Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 2, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891
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act approved September adopted Amount appropriated Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act approved September 19 balance available balance unexpended breakwater bridge built channel charge Chief of Engineers City close commenced Company completion of existing compliance with requirements Congress construction continued contract Corps of Engineers cost Creek cubic yards deep at mean depth dike distance dredging east ending June 30 entrance examination existing project expended during fiscal expended in fiscal feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending harbor acts improvement increased Island jetty July Lake lock March material mean low water miles mouth navigation necessary obstructions officers opened operations original outstanding liabilities Point present profitably expended proposed removal repairs requirements of sections result river and harbor Rock Secretary shoals shore side snags stone Submitted in compliance survey tons United vessels wall width York
Page 486 - That any bridge constructed under this Act and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 427 - If the persons, corporation, or association owning or controlling any railroad or other bridge shall, after receiving notice to that effect, as hereinbefore required, from the Secretary of War, and within the time prescribed by him...
Page 11 - Ohio shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein.
Page 504 - ... accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said...
Page xxiii - For protection, preservation, and repair of fortifications for which there may be no special appropriation available...
Page 415 - An Act to prevent obstructive and injurious deposits within the harbor and adjacent waters of New York City, by dumping or otherwise, and to punish and prevent such offenses," as amended by section three of the river and harbor Act of August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four.
Page 477 - ... to be sufficiently in detail to enable the Secretary of War to judge of the proper location of said bridge, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for the t'ulraud satisfactory understanding of the subject.
Page 497 - Provided further, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to repeal or modify any of the provisions of law now existing in reference to the protection of the navigation of rivers, or to exempt this bridge from the operation of the same.SEC.
Page 507 - Provided, That no portion of this appropriation shall be expended to repair or build levees for the purpose of reclaiming lands or preventing injury to Lands or private property by overflows: Provided, however.
Page 504 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act.