not having more than 60 ( 8 per cent. c days to run ...... ....... .. .. discount. On Bills having more than 60 days 1 10 per cent. to run ......................f discount. } Interest allowed on Current Accounts r upon the. daily ba...