The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 5, 1831

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Notice is hereby given, that sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office, Kingston, until 12 o'clock of Monday, the 7th day of March next, from such persons as may be willing to undertake the Transport of Government Stores, (Gunpowder and Heavy Ordnance excepted,) Troops, Baggage, Horses, Parcels, etc.

From Prescott to Kingston.

From Kingston to York, Port Dalhousie, Niagara, and Queenston; Also

From York to Port Dalhousie, Niagara and Queenston;

And from those places back again respectively, during the ensuing period of navigation; and it must be clearly understood, that whenever required, the Contractor must forward Passengers and Stores by the earliest conveyance, without detention, to favor the interest of any particular Boat.

All Ordnance Stores must be landed or received (as relates to Kingston,) at the Ordnance Wharf at Point Henry.

The Tenders must state the several rates in Sterling, agreeably to a prescribed form, to be obtained at this Office, where the conditions of the Contract may be seen, and must have reference to two respectable as Sureties, whose real signatures will be required.

Payments will be made in British money, or in other specie, at the rate of four shillings and four pence stirling per dollar; or in Bills of Exchange on His Majesty's treasury, at One Hundred Pounds for each One Hundred and One Pounds Ten shillings Sterling due upon the Contract.

Jno. Hare, A.C.G.

Commissariat, Kingston, Feb. 3rd, 1831.

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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 5, 1831