United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 17 - States, all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for construction of the project, hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction works, and maintain and operate all the works after completion in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army.
Page 16 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 9 - Resolved by the Committee on Public Works of the United States Senate, That the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, created under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13, 1902, be and is hereby requested to review the report of the Chief of Engineers on the Ouachita River and tributaries, Arkansas and Louisiana, submitted as Senate Document No.
Page 13 - Resolved by the Committee on Rivers and Harbors of the House of Representatives, United States, that the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors created under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13...
Page 6 - ... 3. After due consideration of these reports, I concur in the views and recommendations of the Board.
Page 3 - Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers, US Army, dated April 8, 1946, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on a preliminary examination and survey of Clinton River, Mich., authorized by the Flood Control Act approved on August 28, 1937, known as House Document No.
Page 13 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to receive from private parties such funds as may be contributed by them to be expended in connection with funds appropriated by the United States for any authorized work of public improvement of rivers and harbors, whenever such work and expenditure may be considered by the Chief of Engineers as advantageous to the interests of navigation.
Page 10 - The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause preliminary examinations and surveys to be made at the following-named localities...
Page 3 - To: The Secretary of War. 1. I submit, for transmission to Congress, my report with accompanying papers and illustrations on Columbia River and minor tributaries, made under the provisions of House Document No.
Page 4 - ... for a channel 28 feet deep at mean low water from deep water in the Atlantic Ocean to deep water at the junction of Lanceford Creek with Amelia River...

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