p.3 On Wednesday night a very severe frost set in, which has continued up to this forenoon. The thermometer on Thursday morning, was 108 below zero, and the wind extremely cold. The several schooners which were detained here by contrary winds, were enabled to proceed upwards, and a general suspension of aquatic conveyance will prevail until the return of Spring.
Notice - A meeting of the Stockholders of the Steamer Sir James Kempt is requested on board the boat on Monday the 5th day of January next, at 12 o'clock, for the purpose of examining the accounts, and making such arrangements as may appear necessary.
Henry Gilderslieve, 20th December, 1828.
Executive Council Office,
York, 4th Dec., 1828.
Notice is hereby given, by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor in Council, that sealed Proposals post paid, for a Lease of the Ferry from Wolfe Island, in the Midland District of this Province, to Cape Vincent, on the American Shore, for the term of seven years, from the 25th day of March, 1829, subject to such Rules and Regulations for Ferriage and attendance, as the Magistrates of the said District, in General Quarter Sessions of the Peace may adopt, endorsed - "Tender for Ferry," will be received at this Office until the fifth day of the said Month of March, on which day the lease will be adjudged to the highest bidder, who will be required to enter into the usual security for the due performance of the Conditions, and to pay One Pound, 12 Shillings and 6 Pence Cur'y before the Patent issues.
John Small, C.E.C.