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The Sydney Bank Company. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
The Sydney Bank Company. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. Sia,-The Pboprietors 01 this new Scheme at first assumed the good honest intendi n of rendering essential set vice to the trade of Syd ney in all its branches, so much needed, a fact which could not be put aside by any nmanaging director, bank or banks in the colony, nmuch less any barrister or barristers in New South Wales, a new race of hankers which will stir prise the learned men of Lincoln's-inn and the Temple, when they find their professional ?riends the only speakers, on the construction of a new bantk, whetn at their first meeting they affirmed the necessity of one, although four banks have already been established, but principally fur the use of their dirt ctors and friends. This point was very pithily alluded to by one of the banking barristers, which established his failme amongst the subscribers, ana, to that speech alone may he ascribe his election to the dilectorship. The outer barrister did not dis...
One Hundred Acres, County of Northumberland. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
One IHundred Acres, County of Nor thLumberland. One Hundred Acres of Land, more or leas; Rituate in the county of Northumberland, parish of Heddon, commencing on a line live chains west by compass of the southleast corner of li'Gillivra%'s Farm; anti bounded on the eant by a south line by compass of 20 chains, on the south by a west line by compass of 50 chatus, on tile west by a north line by compass of ?' Iehins, to sil'Gillivray's south boundary line, and on the north 50 chains of that boundary line, bearing cast by compass to the eonrmencirng point ; being the Land inserted as No. 1.6, in the advertisement of 3t01h October, 1832x; nnd bello witl.in one mile of the viethily of West Maitliand, is deserving of particular nttentioli from the wealthy Graziers tand others I.aving large Stations and Cattle Runs ot Liverpool I'Patni, as likely to prove a valuable Htome stesad, &c. &e. T'itle-A Grqnt from the Crnwn, subject to a quit-rent of 10s. Sd, per annum.
The Wool Market. London, August 1, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
"tje Wool .lratrrt. London, August 1, 1839. AUSTRALIAN FLOCKc.-l st rate combing, 2s. 2d. to 2s. 7d. ; 1st rate Clothing, 2a. 3d. to 2s 10d.; Scoured, none; 2nd rate Combing and good, 2s. Od. to 2s 2d.; 2nd rate clothing ditto, Is. 91d. to 2s. (Ofd.; 3rd rate or ill conu ditiened, Is. 5d. to Is. 7d.; Lambs', superior one bale, 3s. Od.; Dittj fair, Is. 10d. to 2s.O)d., Pieces, superior, Is. 10d. to 2s. I.}d.; Pieces and lucks, Is. 5,d. to Is Gd.; Unwashed, Od. Sd. to Is. Id. TAssNl.t IA,-Superior Combing, 2s. Id. to 2s 7d.; Good Rocks, Is. 9. d. to 2s. 2d.; :nd rate, Is. 6d. to Is. IUd. ; 3rd. rate and in bad state, Is 4d. to Is 8d.. Unwashed, Od. 9d. to Is. Id.; Lambs, good, 2s. Od. to 2,. 5 d.; In ferior, Is. lid. to Is. 10d. SouTH AUsTRALIA.-Is. Gd. CArP.-Superior quality, Is. I td. to 2s. Id.; Fair and good, Is. 2d. to Is. 71d; In greaso, Os. Gd, to 0s. 9d.
China. To the Editor of the Australasian Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Chlna. To the Editor of the Austraaslian Chzronicle. Siut,--The attentiot or all interested In our trade wili Chiua msat at paee:at be direitc to tho critical state of our relations with the celes. tial emperor. As one well acquainted with Chinese aflntrs, I beg leave to offer a few remarks, which may be of some use to the commercial world. The real cause of our irequllet dih putes with China lies almost ta lhlly at one source-viz, the East India Company's opium traffio. It is unnecessary tfor Its to enter into detailed descriptions of that trallic, for they aro well known to the public. But any mIan who has ever witnessed scenes such as I have been a spectator ol'i the East, resulting from opium eatig, woulld, I am sure, deprecate to the tumost of his ability the trallic which civilized, ntissiinary-exporting England tint only tole rates, but promotes, andi actually carries oil not through private individuals, but through its acting gove Unment, What ritght has England to ilmpose o...
NEW PUBLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
NEW PUBLICATIO IS. The Touchstone of the New Religion, or sixty assertions of Protestants tried by their own rule of Scripture alone, to which are added the true principles of a Catholic. To be had at the Chronicle Ofice, and of all Book sellers, price 6d. Wu earnestly recommend this little hut verb conlprehtnsive publication, to the attention uo all who are etngaged in cho ,sing a religiuon. A a tract ftr a Catholic to put into the hands of hii enquiring Protestant neighhboura, we know of nothing supeiuor to it on the same scale WVe talderstand a large edition lisa been printed with a view uo having it widrly disseminaated; a few sbillingsa cannut be better speut, than by Inrthering this design.
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Co QrorresponlUsHnt. A ds this Journal is widely circulated in England, Ireland, and Scotland, and is sent regularly to several Members of Parliament, it is an eligible medium for the discussing of such Colomnal questions, as it is desirable should be well understood at home. *.* All communications to be addressed to the Editor. at the Chronicle O.Oice, 'i7, Pitt-street Sydney.
Australian Gas Light Company. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
* uutrallatt Qae lIgbt eompatg. The first general meeting of the Proprie etors of this Company was held on WVedes day week,. when among other business the following officers for the Company were elected who are to continue in office until the first general annual meeting :-Colonel Henry Croasdaill Wilson, J. P., Lieutenant Colonel 'l'lhomas Shadiorth, J. P., Alexan= der Brodie Spark, J. P., Major George Barney. Commanding Royal Entineer, David Chambers, Esq., Thomas Woolley., Esq., Major Henry Smyth, James Barker, Esq., Charles Nichulson. Esq., M. D. Ambrose Hallen, Esq , James Mitchell, Esq. and Edye Manning, Esq., J. P., Directors, and William Henry Mackenzie, Esq.,J. P., the Treasurer. DBATIrs.-On the Oth of August, at his residence, Greekestreet, Soho, AMr, Scipio Clint, Medalist to Her late Majesty, and brother to ft. Clint, Esq., of Sydney. Mr. Clint was an Artist uf firstrate character; and some years ago became an exemplary convert to the Catholic faith. It. I. P.-. On the 3...
Education—the Church. Protest against agreeing to the Address to Her Majesty on the Archbishop of Canterbury's Resolutions on Education. Dissentient, [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Education'-the Church. Protest against agreeing to the Address to Hler Majesty on the Archbishop of Canterbury's Resolutions on Education. Dissentient, 1. Because the Church of England, as by law established, has been for three centuries in possesion of great wealth, and being en trusted with the education of the people, has not performed her duty in that re= spect, as has been proved by the gross igno= rance of the peasantry, more particularly in the vicinity of Canterbury. 2. Because the church of England esta: blished in Ireland, infinitely more wealthy than the church in England, had, for 70 years and upwards, the disposal of enormous parliamentary grants, and of other vast funds for the support ofcharter and other schools. into which a catechi'hm was introduced, teaching the Roman Catholic children that their parents were wicked and damnable heretics, thereby destroying the most en. dearing duties of social life, and the char ter schools were ultimately, and of necessity closed...
South Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
South Australia. Tihe general features of this Colony are undergoing a striking though gradual change. The hitherto bare shteets of the capital are fi'ling with buildings, and the mud walls nnd weatllrbtoard erections, of the earlier stages of Itt existence, are rapidly giving plnce to tile mre comlmodiot?s aurd elegant buildings of brick and stone, which by tire recent irllprovemlnttts are nrow becoming general. The populhatiorn likewise is on a rapidly itncreasing ,crie, rrntli at present amnounts to nbort nine thousand sou:s, bhove Fix Wlnudred being Germanrs, the Inmain body of r inrot aire loo atred by thertrelves in tlhe villages of ihaltnsdorf,l situtated on tihe 'Table Land of M ount Batner, abrut thi ty mnlles from the seat of Goverrnmnt ; and KIlrnmzig, on the' River Torrens. about three miles distant from the sonic place, both of wlich settlements ex hibit in the simple yet commodious strle of tIlheir buildings, and in the superior q?uintity and quality of threir vegetabl...
Hobart Town Market, Dec 13, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
ILoba? t Cot k 1nroiartet, Dec 13, 1839. Tusz ConN MARKET.-Wheat, from 16s.6 d. to 17s. 3d.; Oats, 6s. 61.; Cape Barley, 6s, Gd.; English do., 7s. Gd.; Hay, £5 15s.; Pota toes, (old) £L5 per ton; Do. (new) 12s. per cwt.; Port Arthur Coals, 10s. to 12s. per ton; Shingles, 12s. to 14s. per 1000; Sawn Timber, 10s. to 12s. BACON.-A large quantity of English has changed hands at 9d. Hams 11id. Mess pork £7, supply limited. BUTTER.- (Irish) a considerable quantity has been sold at is. 2d. CHESErs.-Supply small, and prices high. Cheshire, Pine, Warwick, Is. 6d. North Wilts, Is. 3d. Dutch, Is. V. D. L., ls.3d. Sydney none. I'EA.-Stationary at £8. SuuAR.-nlclined to rise, and quotablo at £32 to £36. DRIED FRurTs.-Owing to the season the demand has been greater than ordinary. Rai. sins, 5d; currants 9d. So.eP.-(Lower). Hawe's best London £50 ; Barclay's and other Liverpool £45. CANDLEs.-Coionial 8s.; English 9s. per dozen. PORTER.-Taylor's, in draught, £7 ; other brewers rather lower. Bottled...
Sydney Market, December 26, 1839. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
J.btnt Jf attet, December 26, 1839. FLuvn.-Fine, 36s. to 50s.; seconds, 25s. to 30s.; ration, 25s. Bread, 7d. to 8d. per 2 lb. loaf. Wheat, Colonial, 10s. to 16s. per bushel. Bran, per bushel, 2s. to 2s. 6d. Maize, per bushel, 7s. to 8s. Barley, per bushel, Os Outs, per bushel, 8s. to 9s. VraOrETAi.us-Potatoes,Colonial, 10s. to 16s. per cwt.; cabbages, 3d. to Is. each ; carrots, 4Id per bunch: turnips. 6d. per bunch; lettuces 2d Cucumbers, 3d. to 9d. each. Far'T- Cranges, 3s. 6d. a dozen; lemons, is Gd. to 2s. per dozen; loquats, Gd. to is, per quart ; apricots, Is to.2s. Gd. per dozen. PouLTras.-Fowls, per couple, 8s. to lOs ; ducks, per do., 10s to 15s.; geese, 8s. each; turkey", 15s to II. each; eggs 2s. 6d to 3s. per dozen; lard, Is. 3d. per lb. ; bacon, is. to Is. 4d. ditto. BuTTER-Fresh 3.s to 3s. 6d, salt Is. 8d to 2s. 6d. perlb.; cheese Is. to Is. 8d. per lb. 13UTCEran's MsET.-Beef, per carcaso per lb., 4;ld. ; do. per joint 5d. to 6id.; mutton, per carcase, per lb., 5d. to ...
Something more than a Whisper. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
ontletfjing more tnja a ?Tljtiapeer. The following is an extract from a letter of Mr. Dunlop, of Penrith, to the Editor of the Colonist : " In) your report, Mlr. Editor, of the des hate on the police estimates, you represent Captain King to have said that '" Mr )un= lip chose to associate with the chief consra: ble, and to send to a public-house for a bot tle of wine to drink with the chief constable.' Whether such a story had been imposed on the credulity of the honourable member, or whether it was a gratuitous insult on his part,l unequivocally pronounce the assertion a falsehood. I found, on taking charge of this district, that the chief constable was one who had occupied his place long, and fulfilled its duties creditably, and appa rently as little disposed to obtrude on my grade as I wvould have been to permit such encroachment-hesides this, I assume Capt. King to have been aware that I did not choose my associates out of the middle order, having declined intercourse, even on h...
Mauritius. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
,I~auxitiu0. We have received by the favour of a com. mercial gentleman, a copy of Le Cerneen, of 5th October. The following are translated ex tracts : Since our last report- several parcels have been placed by private as well as public Sale. The following are the quantities disposed of by private contract: 4674 bags fine yellow at 7 drs. 90 eta. to 8 drs. per 100 lbs. 1201 bags middg. do. at 7 drs. 10 cts. to 7 drs. 50 eets. per 100 lbs. 343 bags ordinary yellow at 6 drs. 75 eta. 15195 bags middling grey at 6 drs. 75 eta. to 7 drs. 4 eta. per 10 lbt. Public Sales were held on Thursday and yes terday, at. which congiderable animation pre vailed. An advance of 15 to 20 eta pe 100 lbs was obtained on previous prices. r 1271 bags fine yellow were sold at 8, rs to 8 drs 2 eta per 100 lbs. 944 bags middg yellow sold at 7 dra 2 ets to 7 drs 62 cts per 100 lbs. 545 bagsordinary yellow sold at 6 drs 77 eta per 100 lbs. Syrups are in demand, and first qualities were sold at from 5 drs 64 cts...
Sydney Banking Company. Report of the Provisional Committee appointed by the General Meeting of the 15th November, ultimo, to allot the shares and preprare and pass the deed of settlement. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Report of the Provisional Committee appointed by the General Meeting of the 15th November, ultimo, to allot the shares aed preprare and pass the deed of settlement. Your Committee have undertaken the task entrusted to them with a deep sense of its im portance and responsibility, but in stating its results they derive much confidence in kisowing these to have been arrived at, not as is fre quently the case with Committees,- by a select few performing the entire duty, but by careful, unremitting attention, on the part of nearly the whole body. The allotment of the shares has been already announced in circulars issued by the secretary to the several subscribers. Your Committee will here confine themselves to reporting that they found it impracticable, consistently with the present issue to 35,000 shares, to award to any individual applicant a higer number than 88. Within this number they have allotted the shares, having reference to the ratios of the num bers applied for, and such othe...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
:Impoundings. At Bankstown Pound, on the 2nd December, 1:93. I spotted 13lindle and white cow, branded on near hip IS, on his hip apparently IS .. CS .. H on thligi off thigh 31. It not released before tile 6th of January. she will be sold. 'I'Ho5aS IIreOArTY, Poundkeeper. At tilenanle Pound, on the 2nd December, 1839, from Glenlee Estate. 1 black heifer, about eighteen months old, star on foreliead, a little white on back, belly, tail, and hind legs. branded near side of rump JC or JG. If nriot claimed and released within twent?.one-dats from this date, I)ecember 29. she will be sold. EDWARD BO:YLE, Poundkeeper. lInpondred at Bathurst, on the 14th Decem ber,+8;3p, the following Horses and Cattle, viz: One by Entire Colt, black points white stripe down the face, two years old, branded on off side of neck GR. One bhy Filly, black points a small star in the forehead, two ye.ts old, branded near shouller Hgj. One bay (Clit, lame of.near shoulder, white snip on nose, a few grey hairs on...
Cattle Creek, near the River Hawkesbury. [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Cattle Creek, near the River Hawkesbury. &nbsp; All these Sixty Acres of Land, situated in the county of Cumberland, parish of Nelson, bounded on the south-east by the north-western boundary of James McKenzies Fifty Acres, bearing south 20 degrees, west 22 chains, com- mnencing at '' Cattai Creek ;" on the south- west by a line bearing west 20 degrees, north 30 chains ; on the north-west by a line bearing north 20 degrees, east 30 chains, to the south- western boundary of John McKenzie's Fifty Acres ; on the north east by the south-western boundary of John McKenzie's Fifty Acres, &nbsp; bearing east 20 degrees, south 8 chains, to Cattai Creek, to the north-western boundary of James McKenzies Fifty Acres aforesaid. The neighbourhood of the above Farm is too well known to require any eulogium from the auctioneer ; suffice it to say, it has the advan- tage of all seasons of a constant and plentiful supply of fine fresh water from the Creek by which it is bounded, and wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australasian Chronicle — 27 December 1839
Sales by Auction. Valuable Entire Horses, Saddle, Carriage, and Draught horses, and Brood Mares, fillies, &c. Mr. S. Lyons BEGS to call the public attention to his Sale by Auction, on Friday, the 27th Instant, which will be held at the Paddock, George-street, corner of Hunter-street, at 11 o'clock precisely, a large number of Horses, Mares, Colts, and Fillies, which, from quality, will entitle them to especial consideration. The undermentioned are all which he is at present enabled to advertise, but he is in expectation of further arrivals previous to the day of sale. 1. Seven Draught Horses of the Clydes- dale breed, comprising roans, bay, and ches- nut, from 3 years' old to aged. 2. Three superior Horses of the Cleve- land breed—colors, black, bay, and chesnut —broke to saddle and harness, 3. Six very fine Brood Mares of the Clydesdale and Cleveland Breed—broke in to saddle and harness, comprising iron-grey &nbsp; roan, black, and bay. 4. Two Fillies, six Colts, an...