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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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d among the families who were dependent upon the murdered men for support, as follows: Ten thousand dollars to be paid to the widow of John W. Drought, of North Cape, Racine County, Wisconsin, for the support of herself and two children. Ten thousand dollars to be paid the widow of George W. Jacobs, of Delevan, Walworth County, Wisconsin, for the support of herself and one child. Ten thousand dollars to be divided between the aged mother and sister of Newell E. Orcutt, of Burton, Geauga County, Ohio. Should the persons assessed fail within one week after notice shall have been served upon them, to pay in the amount of their tax in money, sufficient of their personal property shall be seized and sold at public auction to make up the amount. Major-General H. W. Slocum, United States volunteers, commanding Twelfth army corps, is charged with the execution of this order. The men who committed these murders, if caught, will be summarily executed; and any person executing
has a span of 140 feet, rise of 35 feet, and is a segment of a circle 175 feet in diameter. To avoid the subsidence of the haunches, Edwards made cylindrical openings through them, 3 in each haunch, the lower opening being 9 feet in diameter, the next 6, and the upper one 3 feet. The bridge is widest at its abutments by the amount of 1 foot 9 inches. The width of the bridge at the crown is 11 feet. The longest bridge in England is that built by Bernard Abbot of Burton, over the Trent at Burton, in the twelfth century. It is all of squared freestone, is strong and lofty, is 1,545 feet in length, and consists of 34 arches Most of the 339 bridges of Venice are of stone. The Union arch of the Washington Aqueduct over Cabin John Creek has 220 feet span, is 450 feet long, 20 feet 4 inches wide; the elevation of the roadway above the bed of the stream is 100 feet. Cost to May, 1872, $237,000. Stone-cem′ent. A hard composition of the nature of mortar, which will harden and fo