Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January 8th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
Image Number: pp0022-003-0 List | Thumbnails | Image | Zoom | Transcript

Information about ordering a copy of this item

Information about permission to use this item

Mr Rucker's list Continued
Timber of every description
Well seasoned from Hobart
and Launceston New Horses
Zealand Pine
Nails - Batten Shingle & Hurdle
Shoe makers Toe & Heel Sprigs
Leathers - Sole - Kip & Kangaroo
Saddlery Whips & Spurs
Spades & Shovels Locks & Hinges
Gunpowder and Shot Ladys
dress Shoes
Best London Beaver & Gossamill
(White & Black) Manilla Hats
and Caps
Bagging Wool Packs needles
and Twine &c as well as a variety
of other articles too numerous
for insersion
Queen Street W. F. A. Rucker
29 Decm.
Blacksmith & farrier
Adjoining Fawkners Hotel
All work of the above Branches
performed quickly and neatly
Horses Shod Cash 0"7"0
Credit - 0-9-0
All other work in proportion
First Established Hotel
in Melbourne Fawkners Hotel
Supplies to the Traveller & Soujourner
All the usual requisites of a Board
ing House and Hotel of the
very best quality, being
mostly laid in from the first
Mercantile House in Cornwall
V D Land in addition to which
there will be found mental recre
ation of a High order.
There are provided 7 English &
5 Colonial Weekly Newspapers
Seven British Monthly Magazines
Three quarterly British Reviews
up to July and August 1837
A very choice selections of Books
including Novels. Poetry. Theology
History Philosophy Chemistry &c
N.B. A late Encyclopedia. The
use of any of these Works will be
free to the Lodgers at the above
T. D. Weatherly takes
this early opportunity to inform his
friends and the Public that he
Supplies Families with the best wheaten
Bread at the lowest possible price &
to those who wish it he allows one
months Credit
Poets corner.
Oh! what a pure and sacred thing
Is beauty, curtained from the sight
Of the gross world. Illumining
One only Mansion with her light,
Unseen by mans disturbing eye
The flower that blooms beneath the sea.
Too deep for sunbeams, doth not lie
Hid in more chaste obscurity.

This manuscript is one of a selection of documents relating to the early European settlement of Victoria.
This digital copy of the manuscript was created as part of the Port Phillip Papers Digitisation Project.

About the Port Phillip Papers Digitisation Project

Reproduction rights owned by the State Library of Victoria

Opening hours

The Library is open seven days a week, excluding some public holidays.

  • Monday to Thursday: 10am–9pm
  • Friday to Sunday: 10am–6pm
State Library of Victoria map


328 Swanston St,
Melbourne, Victoria
3000 Australia
Tel +61 3 8664 7000

Nearest train station:
Melbourne Central
Nearest tram stop:
Cnr Swanston &
La Trobe streets


Regular news about:

  • the Library
  • our youth literature programs
  • our services for schools
State Government of Victoria – link to government home
Connect with us