United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A Memoir

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Página 28 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Página 3 - River to flow into the same, subject to the following conditions: 1. That it be distinctly understood that it is the intention of the Secretary of War to submit the questions connected with the work of the sanitary district of Chicago to Congress for consideration and final action, and that this permit shall be subject to such action as may be taken by Congress.
Página 3 - That it shall be the duty of all persons owning, operating, and tending the drawbridges now built, or which may hereafter be built across the navigable rivers and other waters of the United States, to open, or cause to be opened, the draws of such bridges under such rules and regulations as in the opinion of the Secretary of War the public interests require to govern the opening of drawbridges for the passage of vessels and other water crafts, and such rules and regulations, when so made and published,...
Página 7 - The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ' SIB: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of the Congress...
Página 11 - The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys to be made at the following-named localities...
Página 9 - La., made by him in compliance with the provisions of the river and harbor act approved February 27, 1911.
Página 9 - In the case of the Mississippi River, that great central artery of our trade, it is plain that the Federal Government must build and maintain the levees and keep the great waters in harness for the general use.
Página 3 - River be unreasonably obstructive to navigation or injurious to property, the Secretary of War reserves the right to close said discharge through said channel or to modify it to such extent as may be demanded by navigation and property interests along said Chicago River and its South Branch. 3. That the sanitary district of Chicago must assume all responsibility for damages to property and navigation interests by reason of the introduction of a current in Chicago River.

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