Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army, Part 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - Engineering
Includes the Report of the Mississippi River Commission, 1881-19 .
 

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Page 3218 - 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 3149 - Provided, That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete the project recommended in said report, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate two hundred and twenty-one thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.
Page 3258 - That all the property and rights which may have been acquired in the Philippine Islands by the United States under the treaty of peace with Spain, signed December tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, except such land or other property as shall be designated by the President of the United States...
Page 3095 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and location of the bridge are approved by the Secretary of War, the bridge eh nil not be built; and should any change be made in the plan...
Page 3090 - ... security of 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...
Page 3231 - Company and the control of the necessary territory of the Republic of Colombia and the rights mentioned in sections one and two of this Act, within a reasonable time and upon reasonable terms, then the President, having first obtained for the United States perpetual control by treaty of the necessary territory from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, upon terms which he may consider reasonable, for the construction, perpetual maintenance, operation, and protection of a canal...
Page 3094 - That all railroad companies desiring the use of said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges relative to the passage of railway trains...
Page 2670 - ... hours. The pats made to test the soundness may be used in determining the time of setting. The cement is considered...
Page 3089 - ... be commenced within one year and completed within three years from the date of the passage of such act.
Page 3244 - Act shall be a lawful structure and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which 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 any railroad, street railway, or public highway leading to said bridge...

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