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United States. Board on Fortifications or Other Defenses.
Report of the Board on Fortifications or Other Defenses appointed by the President of the United States under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1885 .
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1886
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
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William Crowninshield Endicott; S V Benét; Henry L Abbot; William Thomas Sampson; Joseph Morgan, Jr.; United States. Board on Fortifications or Other Defenses.
|Notes:||Added t.p.: The executive documents of the House of Representatives for the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress, 1885-'86. Vol. 28.
Part 2 has title: Plates to accompany the Report [etc.].
William C. Endicott, Secretary of War, President of the Board.
|Description:||2 preliminary leaves, 393 pages + atlas of 2 preliminary leaves, 59 plates (some folded, including plans) 30 cm.|
|Contents:||Report of the Board [etc.]--Report of the Committee (no. 1) to collect information and report upon the various kinds of armor, the penetration and effects of shot upon armor and earth, and guns and their ranges, S.V. Benét, chariman.--Report of the Committee (no. 2) to collect information and report upon torpedoes, stationary and movable, and torpedo boats, Henry L. Abbot, chairman.--Report of the Committee (no. 3) to collect information and report upon ships of war, their armor, armament, and draught of water; also the navigable draught of entrances of the ports of the country, W.T. Sampson, chairman.--Report of the Committee (no. 4) to collect information and report upon the capacity of the country to furnish armor and guns, and the steps necessary to enlarge that capacity, Joseph Morgan, Jr., chairman.--Report of the Committee (no. 6) to collect information on gun-carriages, by Henry L. Abbot, chairman.--Plates.|
|Series Title:||49th Cong., 1st sess. House. Ex. doc., 49|