Annual Report of Colonel Samuel M. Whitside, 10th U.S. Cavalry Commanding Department of Santiago and Puerto Principe

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Adjutant General's Office, 1900 - Cuba
Includes administrative information on the Dept., plus geographical and social descriptions of the provinces.

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Page x - I have the honor to submit for the information of the department commander, the following report of the operations...
Page iv - GENTLEMEN— I respectfully submit the following report of the business of this office, for the year ending December 31st, 1896.
Page xxiv - ... grading, drainage, and wharves 20, 098. 15 Total 668,095.15 The chief quartermaster, Department of Santiago and Puerto Principe, reports as follows regarding the posts in that department: During the latter part of the preceding fiscal year (1899) the old Spanish barracks and other public buildings at the various places throughout the department where troops were stationed were renovated and disinfected and placed in condition for occupancy by troops as barracks, or to be used as storehouses....
Page xi - I recommended that the need of legislation be brought to the attention of the Congress of the United States...
Page 119 - ... feet wide. There will be a minimum depth of 22 feet of water along the outer edge of the main wharf when constructed. Work has been begun on the wharf and it will probably be completed by the end of July. The wharf will be 10,650 feet from Morro Castle and 6 miles from Santiago. Amount paid on wharf to present date, $6,161.48. It will be noticed that the estimate of time...

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