Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volume 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873
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Page 562 - That all railway companies desiring to use said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges in the passage of tho same, and in the use of the machinery and fixtures thereof, and of all approaches thereto, under and upon such terms and conditions as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War upon hearing the allegations and proofs of the parties in case they shall not agree.
Page 529 - ... from incumbrance, with a view to such legislation as will render the same free to commerce at the earliest practicable period, subject only to such tolls as may be necessary for the superintendence and repair thereof, which shall not, after the passage of this act, exceed five cents per ton.
Page 442 - Michigan; upon the Improvement of the Mississippi between the mouth of the Illinois River and the mouth of the Ohio River by the construction of a dam at or near Jefferson Barracks, and a dam at or near Commerce, and the development of water power Incidentally created by such dams.
Page 124 - Dennis any legal or equitable claims be may have against the United States arising out of work done by him under Hugh McGlincy and Company's contract to perform work on said canal, in the years eighteen hundred and seventy-one and eighteen hundred and seventy-two ; and said Godfrey Weitzell is further authorized and...
Page 225 - That in making their award the said arbitrators shall take into consideration the amount of money realized from the sale of lands heretofore granted by Congress to the State of Wisconsin to...
Page 562 - That any bridge built under the provisions of this act may, at the option of the company building the same, be built as a drawbridge, with a pivot or other form of draw, or with unbroken or continuous spans : Provided, That if the said bridge shall be made with unbroken and continuous spans, it shall not be of less elevation in any case than...
Page 562 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a draw-bridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot drawbridge with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point, and with spans of not less than one hundred and sixty feet in length in the clear on each side of the central or pivot pier of...
Page 373 - About $700,(H)0 will be required to complete the work. Fort Ontario is situated here. There is a light-house, exhibiting a fixed white light, of the third order, and a beacon on the other end of the pier showing a fixed red light of the fourth order.
Page 562 - ... when constructed, all trains of all roads terminating at said river at or opposite said point shall be allowed to cross said bridge for reasonable compensation, to be made to the owners of said bridge, under the limitations and conditions hereinafter provided.
Page 562 - ... of the river, and the main span shall be over the main channel of the river and not less than three hundred feet in length: And provided also.

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