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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1841


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p.1 Trial of McLeod - (concluded) - ends in acquittal.

p.3 Welland Canal - In another column of this day's paper will be found an advertisement calling for Tenders for the immediate widening and deepening of the Feeder of the Canal. This feeder is 22 miles in length, extending from the Grand River Dam at Dunnville, to its junction with the main ship canal near the aquaduct over the Chippewa River. This is but the beginning of the enlargement of this great national work.

To Contractors - ad calling for tenders for deepening of feeder.

Collision between steamers Queen and Lady Colbourne. [Montreal Transcript]

Capt. Joseph Whitney, of the Steamer United States, died at Lewiston on the 12th inst. of typhus fever. Capt. W. was favorably known to the public, was one of the oldest commanders on Lake Ontario, having commanded the Canadian Steamer Great Britain for many years, and for the last three years the United States. [Sacketts Harbour Journal]

GOVERNMENT NOTICE.

STEAMBOAT TRANSPORT

ON LAKE ONTARIO, RIVER SAINT LAWRENCE TO DICKENSON'S LANDING

AND BAY OF QUINTE, FOR THE YEAR 1842.

Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office Kingston, M.D. until noon on Thursday the 18th day of November next, from any person or persons desirous of entering into Contracts for the following services, namely:

For the Transport of Troops, Baggage and Government Stores, from and to the various stations on Lake Ontario, and River St. Lawrence to Dickenson's Landing, during the season of navigation of 1842.

For the Transport of ditto, ditto, ditto from and to the various stations on the Bay of Quinte during ditto.

ALSO

For the hire of Steam Vessels when exclusively required for the service of the Government during ditto.

Unexceptionable security subject to the approval of the Commissariat will be required, and the names of two respectable persons willing to enter into a Bond with the Principal for the faithful performance of the Contract must be given on the Tender.

Payment will be made by check on a chartered Bank.

Forms of Tenders may be obtained on application at the Commissariat Office, where any information will be obtained.

Commissariat Kingston, M.D.

14th Oct. 1841.


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Oct. 20, 1841
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KN.1813
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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1841