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The New Zealand Journal, Saturday, March 07 (1840)

Land in South Australia and New Zealand, Preliminary Sections in the above Colonies for sale. For particulars apply to Mr. E. H. Mears, Australian and New Zealand Subscription Rooms, 62, Gracechurch-street.
New Zealand Company.—Governor —The Earl of Durham.—Deputy-GovernorJoseph Soames, Esq.—
Lord Petre. William Hutt. Esq., M.P. Sir G. Sinclair, Bart., M.P.
Hon. Francis Baring, M.P. Stewart Majoribanks, Esq. John A. Smith, Esq., M.P.
John E. Boulcott, Esq. Sir W. Molesworth, Bart., M.P. W. Thompson, Esq., M.P.
John William Buckle, Esq. Alexander Nairne, Esq. Sir Henry Webb, Bart.
Russell Ellice, Esq. John Pirie, Esq., Ald. Arthur Willis, Esq.
James B. Gordon, Esq. George F. Young, Esq.
The Directors of the New Zealand Company hereby give notice, that they have entered into a conditional agreement with the Plymouth Company of New Zealand; in consequence of which, they are enabled to recommend the last-mentioned Company as the best medium of Investment and Emigration for the Counties of Devon and Cornwall.-By Order of the Directors, John Ward, Secretary.
New Zealand Company's Office, 1, Adam-street, Adelphi, London, 27th February, 18401.
Notice To Emigrants. —Outfits to South Australia, India, and the Colonies.
J. and E. Monnery
beg to call the attention of the Public to their
Outfitting Warehouse.
165, Fenchurch-street, and 53, High-street, Borough, where a large assortment of every articles requisite for a voyage to, or residence in, the Indies and the Colonies is kept ready for immediate use, and will be supplied to those who will favour them with a trial, on the most advantageous terms.
Detailed lists of the articles necessary for an Outfit, with the prices attached, sent by post.
Just published, Second Edition, corrected and enlarged, price 2s,
Information relative to New Zealand, compiled for the Use of Colonists.
By John Ward. Esq., Secretary to the New Zealand Company.
Contents—Description of New Zealand—Rivera and Harbours—Climate and soil—Natural Productions—The Native Inhabitants—Their Disposition towards British Settlers—Existing State of Intercourse—Objects and Proceedings of the New Zealand Company—Preliminary Sales of Town Land—The Surveying Staff-Departure of the First Colony—Emigrant Ships and Passengers—Institutions—Public Library—Schools, Clergy—Bank—Progress of Public Opinion: and all the latest Intelligence, With an Appendix, containing the Company's Regulations, and the Official Papers issued by her Majesty's Government.
London: John W. Parker, West Strand; sold by all Booksellers.
The British and Australasian Bank, 55, Moorgate-street, London.
Notice to parties wishing to effect Remittances to New South Wales.—Bills and Letters Of Credit will be granted by the Directors of the Bank upon Sydney, New South Wales, until further notice, at the rate of £101 for every sum of £100 paid at this Office.
By order, Fred. Boucher, Jan. 1, 1840. Managing Director.
The British and Australasian Bank, 55, Moorgate-street, London. Capital—One Million Sterling.
The Court of Directors of this Company transact Banking business of every kind, upon the principle of the Scoth banks, in London, and in the Australasian colonies, and New Zealand.
Current accounts kept with individuals or bodies of persons, and interest at the rate of two-and-a-half per cent, allowed on the balances thereof.
Deposits of money received of any amount, and for any time or term; upon deposits to be withdrawn at a short notice, interest at the rate of three per cent. per annum is allowed; upon sums deposited for terms, a higher rate of interest is paid, viz.: —
4 per cent. for cash to he withdrawn after 3 months' notice
4 1/2 per cent. for cash to he withdrawn after 6 months' notice
5 per cent. for cash to he withdrawn after 12 months' notice
And bonds bearing interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum, are granted for sums deposited for five years or upwards.
The accounts and agencies of joint-stock and other country and foreign banks, and of individuals or bodies of persons, undertaken.
Advances of money granted upon the security of landed property in the Australasian colonies, and upon consignments of merchandise to or from thence, and generally upon any other securities that may be approved of.
Bills and letters of credit granted at par on the branches of the bank in the above-named colonies.
Bills, notes, drafts, &c., upon parties residing in either of the said colonies, cashed or remitted for collection.
Sums of money invested on landed property, in the said colonies, for account of parties resident in the United Kingdom or elsewhere.
The remaining shares will be issued at a premium until further notice of 1l 10s per share, and applications for the same, or regarding business, may be made personally, or by letter, to the undersigned, who has re-died in Australia. By order of the Court of Directors, Fred. Boucher, Managing Director.
55, Moorgate-street, London. 21st Jan., 1840.

Union Bank Of Australia.

—The Directors of the New Zealand Company hereby give notice that they have Effected an Arrangement with the Union Bank of Australia, No. 38, Old Broad Street, London, for the establishment of a Branch Bank in New Zealand, through which the business of the New Zealand Land Company will be transacted. The Directors therefore recommend to Colonists the Union Bank of Australia as an establishment possessing their entire confidence, and able to provide effectually for the Financial Wants of the First Settlement. By order of the Board,
John Ward, Secretary.
New Zealand Land Company's Office, 1, Adam-street, Adelphi, 27th August, 1839.
Union Bank of Australia,
London Office, 38, Old Brood-street.
George Fife Angas, Esq. Benjamin E. Lindo, Esq.
Robert Brooks, Esq. Charles E. Mangles, Esq.
James John Cummins, Esq. Christopher Rawson, Esq. Halifax
Robert. Gardner, Esq. Manchester. Thomas Sande, Esq. Liverpool.
John Gore, Esq. James Bogle Smith, Esq.
Charles Hindley, Esq. M.P.
James Ruddell Todd, Esq.
George Carr Glynn, Esq. John Gore, Esq.
James J. Cummins, Esq.
Bankers.—Messrs. Glyn, Hallifax, Mills, and Co.
Secretary.—Samuel Jackson, Esq.
Colonial Inspector,—John Cunningham M'Laren, Esq.

New Zealand Branch.

Local Directors.
Geo. S. Evans, Esq., D.C.L.
Edw. Belts Hopper, Esq.
Geo. Hunter, Esq.
Manager,—John Smith, Esq.,
Late of the Commercial Bank of England, Manchester.
Arrangements having been made for the opening of a Branch in New Zealand, Notice is hereby given that Bills on Sydney, at thirty days' sight, will be issued at this office to the settlers, for such sums as may be required, at a charge of two per cent., redeemable in New Zealand, in the notes of this Bank, with a return of the two per cent., thus enabling the colonists to transmit their funds without deduction.
The Directors likewise continue to grant letters of credit, payable at sight, for any sum not exceeding 300l, and bills at thirty days' sight, for larger amounts, on their Branches at Sydney, Hobart Town, Launceston, and Melbourn, Port Philip, on the usual terms.
By order of the Board,
Samuel Jackson, Secretary,

Important to Emigrants.

T. W. Horder, Wholesale and Retail Druggist, 20, Fenchurch-street, most respectfully calls the attention of Captains, Emigrants, &c., to the inspection of his Economical and Improved Medicine Cheats, which, for convenience and fittings up, no house in London can compete with him, having devoted a great portion of his time to the selection of those Cheats particularly adapted to the climate of our new Colonies.—Shipping orders promptly attended to.


Australian and New Zealand Subscription Rooms, 62, Grace-church-street. Every variety of Information may be obtained at the above Rooms, where may be seen the colonial and daily papers, and all publications relating to the above Colonies.
Land Bought Without Charge.
Passages secured, goods and baggage collected, shipped, and insured.—Terms, 1l per annum, or 5s par month.
H. Manning, 251, High Holborn, respectfully informs Intending Emigrants that he has had the honour of constructing Colonial Buildings for the whole of the Superior Officers of each of the Australian Colonies and New Zealand, particularly those of the Surveying Departments; in addition to which he has recently received the strangest proof of the efficiency of the Buildings which he manufactures, having been honoured by the commands of Her Majesty's Board of Ordnance, to Plan and Construct a Government House for New Zealand, and which he has pleasure in stating has been finished to their entire satisfaction.
H. M. also begs attention to the following extract of a letter which he has this week received from Mr. John Newman, dated Port Adelaide, August 29, 1839; this gentleman took one cottage with him, and purchased another in the Colony (also built by H. M.) at 100 per cent. above coat price. Mr. Newman has resided in these cottages for nearly three years:—
"Your cottages, without exception, are good-looking buildings, and I am pleased to see them put up in the manner they are. Most parties place them on a foot or two of brickwall, and root them with native shingle. I would not wish to be more comfortable, as a temporary residence, than I am in your cottages, two of which I now occupy; they are preferable to any I have seen for the simplicity in erecting them. Myself and another man put up mine in two days; the greater portion of the time was occupied in unpacking them, so well were they packed."
To Emigrants.—Richards, Wood, and Co., of Nos. 117 and 118, Bishops-gate-street Within, have ready for immediate Shipment (and which they pack in a manner to cause the least possible freightage), Ironmongery, Machinery, Agricultural and Mechanical Tools of all kinds, as they have long been in the habit of making them for the Colonies of New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and South Australia.
Extracts from works on Emigration.
"For the purchase of Ironmongery, it is necessary to be very particular as to the description, sizes, and quality; what you wont, therefore, should be procured of a person who well knows the market; if the things are not the patterns in use, they will not he even looked at, much less purchased."—Widdowson on Van Diemen's Land, page 42.
"The articles to the above patterns may be seen and bought at Messrs. Richards, Wood, and Co."—Widdowson on Van Diemen's Land, page 41.
"I bought my Ironmongery of Messrs. Richards, Wood, and Co., No. 117. Bishopsgate-street Within, and upon comparison of invoices with some of my friends in the Colony, I found I had been well used, and the quality of things furnished me was excellent; they had been for years in the Australian trade, and understand the kind of articles required in these Colonies."—Gouger's South Australia, page 126.

Colonial Tools & Implements.

Martin and Co. have always on hand, Warranted Agricultural Implements-Carts, Ploughs, Plantation Hoes, Bills, Cast Steel Ame, rican Wedge Hatchets, Spades, Shovels, Coopers', Carpenters', Shipbuilders', Curriers', and other Tools of every description; Warranted Steel Mills for grinding Coffee, Wheat, Indian Corn, Malt, Beans, Peas, Oats, Pepper, Rice, &c.
N. B. Improved Cooking Apparatus, Wheat Mills, Flour Dressing Machine, and Sieves are almost indispensable for Emigrants to New South Wales, Van Diemen'S Land, and New Zealand. Orders for any of the following articles executed at the Birmingham and Sheffield factors' prices and discounts:—Plated Wares, Cutlery, Brass Foundry, Steel Pens, Japan and Britannia Metal Wares, Lamps, Scales, Weighing Machines, Optical and Mathematical Instruments, Buttons, Military and Gilt Ornamente, Jewellery, Needles, Fish Hooks, Harpoons, Combs, Brushes, Turnery, Guns, Pistols, Percussion Caps, Powder, Shot, Swords. Cutlasses, Whips, Saddlery, Ovens, Steves, Grates, Fenders, Fire Irons, Ironmongery, &c., &c. At 62 and 63 Gracechurch-street, London.

Emigration To Australia.

Lives of Persons about to Emigrate to Australia may be insured on the most advantageous terms, and without delay, at the National Endowment and Assurance Society, Arthur-street West, London Bridge.
Thomas Box Russell Jeffrey
Jasper Capper William Revell Spicer
Joseph Cooper Henry Sterry
T. G. Darton Joseph Sterry, Jun.
Job Heath Henry Tuckett.
Bankers—Messrs. Prescott, Grote, and Co.
J. Hodgkin—Counsel. C. Harris, Medical Referee.
F. Bankart—Solicitor. A. A. Fry, Actuary.
Pocket Diary For 1840, may be had on application, containing—General Reflections—Diary—Life Premiums, Ascending and Descending, to 65, or earlier—Investment—Marriage Endowments—Superannuation Annuities—Endowment for Children—Annuity Tables, Notice—Joint Lives—Survivors—Prospectus—Conditions—Plan for lowering Poor Rates—Mortality of all Mankind—Agents.
For New Zealand, with all dispatch, calling at the Bay of Islands, Hokianga, and the Company's Settlements, the fine fast-sailing new Brigantine, Deborah, 220 tons burthen, Thomas Wing, commander, lying in the London Docks. This beautiful vessel has very superior Accommodations for Passengers; and Purchasers of Land going out in her. will be allowed by the New Zealand Company the usual sum towards the cost of their passage. The Commander, who has resided in various parts of New Zealand, can, afford useful information to Settlers
For freight, passage, &c. apply to the Commander; or to THOMAS and DONALD BROWN, 21, Billiter-street, Leadenhall-street.
On Tuesday Evening, March 10th, will be published, price Sixpence, the First number of a New Weekly Journal, to be entitled
The South Australian Colonist, and Settlers' Weekly Record of British, Foreign, and Colonial Intelligence.
The colony of South Australia was established on the self-supporting principle, which consists simply in this, that whilst every acre of land is sold at a fixed price, and the money accruing from sales sacredly devoted to the gratuitous transport of labouring emigrants, the colony defrays its own local expenses. This provision has now stood the test of mere than three years' trying experience. Many thousands of our fellow-countrymen with their wives and children have been permitted to transplant themselves to the antipodes, without, as yet, a single disaster; and their progress in colonization has been hitherto unstained by those revolting acts of violence and aggression upon the persons and the properties of the aboriginal inhabitants, which have disgraced all previous European settlers on the great Australasian continent.
The simultaneous emigration from Great Britain alone to the shores of South Australia of so many wealthy capitalists, landholders, and substantial yeomen on the one hand, and of multitudes of farm-servants, handicraftsmen, and labourers on the other, (to say nothing of the immigration of some of the oldest and most esteemed settlers from the adjoining colonies, as well as of many opulent Anglo-Indians from the British presidencies,) is an event unparalleled in colonial history. It is computed that at the close of 1839, the population of South Australia could not amount to less than 12,000 souls, while the enormous revenue arising from the sale of land for the past year alone amounts to £220,000.
Now, notwithstanding its unexampled prosperity, and the publication of no fewer than four weekly journals in the province, the colony has no exclusive organ in this country.
It is the object of the "South Australian Colonist" to supply so manifest a desideratum; which will be attempted:—First,
By expounding and vindicating, as occasion may require, the principles on which the colony is founded, and extending a knowledge of those principles as exhibited in operation.
By endeavouring to secure to the colony the incalculable advantages of a virtuous and an industrious population.
By protecting the colony from the ruinous invasions of convicts and convictism.
By repelling the attacks, and rebutting the misrepresentations, of its assailants.
By upholding good government, and the impartial administration of justice.
By promoting a sound moral and religious education.
By advocating the rights and encouraging the civilization of the natives.
And by assisting every scheme of public or individual enterprise likely to prove beneficial to the colony.
The columns of the "South Australian Colonist" will also at all times be open to the friends of the colony in this country, for the free expression of their sentiments, and the utterance of any well-authenticated grounds of complaint.
The second leading object of this journal will be to present to the friends of South Australia in England, an impartial record of the colonial intelligence, and of the opinions of intelligent settlers, collected and arranged, 1st, from the colonial papers; 2ndly, from direct correspondents in the colony and other exclusive sources; 3rdly, from well-authenticated statements transmitted from the correspondents of the colonists in this country for publication; and, 4thly, from settlers' letters which occasionally find their way into the columns of respectable provincial journals.
A third, and, in the opinion of the proprietors, not the least valuable feature of the "South Australian Colonist" will be to furnish for the exclusive benefit of the colonists a weekly compendium of the English and Foreign news, carefully divested of all party bias; thereby superseding the necessity of their relatives or friends at home being put to the expense of sending out to them other journals.
In this department will be included all news of real interest relating to the other Australian Colonies—Extracts from the British journals referring to South Australia, or to colonial subjects in general—literary and scientific notices—reviews of books—commercial and shipping intelligence, the colonial markets, prices current &c. presented in a form specially adapted for the information of the colonists of South Australia.
The "South Australian Colonist," extensively circulating as it doubtless will among the principal proprietors and friends of South Australia, not only in this country but likewise in the colony, as well as in the other Australian settlement's in India, and on the continent of Europe (whence, especially from Germany, several hundreds have emigrated) will form a peculiarly eligible medium for advertisements relating to shipping and commerce, and all other matters connected with South Australia or emigration generally.
To Merchants; Manufacturers, Mechanists, Shipowners, and Brokers, Authors of new Inventions, Booksellers, &c. &c., wishing to extend their connexions at home or abroad, or to give greater publicity to their various productions or articles of merchandise, it will present a novel and most desirable channel.
Persons desirous of taking in the "South Australian Colonist" can do so by ordering it of any respectable Newsman or Bookseller in Great Britain and Ireland.
Office of the "South Australian Colonist," No. 8, New Bridge-street, Blackfriars, London; where advertisements and communications (post-paid) will be received.

Notice to Gentlemen

Going out to, or having property in, New Zealand.
Wants an Engagement, to go out to New Zealand, and take the management of an Agricultural, Dairy, or Grazing Establishment, a respectable married man, 28 years of age (no family), who has had a considerable Country Practice as a Veterinary Surgeon for the last 7 years, and who thoroughly understands the rearing and training of Horses, Dairy Stock, and Sheep, likewise keeping Accounts.—Unexceptionable references as to character and abilities will be given. Communications addressed to William Allan, Blairgowrie, Scotland, will receive immediate attention.

Plymouth Company of New Zealand.

Capital—£50,000—in 2,000 Shares of £25 each.
Deposit—£5 per Share.
GovernorThe Earl of Devon.
Deputy-Governor.— Thomas Gill, Esq.
Sir Anthony Buller George Leach, Esq.
Capt. Bulkeley Sir Chics, Lemon, Bt. M.P.
C. Biggs Calmady, Esq. Sir W. Molesworth, Bt. M.P
J. Collier Cookworthy, M.D. Mayor of Plymouth E. W. W. Pendarves, Esq. M.P.
Nathaniel Downe, Esq. Edward St. Aubyn, Esq.
Lord Eliot, M.P. Rich. Hippesley Tuckfield, Esq.
Richard Fillis, Esq. Rt. Hon. Sir HuaseyVivian, Bart. M.P.
Thomas Gardner, Esq.
William John Gilbert, Esq
Bankers—Devon and Cornwall Banking Company, Plymouth and Devonport.
Solicitors —Messrs. Whiteford and Bennett, Plymouth.
London Bankers—Messrs. Wright and Co.
Solicitors—Messrs. Few, Hamilton, and Few. Secretary-Thom as Woollcombe, Esq. Devonport. Office, (pro tern.) Kerr-street, Devonport.
This Company is formed in strict connexion with the New Zealand Company of London; of whom it is intended to make purchases of land, to be resold to capitalists, or to be leased to farmers who may be disposed to emigrate, and form a settlement, to be termed,"The Plymouth Colony of New Zealand."
The Directors are to have the entire management and control of the funds, formation, proceedings, and affairs of the Company; are empowered to extend the capital, with the consent of not less than two-thirds in value of the Shareholders; to enter into any. arrangements whatever which they may consider conducive to the interests of the undertaking; and generally to adopt such measures and proceedings, with reference to the grant and disposal of shares, or otherwise, as they shall consider expedient.
The special attention of the Directors will be turned to the immediate preparation of a Deed of Settlement; and, at the earliest possible moment, they will take measures to obtain either an Act of Parliament or a Charter, to incorporate the Company, and to limit the liability of Subscribers to the extent of their Shares.
The Capital of the Plymouth Company will be invested in the purchase of Stock of the London Company of New Zealand, on advantageous terms, which nave been conditionally agreed upon; in the purchase of land from the said Company on terms highly favourable to the Plymouth Company, which have also been conditionally agreed upon; and lastly, in advances on loan at Colonial interest to persons of property settling on the lands of the Plymouth Company.
The investment in the stock of the New Zealand Company offers a considerable bonus to the Shareholders in the Plymouth Company; the New Zealand Company being in a situation to declare a handsome dividend immediately. In consequence of this, the Directors of the Plymouth Company will be enabled to allow immediate interest at 4 per cent, to proprietors who may be desirous to pay up the whole of their subscriptions; such interest to be receivable from the date of payment, in advance, up to the time that equivalent calls may be made. As this advantage can be extended to a limited number only, a preference will be given to the first applicants in the order of their applications, which will be registered in the presence of the applicant, or his agent.
One of the propositions agreed to by the London Company is, that 75 per cent, of the purchase-money, to be paid for land by the Plymouth Company, shall be expended by the latter Company in defraying the expense of sending young married persons of the labouring class direct from the port of Plymouth, as emigrants to the New Plymouth Settlement.
The lands purchased of the New Zealand Company will constitute the New Plymouth Settlement; and will be specially selected by the Surveyor of the Plymouth Company, under their instructions, from such part of the New Zealand Company's possessions as may hold out the best prospects for the commercial and general prosperity of the Settlement.
The New Plymouth Settlement will comprise the lands purchased of the New Zealand Company; and a quantity equal to one-tenth of the whole to be added by them, for gratuitous distribution among the native families surrounding the Settlement; thus presenting the aborigines with an inducement to embrace a civilised life; and, in lieu of the waste they originally sold, investing them with a property rendered really valuable by its admixture with that of industrious settlers.
The undertaking now proposed, affords peculiar advantages to the employers of a combined capital, and is further suitable to a Company; inasmuch as it can neither impede individual enterprise, nor is it liable to the competition of individuals. It is capable of being managed at little expense for agency, and upon a system of fixed routine; and therefore is without any other rink than such as can be guarded against by proper management.
A call of 5l per share (in addition to the deposit of 5l) will be made, at the discretion of the Directors, with not less than one month's notice; and all further calls will be made at intervals of not less than three months between each call, and of which one month's notice will be given; and no call, at any time, will exceed 5l per Share.
The Shares, in the first instance, will be issued in scrip receipts, upon which will be endorsed the principal laws and regulations by which the Company is to be governed, until a Deed of Settlement shall nave been entered into, or an Act of Parliament or Charter have been obtained.
Further information on every point connected with the Company may be obtained of the Secretary, to whom, to the Devon and Cornwall Banking Company, or to Messrs. Wright and Co., the London Bankers of the Company, applications for Shares may be made, in the following form:—
Plymouth Company of New Zealand.
form of application for shares.
I request to have—Shares in this undertaking; hereby engaging to take such Shares, or any proportion thereof, as may be appropriated to me, upon the terms specified or referred to in the Prospectus dated the 19th day of February 1840.
Devonport, February 19th, 1840.
Note,—A Pamphlet is published containing a full exposition of the Constitution and Plans of the Plymouth Company; the Regulations adopted for Selling and Leasing its Lands: the Terms on which advances will be made to Emigrant Farmers, the regulations for conducting Emigration, and general information for Emigrants. The Publisher, H. GRANVILLE, Fore-street, Devonport, will transmit a copy of this pamphlet to any address, free of expense, on receiving Sixpence in a pre-paid letter. The pamphlet may also be obtained at the office of the New Zealand Company, Broad-street Buildings, London.
New Zealand Company.—Governor.The Earl of Durham.Deputy-Governor.Joseph Somes, Esq.
Lord Petre. Alexander Naire, Esq.
Hon. Francis Baring, M.P. John Pirie, Esq., Ald.
J. Ellerker Boulcott, Esq. Sir George Sinclair, Bart.
John Wm. Buckle, Esq. M. P.
Russell Ellice, Esq. John Abel Smith, Esq. M. P.
James Brodie Gordon, Esq. William Thompson, Esq., Alderman, M.P.
William Hutt, Esq., M. P.
Stewart Marioribanks, Esq. Sir Henry Webb, Bart.
Sir William Molesworth, Bart,, M. P. Arthur Willis, Esq.
George Fred. Young, Esq.
Terms of Purchase for Lands in The Company's Settlements.
The Company has already acquired very extensive tracts of land in the North Island of New Zealand, and has despatched two expeditions for the purpose of purchasing other lands, and of selecting the most eligible district for the first and principal settlement.
The Company, in the first place, offered for sale 99,000 acres of Country Land, and 990 acres of Town Land, in their first and principal Settlement, after making reserves for the special use of the natives. These lands thus offered have been disposed of at £1 per acre, thereby realising to the Company a Land Fund of £99,990, and the rights of the purchasers thereof to priority of choice in the Settlement, have been determined by lot.
The Directors are now ready to receive applications for Country Lands, to the extent of 50,000 acres, in sections of 100 acres each, at the price of £100 per section, or £1 per acre, to be paid in full, in exchange for the land-orders, which will entitle the holders thereof, or their agents, to select Country Sections accordingly, either at the Company's principal Settlement, or at Hokiango, Kaipara, Manukau, the Islands of Waheike and Paroa, the borders of the Thames, or any other part of the present or future territories of the Company, so soon as the requisite surveys thereof shall have been completed. The holders will, therefore, select at pleasure, out of all the Company's territories which shall then be surveyed as Country Sections, and declared open to purchasers, a section of 100 acres for each land-order, in the order in which the land-orders shall be presented to the Company's resident officer in New Zealand.
The land-orders will be transferable at the pleasure of the holders; and a registry will be kept at the Company's Offices in London, and in the Settlement, as well of original land-orders, as of all transfers thereof
Of the moneys to be paid to the Company by purchasers, 25 per cent. only will be reserved by the Company for local expenses and other purposes. The remainder, being 75 per cent., will be laid out by the Company for the exclusive benefit of the purchasers, in giving value to the land sold, by defraying the cost of emigration to the Settlements.
Original purchasers of land-orders intending to emigrate, will be entitled to claim from the Company, out of the Fund sot apart for emigration, an expenditure equal to 60 per cent, of their purchase-moneys, for a free passage for themselves, their families, and servants, subject to the Company's regulations. Purchasers to the extent of at least 300 acres, not intending to emigrate, will also in special cases, be allowed to nominate their land-agents for a free cabin-passage to the Settlements.
Purchasers proceeding to New Zealand in ships not chartered by the Company, may at their option receive in money the allowance of £60 for each £100 of their purchase-moneys, towards the cost of their passage; and in such cases, special land-orders will be issued requiring the Purchasers in person to take possession of the land within eighteen months.
The remainder of the fund set apart for emigration, will be laid out by the Company in providing a free passage for young persons of the labouring class, and, as far as possible, of the two sexes in equal proportions.
Labourers selected by purchasers for a free passage, must be subject to approval by the Company, as respects age, sex, and good character.
In the selection of other labouring emigrants, the Company will give a preference to applicants who shall be under engagement to work for capitalists intending to emigrate.
A scale of the rates at which cabin and steerage passages will be provided by the Company in proportion to the purchase-money of land-orders, will be exhibited from time to time at the Company's office.
The land-orders are to be received as sufficient conveyances, and conclusive evidence of the Company's title; and a certificate of an officer of the Company in the settlement authorised in that behalf, mentioning the section fallen or assigned to the lot of any land-order, is to be accepted as sufficient evidence thereof, and as an actual delivery of the possession of the section mentioned in such certificate; and the Company are not to be considered as guaranteeing the title, except as against their own acts, and the acts of those deriving title under or in trust for them.
Forms of the land-orders may be seen on application it the Company's office.
By order of the Directors,
John Ward, Secretary,
New Zealand Company's Office, 1, Adam Street, Adelphi,
December 5th, 1839.
New Zealand Company.—Governor—The Earl of Durham. Deputy-GovernorJoseph Somes, Esq.
Lord Petre. Alexander Nairne, Esq.
Hon. Francis Baring, M.P. John Pirie, Esq. Aid.
J. Ellerker Boulcott, Esq. Sir George Sinclair, Bart.
John Wm. Buckle, Esq. M.P.
Russell Ellice, Esq. John Abel Smith, Esq. M.P.
James Brodie Gordon, Esq. William Thompson, Esq., Alderman, M.P.
William Hutt, Esq. M.P.
Stewart Marjoribanks, Esq. Sir Henry Webb, Bart.
Sir William Molesworth, Bart. M.P. Arthur Willis, Esq.
George Fred. Young, Esq.
Regulations for Labourers Wishing to Emigrate to New Zealand:—
By its terms of purchase for Lands, the Company has engaged to lay out 75 per cent, of the moneys received from purchasers, in defraying the Cost of Emigration to its Settlements. Purchasers and others may, therefore, submit labouring persons, of the class here after described, to the approval of the Company, for a free passage. In the selection of labouring Emigrants, the Company has undertaken to give a preference to applicants who shall be under engagement to work for capitalists intending to emigrate.
The Company offers a free passage to its settlement, (including provisions and medical attendance during the voyage,) to persons of the following description:—viz., agricultural labourers, shepherds, miners, bakers, blacksmiths, braziers and tinmen, smiths, ship wrights, boat-builders, wheelwrights, sawyers, cabinet-makers, carpenters, coopers, curriers, farriers, mill- wrights, harness-makers, boot and shoemakers, tailors, tanners, brick-makers, time-burners, and all persons engaged in the erection of buildings.
Persons engaged in the above occupations who may apply for a free passage to New Zealand, must transmit to the office of the Company, free of expense, the most satisfactory testimonials as to their qualifications, character, and health.
They must be actual labourers going out to work for wages in the colony, of sound mind and body, not less than fifteen, nor more than thirty years of age, and married. The marriage certificate must be produced. The rule as to age will be occasionally departed from In favour of persons having large families, whose qualifications are in other respects satisfactory.
To the wives of labourers, thus sent out, the Company offers a free passage with their husbands.
To single women a free passage will be granted, provided they go out under the protection of their parents, or near relatives, or under actual engagement as servants to ladies going out as cabin passengers on board the same vessel. The preference will be given to those accustomed to farm and dairy-work, to sempstresses, straw-platters, and domestic servants.
The children of parents sent out by the Company will receive a free passage, if they are under one, or full seven years of age at the time of embarkation. For all other children three pounds each must be paid, in full, before embarkation, by the parents or friends, or by the parish.
Persons not strictly entitled to be conveyed out by the emigration fund, if not disqualified on account of character, will, in the discretion of the Directors, be allowed to accompany the free emigrants, on paying to the Company the sum of 18l 15s for every such adult person. The charges for children are as follows, —Under one year of age, no charge; one year and under nine, one-third of the charge for adults; nine years of age and under fourteen, one-half the charge for adults; but if the parents be of the labouring class, the children will be taken out on the terms stated in Regulation 7.
All Emigrants, adults as well as children, must have been vaccinated, or have had the small-pox.
Emigrants will be, for the most part, embarked at the Port of London; but the Directors will occasionally appoint other ports of embarkation, as circumstances may require.
The expense of reaching the port of embarkation must be borne by the Emigrants; but on the day appointed for their embarkation they will be received, even though the departure of the ship should be delayed, and will be put to no further expense.
Every adult Emigrant is allowed to take half a ton weight, or twenty cubic feet, of baggage. Extra baggage is liable to charge at the ordinary rate of freight per ton.
The Emigrants must procure the necessary tools of their own trades, and, before they will be permitted to embark, they must provide themselves with an outfit of clothing, bedding, and other necessaries, for the voyage, according to the annexed scale. The outfit may be obtained upon payment to the Company, or to the outfitter, of the prices affixed to the several articles in the list.
On the arrival of the Emigrants in the Colony, they will be received by an officer, who will supply their immediate wants, assist them in reaching the place of their destination, be ready to advise with them in case of difficulty, and at all times to give them employment in the service of the Company, if from any cause they should be unable to obtain it elsewhere. The Emigrants will, however, be at perfect liberty to engage themselves to any one willing to employ them, and will make their own bargain for wages.
By order of the Directors,
John Ward,
New Zealand Company's Office, Secretary.
1, Adam-street, Adelphi,
5th Dec., 1839.
To Capitalists, Merchants, &c.—A Young Man proceeding to New Zealand, in the ensuing Spring, is desirous of obtaining a Situation as Agent, Clerk, Warehouseman, or in any other capacity, where ability and industry are required. He is well acquainted with the routine of the counting-house, and has a thorough knowledge of the French language.—Respectable references will be given; also a four years' character from the situation he is about to leave.—Direct, by letter only, post-paid, to H.E.H., 58, Craw ford-street, Bryanstone-square.
Printed by Henry Hobbs Chambers, of West-street, Cambridge-heath, Hackney, in the County of Middlesex, Printer, at the office of the"New Zealand Journal,"No. 306, Strand, in the aforesaid County; and Published by him at the said Office, where all Communications must be addressed"To the Editor,"post paid.—Saturday, March 7, 1840.

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