Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898

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Page 2354 - An act making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works heretofore commenced under the authority of law...
Page 2358 - But acts done in the proper exercise of governmental powers, and not directly encroaching upon private property, though their consequences may impair its use, are universally held not to be ' a taking ' within the meaning of the constitutional provision.
Page 2226 - States for examination of the offense alleged against him, and such commissioner, judge, or court shall proceed in respect thereto as authorized by law in cases of crimes against the United States.
Page 2379 - making appropriations for the repair, preservation and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Page 2360 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 2339 - That there be, and hereby is, granted to the State of Wisconsin, on the admission of such State into the Union, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, in the Territory of Wisconsin, and of constructing the canal to unite the said rivers at or near the portage...
Page 2382 - are special privileg-es conferred by Government upon individuals, and which do not belong to the citizens of the country generally, of common right.
Page 2226 - War the public interests require to govern the opening of drawbridges for the passage of vessels and other water crafts, and such rules and regulations, when so made and published, shall have the force of law.
Page 2226 - ... of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding...
Page 2359 - Upon the other hand, It is probably true that it is beyond the competency of the State to appropriate to itself the property of individuals for the sole purpose of creating a water power to be leased for manufacturing purposes. This •would be a case of taking the property of one man for the benefit of another, which is not a constitutional exercise of the right of eminent domain.

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