(from Ontario Archives microfilm N-17 Reel 4)
Whereas it has become expedient to establish a Ferry from the Landing near the residence of Thomas Dorland, Esquire in the Township of Adolphustown, to the Landing near Vanalstine's Mills, in the Township of Marysburgh in the Midland District.
Notice is hereby given by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor in Council, that Sealed Proposals, post paid, for a Lease of the said Ferry to be given to the highest bidder, for the term of three years, endorsed "Sealed Proposals for Ferry," will be received at this Office until the first day of May next.
John Small C.E.C.
Executive Council Office,
York, 4th March, 1824.
p.3 The Weather ...The navigation of the Lake has been open for the last ten days. Several Schooners and small craft have already arrived at this Port from York, Niagara and the American shore, and the Steamboat Charlotte left this place yesterday afternoon for the Bay of Quinte, for the first time this season.
letter to Editor of Montreal Herald - about Barnhart's Island and upper and lower Long Sault Islands being given to the U.S. in the boundary settlement.
(all issues missing until end of October)
(available on microfilm from Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library, unless otherwise indicated)