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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1838

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p.1 Schedule of Title of Bills, Passed During the 3rd Session, 12th Prov. Parliament, 1st Victoria, 1837-8:

-An Act to incorporate sundry persons under the name of the Kingston Marine Railway Company.

-An Act to incorporate certain persons under the style and title of the Bond Head Harbour Co.

-An Act to incorporate sundry persons under the style and title of the Grantham Navigation Co.

-An Act to amend Charter of the Welland Canal Co.

-An Act granting to Her Majesty a sum of money for the erection of a dwelling house for the Keeper of the Point Petre Light House.

p.3 The ice has been broken up in the American channel several days, and the river is open for some miles below.




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.


At the annual meeting of Stockholders in the Steamer Brockville, held at the British American Hotel this day, the following Gentlemen were appointed the Committee of Management for the year:

Sidney Jones, Esq., Brockville;

John Macdonald, Esq., Gananoque;

James Fraser, Esq., Kingston;

John Miller, Esq., Picton;

Smith Bartlett, Esq., Kingston.

Kingston, March 5th, 1838.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1838