Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1884

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Contents

Officers on duty at headquarters of the Army of divisions and departments
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APPENDIX
1639
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 48TH CONGRESS
1648
IMPROVEMENTS Tennessee River 1639 Cumberland River 1644 Hiwasse
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EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Cumberland River and its principal tributaries
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IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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IN CHARGE OF CAPT JAMES C Post CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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IMPROVEMENTS Ohio River 1678 operating and care of Louisville and Port
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EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Tionesta Creek Pa 1704 iceharbor at Mid
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APPENDIXES Nos 1 AND 2
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APPENDIX B
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EXTRACT FROM REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR xxi
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IMPROVEMENTS Kentucky River Ky 1723 Tradewater River Ky 1747
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REPORT OF MAJ JARED A SMITH CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES
1769
REPORT OF LIEUT COL GEORGE H ELLIOT CORPS OF ENGI
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REPORT OF LIEUT COL WALTER MCFARLAND CORPS OF ENGI
1782
Bridge across Thames River near New London Conn 1769 bridge across
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APPENDIX
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IMPROVEMENTS Harbor at Duluth Minn 1809 dredging Superior Bay Wis
1822
IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHARLES J ALLEN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
1823
IMPROVEMENTS Ontonagon Harbor Mich 1825 Eagle Harbor Mich 1828
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Officers constituting Board Coast defenses 55 RECAPITULATION 57 ESTI
1829
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W BARLOW CORPS OF ENGINEERS
1846
IMPROVEMENTS Mobile Harbor Ala 1152 Pensacola Harbor Fla 1161
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IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 636 New London Harbor Conn 638
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Waukegan Harbor Ill 1871 Fox and Wisconsin rivers
1872
REPORT OF BRIG GEN JOHN NEWTON CHIEF OF ENGINEERS
1920
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Gowanus Creek at Brooklyn N Y 713 Min
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EXAMINATION Wisconsin River from Portage to Merrill
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APPENDIX
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Page 1781 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act.
Page 1662 - If a river is not itself a highway for commerce with other States or foreign countries, or does not form such highway by its connection with other waters, and is only navigable between different places within the State, then it is not a navigable water of the United States...
Page 2367 - For continuing improvement of reservation numbered seventeen, and site of old canal, northwest of same, twenty thousand dollars : Provided, That no part thereof shall be expended upon other than property belonging to the United States. For construction and repair of iron fences, five hundred dollars.
Page 1902 - This case relates to the construction of a dam for purposes of navigation and the use of the surplus water incident thereto. In 1846, Congress made a grant of land to the State of Wisconsin for the improvement of the navigation of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.
Page 1860 - SIR: in compliance with your instructions, I have the honor to submit the following report of the...
Page 1803 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, npon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile...
Page 1947 - Provided, however, that no part of said sum shall be expended until the right of way shall have been conveyed to the United States, free from expense, and the United States shall be fully released from all liability for damages to adjacent property owners, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War.
Page 1898 - US 106, requires no constitutional recognition. The provision found in the Fifth Amendment to the federal Constitution, and in the Constitutions of the several States, for just compensation for the property taken, -is merely a limitation upon the use of the power. It is no part of...
Page 1923 - If they did not carry a pound of freight it would be wise to keep them in order, so that they would be ready for use to defeat unjust and hurtful charges against the business of New York. The chief element in the prosperity of every State or nation is the economy of transportation of persons and property. It is the most marked fact in the difference between civilization and barbarism.
Page 1898 - ... preliminary to the actual taking ; and it may be prosecuted before commissioners, or special boards, or the courts, with or without the intervention of a jury, as the legislative power may designate. All that is required is that it shall be conducted in some fair and just manner, with opportunity to the owners of the property to present evidence as to its value, and to be heard thereon.

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