Notice [public notices, 23 January 1813]

[Editor: Two items from the public notices section of The Sydney Gazette, and New South Wales Advertiser, 23 January 1813. The first item, advertising a Commemoration Dinner, is regarding the anniversary of the founding of the colony of New South Wales (Australia Day). The second item is regarding an indentured servant who has run away […]

[News items] [9 September 1851]

[Editor: These brief news items, extracts from the news section of the The Sydney Morning Herald of 9 September 1851, are indicative of the harsh sentencing and working conditions in Australia’s early years; although they were probably little different to those in other countries at the time.] AYING. — This man is becoming quite a […]