Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: February 12th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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Capt Lonsdale

Melbourne Advertiser
Port Phillip Australia
Written for and Published by John P Fawkner
Monday February the 12th 1838, Melbourne
No. 7 Vol. 1

For Freight or Passage
The Strong built Cutter
Rebecca is now laid on as a regular
Trader between Melbourne & Launces
ton, and is one of the fastest sailing
Crafts in this Trade, will prove to
Shippers of goods or to Passengers the
most eligible conveyance between
Melbourne and Launceston
For Particulars Apply to
24 Jany / 38 Captn Bell
From 100 to 2000 ft
of good Cedar at 6 pence pr
foot 20,000 Shingles at 20/
pr 1000 Window Sills of Sydney
Stone and large Size worked
or rough 2000. 5 feet Split Pa
ling for Sale of V D Land ma
nufacture they are ready for de
livery orders on V D Land will be
taken in payment of the above
John. P. Fawkner
For Sydney
The Schooner Sarah
Captn William Winkworth
will be ready to leave for the
above port about the middle of
next month
Apply to W. F. A. Rucker
Melbourne Jany 24 / 38 Agent
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
Blacksmith & Farrier
Adjoining Fawkners Hotel
All work of the above branches
performed quickly and neatly
Horses Shod Cash 7-0
Do - Credit 9-0
All other work in proportion

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