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Amount annual appropriation Assistant August average balance unexpended bank Bayou boat Bridge brush built carried cents channel Chief of Engineers City cleared close commerce completed condition construction continued contract cost Creek cross cubic yards December depth direction distance dredging east ending June 30 Engineers estimated examination expended feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending foot freight gauge head high water improvement increased Island jetty July Lake Landing length less logs low water lower March material mean low miles Mississippi months mouth navigation November obstructions OFFICE operations pass plant Point port portion present reach removed repairs river and harbor rock sand shoals shore shows side snags Sound stage statement steamboat steamers stone Submitted survey tide tons trees United upper vessels width
Página 1182 - And they constitute navigable waters of the United States within the meaning of the acts of Congress, in contradistinction from the navigable waters of the States, when they form in their ordinary condition by themselves, or by uniting with other waters, a continued highway over which commerce is or may be carried on with other States or foreign countries in the customary modes in which such commerce is conducted by water.
Página 1474 - Pass, to secure and maintain a channel 26 feet in depth through the pass, and through the jetties at the mouth of the pass a channel " 20 feet in depth, not less than 200 feet in width at the bottom, and having through it a central depth of 30 feet without regard to width.
Página 1834 - ... to the volume of the river joining the Mississippi through a number of channels of insufficient depth. Frequently the depth of water on the bar at the mouth of the river was but 10 or 12 inches. The...
Página 1147 - I beg to recommend that the papers be transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the information of the Committee on Rivers and Harbors.
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Página 1850 - 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, however, That an itemized statement of said expenses shall accompany the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers.
Página 1700 - The report was transmitted to Congress and printed as House Ex. Doc. No. 157, Fifty-first Congress, second session. (See also Appendix W 13.) The required preliminary examination at Clarendon and the lower White River, Arkansas, to determine the effect of backwater from the Mississippi River and its cause and the means and cost of preventing injury therefrom, was made by the local engineer in charge, Captain Taber, and report thereon submitted through Col. CB Comstock, Corps of Engineers, Division...
Página 1556 - By the seventh section of the River and Harbor Act of Congress, approved September 19, 1890, c. 907, it was provided : " That it shall not be lawful to build any wharf, pier, dolphin, boom, dam, weir, breakwater, bulkhead, jetty, or structure of Statement of the Case. any kind outside established harbor-lines, or in any navigable waters of the United States where no harbor-lines are or may...
Página 1524 - That contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to...
Página 1171 - This cost includes $100 to $150 per month for deterioration of plant, repairs of all kinds, superintendence, and all other expenses directly chargeable to the work. The amount of work performed is greater than that of any previous year in the history of the boat.