Annual Report of the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1886
 

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Contents

Officers of the Corps of Engineers in charge of divisions
374
STATEMENT OF RANK AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS OF THE CORPS
375
IN CHARGE OF CAPT JAMES C Post CORPS OF ENGINEERS
379
LMPROVEMENTS Entrance to Galveston Harbor Tex 1291 shipchannel in Galves
381
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 49TH CONGRESS
395
REPORT OF LIEUT COL C B COMSTOCK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
471
REPORT OF COL Q A GILLMORE CORPS OF ENGINEERS BVT
477
Battalion of Engineers and depot at Willets Point
489
REPORT OF THE BOARD ON FORTIFICATIONS OR OTHER DEFENSES APPOINTED
499
APPENDIX
527
IMPROVEMENTS Lubec Channel Me 527 Bangor Harbor and Penobscot River
552
LAKE HARBORS AND RIVERS
557
IMPROVEMENTS Newburyport Harbor Mass 557 Merrimac River Mass 560
560
APPENDIX C
585
SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION 2143
601
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 585 harbor of refuge
618
IMPROVEMENTS Connecticut River Mass and Conn 623 Thames River Conn
629
640 Honsatonic River Conn 642 Bridgeport Harbor Conn 644 Black Rock
640
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WALTER McFARLAND CORPS OF ENGINEERS
669
IMPROVEMENTS Oakland Harbor Cal 1907 Wilmington Harbor Cal 1911 Red
685
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM P CRAIGHILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
793
N J Cohansey Creek N J 122 removal of wrecks from Delaware Bay and River
801
IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHARLES J ALLEN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
IMPROVEMENTS Charlevoix Harbor Mich 1755 Frankfort Harbor Mich 1757
IN CHARGE OF MAJ MILTOX B ADAMS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Columbia River above mouth of Snake River Wash

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Page 397 - 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 389 - ... and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and locatiou of the bridge are approved by the...
Page 420 - ... of one mile above and one mile below the proposed location, the topography of the banks of the river, the shore-lines at high and low water, the direction and strength of the currents at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream...
Page 401 - 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 423 - ... 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; and until the said plan and location of the bridge...
Page 401 - 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.
Page 389 - War ; and the said structure shall be changed, at the cost and expense of the owners thereof, from time to time, as Congress may direct, so as to preserve the free and convenient navigation of said river...
Page 423 - ... 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 393 - Said^iverbridge shall be constructed to provide for the passage of railway trains, and, at the option of the corporation by which it may be built, may be used for the passage of wagons and vehicles of all kinds, for the transit of animals, and for foot-passengers, for such reasonable rates of toll as Toll, how rated, may be approved from time to time by the Secretary of War.
Page 394 - That any bridge authorized to be constructed under this act shall be built and located under and subject to euch regulations for the security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe...

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