Official Documents and Other Information Relating to the Improvement of the Ship Channel Between Montreal and Quebec

order of the Harbour Commissioners of Montreal, 1884 - 352 páginas

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Página 4 - ... to the House ; and he read the Report in his place ; and afterwards delivered it in at the clerk's table : Where the same was read ; and is as followeth ; viz.
Página 57 - Committee to whom was referred that part of the report of the Chairman of the Board of Works which refers to Lake St. Peter.
Página 25 - ... in the year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lady Victoria, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Página 26 - The Select Committee to whom was referred the petition of the Board of Trade of Montreal praying that measures may be taken to DEEPEN THE SHIP CHANNEL IN LAKE ST. PETER.
Página 214 - Yet no beds are more stable than clay when the velocities do not exceed this : for the water even takes away the impalpable particles of the superficial clay, leaving the particles of sand sticking by their lower half in the rest of the clay, which they now protect, making a very permanent bottom, if the stream does not bring down gravel or coarse sand, which will rub off this very thin crust, and allow another layer to be worn off. A velocity of...
Página 14 - In answer to the Address of the HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, of the 5th February, 1836, with Sundry Documents requested by the House in said Address.
Página 133 - As the works in your section of the Province, which require the services of a paymaster, are now completed, or rapidly drawing to a close, I am instructed to inform you that after the 1st of November next the Board consider it will not be necessary to retain any person in that capacity, and will not from that date require your services. In notifying you of your discontinuance, I am directed to express the satisfaction of the Board at the manner in which you have discharged the duties of your office,...
Página 24 - Act for indemnifying those who have issued or acted under certain parts of a certain Ordinance, made under colour of an Act passed in the present Session of Parliament, intituled ' An Act to make temporary Provision for the Government of Lower Canada.
Página 23 - ... ten to twelve feet of water. That the draught of water of the vessels employed in the trade between Montreal and the United Kingdom, averages from fourteen to sixteen feet, which renders it necessary to transfer a considerable portion of their cargoes to enable them to pass through the lake, entailing upon the trade of Montreal an immense annual expense, as well as causing detention to the ships. That from the shallowness of the water in lake Saint Peter, preventing any but small vessels from...
Página 179 - RN"., and other documents on the improvement of the navigation on lake St. Peter, presented' to the House, the report of the said committee, "which was again read at the clerk's table; and is as followeth : — Your committee, having attentively and considerately examined the voluminous and important documents submitted to them by...

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