Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January 29th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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Melbourne Advertiser
Port Phillip Australia
Written for and Published by, John P Fawkner
Monday January the 29th 1838 Melbourne
No. 5 Vol 1st

Geelong Trader
The well Known Schooner
Lapwing will sail regularly be
tween the above port and Melbourne
leaving the latter place every tenth
day For Freight or passage
Apply to The Master on Board
or to W. F. A. Rucker
For Sale
Fit for breeding or for the butch
er 20 Choice Pigs
enquire at Fawkners Hotel
On Sale
250 Head of prime
Cattle these are adapted
For breeding being Choice Stock
A part are fit for the
Supply daily required by the
For Particulars enquire of
John P Fawkner
From one to 30 good useful Horses
The greater number of these ani
mals are quiet Saddle Horses and
will carry a Lady
enquire at the office of this Paper
From 100 to 2000 feet of good
Cedar at 6 pence per foot 20000
of Shingles at 20/ per 1000 Window
Sills of Sydney Stone and large
size worked or rough. 2000 - 5 ft
Split Paling for Sale of V D Land
manufacture they are ready for
delivery orders on V D Land will be
taken in payment of the above
John P Fawkner
On Sale
A quantity of Superior New
Zealand Pine in Log and in
flooring Boards Apply to
Mr Horatio Cooper Melbourne
or to Mr Hugh McLean W Town

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