Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army, Part 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1876 - Engineering
Includes the Report of the Mississippi River Commission, 1881-19 .

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Page 298 - That the piers of the high span and the piers of the draw shall be built parallel with the current at that stage of the river which is most important for navigation; and that no rip-raps or other outside protection for imperfect foundation will be permitted in the channel-way of the high span, or of the draw openings.
Page 12 - ... lands shall remain the property of the United States, when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer, the same shall be and continue...
Page 11 - States for the purposes of erecting thereon any armory, arsenal, fort, fortification, navyyard, custom-house, light-house, or other public building, of any kind whatever, until the written opinion of the Attorney-General shall be had in favor of the validity of the title, nor until the consent of the legislature of the State in which the land or site may be, to such purchase, has been given.
Page 12 - That exclusive jurisdiction in and over any land so acquired by the United States shall be, and the same is hereby ceded to the United States, for all purposes except...
Page 11 - No public money shall be expended upon any site or land purchased by the United States for the purposes of erecting thereon any armory, arsenal, fort, fortification...
Page 299 - ... and strength of the current 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 637 - making appropriations for the repair, preservation and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Page 209 - ... one-half of three sections in width, on each side of the said Fox river, and the lakes through which it passes, from its mouth to the point where the portage canal shall enter the same, and on each side of said canal from one stream to the other, reserving the alternate sections to the United States, to be selected under the direction of the governor of said State, and such selection to be approved by the President of the United States.
Page 298 - 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...
Page 25 - W. BELKNAP, Secretary of War. Approved : By order of the Secretary of War. HT CROSBY, Chief Clerk. WAR DEPARTMENT, May 19, 1875.

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