p.2 Detroit, June 15th - We understand a Sailor belonging to the British Schooner Confiance, in the employ of the boundary commissioners, was accidentally killed by the dischare of a fowling piece during the last week upon the River St. Clare. He was in the act of killing a snake with his gun, when it unfortunately went off.
Contract For Working Government
Notice is hereby given, that tenders will be received at this office until Saturday the 21st inst. at noon, from such persons as may be willing to contract for working the Government Scow and other
between Kingston and Point Frederick during the Present Season.
The conditions of agreement and further particulars may be known on application at this office. Security will be required for the fulfilment of the engagement to be entered into, and no tender will be noticed unless made in the form prescribed, and signed by the party offering to become surety as well as by the principal.
12th July, 1821. Commissariat Office, Kingston.