Annual Report of the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1890
 

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IMPROVEMENTS Newburyport Harbor Mass 482 Merrimac River Mass 484
484
Cape Ann Mass 488 Gloucester Harbor Mass 491 Manchester Harbor Mass
493
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEY8 Crane and Waters rivers of Essex Branch Mass
517
bor including South River Mass
528
APPENDIX C
551
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 552 harbor of refuge at
558
sonken vessels or craft obstructing or endangering navigation
583
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Marthas Vineyard inner and outer barbor at Edgar
590
APPENDIX D
599
IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 600 New London Harbor Conn 604 Con
626
646 Stamford Harbor Conn 648 Port Chester Harbor N Y 650 Echo Harbor
646
N Y 656 Greenport Harbor N Y 660 Glen Cove Harbor N Y 602 Flushing
667
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Browns Creek Sayville N Y 669 Larchmont Har bor N Y
675
HARBORLINES Establishment of harborlines at Stamford Harbor Conn
682
York City
761
HARBORLINES Establishment of harborlines in Hudson River from Troy to Cox
788
IMPROVEMENTS Sheepshead Bay N Y 837 Canarsie Bay N Y 839 Sumpa
852
HARBORLINES Establishment of harborlines in front of San Diego and Coronado
856
APPENDIX
865
IMPROVEMENTS Delaware River Pa and N J 866 harbor between Philadelphia
905
APPENDIX
915
IMPROVEMENTS Maurice River N J 916 Wilntington Harbor Del 917 ice har
942
HARBORLINES Establishment of harborlines of Norfolk and Portsmouth harborg
1032
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Appoquinimink Creek Del 943 Wicomico River
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor at Grand Marais Minn 2282 harbor at Agate Bay Minn
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
River Commission Chas R SUTER Lieut Col of Engineers U S A 0 H ERNST
IMPROVEMENTS Mobile Harbor Ala 1692 Black Warrior River Ala 1696 War
ISSUE of published charts 3588
IMPROVEMENTS Potomac River at Washington D C 1037 construction of bridge

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Page 676 - 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...
Page 326 - An Act to prevent obstructive and injurious deposits within the harbor and adjacent waters of New York City, by dumping or otherwise, and to punish and prevent such offenses," as amended by section three of the river and harbor Act of August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four.
Page 56 - The project for improvement, adopted in 1882, provided for closing the breach, and, if that did not restore the channel depth, for dredging a channel 100 feet wide and 6 feet deep at mean low water through the shoals. The entire cost was estimated at $10,000.
Page 349 - That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to apply the money herein and hereafter appropriated for improvements of rivers and harbors, other than surveys, estimates and gaugings, in carrying on the various works, by contract or otherwise, as may be most economical and advantageous to the Government.
Page 694 - York shall retain a concurrent jurisdiction with the United States in and over the said property, so far as that all civil and criminal process, which may issue under the laws or authority of the State of New York, may be executed thereon in the same way and manner as if such consent had not been given...
Page 334 - Secretary first giving the parties reasonable opportunity to be heard, to give notice to the persons or corporations owning or controlling such bridge so to alter the same as to render navigation through or under it reasonably free, easy, and unobstructed...
Page 482 - Report, 1887, page 500.) This project proposed to remove from the inner harbor 101J cubic yards of rock known to exist, and to dredge 216,000 cubic yards, scow measurement, at an estimated cost of $65,000; and to construct the breakwater recommended in the project of 1884, that extends from Eastern Point to Round Rock Shoal, at an estimated cost of $752,000. The total appropriations for this harbor to date have been $25,000.
Page 592 - Congress have generally specified iuwhich part the money appropriated was to be expended. The divisions are as follows: 1. Above Hartford, Connecticut. — Embracing a length of about 66 miles, from Hartford, Conn., to Miller's Falls, Mass. 2. Below Hartford, Connecticut. — Embracing a length of about 50 miles, from Hartford to Long Island Sound. By the river and harbor act of 1882 an examination or survey of the Connecticut River from Bellows Falls, Vt., to Pittsburgh, NH, was authorized.
Page 326 - Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the improvement of the Mississippi river from the head of the Passes to the mouth of the Ohio river...
Page 214 - That for the purpose of securing the uninterrupted gauging of the waters of the Lower Mississippi River and its tributaries...

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