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1818 sydneygazette

Macquarie Lighthouse

28th November, 1818.

THE MACQUARIE TOWER and LIGHT HOUSE at the South Head being now compleated, and the Lanthern with Revolving Lights in Readiness to be lighted for the Benefit of Ships or Vessels arriving on the Coast at Night; Notice is hereby given, that the Lights will commence to be regularly exhibited on the Night of Monday next, the 30th Instant, and will after that time continue to be so every succeeding Night.

As it is intended that the Expence of shewing the South Head Light shall be defrayed by an adequate Charge on the Ships or Vessels resorting to the Harbour of Port Jackson; Notice is further given, that an adequate Tonnage Rate will be levied off such Ships or Vessels as shall enter the Heads of Port Jackson, on or after the first Day of January next ensuing.

As an Encouragement to the Colonial Shipping and Trading Interests, such Ships or Vessels as shall belong to and be registered at Port Jackson, or at any of the Ports belonging to the Colony, will be exempt from contributing to the said Light-house Rate.

By His Excellency the Governor's Command,
J.T. CAMPBELL, Secretary.

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Sydney Gazette 28 November 1818 p.1a.

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