Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 29, PT. 1

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Volume 29, PT. 1

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...alike to all persons of all grades, whether Civil or Military. ' 3. The Government of India unreservedly declares its complete confidence in the body of Civil Engineers in its service. It has long been, and continues to be, tho desire of tho Government of India to recognise their merits and just claims as fully as those of any other class of its officers, and its appreciation of them is sufficiently proved by the large addition to the number of Civil Engineers employed under Government during the last few years. Further, so far from there being at the present time any disposition to depreciate the value of tho services of tho Civil Engineers, the Government of India has lately had before it proposals, which it is hoped will take early effect, for improving their position generally, and placing them, in respect to their emoluments, on precisely the same footing as all other officers omployed on tho samo duties. "I have tho honour to be, "Sir, "Your most obedient Servant, "A. B. SAMPSON, "Under Secretary to the Government of India." VII. "The Institution Of Civil Engineers, ' Established 1818.--Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1828. "25, Great George Street, Westminster, S.W., "19th January, 1870. "My Lord, "I have the honour to inform your Excellency, that Colonel Strachey's letter of the 29th of November, 1869, with 'Circular, No. 84, Public Works, ' was laid before the Council of The Institution of Civil Engineers at a meeting held yesterday. "I have been requested by the Council to acknowledge on their behalf the assurance conveyed in Colonel Strachey's letter, 'that nothing had been farther from the intention of the GovernorGeneral in Council than to impute unworthy practices to...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759230
  • 9781236759238