The Ann Jameson, Alexander, sailed from Leith Roads on Tuesday morning for Bombay, Van Diemen’s Land, and New South Wales, with a full cargo, between twenty and thirty passengers, consisting mostly of young ladies. Transcription Information: Collected from a digital image by M. H. Beals. Transcribed by Max Templer. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom), 17 December 1831, available at …

THE EQUALITY OF SEXES.–The Examiner of Saturday las has some witty remarks on the plaint which appeared in our paper on the excess of females over males in the census, which he assures us is entirely owing to the lives of females being prolonged by their better regularity. This is a sly censure upon the habit of our countrymen, one-fifth, …

The Wool Trade.–London, Thursday Night.– This afternoon the first sale of wools for a long time past took place at Garraway’s Coffee-house. The quantity announced for sale to-day was nearly 200 bales, consisting of about 100 bales of New South Wales wool, 50 bales of Van Dieman’s Land wools, &c. The New South Wales wool was first put up and …

The brig Stirling Castle, Captain Fraser, sailed from Greenock on Wednesday morning, for Sidney, New South Wales, having on board the Rev. J. D. Lang, minister of the Scots Church, in Sydney, and two other Presbyterian Ministers ordained to new stations in that colony ; also three Professors, intended for which a liberal Government grant has been obtained. There are …

The Machine Breakers. –A convict ship at Portsmouth is on the point of sailing for Van Diemen’s Land, with between two and three hundred convicts on board, who have been lately convicted for machinebreaking, extorting money, and other offences committed in the disturbed counties. Another ship, with convicts of the same description, will be dispatched for New South Wales, in …