Annual report of Brevet Lieut.-Col. J.D. Graham ...: on the improvement of the harbors of lake Michigan, St. Clair, Erie, Ontario, and Champlain ...

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1859 - Harbors
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Page 22 - Company shall be at all the expense of closing such opening in the said pier, and of properly restoring the said pier and harbor in as good and perfect condition to the United States as the same were in before the grant of such permission was made, and that such closing shall be made and carried on under the direction, orders, and supervision of such engineer or engineers as shall be designated for that purpose by the War Department of the United States. And whereas, in consideration of such grant...
Page 24 - In witness whereof, the said company has caused this bond to be signed by its president and secretary, and its corporate seal to be thereunto affixed at its office at the city of Chicago, this llth day of November, 1858.
Page 20 - United States ; for the payment of which said sum, well and truly to be made it doth hereby bind itself, its successors, and assigns, solemnly and firmly by these presents. In witness whereof, the said company has caused this bond to be signed by its president and treasurer, and its corporate seal to be thereunto affixed at their office, at the City of Chicago, this twentyfirst day of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.
Page 25 - Company shall well and truly on its part keep, observe, perform, and comply with the terms, stipulations, covenants, and conditions and agreements contained in the said articles upon its part to be kept and performed, and every part thereof, according to the true spirit and meaning and intent of said articles and the conditions thereof, then and in that case the above obligation to be made void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 26 - ... basin on all sides, in such manner as to render them sufficiently water-tight to prevent any current between the said ship basin and Lake Michigan, and also so as to prevent any current and any water communication between the said ship basin and any other basin which may have an open communication with the said lake. 2. That there shall never be made any other opening or water communication between the said ship basin and Chicago river than that now granted through the said south pier of the...
Page 25 - Chicago harbor, in consideration of which said consent the said company hath agreed and doth by these presents agree to keep, observe, and perform certain terms, conditions, stipulations, and agreements, deemed essential by the United States to the future security, safety...
Page 25 - ... the said United States of America have consented to grant, and do hereby grant, such permission, upon the express reservations, conditions, and terms hereinafter expressly stated and set forth, to be well and truly kept, complied with, observed, and performed by the said Chicago Dock and Canal Company, with this reservation...
Page 28 - ... so to do, the War Department of the United States shall proceed and restore the said pier and harbor; and the said company hereby stipulates and agrees in such case to pay all the expenses of such restoration to the United States.
Page 12 - The stars observed on for determining the time were also selected in pairs of nearly the same declination, both north in this latitude, and of such right ascension that one could be observed when near the east and the other when near the west prime vertical, with but little elapsed time between their being at nearly equal altitudes when in these respective positions. If they could not be observed on the prime vertical, care was taken to observe them both on the same side of that plane, either both...
Page 27 - В, to the point of beginning, as marked on the said map and plan ; the courses here marked being the true courses, as compared with the true meridian and not the magnetic; which said position as above described and delineated, is the sole property of the United States, and their successors and assigns forever. 10. That the jurisdiction over and the control of the aforesaid drawbridge, and abutment piers, and all their appurtenances, shall always be vested in the United States, in as full a manner...

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