An editorial on the subject of the university performance, for the entertainment of his Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh', of Terence's Phormio (in Latin) and Molière's Monsieur de Pourceaugnac (in French). The editorial writer disputes the suitability of these plays on the grounds of their corrupt morality and general unfitness for a Christian audience.
The Freeman's Journal reports that the Prince of Wales Opera House 'has been reaping considerable benefit from the great influx of visitors attracted to the city by the arrival of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh' and 'has been better filled than previously'. It further notes that George Coppin's illness has prevented the completion of his planned series of farewell appearances, and advises that Walter Montgomery will soon be appearing on theatre's stage.
An advertisement for the 1868 Illustrated Catholic Almanac, 'to be had from the publisher, J. G. O'Connor', complete with illustrations and an autobiography of Archbishop Polding.
The Freeman's Journal briefly notes the publication (and contents) of the Illustrated Catholic Almanac for 1868.
An advertisement advising that the proprietors of the Freeman's Journal have entered into a 'job printing business' and 'are now prepared to execute orders'.
A list of suburban, country and inter-colonial agents for the Freeman's Journal.
An advertisement advising that Freeman's Journal 'is filed and may be seen, free of charge, at Holloway's, 533, Oxford-street, W. C., (late of 224, Strand) London, where advertisements and subscriptions may be received'.
An advertisement advising that Greville and Company are the 'authorised Sydney agents of all the leading provincial journals of New South Wales' and are able 'to offer terms for the insertion of advertisements which can be done by none but a recognised agent'.
An advertisement for Greville and Company, agents for Messers Harrild and Sons, London, advertising the sale of various items of printing machinery and equipment.
An advertisement, for Greville and Company, for the sale of various types of paper, pens, pencils, slates, ledgers and other stationery items.