Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887
 

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Contents

IN CHARGE OF CAPT F A HINMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
123
IMPROVEMENTS Pamlico and Tar rivers N C 1010 Contentnia Creek N C
139
IN CHARGE OF COL Q A GILLMORE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
145
EXAMINATION From Doboy Island to Doboy Bay Ga 1199
155
IN CHARGE OF CAPT R L HOXIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
169
EXAMINATION Noxubeo River Miss to ascertain whether it can be made contin
178
IN CHARGE OF MAJ W H HEUER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
182
IMPROVEMENTS Tchefuncte River and Bogne Falia La 1358 Tangipahoa River
188
APPENDIX
194
IN CHARGE OF Capt J H WILLARD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
203
APPENDIX V
204
EXAMINATIONS Little River Ark 1545 Saline River Ark 1546 Cache River
210
IN CHARGE OF MAJ A M MILLER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
215
APPENDIX X
216
IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHARLES J ALLEN CORPs or ENGINEERS
224
IMPROVEMENTS Preservation of the Falls of St Anthony Minn 1660 constrnc
229
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W Barlow CORPS OF ENGINEERS
236
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
240
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT Col Wm E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
242
IN CHARGE OF MAJ AMOS STICKNEY CORPS or ENGINEERS
249
IN CHARGE OF CAPT CHARLES E L B Davis CORPS OF ENGINEERS
262
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor at Duluth Minn 1935 harbor at Superior Bay and Saint
264
IN CHARGE OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
270
APPENDIX II
273
IN CHARGE OF MAJ Thos H HANDBURY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
277
IN CHARGE OF Capt D W LOCKWOOD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
284
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL O M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
294
IN CHARGE OF CAPT CARL F PALFREY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
304
IN CHARGE OF MAJ M B Adams CORPS OF ENGINEERS
317
APPENDIX Q
318
IMPROVEMENTS St Johns River Fla 1207 Volusia Bar Fla 1216 Upper
319
EXAMINATIONS Mouth of Smiths River Cal 2450 Crescent City Harbor Cal
324
IN CHARGE OF MAJ W A JONES CORPS OF ENGINEERS
328
IMPROVEMENTS Lubeo Channel Me 436 Mooseabec Bar Me 438 Narraguagus
468
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Big Rapids of St Johns River Mo 471 St Georges
484
REPORT OF LIEUT COL GEORGE L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
493
511 Malden River Mass 520 Hingham Harbor Mass 520 Scituate Harbor
511
APPENDIX C
531
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 532 harbor of refuge
540
ALEX MACKENZIE Major of Engineers U S A
543
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Falmouth Harbor Mass 567 Cottage City Harbor
572
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Annual report for 188586 2689 surveys and examinations 2697 report of com
596
IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 582 New London Harbor Conn 585 Con
604
bor N Y 622 Echo Harbor New Rochelle N Y 624 New Rochelle Harbor
636
APPENDIX
649
IMPROVEMENTS Charlotte Harbor N Y 2371 Pultneyville Harbor N Y 2374
653
EXAMINATIONS Channel between Jamica Bay and Rockaway Inlet N Y 754
754
APPENDIX
763
IMPROVEMENTS Passaic River N J 763 Elizabeth River N J 768 Rahway
776
Operations from July 1 to Novenber 1 1886 2749
780
APPENDIX
785
Construction and improvement of roads and bridges in the Yellowstone National
796
IMPROVEMENTS Delaware River Pa N J 786 Frankford Creek Pa 799 Schuyl
807
EXAMINATIONS Channel back of Brigantine Beach between Absecon and Brigan
822
IMPROVEMENTS Maurice River N J 826 Wilmington Harbor Del 827 ico
843
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYs Duck Creek Del 847 Cambridge Harbor Md
855
IMPROVEMENTS Patapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 860 Annapolis
864
EXAMINATION For widening the channel of Baltimore Harbor to 600 feet
880
IMPROVEMENTS Harbors at Washington and Georgetown D C 883 Potomac
898
River W Va
925
of St Jeromes Creek Md 933 Rappahannock River Va 935 Totusky River
938
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Mattox Creek Va 959 Roanoke River from Clarks
962
Wash 2524
EXAMINATION Flint River Ga from Montezuma to Old Agency 1290

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Page 690 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law.
Page 396 - 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 the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 413 - 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 414 - ... security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and, to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the...
Page 391 - Secretary of abull be built and located under and subject to such regulations for the ^'^3t"t"P1Jrove security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and to secure that object the said county shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below the proposed location, the topography of the banks of the river, the shore-lines at...
Page 414 - That all railroad companies desiring the use of said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges relative to the passage of railway trains over the same, and over the approaches thereto, upon payment of a reasonable compensation for such use ; and in case the owner or owners of said bridge...
Page 387 - ... shall conform in using said bridge, all matters at issue between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties...
Page 687 - ... in proportion as nearly as may be to the advantage which each shall be deemed to acquire...
Page 395 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, 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...
Page 414 - ... 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, or passengers or freight passing over the said bridge, than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroad or public highways leading to the said bridge...

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