The guide to Tasmania : containing information respecting the government and public institutions : with the regulations for the sale of crown lands and the unsettled lands regulations : also the law of master and servant : together with tables of all taxes, duties and fees, fiscal and commercial charges, cab and coach fares, wages, and prices of provisions, and a description of the agricultural and pastoral capabilities of every district in the colony / by Hugh Munro Hull, a coroner for the territory, and librarian to the Parliament

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Hull, Hugh Munro, 1818-1882
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N 2016-4365
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Hobart Town : J. Walch, 1858
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Pen and pencil marks throughout issue. Some loss of text due to preservation work. Advertisement section has missing pages.
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Contents

HULL’S GUIDE TO TASMANIA. 1
Guide to Tasmania 5
PREFACE. 9
CONTENTS. 13
ALTERATIONS OF IMPORTANCE DURING THE PROGRESS OF THE WORK THROUGH THE PRESS. 15
GUIDE TO TASMANIA. 17
GARDEN OPERATIONS. 19
WEATHER TABLES. 22
POPULATION. 23
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA. 24
Numerical Summary of the Members of both Houses of the British Parliament—1858. 27
Secretary of State's Office. 27
Official Directory. 28
Parliament of Tasmania. 29
Public Departments. 30
List of Coroners for the Territory. 31
Magistrary. 32
Police Department. 32
Law Department. 38
BARRISTERS, ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, AND PROCTORS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, AS THEY STAND ON THE ROLLS. 40
Courts of Requests. 42
Electoral. 45
Post Office Department. 46
Customs Department. 51
CAVEAT AND LAND BOARD. 53
LAND AND SURVEY DEPARTMENT. 53
Ecclesiastical. United Church of England and Ireland 54
Church of Scotland. 56
Roman Catholic Church. 56
QUEEN’S ORPHAN SCHOOLS, NEW TOWN. 57
Education. BOARD OF EDUCATION. 58
Medical Department. 59
Military Establishment. 60
Municipal Corporations. 61
Public Institutions. THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA. 61
Insurance Companies. 69
Banks. 70
Masonic Lodges. 72
Odd Fellows' Lodges. 72
Electric Telegraph. 73
Independent Order of Rechabites. 73
Licenses—1858. 74
Expenditure. 75
Land Regulation-1858. 78
UNSETTLED LAND REGULATIONS. 79
Law of Master and Serbant—1858. 82
Fees, Taxes, and Fiscal Charges. 83
SCALE OF COMMERCIAL CHARGES, 86
RATES OF PILOTAGE. 87
COURTS OF REQUEST. 88
INSOLVENT COURT. 89
SURVEY DEPARTMENT. 89
REGISTRY OF DEEDS. 90
SHIPPING MASTER’S FEES. 90
Forgion Consuls at British Ports. IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. 91
POLICE DEPARTMENT FEES. 91
REGISTRARS OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. 91
Markets. 92
Turnpikes of the Colony. 93
BRIDGEWATER BRIDGE. 94
POUNDAGE FEES. 94
RESTDOWN, OR RISDON, FERRY TOLLS. 94
WATERMEN’S FARES, HOBART TOWN. 95
WATERMEN’S FARES, LAUNCESTON. 95
CARTERS’ CHARGES, HOBART TOWN. 96
CARTERS’ CHARGES, LAUNCESTON. 96
HACKNEY COACH AND CABRIOLET FARES. 96
WATER RATES, HOBART TOWN, 96
Stage Coaches. FROM HOBART TOWN. 97
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE ROADS, 97
CURRENT RATE OF WAGES—(TOWN). 99
Steamers. FROM HOBART TOWN. 99
PRICES OF CATTLE, HORSES, SHEEP, AND PIGS, 100
RETAIL PRICES OF PROVISIONS, 101
ARTIFICERS’ MEASURING. 102
Country Districts. 102
ISLANDS BELONGING TO TASMANIA. 109
Military Medical Sanatarium. 109
Conclusion. 111
NAMES OF THE FIRST HUNDRED SUBSCRIBERS TO HULL'S “GUIDE TO TASMANIA.” 112
[Chapter heading not available] 113

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Hull, Hugh Munro. (1858). The guide to Tasmania : containing information respecting the government and public institutions : with the regulations for the sale of crown lands and the unsettled lands regulations : also the law of master and servant : together with tables of all taxes, duties and fees, fiscal and commercial charges, cab and coach fares, wages, and prices of provisions, and a description of the agricultural and pastoral capabilities of every district in the colony Retrieved February 1, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2887758065

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Hull, Hugh Munro. The guide to Tasmania : containing information respecting the government and public institutions : with the regulations for the sale of crown lands and the unsettled lands regulations : also the law of master and servant : together with tables of all taxes, duties and fees, fiscal and commercial charges, cab and coach fares, wages, and prices of provisions, and a description of the agricultural and pastoral capabilities of every district in the colony Hobart Town: J. Walch, 1858. Web. 1 February 2023 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2887758065>

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Hull, Hugh Munro. 1858, The guide to Tasmania : containing information respecting the government and public institutions : with the regulations for the sale of crown lands and the unsettled lands regulations : also the law of master and servant : together with tables of all taxes, duties and fees, fiscal and commercial charges, cab and coach fares, wages, and prices of provisions, and a description of the agricultural and pastoral capabilities of every district in the colony J. Walch, Hobart Town viewed 1 February 2023 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2887758065

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