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12 feet 20 feet A. A. HUMPHREYS act of July act of March Amount appropriated Amount available July Amount expended Appendix appropriated by act bank Bluff boats breakwater bridge Brigadier Brigadier General A. A. built canal Captain channel Chief of Engineers commenced completed Congress construction contract cord Corps of Engineers cost Creek cribs cubic yards dike distance dredging ending June 30 ENGINEER OFFICE estimate excavation extending feet feet deep feet long feet of water feet wide fiscal year ending foot G. K. WARREN harbor high water improvement inches Island Jacksonport James River July 11 Lake length Lieutenant Colonel mean low water miles Mississippi mouth navigation obstructions Ohio River Ouachita River pass pier piles portion pounds present proposed railroad removal repairs respectfully revetment riprap rock sand season Shoal shore snags span stone submitted survey timber tion United States Army UNITED STATES ENGINEER vessels width
Page 455 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 427 - That any bridge constructed under this Act and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 455 - ... and located in a part of the bridge that can be safely and conveniently reached at that stage; and that said draw shall be opened promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the passage of boats...
Page 680 - Section 12 of the act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the year ending June 30, 1871, and for other purposes...
Page 427 - Company are authorized to have and maintain their bridges at their present site and elevation ; and the officers and crews of all vessels and boats navigating said river are required to regulate the use of their said vessels, and of any pipes or chimneys belonging thereto, so as not to interfere with the elevation and construction of said bridges.
Page 428 - Congress reserves the right to withdraw the assent hereby given, in case the free navigation of said river shall at any time be substantially and materially obstructed by any bridge to be erected under the authority of this resolution, or to direct the necessary modifications and alterations of said bridge.
Page 551 - ... or promissory notes, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding eight per cent, per annum, and to secure the payment of said bonds and notes, may mortgage its capital stock, its corporate franchises, and any of its real aud personal property, or any part or portion of the same...
Page 455 - That the right to alter or amend this act, so as to prevent or remove all material obstructions to the navigation of said river by the future construction of bridges, is hereby expressly reserved...