Annual Reports of the War Department, Parte2

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885

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Página 1251 - O i. IMPROVEMENT OF SAINT JOHN'S RIVER, FLORIDA. Operations for improving the channel over the bar at the mouth...
Página 926 - Columbia, against any and all claimants of title under any patent which in his opinion was by mistake or was improperly or illegally issued for any part of the marshes or flats within the limits of the proposed improvement.
Página 1435 - Tex., about 247 miles above the month, to which point there is 3 feet depth for about three months in each year. The estimated cost of improvement over this stretch of river by removal of obstructions, such as logs, snags, fallen trees, &c., was $18,000.
Página 929 - The gypseous beds are very remarkable, from abounding with, so as sometimes to be almost composed of, irregular concretions, from the size of an egg to that of a man's head, of very hard, compact, heavy gypsum, in the form of anhydrite.
Página 1022 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: Improving harbor at Rockland, Maine : Continuing improvement, thirty thousand dollars.
Página 1235 - ... sides of the entrance and extending seaward across the bar upon lines so directed that the outer ends will be parallel to each other and from 2,500 feet to 3,000 feet apart, or such distance as may hereafter be deemed necessary.
Página 1123 - Owing to its variable features and the difficulty of properly specifying it beforehand and inspecting it afterward, the work was allowably done by hired labor and the purchase of materials in open market.
Página 957 - ... until any corporate rights or franchises that may exist over said river shall have been relinquished to the United States to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War.
Página 1049 - River, in view of the question of the ownership of Turner's Cut, as well as the want of authority of law to survey this adjunct of the canal, I have not considered myself authorized to direct such a survey to be made as the law now stands. . Very respectfully, your obedient servant, JOHN NEWTON, Chief of Engineers, Brig, and Bvt. Maj. Gen. Hon. EGBERT T. LINCOLN, Secretary of War. REPORT OF CAPTAIN FA HINMAN, CORPS OF ENGINEERS.
Página 1196 - Wappoo Cut is a narrow, tortuous, tidal stream, separating James Island from the mainland, and connecting Stono and Ashley rivers. An examination of the creek was. made under my direction some years, ago, the report of which, with project of improvement, forms part of Appendix J 4, Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1H81, and is printed as House Ex.

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