Office of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.
WASHINGTON, January 9, 1832.
Proposals will be received at this Office as follows.
1st For the construction of a Dam across the Potomac River near “Harper’s Ferry,” and for the construction of a Stone Aqueduct across Catoctin Creek, until the 31st day of January instant
2nd For the excavation, embankment, and walling of twelve miles of Canal, extending from the 84th section of the Canal near to the “Point of Rocks,” to Harper’s Ferry, in sections of about half a mile each, and for the construction of four Stone Lift Locks and one Guard Lock, and several Culverts on the same portion of Canal, until the 17th day of February next.
3d For the excavation embankment, and walling of forty miles of Canal, extending from Harper’s Ferry to Williamsport, and for the construction of the necessary Locks, Aqueducts, Culverts, and Dams, until the 30th day of March next.
The plan and specification of the Dam and Aqueduct will be exhibited after the 15th instant, and the contracts will be declared at the Canal Office in this City, on the 1st day of February next.
The plan and specification of the other work below Harper’s Ferry, will be exhibited at the Canal Office after the 28th instant, and the contract will be declared at Harper’s Ferry on the 23d day of February next.
The plan and specification of the work between Harper’s Ferry and Williamsport will be exhibited at the Canal Office after the 10th day of March next and the contracts will be declared at Shepherdstown, in Virginia, on the 4th day of April following.
Blank forms of proposals will be furnished, on application to this Office.
JOHN P. INGLE,
Clerk of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Co.
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