Criminal Side: theft of horses

Israel Shaw, Abraham Crabtree, John Sinclair, and John Marshall were charged with having stolen on the 30th May, one horse value £8, and two mares value £14. the property of Joseph Terry, residing at Westbury. William Bates, resides with his uncle Joseph Terry, near Westbury. He recollected coming to Launceston in May last, with one…

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Timeline of Tasmanian Newspapers, to 1899

Tasmanian Newspapers to 1899, in MS Excel format (xls). Showing availability online, as of 8 August 2016 (last update). In an attempt to keep it simple, names changes are only noted when there’s a significant change. Changes to a title involving the place name are noted in brackets.

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Marriage Act

Launceston Advertiser, 16 August 1838 LAUNCESTON: Thursday Morning, August 16, 1838 The Marriage Act was passed on Tuesday the 7th last., after much ineffectual opposition on the part of Chief Justice Pedder and Mr. Gregory. The latter put in the following protest against the measure : — Mr. Gregory’s reasons for dissenting from the resolution…

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