ANOTHER DREADFUL MASSACRE BY THE NATIVESOF THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS. (From the Sydney Gazette, Nov. 8. 1815) By the Governor Macquarrie, are arrived Captain Fowler, and part of the crew of the Indian brig Matilda, which sailed from this colony in August 1813, bound on a voyage to the Derwent and Eastern Islands, and from thence …

American Papers. New York, May 8. The sloop Hero, Capt. Palmer, arrived at Stonington, last Tuesday, in seventy-three days from New South Iceland, with a cargo of oil. ON the 28th of March, in lat. 21. S. long. 35. W. spokethe Brig Wilner, of London, from Buenos Ayres, bound to Falmouth, England ; the Captain …

Van Dieman’s Land We have been favoured with the following extract of a letter from Captain Dixon, of the ship Skelton, dated Hobert Town, Van Dieman’s Land, 29th November 1820 :– “We arrived here on the 27th inst. all in good health.– This colony surpasses my expectation–climate very similar to England, soil capable of any …

Canada Provincial Parliament of Lower Canada Quebec Legislative Council–March 17. This day his Excellency the Governor in Chief made the following[?] speech to both Houses:– “Gentlemen of the Legislative Council and Gentlemen of the House of Assembly, “When the Parliament met for the dispatch of public business[?], I did entertain a hope that the experience …

Emigration to the Cape of Good Hope. ( Official Circular.) The following circular has been addressed to the parties whose lists of the individuals engaged to proceed with them as settlers to the Cape of Good Hope have been approved of by the Colonial Department: – Downing Street, London, 30th Sept. 1819. Sir – I …

Emigration to America [ From the Observer. ] The following letter from a lady who emigrated to America, from within four miles of Godalming, in Surrey, two years back, has been handed to us for insertion. During the present rage for emigration, we think we are justified in giving it insertion, leaving it to those …

Emigration to Canada. About ten days ago an emigrant arrived from Canada, to Paisley, and brings very favourable intelligence from that country. He is a native of Scotland ; was some time in the army ; and is going home again, as he calls it, early in the spring. This person gives the most satisfactory …

Dutch Colonial Law, and Negro Fortitude. (From Lavaysse’s Account of Venezuela, Trinidad, Margaritta, and Tobago, just published.) Stedman, after having given a picture of the cruelties practised on the negroes at Surinam, relates that on his arrival in that colony, a white man was flagged by a black executioner, for having stolen some money from …

Emigration Among the emigrants proceeding to seek another country on the shores of Southern Africa, four vessels, containing above 600 souls, have sailed from Liverpool, bound to the Cape of Good Hope; three of them under the command and direction of a naval officer, and one under private superintendance. The public agent was instructed to …

Canada The following is an extract of a private letter dated “Halifax, May 22 “At two o’clock this day the Earl of Dalhousie, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of British North America, attended by the Admiral, his Majesty’s Council, the staff, naval and military officers, and the principal people of the place, attended to lay the first …