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Página 2593 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Página 2194 - War is hereby authorized to draw his warrant or requisition from time to time upon the Secretary of the Treasury for such sums as may be necessary to do such work, not to exceed in the aggregate for each year the amount appropriated in this act for such purpose : Provided, kmcecer, That an itemized statement of said expenses shall accompany the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers.
Página 2341 - On behalf of the various proprietors of land back of and abutting on the proposed lock and guide walls a bill in equity was filed in the circuit court of the United States...
Página 2468 - That where it is made manifest to the Secretary of War that the establishment of harbor lines is essential to the preservation and protection of harbors he may, and is hereby, authorized to cause such lines to be established, beyond which no piers, wharves, bulkheads, or other works shall be extended or deposits made, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by him...
Página 2194 - Yellow Medicine, which survey was made during the same year, the report pertaining to which is printed in the Report of the Chief of Engineers for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1873. The removal of obstructions, principally bowlders, was recommended.
Página 2334 - Provided, That in estimating the sum to be paid by the United States, the franchise of said corporation to collect tolls shall not be considered or estimated...
Página 2531 - ... services, have been paid from the indefinite appropriation for "operating and care of canals and other works of navigation," provided by section 4 of the river and harbor act of July 5, 1884.
Página 2228 - Tenn. Tannassee, the chief town of the Cherokee Indians, was situated near this point, and the fact that the river derives its present name from that town seems to add additional weight to the arguments of the geographers who have placed the headwaters of the river at this junction. In some of the older geographies the head of this river has been placed at the mouth of Clinch River.
Página 2577 - ... feet, and a current not exceeding three miles per hour, and if any portion of any such channel shall be cut through a territory with a rocky stratum where...
Página 2244 - The plans made under these surveys provided for 23 locks between Nashville and Point Burnside. and 7 locks for Smiths Shoals, at an estimated cost of $4,077,922. Locks of larger dimensions than those contemplated in the original project and estimates having been recommended by the Board of Engineers and approved by the Chief of Engineers and Secretary of War, it lias become necessary to revise these estimates.