Report of the Board of Ordnance and Fortification, Issue 22; Issue 27; Issue 30

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Page 22 - That before any money shall be expended in the construction or test of any gun, gun carriage, ammunition, or implements under the supervision of the said Board, the Board shall be satisfied, after due inquiry, that the Government of the United States has a lawful right to use the inventions involved in the construction of such gun, gun carriage, ammunition, or implements, or that the construction or test is made at the request of a person either having such lawful right or authorized to convey the...
Page 1 - Board of Ordnance and Fortification : To enable the board to make all needful and proper purchases, experiments and tests to ascertain, with a view to their utilization by the Government, the most effective guns, small arms, cartridges, projectiles, fuses, explosives, torpedoes, armor plates, and other implements and engines of war, and to purchase or cause to be manufactured under authority of the Secretary of War, such guns, carriages, armor plates, and other war materials and articlesas may, in...
Page 1 - ... payment of the necessary expenses of the Board, including a per diem allowance to each officer detailed to serve thereon when employed on duty away from his permanent station, of two dollars and fifty cents a day; and for the test of experimental guns, carriages, and other devices procured in accordance with the recommendation of the Board of Ordnance and Fortification...
Page 21 - Fortification, one hundred thousand dollars, the e.xpenditure of which shall be made by the several bureaus of the War Department heretofore having jurisdiction of the same, or by the Board itself, as the Secretary of War may direct: l'nn-ide<l.
Page 1 - Brig. Gen. William P. Duvall, General Staff, was detailed to act as a member during the absence only of General Bell. The Board now consists of the following-named officers: Maj. Gen. J. Franklin Bell, Chief of Staff, president; Brig. Gen. William Crozier, Chief of Ordnance ; Brig. Gen. A. Mackenzie, Chief of Engineers; Brig. Gen. Arthur Murray, Chief of Artillery; Lieut. Col. George FE Harrison, Coast Artillery Corps; Lieut. Col. Erasmus M. Weaver, Coast Artillery Corps; and Gen. Thos. J. Henderson,...
Page 1 - September twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight ; to pay the salary of the civilian member of the Board of Ordnance and Fortification provided by the Act of February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for the necessary traveling expenses of said member when traveling on duty as contemplated in said Act; for the payment of the necessary expenses...
Page 3 - In accordance with the provisions of the act referred to, all work on the 12-inch carriage was suspended, and on June 13, 1904, a contract was entered into by the Chief of Ordnance with Mr. Emery for one 10-inch carriage of his design. Payments under this contract are made by the Chief of Ordnance, and the Board is not informed of the progress of the work...
Page 5 - Portable searchlight for field artillery. — October 4, 1906, the Board made an allotment of $6,500 for the development of a portable searchlight for use with the field artillery. On October 3, 1907, the allotment was further increased $4,500 for the same purpose and to cover the expenses of test, including such alterations as the test might show to be desirable. The development of...
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