Description Pictou Observer, October 10, 1832

Pictou Observer

October 10, 1832

1st page

  • Pictou Observer published by William Gossip every Wednesday morning on Water Street with cost and terms
  • Allan M'Donald, Tobacconist, has removed back to his stone house, No. 46, Bedford Row and will continue in his trade there
  • A & H M'Donald have received merchandise via the Mary Ann and Halifax from Liverpool
  • Varnal Browne, confectionery and cookery, advertising ice cream, oysters, ginger beer, etc
  • Albion Iron Foundry and Steam Engine Manufactory, William Davies
  • For sale arriving on the schooner Sarah from the West Indies:  molasses, rum, sugar, coffee, lime juice, chrub and arrow root
  • Building and garden lots for sale in town of Pictou, H. Blackadar
  • Lots for sale in district of Pictou, W. Mortimer
  • Case of Cordovan for sale, Ross & Primrose
  • Notice of demands against estate of the late Robert McIntosh, East River
  • Notice of sums due to estate of the late Governor Debarres
  • Notice of demands against estate of the late John Manson, shoemaker, of the district of Pictou
  • Notice of John Finlayson, Merigomish, insolvent debt and land in Blue Mountian owned by John Johnston to be sold
  • Notice of demands against estate of Alexander Dunbar Senior of West Branch of East River
  • Notice of continued business of the Royal Oak Hotel after the death of proprietor Mrs. Thain along with description of extensive services offered. David P. Patterson
  • Ross & Primrose selling rum, sugar, molasses, gin, salt, and hats
  • Carding Mill business operating at Salt Springs, West River along with instructions where wool can be left to be picked up for carding. Robert Cameron
  • Story on the wonders of elephants, an encounter with a tiger, a Collapissas fathers sacrifice, description of an exection by hanging

2nd page

  • Report on English parliament, address by King William IV
  • Report on events in Paris, Portugal, Algiers, Cassel, Venice, Warsaw, fighting in Poland and Damascus
  • Report from New Brunswick 
  • Report from Nova Scotia

3rd page

  • Response to article on the human character
  • Article from an elector re the candidacy of Mr. Smith
  • Editorial on Nova Scotia mines and minerals 
  • Sir Peregrine Maitland to leave for England on the brig Chebucto
  • T. N. Jeffery, Nova Scotia collector of customs
  • Ships arrived: schooner Eliza of Magdalen Islands; brig Huskisson of New Foundland; Aberdeenshire of Halifax, schooner Mary of Halifax; Providence of Mirimachi; H.M.S. Columbine; brig Erin, Gale of Liverpool; steamer Pocahontas of Charlottetown
  • Ships cleared:  brig Dependant of Cocagne; brig Aberdeenshire of Mirimachi; brig Ermstrel of Providence; barque Janus of Liverpool; ship Galate of Liverpool; schooner Glasgow of Bay Cheleur; Tay of Fox Island; Providence; Mary Bell of Bay des Cheleur; Elizabeth of Portland; brig Perseverance of New York 
  • Notice re auction of rigging, sails, anchors and chains of the brig Halls wrecked at Lasserwick, East of Cape Hinginbrook
  • Notice of public sale of livestock at the home of David Murray of Merigomish
  • Public sale of town lots on Pictou Harbour with easy terms, flour, oatmeal, butter, and pork will be accepted as payment.  Thomas Lowden
  • Forest land for sale on the North side of the East Branch of River John belong to the late Robert Patterson.  
  • Private sale of farm fronting Sutherland's River in Merigomish
  • Robert Robertson advertises iron, nails, spikes and soap for sale received by the brig Erin of Liverpool
  • Notice against the estate of Hugh McKay, late of Pictou
  • D. Crichton & Son offering Arichat herring from the schooner Maria for sale or trade for country produce

4th page

  • Poetry
  • Account of danger on Niagara Falls
  • Number of farmers in the United Kingdom
  • Report on Privy Council
  • Excerpts from History of the Boroughs of Great Britain 
  • Henry Hatton advertising dry goods, fishery salt, hardware, etc from brig Erin from Liverpool
  • John Doull advertising yellow pine, pitch pine and black birch for sale in Tatamagouche
  • John Joyce advertising assortment of leathers
  • Eastern Stage Coach schedule and fares
  • Notice by John Doull advising all indebted to him to pay up before he leaves Pictou for Point Breuley
  • Large lots of land for sale on the head of the East River of St. Mary's, Garden of Eden.  Easy terms for settlers.
  • Wet nurse wanted in Salt Springs, West River. 
  • Wine and Brown Stout for sale by W. Mortimer
  • John Doull will continue to supply pine and birch for sale in the town of Pictou manufactured in his mills at Point Breuley
  • Sheriff's Sale of land in Roger's Hill belonging to John Patterson consisting of 1,250 acres 
  • Pulic auction of land in the town of Pictou belonging to William Fisher
  • Alexander Chisholm, East Branch of the East River, 250 acre farm for sale
  • E. Mortimer mansion and property for sale
  • Barrel of rum found on board the shallop Mary at Mr. Black's wharf in Halifax, looking for owner
  • Cattle show will be held at New Lairg and at Mill Brook Middle River the next day on the premises of Mr. A. Ross
  • Notice of a cattle, horses, sheep and hogs to be exhibited on Angus McKay's premises, West River

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