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action adjourned to meet adopted ARMY Arsenal Board met pursuant bolt bore breech breech-loading BUILDING Captain cartridge cast cast-iron cents chamber charge Chief of Ordnance closed consideration continued diameter directed drawings examined experiments extension feet front further give gun construction handle hard head heavy Hotchkiss instant iron leather length letter limit magazine March marked MAss means metal o'clock a.m. officers opened operation Ordnance Ordnance Department passes piece Plate position pounds powder Present pressure proceedings projectile pursuant to adjournment rear receiver recommend recorder reference rifle round screw shell shots were fired showing side sight single spring Springfield square inch steel straps strength submitted surface Table taken tion tons trial tube turned United weight wire yards York City
Page 354 - The board met pursuant to adjournment. Present: All the members and the recorder. The foregoing proceedings were then read and approved. The board then adjourned.
Page 2 - ... thereof to the Chief of Ordnance ; and the Chief of Ordnance shall give attention to such programme of tests as may be submitted by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the record of such tests shall be furnished said society, to be by them published at their own expense.
Page 339 - President of the Board. Recorder. 2 It is not necessary that the proceedings should be authenticated by the signatures of all the members of the board.
Page 222 - And in order that my invention may be most fully understood, and readily carried into effect, I will proceed to describe the means pursued by me in carrying out my invention.
Page 3 - ... charge against such craft and cargo; and if the owners thereof fail or refuse to re-imburse the United States for such expense within thirty days after notification, then the officer or agent aforesaid may sell the craft or cargo, or any part thereof that may not have been destroyed in removal, and the proceeds of such sale shall be covered into the treasury of the United States.
Page 3 - Army, and they shall be receipted for and shall remain the property of the United States and be annually accounted for by the governors of the States and Territories...
Page 133 - Congress, of snch examination, with recommendation as to what inventions are worthy of actual test, and the estimated cost of such test...
Page 3 - SEC. 4. That all arms, equipments, ordnance stores, or tents which may become unserviceable or unsuitable shall be examined by a board of officers of the militia, and its report shall be forwarded by the governor of the State or Territory direct to the Secretary of War, who shall direct what disposition, by sale or otherwise, shall be made of them: and, if sold, the proceeds of such sale shall be covered into the treasury of the United States.