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SECRETARY OF WAR;
BEING PART OF
THE MESSAGE AND DOCUMENTS
COMMUNICATED TO THE
TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS
BEGINNING OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS.
VOLUME II-IN SIX PARTS.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
DEAN M. F. COOLEY
[Alphabetical index will be found at the end of each part.]
PROJECTS and estimates, 4; appropriations, 5; allotments, 6; Portland Harbor, Me.,
6; Boston Harbor, Mass., Narragansett Bay, R. I., New York Harbor, N. Y., 7; Phil-
adelphia, Pa., 9; Washington, D. C., Hampton Roads, Va., Savannah, Ga., Pensacola,
Fla., San Franciso Harbor, Cal., 10; preservation and repair of fortifications, 12.
Sites for fortifications: Fort McClary, Me., Cushings Island, Portland, Me., Grovers
SEA WALLS AND EMBANKMENTS, NEW YORK HARBOR.
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT. COL. H. M. ROBERT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Bedloes Island, Governors Island, Davids Island, 14.
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ. CHARLES E. L. B. DAVIS, CORPS OF ENGINEERS
ESTIMATES OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR FORTIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR
THE BOARD OF ENGINEERS.
CONSTITUTION of Board, summary of reports rendered, 15; personal inspections
POST OF WILLETS POINT, NEW YORK.-U. S. ENGINEER SCHOOL.-
OFFICER IN COMMAND, LIEUT. COL. W. R. KING, CORPS OF ENGINEERS-
Post of Willets Point, U. S. Engineer School, Battalion of Engineers, 17; Engineer
Depot, 18; statement of funds, estimates, 19.
RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS.
GENERAL STATEMENT, removal of wrecks, 19; establishment of harbor lines, exam-
ination of bills for bridges, construction of bridges across navigable waters, bridges
obstructing navigation, occupancy and injury of public works, engineer divisions,