Congressional Edition Volume 2923

Congressional Edition Volume 2923

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...EXAMINATION OF TANGIER HARBOR, VIRGINIA. Printed in Honao Ex. Doc. No. 172, Fifty-first Congress, second session. Office Of The Chief Of Engineers, United States Army, Washington, D. ft, January 14, 1891. Sir: I have the honor to submit the accompanying copy of report dated January 9, 1891, from Wm. F. Smith, United States agent, major of Engineers, U. S. Army, retired, giving results of preliminary examination of Tangier Harbor, Virginia, made to comply with provisions of the river and harbor act approved September 19, 1890. In view of the facts given in the report of his assistant, Major Smith does not consider Tangier Harbor worthy of improvement by the General Government. This opinion meets with the approval of the Division Engineer, Col. Wm. P. Craighill, Corps of Engineers, and is concurred in by this oflice. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Thos. Lincoln Casey, Brig. Gen., Chief of Engineers. Hon. Kedfield Proctor, Secretary of War. Report Of W. F. Smith, United States Agent, Major Of EngiNeers, U. S. Army, Retired. United States Engineer Office, Wilmington, Del., January 9, 1891. General: In compliance with instructions in Department letter of September 20,1S90, and the requirements of the river and harbor act of September 19, 1890, I have the honor to submit the following report upon the preliminary examination of Tangier Harbor, Virginia, made under my direction by Mr. A. Stierle, assistant engineer, a copy of whose report is herewith inclosed. In view of the facts given in the report of the assistant, I do not consider Tangier Harbor, Virginia, worthy of improvement by the General Government. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Wm. F. Smith, United States Agent. Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Casey, Chief of Engineers, U....show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236971574
  • 9781236971579