Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: January 29th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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For Sydney
The Schooner Sarah
Captn William Winkworth
will be ready to leave for the
above Port about the middle of
next month
For Freight or passage
Apply to W F A Rucker
Melbourne 24 Jany 1838
Genius well directed merits every
encomium that the gratitude of
those who are benefitted by its noble
labours can lavish on its under
takings and achievements
Immigration. - His excellency is de-
sirous of drawing the attention of the Co-
lonists to the Government notice of the 25th
September. 1837, offering bounties on the
introduction of Agricultural labourers and
Mechanics, and of Domestic Servants in
consequence of an intimation received from
the right honourable the Secretary of
State for the Colonies that it is the in
tention of her majestys Government
to discontinue at the earliest possible
period, the assignment of convicts to pri
vate Service; & His excellency is instruct-
ed to point out to the settlers generally, the
expediency of their looking for the future
to Immigration rather than assignment
as the source from which they may obtain
their requisite labour for the cultivation
of their land and for other purposes
Government Gazette of the 22 Novr 1837
for freight
The fast sailing Cutter Rebacca will
Sail from Melbourne for Launceston about
Wednesday next this vessel is now laid on as
a regular Trader & one of the fastest Sailing craft
in this trade will prove to Shippers of goods or to
passengers the most eligible conveyance between
Melbourne and Launceston the Rebacca will touch
at Western port to land goods and Passengers
27 Jany 38 - for particulars Apply to Captn Bell
The Mail from Sydney arri
ved duly on the 28th Current
bringing Australian Papers
to the 12 Jany
Shipping intelligence
Arrived the 22nd at Night. The Henry Whiting from
George Town with 1009 Sheep landed 1005 -
Sailed on Saturday the Cutter Charlo-
tte in Ballast for Hobart Town
Sunday (having been accidentally
detained) The Port Phillip Packet
Captain Tapper late Akers
Sunday the Rebacca for Oysters Shells from
Geelong. Sailed on the 24th The Henry
in Ballast Passengers J. Willis and
G. James Esqrs -
The Overland Mail for Sydney closes
at 4 OClock P. M. on Tomorrow -
The Melbourne Races are appointed to
be run on Tuesday and Wednesday 6th and
7th March Next

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