Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907
 

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Page 2625 - It shall be the duty of said commission to take into consideration and mature such plan or plans •and estimates 'as will correct, permanently locate and deepen the channel and protect the banks of the Mississippi river; improve and give safety and ease to the navigation thereof; prevent destructive floods; promote and facilitate commerce, trade and the postal service...
Page 2692 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money In the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 2568 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 2540 - That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of the Navy for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate five hundred and forty-nine thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated...
Page 2615 - For fuel, lights, oil, waste, packing, tools, matches, paints, brushes, brooms, lanterns, rope, nails, screws, lead, electric lights, heating apparatus, oil stoves for elevator car and upper and lower floors, repairs to engines, boilers, dynamos...
Page 2528 - That all material purchased under the foregoing provisions of this Act shall be of American manufacture, except in cases when, in the judgment of the Secretary of War, it is to the manifest interest of the United States to make purchases in limited quantities abroad, which material .shall be admitted free of duty.
Page 2552 - Provided, That the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute the said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law.
Page 2527 - 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...
Page 2569 - Continuing improvement, two million dollars, which sum shall be expended, under the direction of the Secretary of War, in accordance with the plans, specifications, and recommendations of the Mississippi River Commission, as approved by the Chief of Engineers...
Page 2497 - Missouri, in accordance with the provisions of the act entitled "An act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters...

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