The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1838

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p.1 The Caroline Affair

p.2 To the Electors of the County of Grenville - a letter from Samuel Crane (forwarder) wanting to be their representative.

List of Bills passed by Legislative Council - #55 - an act granting money for the erection of a dwelling house for the Keeper of Point Peter Light House.

p.3 the editor of the Whig thinks highly of Mr. Crane, Forwarder, for running for office - "He is a man of business, and such men are wanted in the House of Assembly...".




Notice is hereby given, that sealed Tenders will be received at this Office until Tuesday at noon the 3rd day of April next, for the Transport of Government Stores, (heavy Ordnance and Gunpowder excepted) Troops, Baggage, Horses, Parcels, etc., on Lake Ontario, during the season of navigation of the year 1838, viz.:

From Prescott to Kingston.

do. Kingston to Toronto, Port Dalhousie, Niagara,

do. Kingston to Cobourg,

do. Toronto to Cobourg,

And from those places back, respectively.

For Towing Government Barges or Batteaux, with or without Troops, Baggage or Stores, from Prescott to Kingston and back.

All Ordnance Stores consigned to the storekeeper at Kingston, to be landed at the Ordnance Wharf, Point Henry.

All other Stores for Kingston, as well as Troops, Baggage, etc., to be landed at the Government Wharves, at the Tete du Pont. Troops, Baggage and Stores, for and from all other of the above places, to be landed and shipped in and from such wharves as may be ordered by the Commissariat Officers in charge of those stations.

The Tenders must express the names of the steam boats to be employed, the rates in currency, and reference to two persons of known property as sureties.

Forms of Tender may be obtained, and further conditions of Contract obtained, on application at this office.

Payment made either by a Bill of Exchange on the Lords Commissioners of H.M. Treasury, at the Commissariat rate of Exchange, or by Checks on the Chartered Banks, at the option of the Senior Commissariat Officer at this station.

Charles A. Clarke, Ass't Com'y General.

Commissariat, Kingston, March 13th, 1838.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 17, 1838