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ease throughout the Territory during the summer, retarded the work to a very considera. ble degret. Eighteen and a half iniles bave, however, been finished in portions at different points of the route, and eight and a half are in progress, with fair prospects of being completed this season, leaviugiwenty and three-quarters miles untimished, for which an estimate will be submitted. 3. Roads from Clinton to the rapids of Grand river ; from Sheldon to the mouth of the St. Joseph's';, from Niles to the same point; from Port Lawrence to Adrian ; anil from Vistula to the lidiana State line, Michigan. The necessary instructions have been issued to apply the appropriations for these roads in a manner to meet the

views of Congress. No returns have been received from the agents. 4. Road from Line creek to the Chattahoochie, Alabama.-No appropriation was made for this road at the last session of Congress. The unexpended balance of the former appropriation has been applied during the year. 5. Road from the northern boundary line of Florida to Appalachicola, Florida.-A topographical engineer is now engaged in making a survey of the route of this road, in conformity to the requirements of the law. 6. Road from Memphis to the

St. Francis River. --The superintendent reports that the work contracted for has progressed to his entire satisfaction; the contractors evincing every disposition to prosecute their feited from failure or other cause. engagements with energy, and giving little apprehension that any of them will be for

Nine miles of the distance, over the worst part, are nearly completed, and on the remaining distance of sixteen miles, the work is progressing

P well. 7. Cumberland Road in Illinois and Indiana.-Little or nothing has been done on the national road in these States, in the way of extension, since the last anzual report. For reasons then stated with 't gard to the road'in Ilinois, and in consequence of the increasing difficulties on that in Indiana, it became a matter of great importance to limit the expenditures in these States to the fulfilment of existing contracts, in the hope that some legisla

tive action might be had that would produce a better state of things. This hope was only realized in the inonth of June last, after a great portion of the best part of the working season had passed. An officer of engineers, possessing much experience, was designated, with as little loss of time as practicable, to take charge of the work. He has been engaged, since his arrival on the road, in ascertaining the state of its affairs, and in organizing an efficient force for the active prosecution of operations. His annual report has not yet reached the department. 8. Cumberland Roue in Ohio.-Much improvement has been made in the construction of that portion of this road yet in the hands of the general government. 9. Cumberland Road east of the Ohio.-No report on the present condition of this road has been reccived.

Northern coundary of the State of Ohio.---Observations for the determination of this line were prosecuted last summer to the extent that the available means would allow. The results have not yet been communicated, and for the reason that the offieer who made the observations has, as yet, had no time to complete bis calculations, having been constantly occupied with duties that would not admit of delay.. Indeed, it is impossible to say when they can be looked for; certainly not till the examination of the Hudson shall be made. The same officer is now charged with both.

Monument to the memory of General Brown.-This is nearly completed. It was put under contract in New York soon after the appropiation was made. It will be in its place by the 1st of January, 1835.

Officers and agents, Civil and Military, not named in the Army Register, employed

under the Engineer Department. J. G. Swift, improvements at Big Sodus Bay, and Gennessee river, New York, 86 00 per

day, and two and a half per cent. on disbursements, not to exceed 82 00 per day. Ezra Crowell, Hyannis harbor, Massachusetts, 82 00 per day, and two and a half per cent.

on disbursements, not to exceed 82 00 per day. T. M. Clark, Merrimack river, Massachusetts, five per cent, on disbursements. Thomas Buntin,

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do, '82 50 per day for superintending. B. W. Hail,

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do. Joseph Bradford; Plymouth beach, five per cent. on disbursements. 4. S. Bowley, Provincetown, do.

do. E. Young,

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do, S. Dickerson, jr. do.

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do. B. Palmer, Kennebunk river, do.

do. Ashbell Dart, Conneaut creek, two and a half per cent, on disbursements. M. Hubbard, Ashtabula creek, do.

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do. H. Phelps, Grand river,

do. A.W.Walworth, Cleaveland harbor, do, do. J. Wright, Huron river, 82 00 per day. H. M. Shreve, Ohio, Mississippi, Red, and Arkansas rivers, 86 00 per day, and two and

a half per cent. on disbursements, not to exceed 82 00 per day, Wm. McKnight, Cumberland river, Tennessee, 81200 00 per annun, and two and a half

per cent. on disbursements, not to exceed 82'00 per day John Martin, superi'ng road from Line creek, Al. to Chattahoochie river, Ga, 81000 p. an. J. D. Selden, general superintendent, works in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, g6 00

per day, and two and a half per cent. on disbursements, not to exceed 82 00 per day.

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Fiscal concerns of the Engineer Department for the year ending 30th of September, 1834; exhibiting the several works under construction; the amount expended and accounted for,

the ginount undrawn from the Treasury, the balances in the hands of agents, and the whole amount available from appropriations and balances, for each work, during

the year.

Amount Undrawn Balance's
Works under construction.

Wbuie accounted from the in hands

amount for.

Treasury. of agents. available. Fortifications. Fort Adams Preservation of George's island, Boston ha'r

109,416 68

21,500 00 23,344 09 154,260 77 454 49 280 00

734 49 Fort on George's island

21,671 86 100,900 00 Preservation of Castle island, and repair of

2,552 14 125,124 00 Fort Independence

22,944 67 Repairing a wharf at Fort Independence

17,594 80 17,423 91 57,963 38 Repairs at Fort Lafayette

1,500 00

1,500 00

498 08 Repairs at Fort Coiumbus & Castle William 25,857 01

2,408 55

2,906 63

50,000 00 264 03 Fort Hamiiton

76,121 04 1,948 76

1,792 62 Fort at Throg's neck

3,701 38

21,841 75 96,400 00 3,758 25 122,000 00 Fort Delaware

36,028 10 60,000 00 Fort Monroe

6,007 18

102,035 34 44,093 18

6,279 62 Fort Calhoun

50,372 80

69,757 96 85,000 00 3,264 48 Fort Macon

158, 022 44

9,287 11 1,200 00 171 09 Fort on Oak island

10,658 20 6,878 86 1,410 00

4,621 14

12,910 00 Forton Cockspur island Fortifications in Charleston harbor

73,185 79| 40,000 00 10,862 76 124,048 55 Fort at Mobile point

54,265 67 15,300 00 1,603 70 71,169 37

25,821 84 790 65 Fortifications at Pensacula

3,174 83 29,787 32 45,549 92

99 58 Fort Jackson

45,649 50

733 71 Fort at Grand Terre

733 71 15,532 351

50.000 00 Fort on Foster's bank

9,467 65

75,000 00

40,841 49 Repairs at Fort Marion, &c

30,100 00

70,941 49

12,348 02 Contingencies of fortifications

3,355 26

15,703 28 10,283 97 6,498 45 3,318 26

20,100 68 Dollars 649,967 62 577,707 61 103,769 141,331,444 37 Internal Improvements. Cumberland road east of the Ohio river 156,492 34 230,038 42 79 38 386,610 14 Cuinberland road in Ohio

206,502 47 97,600 00 20,933 02 Cumberland road in Indiana

325,035 49

88,526 01 160,882 00 17,631 09 267,039 10 Cumberland road in Illinois

24,238 78 136,331 97 2 ,940 00 183,510 75 Road from Detroit towards Chicago

5,771 24

8,068 18

2,272 22 Road from Detroit to Fort Gratiot

16,111 64 10,285 68

424 69 Road from Detroit to Saganaw bay

10,710 37

9,665 72 6.000 00 8,584 37 Road from Detroit to Grand river

24,250 09 9,505 42

14,022 82 23,528 24 Road from La Plaisance bay to Chicago road 14,845 01 Road from Sheldon's, on the Chicago road,

8,595 84 23,440 85 to St Joseph's river Road between Port Lawrence and Adrian

20,000 00

20,000 00

5,000 00 5,000 00 Road between Niles and the mouth of St.

10,000 00 Joseph's river Road from Clinton, Chicago road, to the

10,000 00

10,000 00 rapids of Grand river

8,000 00 Road from Vistula to the Indian State line

8,000 00 Road from opposite Memphis, Mississippi

5,000 00 5,000 00 10,000 00 river, to St. Francis river

2,233 51 Road from Line creek, Alabama, to the

78,000 0019,766 49 100,000 00 Chattahoochie, Georgia Road from the northern boundary of Florida to Appalachicola

9,500 00 2,50) 00 12,000 00 Improving the navigation of the Ohio, Missouri, and Mississippi rivers

37,165 63 9,600 00 3.1,690 41 81,456 04 Improving the navigation of Red river

456 78 16,800 00 33,382 87 50,639 65 Improving the navigation of Arkansas river 14,681 64 38 00

14,719 64 Removing obstructions in Savannah river 12,421 68 34,000 00 7,252 1 53,673 85 Improving C. Fear river below Wilmington 20,821 24 6,064 00 2,105 58 28,990 82 Iniproving Ocracock inlet

13,600 31 10,000 00 2,807 88 27,008 19 Diepen'g the channel into Pascagoula river 3,650 25 8,962 94 1,608 66 14,221 85 Deepening channel through Pass au Heron 157 21 4,125 43

4,282 64 Improving the harbor of Mobile

4,981 43 10,000 00 217 90 15,199 33 Remo'g obstructions in Appalachicola river 5,085 781

449 50

5,535 28

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1,766 05

Fiscal Concerns of the Engineer Department.-Continued.

Amount Undrawn Balances Whole Works under construction. accounted from the in hands

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Treasury. Jof agents, available. Internal Improvements.-Continued. Improving the harbor river of St. Mark's

2,640 05

100 00 3,162 34 Improving the inland channel between St.

5,902 39 Mary's river, Ga., & the St. John's, Fl'a.

9,000 00

9,000 00 Improving the navigation of Escambia river 414 83 2,850 00 1,626 67

4,891 50 Improving navigation of Ochlochney river 1,474 17

1,474 17 Improving the ha bor of Chicago

25,269 06

19, 200 00 7,319 44 51,788 50 Break water at mouth of Merrimack river 699 72

8,760 00

1,800 28 11,260 00 Preservation of Plymouth beach

500 00 103 09 2,369 14 Preservation of beach at Provincetown bar.

4,639 41

4,639 41 Peservation of Deer isla d

35,989 79

1,130 00 397 99 37,517 78 Break water at Hyannis harbor

4,028 09 6,230 00

764 58 11,022 67 Removing obstructions in Piscatqua river 8 59

8 59 Piers at the entrance of Kennebunk river 1,250 33 7,300 00 1,850 67 Rebuiiding the monument on Steele's ledge

10,401 00 4,600 00

4,600 00 Pier and mole at Oswego harbor

8,002 21

24,800 00 801 08 Piers at Buffalo harbor

33,603 29 15 641 29

17,646 69 4,364 25 Pier's at Dunkirk harbor.

37,652 23 3,415 72

1,000 00 682 54 Pier at Black Rock harbor

5,098 26 2,992 61

8,000 00 1,471 68 12,464 29 Improving the entrance of Gennessee river 13,349 29 7,643 95

2,111 15

23,104 39 Removing obstructions at Big Sodus bay 12,968 11

3,400 00

330 65

16,698 76 Improving the harbor of Presque Isle

9,555 52
12,045 00
2,532 20

24,132 72 Improving harbors of Newcastle, Marcus Hook, Chester, and Port Penn, Þel. river 7,725 83

5,033 00 163 90 12,922 73 Removing obstructions at Ashtabula cr ek

2,341 05
6,799 94

375 33 9,516 32 Removing obstruct's at Cunningham creek 33 57

38 35

71 92 Improving the mouth of Conneaut creek 1,093 50

25 64 1,119 14 Removing obstructions at Huron river

1,107 34
6,074 97

49 69 7,232 00 Re noving obstructions at Grand river 3,1.30 66

11,009 49

564 05

14,704 20 Improving Cleaveland harbor

2,097 99

9,229 81

3,188 09 14,515 89 Removing sand barat mouth of Black river 2,489 08 Piers at La Plaisance bay

2,000 00 1,890 65

6,379 73 1,598 87

3,850 57 5,449 44 Improving navigation of Cumberland river 15,411 87 24,500 00 6,333 46 46,245 33 Improving navigation of Hudson river

70,000 00

70,000 00 Dollars

817,583 32

1,148,527 89 255,635 54 2,221,746 75 Light-houses. Beacon light at Grand river, Ohio

1,456 00

26 03 Beacon light at Huron river,

1,482 03 Beacon lightnt Cunningham creek, 6

2,600 00

2,600 00 1,366 00

634 00 Beacon light at Conneaut creek,

2,000 00 648 76 1,000 00

351 24 2,000 00 Beacon light at Ashtabula creek,

2,000 00 Beacon lights at Geneste river Sodus bay

2,000 00

4,000 00 Light-house or beacon ight at Oswego

4,000 00 3,666 00

3,660 00 Removal of a light-house on Goat island

13,600 00

13,600 00 Dollars 2,014 76 28,322 00

1,011 27

31,348 03 Military Academy. Appropria

tions 1834. Defray'g expenses board of Visitors 2,000 00 Fuel, forage, stationery, &c.

8,486 30 Repairs, improvements, and ex

penses of buildings & grounds 9,610 96 Pay of Adjutani's and Quartermaster's clerks

909 60 Philosophical apparatus :

698 00 Models for department of engin'g 800 00 Models for drawing depart’t xc. 1,117 00

>20806 80 30,639 73 18,786 26 70,232 79 Departments of mineralogy, ar

tillery and sword exercise Increase and expenses of library 1,216 22

1, 130 00 Completing the out-buildings Miscellaneous items &c.

1,081 50 Building for military and other

1,671 47
exercises
Chapel

• 14,000 000
Dollars 42,711 45 20,806 80 30,639 73 18,786 26

70,232 79

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Works projected by the Board of Engineers, which hare nol been com

menced, and the estimate of their cost. First Class, to be commenced as soon as possible. Fort St. Philip, Louisiana,

$77,810 79 Fia Soler poin: fats, Patapsco river,

673,205 44 Fort Tompkins, New York,

420,826 14 Redoub: n advance of Fort Tompkins,

65,162 44 Fort at Wilkins' point,

456.845 51 Fort at Dumpling's point, Rhode Island,

759,946 57 For at Rose Isiand, Rhode Island,

82,411 74 Dyke acro-s western passage Narragansett roads,

205,000 00 For the defence of Boston harbor Fort on Nantasket head,

539,000 00 Lunette in advance of Fori on Nantasker head,

79,000 00
Redoubt No. 2, in advance of Fort on Nantasket head, 32,000 00
Redoubt No. 1, (on Hog Island,) in advance of Fort at
Nantasket head,

29,000 00 Dyke across Broari sound passage,

140,000 00 Cutring off the summit of Gallop Island

2,429 00 Narraganse t bay, Rhode Island, (works for the desence of Conanicut Island)

220.058 43

Dollars, 4,711,872 59 Second Class, to be commenced at a later period. Tower a' Pass au Heron, Bay of Mobile,

16,677 41 Fort at Hawkins' point, Patapsco river,

244,377 14 Fort at St. Mary's, Potomac river,

205,602 33 Fort opposite the Pea Patch, Delaware river,

347,257 71 Fort at the Middle Ground, outer harbor of New York, 1,681,411 66 Fort at east bank, outer harbor of New York,

1,681,411 66 Fort Hale, Connecticut,

31,815 83 Fort Wooster,

27,793 34 Fort Trumbull, do.

77,445 21 Fort Griswold, do.

132.230 41 Fort on Fort Preble point, Portland harbor, Maine, 103 000 00 Fort on House Island, Portland harbor, Maine,

32,000 00 Fort Pickering, Salem,

116,000 00 Fort for Nangus head,

35,000 00 Fori Seawell, Murblehead,

116,000 00 Fort for Jack's point,

96,000 00 Fort on Baldhead, North Carolina,

120,000 00 Fort on Federal point, North Carolina,

12,000 00

Dollars, 5,075,982 70 Third Class, to be commenced at a remote period. The ratis to obstruct the channel between Forts Monroe and Calhoun,

240,000 00 Fort Craney Island flats,

258,465 14 Fort at Newport News,

244,337 44 Fort at Naseway shoal,

673,205 00 For the defence of Paiuxent riverFort on Thomas's point,

173,000 00 Fort on Point Patience,

164,000 00 Fort on the Narrows of Penobscot river, Maine,

101,000 00 Dollars, 1,854,575 58

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Operations of Topographical Engineers, during the past year. The topographical and civil engineers have been employed upon, and Ine funds appropriated for surveys for the year 1834, have been applied to, the following objects :

1. Surveying the east pass into the Appalachicola bay and river, to ascertain the practicability and cost of removing obstructions and improving the harbor. 2. Surveying the Cumberland river, with a view lo irs improvement. 3. Suivey of a canal route from the i'ape Fear river, through Wacca maw lake, to W'accamaw river, North Carolina. 4. Sur. vey of the Delaware river, from Newcastle to Port Penn, and a survey of the Pea Patch Island. 5. Reconnoissa nce for a route for a raj) road from Memphis, Tennessee, to the Atlantic ocean. 6. Geological and mineralogical surveys and researches in the Territory of Arkansas. 7. Surveying a route for a rail-road across ihe isthmus of Michigan. 8. Survey of the southern shore of Lake Huron, and of the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, in the Territory of Lake Michigan. 9 Survey for ascertaining the propiety of granting the right of way at Harper's Ferry to the Winchester and Harper's Ferry rail-road company, in pursue Jance of a joint resolution of Congress at its last session. 10. Recon noissance for the route of a military road on the frontiers of the State of Maine. 11. The survey of the Susquehanna, (with a view to a canal connection belween the Chesapeake and the lakes) was commenced, but suspended on account of the death of the engineer. 12. Survey of a route for a road from the Alabama line, by way of Marianna, to Ap. palachicola bay. 13. Suivey at Newbury

port harbor, with a view of ascertaining the damage sustained by a bridge, by the erection of the public works at the mouth of the Merrimack river. 14. The survey of the St. Francis river, commenced last year, and suspended on account of the high stage of water, was not recommenced this season, on account of not having at the disposal of the bureau an engineer to assign to that puty. 15. The survey of a route for a road from Tallahassee to Cape Florida, under the act approved 30th June, 1834, was not commenced

on account of the inadequacy of the appropriation to carry the object of the act into effect.

16. A survey of a route for a road from Chicago, on Lake Michigan, to Fort Howard, on Grren Bay. 17. A survey of Provivcetown harbor, with the view to the erection of for:ifications. 18. In completing the report and drawing of a survey of a canal trom Connecti. cut river to Lake Winne piseogee, New Hampshire, by the way of the Oliverian and Baker's rivers. 19. In completing the drawings of a canal route to unite the waters of Lake Champlain with those of the Connecticut river. 20 In completing the drawings of a survey of Georgetown harbor. South Carolina, for military defences. 21 In completing the drawings of the reconnoissa nice of the sounds of North Carolina, for military defences. 22. lo making a report and estimate for the construction of a canal from Akron, in Ohio, to Beaver, in Pennsylvania. 23. Examination of the Brandywine shoal, Delaware bay, for the errction us a light house. 24. In superintending the construction of the Potomac bridge. 25. In superintending the construction of the aqueduct across the Polomac river 26. In paying the salaries of the civil engineers and agents employed on several of the foregoing items of duties.

Since the submission of the last annual report, the following surveys

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