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   Colonial Gazette (Newspaper) - June 8, 1839, London, Middlesex                                PUBLISHED IN CONNECTION WITH THE COLONIAL SOCIETY; FOR THE o. 28.] WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1839. f Pricb 1 Sixpence* � SHIPS, COLONIES, AND COMMERCE!" CONTENTS. Colonial News* ca-Canada 433 Indies-Jamaica ..............433 Capo of Good Hope..........433 Africc Australasia Phillip-V ales-Port South Aus- tralia-Western Australia........ 433 Europe-Malta......................435 Petitions against the New Jamaica Bill 436 Meeting of Jamaica Proprietors........437 Bank of Australasia....................438 British India Society.........*........438 British and Foreigh Anti-Slavery Society 439 | Imperial Paumamknt... ...........441-44& American Cotton Trade................439 Bank of British North America........439 Bank of England......................439 Postscript............................440 The Colonial Gazkttr ..............440 HOMK and FOHKtOM N�w8............ 44^ Thm London Qxt^rrm..............44  that this epidemic begins to decrease-that to resume specie payments, some on the 1st of August, others on the 1st of November. The Montreal Herald of the 8th ult. says, so abundant had last year's harvest been, that notwithstanding the ereatlv increased consumption of cases less than in some preceding weeks; but the malignity of the disease has increased. The utmost care and attention should, therefore, be paid to all patients:-More particularly-guard against iu� flammation and dysentry grain in consequence of the presence of   be shipped from the upper province for Montreal, would be far greater than during any former year, and that a considerable portion of it would be exported to Great Britain. The boundary question it appears, from the cor- should receive professional treatment. The now cases for last week wore........1,000 Deaths, reported........................     22 Fkontieh.-Abundant rains have lately fallen throughout the Eastern Province. It is reported that another " trekking" towards Natal, or some other point beyond the colony, is respondence published in the Washington Globe,   about to commence. is now proposed to be attempted to be settled by a       We have nothing new from or of Port Natal. From Lower Canada we learn that the court-   suryey of ;he d5fiputed territory by a joint com-martial, which had sat during five months and a   mission<   The Now York papers anticipate little half, had closed its session.    The last prisoner   benefit from this proceeding. tried and found guilty was a man named Mott. The number of prisoners tried had reached 110, of whom twelve had been executed, and nine acquitted. The remainder were in gaol under sentence of death, supposed they would be transported. AUSTRALASIA. WEST INDIES was SevSn'bf Hhfe eight American prisoners rlstburgh in Jan., 1838, and who had been Letters and papers to the 21st of Jan. have been received from Sydney,        New York, by the Liverpool, to the 20th of April. Might last r>   i   -fci. rti* w �Jv  I reaching England by this circuitous route before   speedier and more certain communication between connuea in xne ciwuet ui Quebec foi the last six- b     *        J expediency if a direct steam   the different and remote parts of their extended teen months, had been set at liberty on the boun-    _*_^>_�,_bb^_ ^   \xr ^ {\ At _ 2_ _iM1 pnn^Jiiin. n.n nvil onlv tn hi, romodind hv tlm dary line, at St. Regis, by Mr. Sheriff M'Martin, of the eastern district, Upper Canada. Mr. H. W. Tucker, of Hogansburgh, Franklin county, attended to receive them.   On delivering them over, the Sheriff made a short address to them, pointing   line between America and England ? West Indies is still de-   coast-lhie, an evil only to be remedied by the ex nied, of employing steamers of moderate to ply between New York and Jamaica, or St. tension of steam-navigation. In tho present state of these colonies, it was felt that the Government Thomas, perhaps, in conjunction with the regular "done could adequately effect this great object, which, by facilitating the communications from out the enormity of their offence, and the clemency them British and Canadian Governments; in ~ ^ J^^' I tlmn ever. Somo of the estates are represented I increased value to tho crown-lands, and open many Tucker delivered an oration expressive ot the gene- ______________ .    ,     districts for colonization, nt nr�H�iifc almost inm.- Thc papers received are occupied with state- Port to Port> hy means of powerful and .efficient ments of the conduct of the negroes, and the pro- vessels> for tho trausit of passengers, goods, livo spectsof the estates, which are more contradictory   stock> 8TT> and other products, would give an ral sympathy of the country with their sufferings, . -     *        - I oomihlp    This is tho qvitom which ]mq lonrr Wn a i. i �       ^ +L .,,uv nf tiiPiP mo     The negroes, too, are stated to have become very   cessimu   Jms 1S 1,10 s)�ttm wmcn jus long dclii anditshrm conviction of the purity ot their mo- b     >     > J    nursued hv the Russian Government, in its coloftioft as doing very well; others, as completely ruined. districts for colonization, at present almost inac- tives. Several of the New York papers severely reflect npon the conduct of this person.   Suther- turbulent. pursued by the Russian Government, in its colonics* tiut^ tT/-\ttc*t* ah a cr     �i           i   e   along tho Wolffa, and other groat Asiatic rivers. 1 he House of Assembly*-Since the arrival of        b a J b 9 the last packet, a rumour has prevailed that the   with a success winch it.might have been expected land was one of the party; but, when the prisoners   Government win recede from the position in whicll   would have led to its imitation by other powers, reanhed Cornwall, it was discovered that, by some    it has placed itself with the House of Assembly,       It will be seen that a river of some importance and that the House will be convened, and a corre-   hofl been reccntly discovered in South Australia. and he was therefore detained until further orders,    spondence proposed.    We vouch for the 4 f ^ From Upper Canada we learn that the Provincial Parliament, the two branches of which had differed on several important points, was prorogued rumour May.   The Assembly, warm There is little news from the country. The statements respecting the progress of the crops, and the preparations for next year, aro so conflict- Cannot NEW SOUTH WALES. We have received Sydney papers to the ICth of this month.   A petition had been prepared, which r^Z^, I set forth the grievances under which the colonists xn Homo i "    ...     ... rt debates, had agreed on an address, " loyal, but firm," to her Majesty on the state of the province. A select committee of the House had agreed to a parishes we learn that matters are getting on remarkably well, in others, as badly as they can. Thomas were likely to suffer in x tho event of tho recently promulgated regulations on convict discipline being carried into effect, and it was expected that a vast ,      T   JT^  t    ,    � , , of the 11th of April, says several'pcople are here   !14umb(;r,f ; appended, and that report in reply to Lord Durham's report, m which   at       nt from slt> j Cuba, for the purpose   lt. ^nldho forwarded m time to afiect tho quc�- measures of buying German, French, and other foreign | tio� T^f^^T^ goods suited for their market, which they can al- doenment and mis-statements. by the legislature was an Act to authorise Govern- I ways find in this place at moderate prices; they ment to dispose of their stock in the Bank of purchase Captain J. G. Collins, late of tho 13th Light Dragoons, had received authority from the Madras government to ship annually, from New South Upper Canada; and another to authorize the pro-   to iinportB> and BUppUeg of goods were tQ tent.   If Jamaica were free of any restrictions as    T1*> f numbf of Jjfses suftcient to remount vince to purchase from the stockholders their Welland CanaL civing them King as tures >yment, redeemable in twenty years,   they wanted- Mot go there for what at a graduated rate of yearly interest.   Among the passed House of Assembly, was AFRICA authorising the Receiver-General to issue bills of CAPE OF GOOD HOPE r on the public works, ceiver-General was authorised to negotiate arloan of one million in England, at three and carrying   Papers fro the Madras cavalry. Charges for cavalry officers were in great demand, and 500 rupees are given for troop horses on being passed by the Madras cavalry committee. The following are extracts:- " Major Bunbury, of the 80th Itegt, has been appointed to succeed Major Anderson, n& commandant of Norfolk Island, for which settlement ho takes his departure by the Governor Phillip. "�Cargo of Ice.-Our American visitor has i>    1 0 , the Cape of ^Good Hope, up to the   br0Ught to the colony a ^ for whicb, though lie- j 3rd of April, have come to hand.   They are chiefly | icy cold it be, we cannot refrain from offering our warmest thanks.   We hope tho providers of oiue glad to observe I table-luxuries will find it their interest to encou measles cent., upon the debentures of the province.    The   that, at the latest date, the first-named malady was Assembly had thrown out a bill providing expenses attendant on the safe keep considered on the decline. was, it will be seen, a rumour soners taken Prescott and elsewhere migrat ought to be defrayed by    The Measles,-We learn this morning (Tues rage this freezing article of commerce, lieve Calcutta was the first port to cargo was exported by brother Jo not more than six years since; and if we do forget, confectioners vended them there at " We be a ind that rupee eaco,   

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