p.3 The Late Captain Livingstone - his biography, defence of schooner Nancy, and his part in capture of U.S. schooners Tigress and Scorpion on Lake Huron. [Montreal Herald]
Executive Council Office,
York, 12th March, 1827.
Notice is hereby given, by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor in Council, that sealed tenders, post paid, for a lease of the
across the Rideau Lake, in the line of communication leading from Brockville to Perth, for the term of seven years, from the 29th of September, 1827, subject to such rules and regulations for ferriage and attendance as the Magistrates of the District in general quarter sessions of the peace may adopt - to be endorsed "Tender for Ferry," will be received at this office until the first Wednesday in July next, on which day the Lease will be adjudged to the highest bidder, who will be required to pay £1 12s. 6d. currency, before the patent issues, and to enter into the usual security for the due payment of the rent.
John Small, Clk. Ex. Council.