Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January [1st] 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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For London direct
The fine fast Sailing Ship Hartley
Burthen Four Hundred Tons
will be ready to recieve Wool
early next Month, the greater
part of her cargo being engaged
She will meet with very quick
dispatch This Vessel possesses
very superior Accommodations.
For Freight or Passage Apply to
W. F. A Rucker,
Queen Street Melbourne 29 Decr 1837
For Launceston.
The fast sailing Cutter Jemima
will leave for the above
Port on the 20th of Jany 1838
For Freight or
Passage Apply
To W. F. A Rucker.
Geelong Trader
The well known Schooner
Lapwing will sail regularly
between the above Port
and Melbourne
Leaving the latter place
every tenth day,
For Freight or
Apply to the Master on
Board or to W F A Rucker
Queen Street Melbourne 29 Dec 37
For Launceston.
The Good Schooner Enterprize
Sails on Wednesday the 3rd Current
For Freight or passage Apply to
the Master on board or to
John P. Fawkner.
The Undersigned has for
Sale at his Stores Queen Street
Melbourne, the following very
choice Selection of Goods
expressly adapted for this
Market, to which he begs
to Call Public Attention.
Flour, Oatmeal, Oats,
Rice, Spices, Negrohead and
Brazil Tobacco & Stems,
Pork, Cheese, Potatoes, Tea &
Sugar, Table, and Pudding Raisins,
Stockkeepers boots Strong & Light
Wellington & Ladies Dress Shoes,
Gentlemens superior Riding Coats,
Wines { Port, Sherry, Claret.
{ Sicilian & Cape, Red & White.
Spirits { Brandy and Rum & Gin in Case
{ Real Highland Whisky.
Malt { Porter and Ale, Bottled
{ Burton & Ashbys. Barrels
Sheep Wash
Paints and Linseed Oil
Crown Window Glass of Sizes.
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