Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January 29th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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Three quarterly British reviews
up to July and August 1837
A very choice Selection Selection
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 Hotel
T D Weatherly takes
This early opportunity to in
form 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
To let
A Substantial Weatherboarded
house 27 feet by 14 divided into 2
rooms below and one upper room
the whole lenght it is well floored
bricknogged and plastered
enquire of the Proprietor - J P Fawkner
The Stewards and others
well disposed to the Melbourne
Races are requested to attend a meet
ing at Fawkners Hotel on the 27 inst
Melbourne 11th Jany 1838
The undersigned most res
pectfully begs leave to inform his
friends and the Public that he has
on Sale at the Stores of M. J. Batman
for Cash only
Fat Beef mutton { £ - s - d
and Lamb per pound { 0-0-5
Best flour per 100 lbs 1-5-0
New Potatoes per pound "-"-3
Good Old Jamaica Rum {
above proof per Gallon { " 15-"
Old Madeira in cases {
per Dozen { 2-2-0
Do Port in Do {
per Do { 1-18-0
Best Cavendish Tobacco per lb "-5-6
Shot of various Sizes {
at 9 pence per pound { "-"-9
And many other articles at
equally low prices
The undersigned will also
allow his Butcher to call daily upon
Families for orders
B.G. Hollins
Poets Corner
See how the young Blood rises on the cheeks
Of yonder lovely maidens I have thought
That Blushes are the pulse of virtuous feelings
And which being touched by the unwashen hands
Of lust or villany, doth beat thus highly
Yet 'tis a healthful fever.

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