General Orders

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Page 5 - 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...
Page 2 - ... as will effectually obviate such obstruction ; and all such alterations shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge. And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said river...
Page 3 - ... 4. When the service embraces two or more months or parts of months but one fraction will be made, thus: From September 21 to November 25, inclusive, will be calculated — September 21 to October 20, inclusive, one month; from October 21 to November 20, inclusive, one month; from November 21 to 25, inclusive, five days, making the time allowed two months and five days.
Page 8 - ... orders, and of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; authorized office furniture ; hire of laborers in the Quartermaster's Department, including the hire of interpreters, spies, and guides for the Army...
Page 50 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 8 - And 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 or cars over the same, and over the approaches thereto, upon payment of a reasonable compensation for such use ; and in case...
Page 10 - ... to such regulations for the etc' 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 space of one mile above and one mile below the proposed location...
Page 2 - And the services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary, may be employed only in the office of the Chief of Engineers to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors...
Page 10 - That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby expressly reserved. And the right to require any changes in said structure, or its entire removal, at the expense of the owners thereof, whenever the Secretary of War shall decide that the public interests requires it, is also expressly reserved.

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