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The New Zealand Journal, Saturday, April 04 (1840)

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New Zealand.

Published this day. in 8vo., price 3s.
Observations on The Climate of New Zealand, principally with reference to its sanative character.
By William Swainson, Esq.
"We are inclined to think that the climate of New Zealand is little inferior to some of the boasted resorts of invalids in Europe. The author is not a medical man; but he is evidently imbued with a philosophical spirit, accustomed to weigh evidence with accuracy, and draw inferences with great caution."—Medico-Chirurgical Review.
"Strict impartiality throughout characterises this treatise. It is short, but very valuable. Here, how-ever, we find collected all the scattered information on the subject, the different facts collated, and testimony cross-examined; and this inquiry is evidently conducted in a scientific manner, and by one accustomed to analytical investigation."—New Zealand Journal.
"Invalids should read Mr. Swainson's dispassionate remarks."—Colonial Magazine.
"Well deserves the most attentive perusal. The author's style is clear, and his manner of treating the subject most logical."—Era.
Smith, Elder, and Co., 65, Cornhill.
The British and Australasian Bank, 65, 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 percent, 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Deposits of money received of any amount, and for any time or term; upon deposits to be withdrawn at a short notice, interest at the rate of three per cent, per annum is allowed; upon sums deposited for terms, a higher rate of interest is paid, viz.:—
4 per cent, for cash to be withdrawn after 6 months' notice
4 1/2 per cent, for cash to be withdrawn after 6 months' notice
5 per cent, for cash to be withdrawn after 12 months' notice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 until further notice at a premium of 2l 10s per share, and applications for the same, or regarding business, may be made personally, or by letter, to the undersigned, who has resided in Australia. By order of the Court of Directors,
Fred. Boucher, Managing Director,
55, Moorgate-street, London,
21st Jan., 1840.
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 fate of £101 for every sum of £100 paid at this Office.
By order,
Fred. Boucher,
Managing Director.
Jan. 1, 1840.

New Zealand Company.—

The Directors of the New Zealand Company hereby give notice that they have Effected an Arrangement with the Union Bank of Australia, for the establishment of a Branch Bank in New Zealand, through which the business of the New Zealand 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 tbe Settlers.
By order of the Board, John Ward, Secretary. New Zealand Company's Office,
Bread-street Buildings.
Union Bank of Australia,
London Office, 38, Old Broad-atreet.
directors.
George Fife Angas, Esq.
Robert Brooks, Erq.
John William Buckle, Esq.
James John Cummins, Esq.
James Ruddell Todd, Esq.
Robert Gardner, Esq. Manchester
John Gore, Esq.
Benjamin E. Lindo, Esq.
Charles E. Mangles, Esq.
Christopher Rawson, Esq.
Halifax
Thomas Sands, Esq. Liverpool.
James Bogle Smith, Esq.
James Ruddell Todd, Esq.
Trustees.
George Carr Glyn, 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. Betts Hopper, Esq.
Geo. Hunter, Esq.
Manager.—John Smith, Esq.,
Late of the Commercial Bank of England, Manchester.
Arrangements haying been made for the opening of a Branch in New Zealand, Notice is hereby given that Letters of Credit (which are not transferable) and Bills, at thirty days' sight, will be issued at this Office to the settlers, for such sums as they may require, without charge, on the money being deposited.
The Directors likewise continue to grant letters of credit, payable at sight, for sums not exceeding 300l, and bills at thirty days' sight, for larger amounts, on their Branches at Sydney, Hobart Town, Launces-ton, and Melbourne, Port Philip, free of charge.
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 Cheste particularly adapted to tbe climate of our new Colonies.—Shipping orders promptly attended to.

Emigration.

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 per 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, particuarly those of the Surveying Departments; in addition to which he has recently received the strongest 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 be 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 cost 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."

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 Machines, and Sieves are almost indis-pensablefor 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, Cutlerv, Brass Foundry, Steel Pens, Japan and Britannia Metal Wares, Lamps, Scales, Weighing Machines, Optical and Mathematical Instruments, Buttons, Military and Gilt Ornaments, Jewellery, Needles, Fish Hooks, Harpoons, Combs, Brushes, Turnery, Guns, Pistols, Percussion Caps, Powder, Shot, Swords, Cutlasses, Whips, Saddlery, Ovens, Stoves, Grates, Fenders, Fire Irons, Ironmongery, &c., &c. At 62 and 63 Gracechurch-street, London.
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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, Grace-church-street.
Just published, Third Edition, price 2s,
With an Appendix, containing copious Extracts from the First Report from the Preliminary Expedition,
Information relative to New Zealand.-By John Ward, Esq., Secretary to the New Zealand Company.
London: J. W. Parker, West Strand.
Just Published, (For the Directors of the Plymouth Company of New Zealand), by H. Granville, De-vonport; and sold by Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London, and all Booksellers,
In a small Pamphlet, price 6d., second edition of
The Colonization of New Zealand, from the counties of Devon and Cornwall: containing: a brief history of the New Zealand Company of London; with full Extracts from the Despatches just arrived from the Colony. The Pros-pectus of the Plymouth Company, explaining its establishment in strict connection with the New Zealand Company of London; that its Capital will be invested in the purchase of the said Company's Stock and Lands; and in advances to settlers, in proportion to their own outlay; and that the profits will be derived partly from those of the London Company, partly from the re-sale of the Lands at an enhanced price; and partly from Colonial Interest on Loans.
The appendix contains the regulations for Selling and Leasing Lands; the terms for advancing money; and copious extracts from the best evidence as to the Climate and Soil of New Zealand, the natural productions, the character of the native inhabitants, and the general fitness of the country for Colonization.
Persons desirous of having the pamphlet sent to them by post, will receive it, on sending the publisher, Henry Granville, 99, Fore-street, Devonport, the sum of ten-pence in a pre-paid letter.

Plymouth Company of New Zealand.

Capital—£50,000—in 2,000 Shares of £25 each.
Deposit—£5 per Share.
Governor—The Earl of Devon.
Deputy—GovernorThomas Gill, Esq.
Directors.
Sir Anthony Buller, Pound.
Captain Bulkeley, Mount Stone.
C. Biggs Calmady, Esq., Langdon Hall.
Joseph CollierCook worthy, M.D.Mayor of Plymouth
Nathaniel Downe, Esq., Stoke.
Lord Eliot, M.P., Port Eliot.
Richard Fillis, Esq., Plymouth.
Thomas Gardner, Esq., Plymouth.
William John Gilbert, Esq., Plymouth.
GeorgeLeach, Esq., Stoke.
Sir Chas. Lemon, Bt. M.P., Carclew.
Sir W. Molesworth, Bt., M.P, Penearrow.
E.W.W. Pendarves, Esq., M.P., Pendarves.
Edward St. Aubyn, Esq., Devonport.
Rich. Hippesley Tuckfield, Esq., Fulford Park.
Rt. Hon.Sir Hussey Vivian, Bart. M.P., Glynn.
Bankers-Devon and Cornwall Banking Company, Plymouth and Devonport.
Solicitors-Messrs. Whitbford and Bennett, Plymouth.
London Bankers-Messrs. Wright and Co.
Solicitors-Messrs. Few, Hamilton, and Few.
Secretary-Thomas Woollcombe, Esq. Devonport. Office, (pro tem.) Ker-street, Devonport.
Full 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, application for Shares may be made, in the following form:—
I request to have-Shares in this undertaking; hereby engaging to tike 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.

South Australian Commission.

The Colonization Commissioners for South Australia hereby give notive that the Surveys of Public Lands in that Colony are practically in advance of the demands of the Holders of Land Orders, and that extensive districts Situated between Gulf St. Vincent, Lake Alexandria, and the Murray, are open for selection and location.
The public Lands of the Province are sold for ready money only, at the uniform price of £l per acre, in sections of 80 acres.
Purchasers contracting for their Land in this country have the privilege of selecting for a free passage to the Colony four emigrants (two men and two women) of the labouring class, for each section, which they may pay for in advance.
Purchasers to the extent of 4,000 acres and upwards have a right to demand, in any part of the Colony which they may prefer, a special survey of 16,000 acres, and may select therefrom 50 sections of 80 acres each.
Persons paying for a special survey in this country are allowed interest upon their purchase money, at the rate of 4l. per cent. per annum, until their land has been selected in the Colony. The period, however, for which the interest is allowed is limited to eighteen months from the date at which they purchase money may have been paid.
Colonel Gawler, the Governor and Resident,Commissioner of the Province, in his last despatches, thus describes the district now open for location—" Than this district, from the Murray to the Gulfs, taking it in all, I am every day more persuaded there is scarcely to be found a finer country in the world for agricultural as well as pastoral purposes. The climate is the best; I ever experienced."
By order of the Board,
John Gliddon, Acting Secretary.

Emigration to Australia.

Lives of Persons about to Emigrate to Australia may be insured on the most ad-vantageous terms, and without delay, at the National Endowment and Assurance Society, Arthur-street West, London Bridge.
Directors.
Thomas Bax
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.
F. Bankart-Solicitor.
C. Harris, Medical Referee.
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
New Zealand Company.—
Governor.—The Earl of Durham.
Deputy—Governor.—Joseph Somes, Esq.
Directors.
Viscount Ingestre, M.P. Lord Petre.
Hon. Francis Baring, M.P.
J. Ellerker Bouleott, E.q.
John Wm. Buckle, Esq.
Russell Ellice, Esq.
James Brodie Gordon, Esq.
James Robert Gowen, Esq.
William Hutt, Esq., M. P.
Stewart Marjoribanks, Esq.
Sir William Molesworth, Bart.,M. P.
Alexander Nairne, Esq.
John Pirie, Esq., Ald.
Sir George Sinclair, Bart. M.P.
JohnAbel Smith, Esq. M.P.
William Thompson, Esq., Alderman, M.P.
Sir Henry Webb, Bart.
Arthur Willie, 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 Hokianga, Kaipara, Manukau, the Islands of Waiheke 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 Com-pany'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 set 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 800 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 5 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 at the Company's office.
By order of the Directors,
John Ward, Secretary.
New Zealand Company's Office,
No. 9, Broad-street Buildings, March 25th, 1840,
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 article requisite for a voyage to, or residence in, the Indies and the Colonies is kept ready for immediate use, and will be sup-plied 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.
To Emigrants.-Tozer And Carbon's Patent Cooking Appara-Tus, or Portable and Economical Culinarium.-The above Apparatus is capable of boiling from twelve to twenty quarts of water in twenty minutes, and with one fire cook a dinner for any number of persons. It consists of Making, Boiling. Roasting, Steaming, &c.; and one farthing's worth of fuel is more than sufficient.
This invaluable Cooking Machine is well adapted for warm climates. Parties leaving for the continent, or the southern climes, will find it an indispensable article.
65, Dean st. Soho, and 244, Tottenham Court Road. Every description of Furnishing Ironmongery, 25 per cent, lower than any other house.
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 want, therefore, should be procured of a person who well knows the market: if the things are not the patterns in use, they will not be 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."-Wid-dowson on Van Diemen's Land, page 41.
"I bought my Ironmongery of Messrs. Richards, Wood, and Co., No. 117, Bishops gate-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 is these Colo-nies."-Gouger's South Australia, page 126.
The Church Society For New Zealand.
General Committee.
Hon. F. Baring, M.P.
Rev. S. Hawtrey, M.A.
Rev. G. H. Bowers, B. D.
Rev. W. Harness, M.A.
Rev. G. Brett, M.A.
Rev. Samuel Hinds, D.D.
J. I. Briscoe, M.P.
William Hutt, Esq., M.P.
The Dean of Chichester.
The Archdeacon of London
Rev. J. M. Campbell, M.A.
Rev. W. Selwyn, M.A.
J. R. Gowen. Esq.
Sir G Sinclair, Bart., M.P.
Edm. Halswell, Esq.
J. Abel Smith, Esq., M.P.
Rev. Geo. Hamilton, M.A.
Alderman Thompson, M.P.
(With power to add to their number.)
Honorary Secretary, R. FEW, Esq., 3, Henrietta-st., Covent-garden.
The New Zealand Church Society, which now for the first time comes before the public, was originally formed for the purpose of obtaining subscriptions to aid the colonists of New Zealand in building a Church and establishing an Infant School, in which it is proposed to bring together the children of the Colonists and of the Natives. The members of this society, in their endeavours to promote these objects, have ascertained the existence of so general a desire for the establishment of an association more extensive in its plan and objects, that they have this day adopted the following Resolutions, which they submit to the public with the earnest hope that their anticipation of general concurrence and support will not be disappointed.
1.
That this association be called "The Church Society for New Zealand."
2.
That its efforts be directed to two objeets-the one to provide such a Church Establishment for New Zealand aa shall be complete and efficient for all present purposes;-the other so to endow this Establishment as to enable it to keep pace in its resources with the growing prosperity of the Colony.
3.
That for the first of these purposes, it is highly important to obtain the appointment of a Bishop or Bishops for New Zealand as soon as possible.
4.
That each Bishop be accompanied by a body of three or mere Clergymen, who shall fix their residence, together with the Bishop, in some one spot, which may form as it were a centre of religion and education for that part of the country.
5.
That every exertion be made to co-operate with the Colonists in the erection of Churches, and Infant and other Schools as they may be required.
6.
That for accomplishing the second great object of this Association, "the providing the Church of New Zealand with such means of support as may be expected to increase with the growing prosperity of the Colony" -portions of land be purchased and applied under proper regulations, to the maintenance of the Clergy and the general purposes of the Church.
7.
That Subscription-books be opened at Messrs. Twining's, Strand; Messrs. Hammersley's Pall-mall; and Messrs. Smith, Payne, and Smiths', Lombard st.; and that Subscriptions be received at these Banks, or by the Secretary, in order to carry into effect the objects of the Society.
R. Few, Hon. Sec. March 20 1840.
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. 366, Strand, in the aforesaid County; and Published by him at the said Office, where all Communications must be addressed "To The Editor,"postpaid,-Saturday, April 4, 1840.

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