p.2 Another Outrage on the Lachine Canal - [Transcript 16th]
The Carrying Trade - comment on article appearing in News of 9th. [Montreal Courier]
STEAM BOAT TRANSPORT,
On Lake Ontario,
For The Year 1845.
Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office, Kingston, until noon, on Thursday, the 20th of February, 1845, from any person or persons willing to enter into a Contract, or Contracts, agreeably to certain conditions, which may be seen on application at this Office, for the following Services:
For the Transport of Troops, persons attached to the Army, Baggage, Horses, and Government Stores, during the season of Navigation, of 1845:
From Kingston to Toronto, and vice versa, including the various Posts between these two Stations.
From Kingston to the Bay of Quinte, and vice versa, including the Posts between these two Stations.
From Kingston to Niagara direct, and vice versa.
Rates to be stated in Currency.
Unexceptionable Security, subject to the approval of the Senior Commissariat Officer, will be required, and the real Signatures of two responsible persons willing to enter into a Bond with the principal for the faithful performance of the Contract, must be given in the Tender.
Payment will be made in Mexican or United States Dollars at 5s. 1 d. Currency each, or by a Check on a Chartered Bank, at the option of the Senior Commissariat Officer.
Commissariat, Kingston, 20th January 1845.