Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January 15th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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Mr Rucker's list continued
New Zealand Pine
Nails Batten - Shingle & Hurdle
Shoe Makers Toe and Heel Sprigs
Leather Sole Kip and Kangaroo
Saddlery - Whips - and Spurs
Spades, and Shovels Locks & Hinges
Gunpowder & Shot Ladys dress
Shoes Hats
Best London Beaver & (Gossamer
White and Black) Manilla
Hats and Caps Bagging Wool
Packs Needles and Twine as
well as a variety of other
articles too numerous for
29 Decm 1837 W F A Rucker.
Blacksmith & Farrier
Adjoining Fawkner's Hotel
All work of the above branches
performed quickly and neatly
Horses Shod Cash "-7-"
Credit "-9-"
All other work in proportion
First established Hotel in
Melbourne Fawkners Hotel
Supplies to the Traveller & soujou
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 recreation
of a High order There are
provided 7 English and 5
Colonial Weekly Newspapers
7 British monthly Magazines
Three quarterly British Reviews
up to July and Augusts
A very choice Selection of
Books including Novels - Poetry -
Theology - History - Philosophy -
Chemistry &c.
NB. A late Encyclopedia
the use of any of these Works
will be free to the Lodgers at
the above Hotel.
T D Weatherly takes this early
oppurtunity to inform his friends
and the Public that he supplies
Families with the best wheaten
Bread at the lowest possible
price and to those who wish
it he allows one months Credit.
Poets Corner.
He was the last of all his house [Note: andfro]
His very boyhood, a severer gloom
Than such as marks the child gathered & gre
Around him like an overshadowing veil
And yet at times - often when some sad ta
Was told - from out that seeming darkness fl
Flashes of mind and passion, and his eye
Burn'd with the lightning of his brain & then
He spoke and looked more proudly

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