p.3 On Wednesday the body of a middle aged negro, named George Stephens, was discovered floating before Mr. Kirby's wharf, and from its appearance it must have lain in the water since December. An inquest was immediately held, and a verdict returned of "Accidental Death." The unfortunate man who was formerly a fireman on board the Frontenac, and who lately frequented Mr. Worden's Inn, was last seen on the night of the illumination. It is conjectured that he walked off some wharf in the evening, or slipped off some of the small craft, then lying in the harbour, and thus perished, the victim of heedlessness, or inebriation. [Chronicle]
Contract for Working Government
Notice is hereby given that tenders will be received at this office until Thursday the 4th April next 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.
Edw'd Pine Coffin, Dep. Asst. Com. Gen.
Comissariat Office, Kingston.
20th March, 1822.