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The New Zealand Journal, Saturday, May 16 (1840)

New Zealand.—Persons desirous of Emigrating to the above Colony may obtain all relative information by application to J. Stayner, Ship and Insurance Broker to the New Zealand Company, 8, Water-lane. Tower-street.
Under Engagement to the New Zealand Company to Sail in June.
For Wellington, in New Zealand, the new Liverpool built Ship, Martha Ridgway, A 1, 12 Tears, 621 tons register, coppered and copper-fastened. James Forbes Bisset, Commander. Will load in the St. Katherine's Dock. This splendid ship was built expressly for the passenger trade; has a very spacious poop, with 6 feet 9 inches height in the 'twixt decks; is replete with every arrangement for the comfort and health of passengers; and will be found, on inspection, superior to any British ship hitherto offered to the public. She will carry an experienced Surgeon. For freight or passage apply to the Commander, on board; or to Phillipps and Tiplady, 3, George-yard-Lombard-street.
Under Engagement to the New Zealand Company to Sail in July.
For Wellington, in New Zealand, direct, the fine first-class teak-built ship, Resource, 500 tons. William Boyle, Commander. Lying in the London Dock. Has superior accommodation for passengers, and will carry an experienced Surgeon. For freight or passage apply to Lachlan, Sons, and Macleod, 22, Great Alie-street, Goodman'a-fields; or Lloyd's.
Lands in New Zealand.
The Directors of the New Zealand Company hereby give Notice that they are ready to receive applications for Country Lands, in sections of 100 acres each, at the price of £100 per section; which will entitle the holders to select out of the Surveyed Lands in the vicinity of the Town of Wellington, in the Company's principal Settlement, comprising the extensive districts surrounding the Harbour of Port Nicholson, in Cook's Straits.
Purchasers proceeding to the Colony will receive an allowance of 60 per cent., subject to the Company's Regulations, whieh may be obtained, with all requisite information, at the Company's House, in Broad-street Buildings, London.
By order of the Directors,
John Ward Sec.
New Zealand House,
15 May, 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 the Settlors.
By order of the Board, John Ward, Secretary, New Zealand Company's Office, Broad-street Buildings.
Union Bank of Australia,
London Office, 38, Old Broad-street.
George Fife Angas, Esq.
Robert Brooks, Esq.
John William Buckle, Esq.
James John Cummins, Esq.
Robert Gardner, Esq. Man-chester.
John Gore, Esq.
Benjamin E. Lindo, Esq.
Charles E. Mangles, Esq.
Christopher Rawson, Esq.Halifax
Thomas Sands, Esq. Liver-pool.
James Bogle Smith, Esq.
James Ruddell Todd, Esq.
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 having 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, Launceston, and Melbourne, Port Philip, free of charge.
By order of the Board,
Samuel Jackson, Secretary.
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 be withdrawn after 3 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 some, 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 rate of £101 for every sum of £100 paid at this Office.
By order, Fred. Boucher,
Managing Director.
Jan. 1, 1840.
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 Bax
Jasper Capper
Joseph Cooper
T. G. Darton
Job Heath
Russell Jeffrey
William Revell Spicer
Henry Sterry
Joseph Sterry, Jun.
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
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, Graced church-street.
New Zealand.—A Map of New Zealand in One Sheet, with Plans of Harbours, Price 7s. 6d., in case, 10s., Every Map and Chart connected with New Zealand. Export orders executed on very moderate terms. Charts, Atlasses, and Globes. James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, Charing-Cross East, London.
To Emigrants And Shippers.
J. Vallentine solicits the attention of persons proceeding to the Colonies to the accompanying prices of a few of the articles he has by him, and also to inform them that he has every variety of goods requisite for use or trading at the Colonies, at on extraordinary low rate:—
Large Bell Tents, complete, at 42s, each; New Sets of Bullock Harness, consisting of Collar, Haimes, and Traces, at 6s. 9d. per set; Bushel Bags, 24s. 6d. per 100; Felling Axes, weighing 6 1/2 lbs. each, 1s. 1d.; Bill Hooks, 1s. each, Rakes and Hoes, 9s. to 12s. per Dozen, Spades and Shovels 17s. per ditto, Pit and Cross Cut Saws; 7 feet long 8s. 6d. each, Shingle and other Nails 20s. per cwt., 'Screws, 21s. per cwt., Sheep Shearers, 1s. 3d. each, Shot, 23s 6d. per cwt., Percussion Caps 2s. per 1,000, Gunpowder 1s. per 1b., &c.
Every Article of the best description.
Information given respecting the Colonies of South Australia, New Zealand, &c., 60, Wych-Street, Strand, four doors from Drury-lane.
New Zealand.—emigrants, about to settle in New Zealand, will find much useful information in the Volume published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. In 12mo. cloth, lettered, with Map of the Island, and 45 Engravings on Wood. Price 4s. 6d.
The New Zealanders.
An Account of that interesting People and the Island which they inhabit, and embodying the personal Narrative of a Sailor, who was detained by them for many years, and who was adopted into their Society, and conformed to their Customs and Manners.
Nattali's Post Circular Of Books for the month of May can be procured gratis, apply pre-paid.
This selection has been made from recent Sales of the following Libraries:—General Literature from the Duke of Bedford.—Classics from Bishop Butler.—Medicine, Science, and Art, from Dr. Granville.—Natural History, from J. G. Children, Esq. British Museum.
Nattali'S Annual Catalogue Of Six Thousand Books, gratis, apply pre-paid.
M.A. Nattali, 19, Southampton Street, Covent-garden.
Just Published, (For the Directors of the Plymouth Company of New Zealand), by H. Granville, Devonport; 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 Prospectus 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 Clinate and Soil of New Zealand, the natural productions, be character of the native inhabitants, and the general tness of the country for Colonisation. 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.
Sir Anthony Buller, Pound.
Captain Bulkeley, Mount Stone.
C.Biggs Calmady, Esq., Langdon Hall.
Joseph Collier Cook 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.
George Leach, Esq., Stoke.
Sir Chas. Lemon, Bt.M.P., Pencarrow.
E.W.W. Pendarves, Esq., M.P., Pendarves.
Edward St. Aubyn, Esq., Devonport.
Rich. Hippesley Tuckfield,Esq., Fulford Park.
Rt. Hon. Sir Huseey Vivian,Bart. M.P., Glynn.
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—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 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.


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.
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 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.
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 bis Economical and Improved Medicine Chests, 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 Chests particularly adapted to the climate of our new Colonies.—Shipping orders promptly attended to.
Colonial Tools & Implements.
Martin and Co. have always on hand, Warranted Agricultural Implements-Carts, Ploughs, Plantation Hoes, Bills. Cast Steel American 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 tune was occupied in unpacking them, so well were they packed."
To Emigrants.—richards, Wood, and Co., of Nos. 117 and 118, Bishopsgate-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."—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.
Printed by Henry Hobss 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," post paid. —Saturday, May 16, 1840.

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