p.3 By an Act passed during the last session of the American Congress, to regulate the inland Trade on the Lakes & St. Lawrence, English boats, vessels and Merchandise, arriving at any of the Ports in the U. States, are liable to no higher duties than are levied on American vessels and Merchandise arriving at British Ports.
There is every appearance of the ice leaving the river in the course of the present week. We understand that several vessels are already laden, at the different ports at the upper end of the lakes, with wheat and flour, and only waiting for the disappearance of the ice to proceed to Kingston.
ad for Storage, Forwarding and Commission Business by Maynard Bayard Smith & William R. Bartlett.
The Rideau Canal Steam Boat John By - At a meeting of the Building Committee for the above Boat, it was resolved - Than an instalment of 10% on the capital subscribed, be paid the Treasurer of the Company on or before the second day of May next.
Kingston, 26th March, 1831. David John Smith, Treasurer.
The Rideau Canal Steam Boat John By - At a meeting of the Building Committee for the above Boat, it was resolved - That sealed Tenders be received on the second day of May next, for building the said Boat by Contract. Tenders to state the actual price per ton, actual measurement, by length, breadth and depth. The contractor to furnish all materials, and to give security for the due performance of the work. Specifications, and a plan of the Boat, may be seen at the office of the Treasurer.
Kingston, 25th April, 1831 (sic) David John Smith, Treasurer.