United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 1 - The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ' SIB: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of the Congress...
Page 31 - ... of property and reputation, not related to the parties, nor in any manner interested, to meet on the land to be valued, at a day to be expressed in the warrant not less than ten nor more than twenty days thereafter ; and the sheriff, upon receiving the said warrant, shall forthwith summon the said jury, and when met, provided...
Page 26 - Company, who shall not have vested hia demand againri the same in the stock of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, to pay to such creditor or creditors annually such dividend or proportion of the net amount of the revenues of the...
Page 33 - Sixth. The creation of great artificial RESERVOIRS, and the increase of the capacity of the lakes on the distant tributaries, by placing dams across their outlets, with apertures sufficient for their uniform discharge — so as to retain a portion of the water above until the floods have subsided below.
Page 2 - To provide channels 35 feet deep at mean low water, 1,200 feet wide from the navy yard at Charlestown and the Chelsea Bridge and Charles River Bridge to President Roads...
Page 27 - 16. And be it enacted, That, if the said capital, and other aids already granted by this act, shall prove insufficient, it shall and may be lawful for the said company, from time to time, to increase the said capital by the addition of so many more whole shares, as shall be judged necessary by the said proprietors, or a majority of them, holding at least three hundred shares, present at any general meeting of the said company.
Page 102 - River channel, from the lower bridge to the head of navigation, about 1 mile, 12 feet deep and 100 feet wide. Fourth. Yellow Mill channel, from the main channel to the head of Yellow Mill Pond, about 1 mile, 12 feet deep and 100 feet wide. Fifth. Johnsons River channel, from the main channel to the head of navigation, about 1J miles.
Page 32 - And be it enacted, That the treasurer of the Western Shore be, and he is hereby, authorized and required, for and on behalf of the State, to...
Page 9 - ... may design to improve the same, and it is the intention of this act, not to interfere with private property, but for the purpose of improving and perfecting the said navigation; XIII.
Page 27 - ... every such valuation the jury is hereby directed to describe and ascertain the bounds of the land by them valued, and their valuation shall be conclusive on all persons, and shall be paid by the said president and directors to the owner of the land or his legal representatives, and on payment thereof the said company shall be seized in fee of such land as if conveyed by the owner to them and their successors by legal conveyance.

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