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The New Zealander September 9th 1857

The barque Cornubia, Capt ELLISON, arrived in port on Saturday morning after a tedious passage of 121 days from Gravesend.  Her run to the equator was a very lengthened one, 50 days being spent in struggling with light and baffling winds.  As we formerly stated she had no NE trades.  In running down her easting her progress was good but from the South Cape of Tasmania to the North Head of Auckland she encountered the succession of strong easterly weather, followed by the light and baffling airs that, for some time back, have been so prevalent.  The Cornubia adds 57 passengers, of an apparently valuable class, to our population and among the number we are happy to welcome back an old friend Capt John KEMP formerly of the Yarrow, brig and Galatea, barque, of this port.  This vessel was advertised for sale in the “Southern Cross” of yesterday.  She has since been withdrawn.