Report ... to the Secretary of War, Volume 907; Volumes 917-918; Volume 920

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Page 4 - 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 4 - Fortification, twenty-live thousand dollars, the expenditure of which shall be made by the several bureaus of the War Department heretofore having jurisdiction of the...
Page 12 - April 6, 1905, an allotment of $750 was made, on the recommendation of the Chief of Artillery, for the purchase of the necessary ammunition for a test to be conducted at Fort Terry, NY , to determine the drift and probable error of mortar projectiles.
Page 3 - September twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight; to pay the salary of the civilian member of the Board of Ordnance and Fortification provided by the Act of 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...
Page 9 - ... by the Board, and to pay for this new carriage authorized the expenditure of the $84,343.02 remaining from prior appropriations, payment to be made " in such sums and at such times as the Secretary of War " shall, in his discretion, think best." In accordance with the provisions of the act referred to, all work on the 12-inch carriage was suspended, and on June 13, 1904, a contract was entered into by the Chief of Ordnance with Mr. Emery for one 10-inch carriage of his design.
Page 3 - ... 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...
Page 3 - 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 material as may, in the judgment of the Board, be necessary in the proper discharge of the duty devolved upon It by the act approved September twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eightyeight...

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