New Library of Congress: Report of the Committee on Additional Accommodations for the Library, to Accompany the Memorial of Messrs. Smithmeyer and Pelz

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897 - 16 pages
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Page 4 - For tho building for the Library of Congress, as herein provided for, and for each and every purpose connected therewith, including the cost of all professional and other personal services that the Chief of Engineers of tho Army may deem necessary for the work and shall specially order five hundred thousand dollars.
Page 5 - Library,' approved April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, as requires the construction of said building substantially according to the plan submitted to the Joint Select Committee on Additional Accommodations for the Library of Congress, by John L. Smithmeyer, and so much of the first section as provides for a commission, together with the eighth section of said act, be, and the same are hereby, repealed, and the duties of said commission under said act are hereby devolved upon the Chief...
Page 5 - ... of Engineers of the Army, who shall annually report to Congress at the commencement of each session a. detailed statement of all the proceedings under the provisions of this act, and hereafter until otherwise ordered by Congress no work shall be done in the construction of said Library except such as is herein provided for, and all contracts for work or materials not necessary for the execution of the work contemplated herein are herebyrescindod.
Page 5 - Congress, second session, aud at a total cost therefor not exceeding five , f million five hundred thousand dollars exclusive of appropriations heretofore made, and no changes or modifications shall be made that will increase the cost above the limitation herein prescribed...
Page 2 - Toward the construction of said building and for each and every purpose connected therewith, including the cost of all professional and other personal services that the Chief of Engineers of the Army may deem necessary, and for the rent of 'office rooms in a locality convenient to the work, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be immediately available.
Page 5 - Renaissance style of Architecture, may be adjusted and determined by the Secretary of the Interior, to be paid out of the sums heretofore or hereby appropriated : Provided, That before any further contracts are let for the construction of said building general plans for the entire construction thereof shall be prepared by or under the direction of the Chief of Engineers of the Army, which plans shall be subject to the inspection and approval of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Interior:...
Page 5 - Twelve, Fiftieth Congress, second session, and at a total cost therefor not exceeding five million five hundred thousand dollars exclusive of appropriations heretofore made, and no changes or modifications shall be made that will increase...
Page 4 - This appropriation and all appropriations hereafter made, and all sums available from appropriations heretofore made for this purpose shall be expended under the direction and supervision of the Chief of Engineers of the Army, who shall have the control and management of all of said work and the employment of all persons connected therewith.
Page 5 - ... hereby rescinded. And all loss or damage occasioned thereby or arising under said contracts, together with the value of the plan for a Library building submitted to the Joint Select Committee on Additional Accommodations for the Library of Congress by John L.
Page 5 - ... provisions of this act, and hereafter until otherwise ordered by Congress no work shall be done in the construction of said Library except such as is herein provided for, and all contracts for work or materials not necessary for the execution of the work contemplated herein are herebyrescindod. And all loss or damage occasioned thereby or arising under said contracts...

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