Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: February 19th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
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Derwent Bank Agency
The undersigned hereby gives
notice that from Thursday next
the 8th Inst. he will receive
Deposits and discount Bills &
orders for account and under
the responsibility of the Der=
went Bank company at
Hobart Town V D Land
Feby 6 / 38 - W. F. A. Rucker
First Established Hotel
in Melbourne Fawkners Hotel
Supplies to the Traveller & Soujour
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 pro
vided 7 English and 5 Colonial
Weekly Newspapers, 7 British
Monthly magazines, three quar
terly British Reviews, up to July &
Augst 1837 A very Choice Selection of
books including Novels. Poetry. Theology Histo
ry Philosophy Chemistry &c (N B A late En
cyclopedia) The use of any of these Works
will be free to the Lodgers at the above Hotel
On Sale
At the Stores of Mr Jno Batman
at low prices for Cash
Per late arrivals
Taylors Superior Brown Stout
in Hhds -
Dunbar & Sons Bottled Ale
in Three dozen Cases
Marsalla Wine in Hhds
" " - " quarter casks
" " " half Aums -
Superior Cognac brandy
" - " - " Geneva -
Jamaica Rum
Mauritius Sugar - Hysonskin
Tea - flour - Peanut oil -
Turpentine - White Lead -
Black and Green Paints -
[...] Cannister Gunpowder -
Shot of Sizes - flat Square -
and round Iron assorted -
Yatch Shirts - Scotch Caps
Moleskin Trowsers - Cord & Olive
Velveteen do Superior blue
Cloth do Swansdown and
plush Waistcoats - Striped Shirts
Duck Frocks
velveteen Shooting Coats
Fushan do 8/4 9/4 10/4 11/4
Superior v Blankets - Contind

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