1. Has the government, or any department of the government, received a request for a subsidy for a steamboat, or for a line of steamboats intended to run between St. Francois, Island of Orleans, and Quebec ?
2. If so, by whom was the said request made, and what is the date thereof ?
3. Is it the intention of the government to grant such subsidy ?
Subtopic: STEAMBOAT COMMUNICATION-ST. FRANCOIS AND QUEBEC.