Annual Report of the Boston Transit Commission ...

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Rockwell and Churchill, city printers, 1900 - Local transit
 

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Page 11 - War ; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of, any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake, harbor of refuge, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the work has been recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War prior to beginning the same.
Page 11 - That the dumping and all operations connected therewith shall be subject to the supervision and approval of the Engineer officer of the United States Army in charge of the locality, who may temporarily suspend the work at any time if in his judgment the interests of navigation so require.
Page 11 - States, is hereby prohibited; and it shall not be lawful to build or commence the building of any wharf, pier, dolphin, boom, weir, breakwater, bulkhead, jetty, or other structures, in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, navigable river, or other water of the United States, outside established harbor lines, or where no harbor lines have been established, except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War...
Page 53 - Such a contract is not impaired in any way by a repeal of so much of the act as gives the commission authority to build, and it may be that, if it were necessary, we should say that a tunnel with a different terminus built in form under another and later act is not within the words of the lease, — that, in the words of Browne v. Turner, 174 Mass. 150, 160, the contemplated tunnel is " a substitute for the tunnel authorized...
Page 10 - ... to a point at or near Maverick square in that part of Boston called East Boston, where a suitable connection with surface tracks may be made.
Page 22 - Now, said Board, having heard all parties desiring to be heard and having fully considered said application, hereby, subject to the approval of the Governor and Council, authorizes and licenses the said...
Page 24 - Board, plans showing in detail the location and dimensions of said work, and the mode in which the same is to be performed ; and whereas due notice of said application, and of the time and place fixed for a hearing thereon, has been given, as required by law, to the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Boston ; Now, said Board, having heard all parties desiring to be heard, and having fully considered said application, hereby approves the plans...
Page 22 - ... Commissioners and the Board of Harbor and Land Commissioners, constituted a joint board under said act, of the work intended to be done, and submitted, for the approval of the joint board, plans showing in detail the location and dimensions of said work, and the mode in which the same is to be performed ; and whereas, due notice of said application, and of the time and place fixed for a hearing thereon, has been given ; Now, the joint board, having heard all parties desiring to be heard and having...
Page 11 - ... and connections therefor, and for the running of railway cars therein, from a point on or near Hanover street in the city of Boston, or such other point or points as said board may deem proper for a suitable connection with the subway or...
Page 21 - ... presence of the Board that they would grant permission to take water from this pond, if applied for. While the Board disclaimed any authority or attempt to determine the title to this pond, it concluded it would be better to issue the license, which contains the following usual clause in all licenses : " Nothing in this license shall be so construed as to impair the legal rights of any person.

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