1. Daniel McIntosh, $400 per annum.
2. The contract was awarded to the lower tenderer after public tenders were invited. Only two tenders were received, one from Mr. Daniel McIntosh at $400 per annum, and the other from Mr. Daniel Merlin at the rate of $314, for six trips per week, or $470 for twelve trips per week. As 12 trips per week is the frequency of collection, Mr. McIntosh's tender was the lower.
Subtopic: COLLECTION OF MAILS AT GLACE BAY.