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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1832


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GOVERNMENT CONTRACT.

STEAM-BOAT TRANSPORT.

Notice is hereby given, that Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office, Kingston, until 12 o'clock of Monday, the 27th day of February 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. until the closing of the navigation of this year, viz.:

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 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, agreeable 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 persons as sureties whose signatures to the Tenders are not required.

It may be proper to state that all Ordnance Stores, landed or received at Kingston, will be required to be delivered at, or taken on board from the Ordnance wharf at Point Henry. Payment will be made at the option of the senior Commissariat Officer either in British money or in other specie at the rate of 4s. 4d. stirling per Dollar, or in Bills of Exchange on His Majesty's Treasury, at £100 for each £100 10s. sterling due upon the contract.

Charles A. Clarke, A.C.G.

Commissariat, Kingston, Jan. 24th, 1832.

Notice - The annual meeting of the proprietors of the Steam boat Sir James Kempt will take place at the Office of the subscriber on Monday next at noon when a dividend for the past season will be declared and paid.

David John Smith, Treasurer.

Kingston, 27th January, 1832.


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Date of Original:
Jan. 28, 1832
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KN.979
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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), Jan. 28, 1832