p.3 Short Notes - Capt. Howard, of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company, has been in the city for the past two days, looking after the fitting out of the boats laid up here.
Tenders will be received by this Department, at Ottawa, up to the 25th of March next for the Charter of a Steam Vessel to deliver Supplies and Lighthouse Materials.to Lighthouses above Montreal, including those on Lake Superior and new ones to be constructed. Charter to commence at Montreal on 30th June next, steamer to be ready at the Lachine Canal Basin, to take in cargo on the morning of the 28th June. Full particulars as to description of vessel required and nature of service will be supplied on application.
Tenders to be addressed to the undersigned, and marked on the outside "Tender for Steam Vessel."
Deputy Minister of Marine, etc.
Department of Marine, Ottawa, 15th February, 1879.