On Wednesday His Excellency made a visit to Parramatta, where a muster of female Prisoners was held, and next day he
returned to town.
By the recent arrivals from the south- ward we are informed that nine large ships were seen from King's Island and Kent's Group about the 28th of October last, and that they steered N.E. after they got into
the Pacific Ocean: From the described size of the ships and other circumstances, there is little doubt of their being a fleet of English India ships, bound to China by the Eastern
We have the mortification to find that the Pandora's Packet, a south whaler, has been sealing in the Straits since October; at
which time she had been five months from
England:- The Captain informed the Master of the Governor King (whose arrival we last week mentioned), and other vessels, that he had letters for this place, which he would not send by those vessels. The Nancy and the George private colonial vessels are engaged to go in quest of the whaler, and to obtain
The cargo of the Lady Barlow being compleated, it may afford pleasure to the Colonist to observe the quantity of colonial
produce exported on that ship for the Port of
Fine sea elephant oil 264 tons Fur seal skins 13,730
She-oak or beef wood 3,673 solid feet
The Policy and Alexander south whales are compleating their cargoes with oil and seal skins, procured in Bass's Straits by the private colonial vessels.
Two prisoners were yesterday sentenced a corporal punishment, which was inflicted
accordingly, for frequently absconding from
the settlement at which they were stationed, without leave, and without a pass when