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Page 22 - ... the said party of the first part. In consideration whereof, the said party of the second part hereby covenants and agrees, to and with the said party of the first part...
Page 38 - The maximum discharge, in any normal rise, occurs when the has reached a point a few inches below the highest point attained. 4. If, when a freshet has culminated, and the water either comes to a stand or begins to fall, a second rise occurs, it will cause the surface to rise considerably higher than would have been the case had the same volume passed without a previous diminution of supply. For instance, in the flood of 1851 the Mississippi, at Red River Landing, attained a certain stage, with a...
Page 142 - An act to provide for the appointment of a commission of engineers to investigate and report a permanent plan for the reclamation of the alluvial basin of the Mississippi River subject to inundation," I appointed a commission of engineers.
Page 3 - Congress approved March 3, 1873, entitled "Лп act to restore a part of the Round Valley Indian Reservation in California to the public lands, and for other purposes.
Page 17 - Relations, and ordered to be printed. To the Senate and House of Representatives: I...
Page 20 - Army, and of the secretary, shall be paid upon the approval of bills for the same by the Secretary of War.