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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1836

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p.2 letter to Editor about New York as the Sea-Port of Upper Canada. (full column)

p.3 A meeting of the Stockholders of the Kingston Stave Forwarding Company was held at the Court House, on Friday the 15th January, 1836, when John Counter, Esq. was called to the Chair, and Francis M. Hill acted as Secretary.

Mr. A. Cameron on being called upon, went into detail of the enquiries which he had made relative to the formation of the Company, on behalf of a number of Gentlemen in town; and several very satisfactory letters on the same subject, produced by him to the meeting, were read by the Secretary, after which

1. - It was moved by Thomas Kirkpatrick Esq., seconded by Wm. Wilson, Esq. - That the undermentioned Gentlemen be appointed a Committee to manage the affairs of the Company for the ensuing season, with power to appoint a Secretary and Treasurer; to employ a suitable person to superintend the business, and to select the best situations for carrying it on, viz.: Messrs. John Counter, George W. Yarker, Abraham Truax, John Ives, and Angus Cameron. Carried. On motion of Mr. Marks, Capt. George Smith was added to the Committee.

2. - Moved by G.W. Yarker, Esq., seconded by John Marks, Esq., That an Instalment of 10 percentum be called in, payable to the Treasurer on or before the 1st of March next; and that transferable scrips be then issued to the Stockholders. Carried.

(Signed) John Counter, Chairman.

Francis M. Hill, Secretary.

Trent Improvements - objects to article which appeared in Chronicle. [Cobourg Star]

Notice to Creditors - The Trustees of the Insolvent Estate of Archibald McDonell, late Forwarding merchant in Kingston, hereby intimate to all concerned, that a second dividend of 2s. 6d. in the pound will be paid on the 1st day of March next, at the office of John Strange, Esq. Kingston, 12th January, 1836.

Notice - The Committee appointed to manage the affairs of the Kingston Stave Forwarding Company are hereby notified to meet at the office of Thomas Kirkpatrick, Esq. on Monday, the 18th inst., at 12 o'clock noon, precisely. Kingston, 16th Jan., 1836.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1836