New Zealand Company A very lively and interesting scene occurred on Friday, off the West India Dock entrance, at Blackwall, by the preparation for departure of three fine vessels with “improvers” for “Nelson,” the second colony of New Zealand. The Directors of the Company and several hundred persons of rank and wealth met there to …

Emigration to South Australia ( From Tuesday’s Gazette. Colonial Land and Emigration Office, 9 Parkstreet, Westminster, Oct. 1, 1841.–In reference to the notice published in the Royal Gazette of the 6th of August last, to the effect that all emigrants in respect of whom bounty was to be claimed in New South Wales, must have …

There is something curious in the preference which the emigrants from England, Scotland, and Ireland display for different localities. The proportions emigrating the countries below are as follows:– Emigrants English Per cent. Scottish Per cent. Irish Per Cent. To United States, 54, 14 1/2, 12 – Sydney, 17, 21 1/2, 7 – Canada, 8 1/2, …

Monument to the late Earl of Durhum. –The New Zealand Company have voted t105, towards the erection of the monument to the Earl of Durham–the noble earl having been the first governor of this important company. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 19 March 1842, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/311.

New Zealand. ( From the Morning Chronicle.. The dinner given on Saturday by the New Zealand Company to Lord John Russell will serve to remove all apprehensions, if any are yet entertained, with regard to the relations between that colony and the Government of the parent state. Many of the first names in the country …

Another New Field for Emi gration The Falkland Islands have been nominally a British colony for some years; but, in consequence of representations made to Government by various persons interested in the trade to the South Seas, a plan has at least been drawn up for establishing a body of settlers in these islands. It …

Theatre Royal. –The Pantomine, we observe, is postponed till Friday. Meanwhile, the theatre is crowded nightly, the public being admitted at second price from the commencement of the performances. Music Hall. –We stated, about two month ago, that, in connection with other improvements in the Assembly Rooms, a plan was under consideration for erecting a …

Emigration. A Return, just published, shows that emigration is still proceeding upon a gigantic scale:– Emigrants from the United Kingdom in 1840. England. Scotland. Ireland. Total. To North American colonies, 5,303 3,053 23,935 32,293 United States, 35,309 1,246 4,087 40,0 Other parts of America, 44 – – 44 West Indies, 745 687 159 1,591 The …

Tailors. –In 1836 the number of tailors and slopmakers in the town was 500, and these were fully employed; at present there are only 250, and these but partially employed; leaving 250 who are unemployed. Some have left the town, and others are gone to America or Australia. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 22 December …

Emigration. –The following data will show the number of emigrants from the United Kingdom, with their destination, during the year 1840 derived from official sources:– To N. American Col. 27,025 To Van Diem. Land 281 United States 38,495 West Australia 233 West Indies 1,938 Port-Philip 3,201 Cape of G. Hope 513 South Australia 2,911 Sydney …