Annual Reports of the War Department, Part 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887

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Contents

IN CHARGE OF CAPT F A HINMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
123
IMPROVEMENTS Pamlico and Tar rivers N C 1010 Contentnia Creek N C
139
IN CHARGE OF COL Q A GILLMORE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
145
IN CHARGE OF CAPT WILLIAM M BLACK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
157
IN CHARGE OF CAPT R L HOXIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
169
IN CHARGE OF MAJ A N DAMRELL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
178
APPENDIX
179
EXAMINATION From Doboy Island to Doboy Bay Ga 1199
188
IN CHARGE OF MAJ O H ERNST CORPS OF ENGINEERS
193
APPENDIX
194
IN CHARGE OF CAPT J H WILLARD Corps OF ENGINEERS
203
APPENDIX V
204
EXAMINATIONS Little River Ark 1545 Saline River Ark 1546 Cache River
210
IN CHARGE OF Maj A M MILLER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
215
APPENDIX X
216
IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHARLES J ALLEN CORPs or ENGINEERS
224
APPENDIX B
230
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W Barlow Corps OF ENGINEERS
236
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
240
IN CHARGE OF Lieut COL Wm E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
242
IMPROVEMENTS Falls of the Ohio Louisville Ky 1838 Indiana Chute Falls of
248
IN CHARGE OF MAJ Ados STICKNEY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
249
IN CHARGE OF CAPT CHARLES E L B Davis CORPS OF ENGINEERS
262
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor at Duluth Minn 1935 harbor at Superior Bay and Saint
266
IN CHARGE OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
270
IN CHARGE OF MAJ Thos H HANDBURY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
277
EXAMINATIONS Grand River Mich 2206 Pigeon River Mich 2207 Carp River
286
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL O M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
294
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Bar in St Clair River Mich opposite St Clair City
295
REPORT OF MAJ L COOPER OVERMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
304
IN CHARGE OF CAPT F A MAHAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
307
IN CHARGE OF MAJ M B ADAMS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
317
IMPROVEMENTS Apalachicola River Fla 1263 Apalachicola Bay Fla 1265
349
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 49TH CONGRESS
371
Post of Willets Point N Y Engineer School of ApplicationBattalion of Engi
413
IMPROVEMENTS Charlotte Harbor N Y 2371 Pultneyville Harbor N Y 2374
415
Library of the School of Application at Willets Point N Y
433
APPENDIX
450
IMPROVEMENTS Lubec Channel Mo 436 Mooseabec Bar Mo 438 Narraguagus
469
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Big Rapids of St Johns River Me 471 St Georges
481
APPENDIX
489
REPORT OF LIEUT COL GEORGE L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
493
APPENDIX C
531
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 532 harbor of refuge
540
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Falmouth Harbor Mass 567 Cottage City Harbor
572
IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 582 New London Harbor Conn 585 Con
604
obstructing or endangering navigation
636
APPENDIX
649
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WALTER MCFARLAND CORPS OF ENGINEERS
749
IMPROVEMENTS Passaic River N J 763 Elizabeth River N J 768 Rahway
776
IMPROVEMENTS Delaware River Pa N J 786 Frankford Creek Pa 799 Schuyl
807
EXAMINATIONS Channel back of Brigantine Beach between Absecon and Brigan
822
IMPROVEMENTS Maurice River N J 826 Wilmington Harbor Del 827 ice
831
Mispillion Creek Del 833 Broadkiln River Del 834 Indian River Del 835
843
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Duck Creek Del 847 Cambridge Harbor Md
854
IMPROVEMENTS Patapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 860 Annapolis
864
EXAMINATION For widening the channel of Baltimore Harbor to 600 feet
880
IMPROVEMENTS Harbors at Washington and Georgetown D C 883 Potomac
898
25
927
of St Jeroines Creek Md 933 Rappahannock River Va 935 Totusky River
938
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Mattox Creek Va 959 Roanoke River from Clarks
962
Wash 2524
EXAMINATION Flint River Ga from Montezuma to Old Agency 1290
Construction and improvement of roads and bridges in the Yellowstone National

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Page 399 - 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, upon 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 paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 381 - Plans, etc., to shall be built and located under and subject to such, regulations for the bo approved by security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall pre-fya"®tttry of b-cribe; and to secure that object the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the...
Page 408 - 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, upon 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 paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 390 - ... between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties...
Page 388 - That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to repeal or modify any of the provisions of law now existing in reference to the protection of the navigation of rivers, or to exempt this bridge from the operation of the same.
Page 399 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot drawbridge, with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point, and with spans of not less than one hundred and sixty feet in length in the clear on each side of the central or pivot pier of the draw...
Page 390 - War, for his examination and approval, л design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below...
Page 689 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law. ' Given under my hand and the seal of office of the Secretary of State, at the city of Albany, this third day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five.
Page 402 - That the structure herein authorized shall be built and located pian8t°etcPPTOVe under 'and subject to such regulations for the security of the navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and to secure that object the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and...
Page 376 - ... as will effectually obviate such obstruction ; and all such alterations shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge. And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction...

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