Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army Volume . 2

Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army Volume . 2

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: calendar year 1886, $76,398. Money statement. July 1, 1888, amount available $203.58 Amount appropriated by act of August 11, 1888 5,000.00 5,203.58 July 1, 1889, amount expended during fiscal year, exclusive of liabilities outstanding July 1,1888 3,553.58 July 1, 1889, balance available 1,650.00 Amount (estimated) required for completion of existing project 55,000.00 Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year endingJune 30,1891 55,000.00 Submitted in compliance with requirements of sections 2 of river and harbor acts of 1866 and 1867. Abstract of proposal for revetting the banlcs of Wappoo Cut, South Carolina, with stone, opened November 21, 1888. Date of commencing work, an d monthly progress, as required by specifications. Contract awarded to Anson M. Bangs (the only bidder) at prices stated. N 14. IMPROVEMENT OF WACCAMAW RIVER, SOUTH CAROLINA. HISTORY OF OPERATIONS. Reference to past reports.--For special description of river see pages 818-851, Annual Report for 1880, and pages 1056-1058, Annual Eeport for 1884. For special history of past work see page 1024, Annual Report for 1886. Original condition.--The Waccamaw River, emptying into Winyaw Bay at Georgetown, S. 0., has a total length of about 214 miles and a drainage area of 1,572 square miles of rich agricultural lands. When placed under governmental improvement in 1880 this stream was navigable for 12-foot draught boats at all stages of water from Georgetown (Winyaw Bay), 26 miles, to Bull Creek, and at high water 6 miles further to Buck's Lower Mills; thence for 7-foot draught boats at high water 31 miles further to Conway borough; thence it possessed an obstructed channel for 3 foot draught boats at ordinary winter water 109 miles to Reeve's Ferry, the present...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567293
  • 9781236567291