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470 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. RES. 38, 40-42, 1896. April 2, 1896. [No. 38.] Joint Resolution Authorizing and directing Bernard R. Green to exercise _+é the duties and powers heretofore conferred upon the late General Thomas L. Casey, in relation to the contraction and completion of the Library of Congress. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States 1.ab¤¤·y¤rc»¤g»». of America in Congress assembled, That Bernard R. Green be, and is h,£§"‘{,'{,'Q1,;*g(;§§°°§‘0f,`Y hereby, authorized and directed to assume and exercise all of the duties

¤¤¤=¢i¤z ¤¤* l•¤¤¤- and powers heretofore conferred bylaw upon the late Brigadier-General

“g` Thomas L. Casey, in relation to the construction and completion of the "°”· P- 5*** Library of Congress, and he shall receive as compensation for his s•m·y. services the sum of five thousand dollars per annum, payable out of Proviao. the appropriation for said Library building: Provided, That all ex- P_£jLf'°"* °' °" penses mcurred in the prosecution of said work, including compensation of employes, shall be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe. Approved, April 2, 1896. AprHl,1X. [No. 40.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the immediate use of an portion of the ———····—··· uncxpended balance of appropriations heretofore made for construction of canal und locks at the Cascades of the Columbia River in construction of protecting walls necessary to the opening of said canal and locks to navigation. _ Resolved by the Senate and House of Repreaematives of the United States b_G¤£1p=¤•1¤¤ of Cvlum- of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and is 1G,.,, Qfjmpmm hereby, authorized and directed to expend so much as may be necessary

  • '·¤‘uv¤1*··¤¤¢I w•¤¤· of the unoxpcndcd balance of appropriations heretofore made by Gon;

m.¤·1,pp.m•,m. gress for construction of the canal and locks at the Cascades of the Columbia River, not to exceed the sum of twenty thousand dollars, in constructing on the land and river sides of the canal, between the upper lock gate masonry and the upper gundkgatc masonry, such portions of the walls proposed in the modiiied project presented by the Board of Engineers in its report of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and niuety-four (which report was printed in the Annual Report of the . Chief of Engineers for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five, part five, pages thirty-five hundred and seventy-six and following), as may be necessary to construct in advance of the opening of the canal to mm. commerce: Proxided, That the contractor or contractors for completing C°¤°°”°°‘ °°"'—"‘°‘°’· the construction of the said canal in accordance with the present adopted project shall consent to such use of a. portion of the appropriations moresaid, and shall make no claim of any kind against the United States on account thereofl Approved, April 6, 1896. Apm 0, mee. [No. 41.] Joint Resolution Directing the Secretary of War to submit estimates of cost of further improvement of Providence River and Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States 5r_g:2:¤::m¥é:¤* of America in Oongrees assembled, That the Secretary of War is hereby iii1T g y' directed to prepare and submit estimates for the improvement of Prov- W§g::*°*;j;’QDQjcT lfjgj idence River and N arragansett Bay, Rhode Island, with a view of mma. securing a ship channel tour hundred feet in width and of in depth of twenty-tive feet at mean low water from Sassafras Point, in Providence Harbor, through Providence River and Narragansett Bay by the most direct route practicable to the ocean by way of the "western passage/’ so called. Approved, April 6, 1896. A1>¤'il6»1896· [No. 42.] Joint Resolution Providing for immediate destruction of income-tax ‘"""`”" returns, and so forth. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States }:$*;;f‘jl';’:£ruc_ ofzimerica in Oongrees assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury sm directed. is hereby directed to cause the immediate destruction of all income-tax returns and any copies thereof, with all statements and records relative