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act of September adopted Amount appropriated amount available Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act approved August available for fiscal balance available Board breakwater Bridge bulkhead channel charge Chief of Engineers City close commerce Company completion of existing compliance with requirements construction continuing contract Corps of Engineers Creek cubic yards dated depth dike distance dredging east ending June 30 entrance examination exclusive of liabilities existing project expended during fiscal feet at mean feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending harbor acts improvement increased Island jetty length liabilities outstanding July March material mean low water miles mouth navigation obstructions officers operations original outstanding liabilities pier present proposed removal repairs requirements of sections result river rock Secretary September 19 shoal shore side stone street Submitted in compliance survey thence tons United vessels wharf width York
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...