p.1 Report of Special Committee - Forwarding Trade - prices for forwarding wheat to Montreal compared with prices of New York route, W.H. Merritt in chair. (3 columns)
p.2 Board of Works - deals with St. Lawrence canal; Beauharnois to be on north side now; Welland Canal etc. [Montreal Gazette]
Small Sail Boat Upsets - it sinks and 2 people drown.
ON LAKE ONTARIO, RIVER ST. LAWRENCE TO DICKINSON'S LANDING
AND BAY OF QUINTE, FOR THE YEAR 1843.
Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office Kingston, M.D. until noon on Monday the 5th day of December next, from any person or persons desirous of entering into Contracts for the following services, namely:
For the Transport of Troops, Baggage and Government Stores, from and to the various stations on Lake Ontario, and River St. Lawrence to Dickinson's Landing, during the season of Navigation of 1843.
For the Transport of ditto, ditto, ditto from and to the various stations on the Bay of Quinte during ditto.
For the hire of Steam Vessels when exclusively required for the service of the Government during ditto.
Unquestionable Security, subject to the approval of the Commissariat, will be required, and the names of two respectable persons willing to enter into a Bond with the Principal for the faithful performance of the Contract, must be given on the Tender.
Payment will be made by check on a chartered Bank. Forms of Tenders may be obtained on application at the Commissariat Office, where any information will be given.
Commissariat Kingston, M.D.
4th November, 1842.