Mails will close at the General Post Office, as follows :—
Von BiiAieoiiAt.-By tho Pride of the West, this day, at 6 p m" if in port.
Fon Nsw Calxbsmia,-By tbo Black Dog, this day, at 6 p m, if in port.
Fon Bekbakb,-By the City of Brisbane (s.), on Thursday, at 4
Fon Maktuobocoii. -By the Eaglo (s J, on Thursday, at 4
Foe Rockhampton,-By the Balclutha (s ), on Thursday, at i
Fob Fieoelb -By the Ocean, on Friday, at C p.m.
Custom-House-Entered Outwards, November 29: Clara -Sayers, barque, 298 tens. Captain Bremner, for Mauritius ; Hart, trig, 164 tons, Captain Carpbin, for Wellington,
Notice,—The Custom House will be closed this day (Wednes- day).
The schooner Agnes Jessie has made a splendid run of 57 hours from Launceston, She left at 1 p m, on the 26th instant, and hove to off these Heads at 10 p m. on the 28th, and reports a heavy southerly gale throughout, with a fearfully high sea, She passed a deep laden barque hove to off Cape Howe.
The brig Louisa, and schooner Sarah Ann, both well known colonial traders, will be sold by auction, on Thursday morning, by Messrs. L. E. Threlkeld and Co., at their Rooms, 362, George street.
The Montmorency, from Liverpool, with immigrants, signalled
off the port yesterday, has not been sighted from the Heads since
she stood off.
The clipper schooner Colonist, Captain Scaplehorn, has just completed one of the fastest passages on record, having been only 65 days from Foo Chow to this port, and has completed his voyage in four months and a half, thus proving the vessel to be possessed of no ordinary sailing qualities.