Soldiers' Institute--Occupation of Mount Weather: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5901. June 10, 1921
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1921 - Disabled veterans - 43 pages
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Page 19 - ... acknowledged the same to be their act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned.
Page 18 - States, and a majority citizens and residents of the District of Columbia, desiring to associate ourselves as a corporation pursuant to the provisions of Title 29 of Chapter 6 of the District of Columbia Code (1940) do hereby certify as follows: First.
Page 29 - The grounds have an area of 84.81 acres, are roughly square in outline, lying on both sides of the ridge, the top of which is 1,725 feet above sea level and about 1,200 feet above the valleys on either side. It overlooks to the west the entire Shenandoah Valley from Strasburg to Harpers Ferry and to the east all that portion of PiedmontVirginia Valley between the Blue Ridge and the Bull Run Mountains.
Page 43 - I request that the bill be inserted at this point in the record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, it will be so ordered.
Page 32 - In connection with investigations in terrestrial magnetism; cellar under each ; the walls are about 4 feet thick, of double construction, packed with sawdust to secure constant temperature conditions within ; cost 15, 904. 55 Stables : 1 two-story frame and stone stable and 1 two-story frame stable ; cost 2, 800.