Annual Report (Google eBook)

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T & W. Mercein, printers, 1877 - New York (State)
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Page 145 - I am constrained by a sense of public duty to call the attention of the Legislature to the importance of providing some proper agency for the management of the State loans already authorized or hereafter to be authorized by the State. At present the exclusive and unrestricted negotiation and management of loans as well as the sale of all...
Page 191 - ... the voucher was so filled up at the time it was taken, and that the money stated therein to have been paid, was in fact paid in cash or by check or draft on some specified bank.
Page 100 - ANNUAL REPORT, showing the name and number of structures or works, the different heads of expenditures, and the cost of each, on the line of the canal under the charge of James Scanlon, superintendent of repairs for section 2 of Erie canal, during the 365 days ended September 30, 1910.
Page 184 - ... with the powers and duties formerly belonging to the Comptroller in relation to the canals ; draws warrants on the Treasurer for all canal payments; audits all canal accounts; instructs canal collecting and disbursing officers ; keeps accounts of canal receipts and expenditures, etc. ; ex officio secretary of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund and of the Canal Board.] CANAL APPRAISERS.
Page 184 - Auditor. [Invested with the powers and duties formerly belonging to the Comptroller in relation to the canals; draws warrants on the Treasurer for all canal payments; audits all canal accounts; instructs canal collecting and disbursing officers; keeps accounts of canal receipts and expenditures, etc.
Page 145 - I verily believe will be agreed to, if the quantity demanded is not unreasonably great. Should this proposition be approved of, it should be immediately made known to us, as the season is now coming on, at which some of the preparations must be made. The time of execution, I think, should be at the time of the breaking up of the ice in the Wabash, and before the lakes open. The interval, I am told, is considerable. I have the honor to be, &c., your most obedient and humble servant.
Page 195 - ... the canal commissioner in charge of any section of the canal in which any foreman, lock-tender or other subordinate person may be employed, or the board of canal commissioners, shall have absolute power to remove any foreman, lock-tender or other subordinate for misconduct, incompetency or neglect of duty, provided such canal commissioner or the board of canal commissioners making such removal shall specify the cause of such removal in writing, and file the same in the office of the auditor of...
Page 188 - ... is employed, shall certify on such account that he has examined the same; that the several disbursements specified therein were made under his direction on 'the canal, or for payments necessary to be made thereon; and that he believes such disbursements to be proper and reasonable, and to have been made as charged.
Page 183 - AttorneyGeneral. CANAL COMMISSIONERS. [The Canal Commissioners have the general charge of the public works, of the construction of new canals, and of the repairs of the completed canals.] Alexander Barkley, in charge of Eastern Division, viz.
Page 153 - It would be of more real utility to navigation than five or ten times its cost expended in the average manner of so-called improvements on the public works. But it is too simple, too practically useful, to enlist the imagination of projectors who seek the fame of magnificent constructions, and of engineers who build monuments for exhibition to their rivals, or to awaken the rapacity of cormorants who fatten on jobs.

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