The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1826


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p.3 The new Steam Boat Canada, was towed into port this week by the Toronto, from the mouth of the river Rouge, where she was built during the last winter. She will shortly be fitted up for her intended route, which we understand will be from York and Niagara round the head of the lake, and will add another to the increasing facilities of conveyance in Upper Canada. Six Steam Boats now navigate the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario in this Province, beside the Canada, and a boat nearly ready for launching at Brockville. [U.E. Loyalist]

The Rideau Canal - arrival of Lieut Col. By at Quebec, to superintend the construction of canal, starting immediately.

-a division of troops of 70th Reg. leave for York on Frontenac.

GOVERNMENT CONTRACT.

H.M. Dock-Yard, Kingston, U.C.

5th June, 1826.

Notice is hereby given that sealed Tenders will be received at my office until Monday the 10th day of July next, from all persons willing to contract for the safe transport of such quantities of Naval Stores, Naval Ordnance Stores, Provisions, and Baggage, as may be required to be forwarded from the following places, for the term of one year certain, and for a further indefinite period, until six month's notice for the discontinuance of the Contract be given by one of the parties, viz:

1st - From the Port of Quebec into the Naval Storehouse at Montreal, by Steamboat.

2nd - From the Naval Storehouse at Montreal into the Naval Storehouses of His Majesty's Dock Yard at Kingston.

The Tenders are distinctly to express the rate per hundred weight (of 112 lbs.) at which the said stores are to be delivered, and are to contain the names of two competent sureties for the due performance of the Contract; the said Tenders to be forwarded to my Office, addressed to the "Naval Storekeeper," and endorsed "Tender for Transport," and the parties making the Tender, or their authorized Agents, are personally to attend at His Majesty's Dock Yard, Kingston, at 11 o'clock on the 10th day of July next, when the said Tenders will be opened and decided on.

J.R. Glover, Naval Storekeeper.


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Date of Original:
June 9, 1826
Local identifier:
KN.735
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1826