Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1869

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Page 405 - not to obstruct, impair, or injuriously modify the navigation of the river,' was prepared by myself, and with reference to the meaning attached to those words by the best authorities, and they were, I believe, used in the act with that understanding of them. I would further recommend that the bridge company be furnished with a copy of the report of the commission. " Very respectfully, your o'bedient servant. "AA HUMPHREYS, " Brigadier- General and Chief of Engineers. "Hon.
Page 521 - ... than thirty-five feet ; that a space or spaces not exceeding in all one thousand six hundred and sixty feet of the shoal or shoals, over which the present bridge passes, may be filled up by a solid embankment, in parts if convenient, of earth obtained by dredging the river channel.
Page 397 - An Act providing that the bridge in the course of construction over the East River, between the cities of New York and Brooklyn, by the New York Bridge Company, shall be a public work of the cities of New York and Brooklyn, and for the dissolution of said Company, and the completion and management of the said bridge by the said cities.
Page 520 - An Act providing for the purchase by the United States of the rights of the Washington Bridge company, in the District of Columbia, and for the erection of a public bridge on the site thereof.
Page 404 - An Act to incorporate the New York Bridge Company, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge over the East River, between the cities of New York and Brooklyn.
Page 309 - And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said river, the cause may be tried before the district court of the United States of any State in which any portion of said obstruction or bridge touches.
Page 524 - An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1868 and for other purposes...
Page 309 - And prodded also, That said draw shall be opened promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the passage of boats whose construction shall not be such as to admit of their passage under the...
Page 465 - Sir: I have the honor to report that in compliance with your instructions I...
Page 404 - Be it enacted by the Senate and, House of Representatives of tJie United States of America in Congress assembled, That...

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