p.2 At a meeting of the Merchants and others of the Town of Kingston, on Friday, September 27, held pursuant to adjournment at the Court House in the said town, James Sampson Esq. was called to the Chair, and Francis M. Hill acted as Secretary.
The Report of the Committee, appointed at a former meeting, to draw up Articles of Association and collect subscriptions was read and considered.
A proposal from Messrs. McMillan, McDonell & Co. of Prescott, to become connected with the contemplated "Kingston Forwarding Company," was read and discussed as also an Estimate of the Disbursements and Receipts of a Forwarding Company.
A resolution for amending one of the Articles of Association, as reported, being under consideration, it was, in amendment,
Moved by Mr. Counter, and seconded by Dr. Baker -
That this meeting be postponed to this day fortnight, at 6 o'clock in the evening, and that in the meantime the present Committee select one or more persons to go through the country for the purpose of obtaining subscribers to the stock of the intended Company. Carried.
Accordingly the meeting was adjourned to Friday the 1lth day of October next.
James Sampson, Chairman; Francis M. Hill, Sec'ty