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Evening Post March 19th 1883

The barque Closeburn, 876 tons, Captain Anderson, was brought in by Pilot Holmes at 8pm on Saturday. Reports having left Greenock on the 29th November; crossed the Equator on the 27th December, passed the meridian of the Cape on the 29th January, made Cape Farewell on the 16th inst., and arrived off the Heads at 4pm on Saturday. The weather throughout was very fine, and on "Wiggins' 10th", when the vessel was between Australia and New Zealand, she only experienced a light southerly breeze. She brings a miscellaneous cargo, and a few passengers, who have all arrived in good health. Messrs Zohrab, Newman & Co. are agents for the barque.