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The New Zealand Journal, Saturday, May 23 (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 Now Zealand Subscription Rooms, 62, Grace-church-street.


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.
Newzealand.—Persons desirous of Emigrating to the above Colony may obtain al 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 Years, 621 tons register, coppered and copper-fastened. James Forbes Bisset, Commander. Will load in the St. Katharine'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; also to Messrs. John Ridgway & Co., Liverpool, who, having a house at Wellington, New Zealand, will afford every facility to passengers on landing.
The Advertiser is desirous of obtaining a situation in New Zealand, or with some gentleman going out. He has filled the office of Land Steward, and has recently been occupied as a schoolmaster. He is well acquainted with book-keeping, and could undertake the office of assistant land surveyor, for his capacity in which occupation, and as to his general character, he can produce ample testimonials. Apply by letter, pre-paid, addressed to A. B., at the office of the New Zealand Journal, 366, Strand,

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.
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."—Widdowson 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 in these Colonies."—Gouger's South Australia, page 126.
Passengers to Australia or any of the Colonies are respectfully informed that they can be supplied with their entire Outfits at S. UN WIN'S, 57 and 58 Lombard-street; with White or Striped Shirts, Towels, Table Linen, Sheets, Hosiery, Shooting Coats, Drill, Gambroon, Jean and Cantoon Trowsers, all kind of Woollen Clothing, In Dress or Frock Coats, Trowsers, and Boat Cloaks, also Sea Bedding, Cots, Single and Double Couches, Cabin Furniture, Trunks, &c. Ladies will find a large stock or White and Coloured Morning Dresses, Linen and Calico Chemises, Night Gowns, Caps, Cambric Slips, and every description of Under Clothing, at the lowest Wholesale prices,
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 time was occupied in unpacking them, so well were they packed."
Wellington, New Zealand. Mr. Jennings is instructed to offer for sale 800 acres of land (preliminary sections, reserving the town acres) in the immediate vicinity of Wellington, at 21s per acre, also various entire sections (town and country,) ranging in order of choice between Nos. 10 and 500, at proportionate premiums.
Wanted to purchase a few town acres in whole or in part.
15, Pinner's Hall, Broad-street.
Patent Portable Oven.— Invaluable to Families and EMigrants.—Warranted to bake better than any other oven, and before a small sitting room grate or wood fire on the hearth, rolls for breakfast, a 71b. loaf for lunch, a pie or meat for dinner, cakes for tea, a couple of ducks or fowls for suppor, equal to roasted, and withonl trouble or. attention. Fitted complete, 35s. Will soon save its cost, and last many years. Persons writing free may have a prospectus with very satisfactory testimonials sent John Watts and Co., 2, Bear-street, Leicester square, London.
John Jennings, Agent, (late chief Clerk) New Zealand Company, 15, Pinners Hall, Broad-street, offers his services for the purchase and sale of colonial lands, negociations of passages and freight, and shipment and insurance of goods.
Purchases of land effected without any additional ex-pence to the purchaser for agency. Every kind of information relative to the new colony, communicated to parties resident in the country, in reply to letters (postage free) addressed at above.
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 Settlers.
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. 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.
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. all???d on the balances thereof.
Deposits of money received ' of any amount, and for any time or term; upon deposits to be withdrawn at a abort notice, interest at the race 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 1/2per 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. perannum, 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 colonics, 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 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 Box
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.
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
New Zealand.
Glasgow, 16th May,1840.
At a Public Meeting of Merchants, Bankers, Manufacturers, Shipowners, &c., of the City of Glasgow, held within the Assembly Rooms this day—
Bailie Mitchell (in the absence of the Lord Procost) in the Chair
The following Resolutions were, unanimously passed:
Moved by Alexander Johnston, Esq., of Shieldhall, seconded by Lieut. Macdonnell, R.N.
1st, "That since the discovery of the Islands of New Zealand by our countryman, Captain Cook, in 1769, and the taking formal possession of them in name of his Majesty George the Third, the right of the British Crown to New Zealand, subject to the natural rights of the aboriginal inhabitants, has never been questioned;—and, in the opinion of this Meeting, this right still exists, notwithstanding his Majesty William the Fourth having presented a Flag to a few of the Chiefs in the northern part of the Northern Island, which can never be construed as an abrogation of the preferable right of the British Crown to all other Powers, in virtue of prior discovery."
Moved by the Rev. Dr. M'Leod, seconded by Robert Perry, Esq., M.D.
2d, "That the Meeting regard New Zealand," to use the words of Lord Normandy, in his instructions to Captain Hobson—'As of the very greatest importance to the interests of Great Britain, and are sensible of the great natural resources by which that country is distinguished; and that its geographical position must, in times either of peace or war, enable it, in the hands of civilised men, to exercise a paramount influence in that quarter of the world, and that there is probably no part of the earth in which colonization Could be effected with a greater or surer prospect of national advantage;' and, therefore, in the present circumstances of this country, when, among all classes, great numbers find it so difficult to procure employment, or any adequate remuneration for their labour, and when there prevails so strong and so general a spirit for Emigration, the British colonisation of New Zealand is an object worthy of national regard, as opening up a new field for the employment of British capital and labour—creating employment for our shipping and a new market for our goods—and all undertakings, on the part of individuals or Companies, if wisely and judiciously planned, and calculated to advance this oblect, deserve the encouragement of the British Government."
Moved by John Fleming, Esq., of Clairmont, seconded by James Lumsden, Esq., of Yoker—
3d, " That a large body of Emigrants, both from England and Scotland, have already gone to settle in New Zealand, and there are great numbers of intelligent, industrious, and well-behaved men, in various parts of Scotland, who, with their wives and families, are desirous of following their countrymen, and are ready to go during the present year, but the circumstance of the French making pretensions to New Zealand, and threatening to establish a Penal Colony there has naturally alarmed them, as well as all others who are interested in the British Colonisation of New Zealand; and, therefore, It is necessary to call on the Legislature of the country to take immediate steps for preventing any such aggression by the French, or any other Foreign Power, and for preserving inviolate the rights of the British Crown."
Moved by Archibald Alison, Esq., Sheriff of Lanarkshire, seconded by John Crawford, Esq.
4th, "That those of our countrymen who have gone, and those who are anxious to follow, as settlers in New Zealand, ought to be encouraged and protected in the great and patriotic enterprise in which they have so worthily engaged: and it is the opinion of this Meeting, that it is incumbent upon the British Government at once to erect New Zealand into a British Colony, independent of New South Wales, so as to extend British law and protection in the fullest manner to the Colonists; and also to adopt a proper system of Land Sales, and application of the fund thence derived, in giving Free Passages to Labourers, so as to ensure a full supply of Labour to the Colony, and thus promote its advancement and prosperity."
Moved by Andrew Tenuent, Esq., seconded by John Reid, Esq.
5th, "That Petitions to her Majesty, and both Houses of Parliament, founded on the foregoing Resolutions, be forthwith made out, and signed, and that the Petition to her Majesty be presented by the Duke of Wellington, that to the House of Lords by Earl Durham, and that to the House of Commons by James Oswald, Esq., Member for the City."
John Mitchell, Chairman.
Thereafter, on the motion of Lauresce Hill, Esq., the thanks of the Meeting were carried by acclamation to the Chairman for his conduct in the Chair.
John Crawford, Sec.
The world my country,—
Public benefit my politics,—
And doing good my religion.
The Falkland Islands, &c. &c. &c. By G. T. Whitington. Compiled from Ten Years' Investigation of the Subject.
This work gives the early history of the Falklands: it details the different contests for their sovereignty, which is now vested in the British Crown; it comprises the personal examinations and general observations of Don Louis Vernet, the Spanish Governor, and his people, who resided on the Falklands, from 1826 until 1833, as also of Captain J. J. Onslow, R.N., who took possession and hoisted there the British Flag is 1833, together with that of Lieutenants Henry Smith, R.N., Resident Governor during four years, from 1834 to 1838, Robert Lowcay, R.N., Resident Governor for 1838 and 1839, William Langdon, R.N., Henry Rea, R.N., and other indisputable authorities; embracing the soil, climate, natural productions, local advantages, fitness and facilities for Colonization, and for the establishment of a Naval and Commercial Depot. Accompanied by Tables of Temperature, Journal of Weather, Nautical Notes, Instructions for Navigators, and accurate Maps of the Islands, with Chart of Berkley Sound, the shores of Magellan, &c., with seme account of that country and people, as bearing upon their contiguity to the Falklands To this is added important and interesting historical, statistical, political, and general remarks upon Colonisation, Emigration, Poor Laws, Corn Laws, &c.
London:—Smith, Elder, and Co., 65, Cornhill; J. Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly; W. Clowes and Sons, 14, Charing Cross: and of Provincial Booksellers.
Price 1s. 6d.
Lands In New Zealand.—
The Court of 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 Strait. Purchasers proceeding to the Colony will receive an allowance or 60 per cent., subject to the Company's regulations, which may be obtained with all requisite information at the Company's house in Broad-street Buildings, London.
By order of the Court,
John Ward, Secretary.
New Zealand House,
20th May, 1840
Emigration To New Zealand.
The Court Of Directors of the New Zealand Company hereby give notice that they are ready to receive applications for a free passage to the town of Wellington, New Zealand, from agricultural labourers, shepherds, miners, gardeners, brickmakers, mechanics, handicraftsmen, and domestic servants, being married, and not exceeding 40 years of age, also from single females under the care of near relatives, and single men accompanied by one or more adult sisters, not exceeding in either ease the age of 30 years. Strict inquiry will be made as to qualifications and character.
The Company Emigrant Ships will sail from the Port of London positively on the 1st of July and 1st of August next. Further particulars and printed forms of application may be obtained at the Company's House, in Brood-street Buildings.
By Order of the Court,
John Ward, Secretary.
New Zealand House, Broad-street Buildings,
May 20th, 1840
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.
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 He 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 he derived partly from those of the London Company, partly from there-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 Cli???mate and Soil of New Zealand, the natural productions, he character of the native inhabitants, and the general t???ness 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.
Sir Anthony Buller, Pound.
Captain Bulkeley, Mount Stone.
C. Biggs Calmady, Esq.,Langdon Hall.
Joseph CollierCookworthy, M.D. Mayor of Plymouth
Nathaniel Downe, Esq.,Stoke.
Lord Eliot, M.P., Port Eliot.
Richard Fillis, Esq., Plymouth.
Thomas Gardner, Esq.,Plymouth.
George Leach, Esq.,Stoke.
Sir Chas. Lemon, Bt.M.P.,Carclew.
Sir W. Molesworth, 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 Hussey 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 Ranking 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.
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," post paid.—Saturday, May 23, 1840.

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