Annual Reports of the War Department, Частина 1

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Сторінка 542 - That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission...
Сторінка 517 - SIR: I have the honor to submit herewith my annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1904, showing: First. The condition of the business of the insular purchasing agent in connection with the handling of the various appropriations for the "Purchase of supplies...
Сторінка 665 - SEC. 4. Whereas an emergency exists for the immediate taking effect of this act, therefore the same shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage.
Сторінка 173 - making appropriations for the repair, preservation and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Сторінка 9 - Fort Adams, Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, in charge of Maj. GK Warren, Corps of Engineers. — This large and important work defends the harbor and city of Newport, and commands the principal passage to Narragansett Bay, one of the best roadsteads on the coast.
Сторінка 6 - NY, in charge of Lieut. Col. CE Blunt, Corps of Engineers. — This work occupies an important strategic point for the defense of the northern frontier. This work remains in the same condition as reported last year. The adjoining grounds, which form part of the park system of the city of Buffalo, have been further improved by the city under authority of the act of Congress, July 11, 1870.
Сторінка 14 - There has beea no change in the armament during the year. The cost of completing the battery in accordance with the approved plan, including the thickening of the parapet, a rough sea-wall at the foot of the exterior slope, and wooden linings in the principal magazines, amounting in the whole to $37,100, is included in the estimate for fort on site of Fort Tompkins. No separate appropriation is asked for next fiscal year.
Сторінка 134 - Directed by the President to cooperate with the authorities of the State of New York in examining and deciding upon exterior pier and bulkhead lines on Hudson River from State dam at Troy to the city of Hudson.
Сторінка 12 - No appropriation asked for next fiscal year. Fort Hamilton and additional batteries, New York Harbor, in charge of Lieut. Col. John Newton, Corps of Engineers, until April 21, 1877; since that date in charge of Capt.
Сторінка 26 - Batteries on Angel Island, San Francisco Harbor, California, in charge of Lieut. Col. CS Stewart, Corps of Engineers. — These three temporary earth-works, constructed during the late war, are essentially unserviceable. The platforms are decayed, and most of the carriages have been condemned. It is not intended to commence the construction of batteries of a permanent character projected to replace them until more advanced points of the exterior line of defense are fortified.

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