Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 131 - The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ' SIB: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of the Congress...
Page 117 - That if future operations by the United States require an alteration in the position of the structure or work herein authorized, or if, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, it shall cause unreasonable obstruction to the free navigation of said...
Page 114 - After due consideration of the above-mentioned reports. I concur in the views of the...
Page 26 - Commerce are hereby authorized to examine and appraise the value of the works and franchises of the Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts, connecting Buzzards and Cape Cod Bays, with reference to the advisability of the purchase of said canal by the United States...
Page 24 - ... to examine and appraise the value of the works and franchises of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal . . . with reference to the desirability of purchasing the said canal by the United States and the construction over the route of the said canal of a free and open waterway having a depth and capacity sufficient to accommodate the largest vessels afloat at mean low water...
Page 22 - Canal from the St. Johns River to Key West, Fla., with reference to the desirability of purchasing said canal by the United States and the construction over the route of the said canal of a free and open waterway, having a depth and capacity sufficient for inland navigation.
Page 133 - SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a letter from the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, dated December 1, instant, together with copy of a report from Capt.
Page 52 - These reports have been referred, as required by law. to the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, and attention is invited to its report herewith, dated March 5, 1912.
Page 87 - August, 1907, providing fully 30 feet of water for the entire 300 feet width on prolongation of the channel between the canal piers, and for an additional width of 30 feet to the southward of the line of the south pier.

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