Annual Report of the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1890
 

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Contents

IN CHARGE of LIEUT Col G L GILLESPIE Corps of ENGINEERs
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IN CHARGE of MAJ CHAs W RAYMOND CoRPs of ENGINEERS
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Maurice River N J 92 Wilmington Harbor Del 93 ice harbor at New Castle
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IN CHARGE of MR S T ABERT UNITED STATES AGENT
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IN chargE of CAPT WILLIAM H Bixby Corps of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX O C
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IN CHARGE of CAPT W M M BLACK Corps of ENGINEERS
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HARBORLINES Establishment of harborlines of Norfolk and Portsmouth harbors
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APPENDIX
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ANNUAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 301890 3361
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IN CHARGE of CAPT PHILIP M PRICE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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chARGE of CAPT DAN C KING MAN Corps of ENGINEERS
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IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHAS J ALLKN COUPS OF ENGINEERS
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PART II
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Big Hatchee River Tenu 193 Forked Deer River Tenn watergauges on
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APPENDIX X
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IN CHARGE OF CAPT H S TABER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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IMPROVEMENT Mississippi River between the Des Moines Rapids and the mouth
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IN CHARGE OF MAJ ALEXANDER MACKENZIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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IN CHARGE OF MAJ WILLIAM A JONES CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W BARLOW CORPS OF ENGINEERS
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APPENDIX E
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IN CHARGE of CAPT EDW MAGUIRE CoRPs of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX G
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IN CHARGE of MAJ D W Lockwood Corps of ENGINEERs
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HARBoRLINEs Establishment and maintenance of harborlines in Portage Lake
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IN CHARGE OF MAJ JAMEs B QUINN Corps of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX J
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IN CHARGE of CAPT W L MARSHALL CoRPs of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX
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IMPROVEMENTS Potomac River at Washington D C 1037 construction of bridge
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IN CHARGE of Col O M PoE CoRPS of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX M
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IN CHARGE of MAJ L CoopFB OvKRMAN CoEPs of ENGINEERS
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APPENDIX
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IN CHARGE of MA J AMos STICKNEY Corps of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX P
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IN CHARGE of MAJ MILTON B ADAMs CoRPs of ENGINEERs
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APPENDIX
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SURVEY OF ROAD FROM THE AQUEDUCT BRIDGE TO MOUNT VERNON
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REPORT OF MAJ L COOPER OVERMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
351
HARBorLINEs Establishment of harborlines in front of San Diego and Coronado
355
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS
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REPORT OF LIEUT JAMES E RUNCIE FIRST ARTILLERY
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EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Beaufort River S C 1234 Owendaw and Wando
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APPENDIX No 1
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IMPROVEMENTS a Wharf at Fort Monroe Va 385 b Bridge over Mill Creek
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APPENDIX F Report on operations in the first district 3196
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experiments 401 statement of funds 404 estimates 400 AppendixesA pro
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IMPRovKMENTs Lubec Channel Me Mooseabec Bar Me 428 Narragaugus
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ExAMINATIONS AND SURVEYs Belfast Harbor Me 455 Union River and Union
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NTs Newburyport Harbor Mass 482 Merrimac River Mass 484
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Cape Ann Mass 488 Gloucester Harbor Mass 491 Manchester Harbor Mass
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ExAMINATIons AND SURVEys Crane and Waters rivers of Essex Branch Mass
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HARBorLINEs Establishment of harborlines at Boston Harbor Mass
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APPENDIX C
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IMPRovements Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 552 harbor of refuge at Nan
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ExAMINATIons AND SURVEYs Marthas Vineyard inner and outer harbor at Edgar
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APPENDIX D
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IMPRovements Thames River Conn 600 New London Harbor Conn 604 Con
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646 Stamford Harbor Conn 648 Port Chester Harbor N Y 650 Echo Harbor
646
E║s AND SURVEYs Browns Creek Sayville N Y 669 Larchmont Har
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Hannon LisesEstablishment of harborlines at Stamford Harbor Conn
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ExAMINATIONS AND SURVEYs Wappingers Creek from Wappingers Falls to
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HARBoRLINEs Establishment of harborlines in Hudson River from Troy to Cox
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IMPROVEMENTs Sheepshead Bay N Y 837 Canarsie Bay N Y 839 Sumpa
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APPENDIX
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IMPRovements Delaware River Pa and N J 866 harbor between Philadelphia
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APPENDIX
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IMPRovemRNTs Maurice River N J 916 Wilmfington Harbor Del 917 ice har
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ExAMINATIONS AND SURVEYs Appoquinimink Creek Del 943 Wicomico River
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APPENDIX I
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IN CHARGE of LIEUT G J FIEBEGER CoRPs of ENGINEERs
1021
Ex║minations AND SURVEYs Petoskey Harbor Mich 2668 Grand River Mich
IN CHARGE OK LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
R║ssratapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 987 James River a
IMPRovertexts San Joaquin River Stockton and Mormon sloughs Cal 2909

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Page 672 - 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 690 - 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 479 - 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 588 - 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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