Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 7

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902

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Vol VII Report of Chief of Ordnance and Ordnance Board, FY ended 1902

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Page 242 - Board to make all needful and proper purchases, experiments, and tests to ascertain, with a view to their utilization by the Government, the most effective guns, small arms, cartridges, projectiles, fuses, explosives, torpedoes, armor plates, and other implements and engines of war, and to purchase or cause to be manufactured, under authority of the Secretary of War, such...
Page 256 - February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for the necessary traveling expenses of said member when traveling on duty as contemplated in said act ; for the payment of the necessary expenses of the Board, including a per diem allowance to each officer detailed to serve thereon, when employed on duty away from his permanent station, of two dollars and fifty cents a day ; and for the test of experimental guns, carriages...
Page 256 - To enable the board to make all needful and proper purchases, experiments, and tests to ascertain, with a view to their utilization by the Government, the most effective guns, small arms, cartridges, projectiles, fuses, explosives, torpedoes, armor 243 plates, and other implements and engines of war...
Page 242 - Fortification, one hundred thousand dollars, the expenditure of which shall be made by the several bureaus of the War Department heretofore having jurisdiction of the same, or by the board itself, as the Secretary of War may direct...
Page 242 - That before any money shall be expended in the construction or test of any gun, gun carriage, ammunition, or implements under the supervision of the said Board, the Board shall be satisfied, after due inquiry, that the Government of the United States has a lawful right to use the inventions involved in the construction of such gun, gun carriage, ammunition, or implements, or that the construction or test is made at the request of a person either having such lawful right or authorized to convey the...
Page 256 - Board of Ordnance and Fortification : To enable the board to make all needful and proper purchases, experiments and tests to ascertain, with a view to their utilization by the Government, the most effective guns, small arms, cartridges, projectiles, fuses, explosives, torpedoes, armor plates, and other implements and engines of war, and to purchase or cause to be manufactured under authority of the Secretary of War, such guns, carriages, armor plates, and other war materials and articlesas may, in...
Page 242 - That all material purchased under the foregoing provisions of this Act shall be of American manufacture, except in cases when, in the judgment of the Secretary of War, it is to the manifest interest of the United States to make purchases in limited quantities abroad, which material shall be admitted free of duty.
Page 3 - June 30, 1883, with such remarks and recommendations as the interests of this branch of the military service seem to require. The fiscal resources and expenditures of the Department during the year were as follows, viz : Amount in the Treasury to the credit of the appropriations on June 30...
Page 5 - Navy are each hereby authorized, in their discretion, to loan or give to soldiers' monumental associations, posts of the Grand Army of the Republic, and municipal corporations condemned ordnance, guns, and cannon balls which may not be needed in the service of either of said Departments.
Page 3 - SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the principal operations of the Ordnance Department during the...

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