32nd Congress > Senate > Vote 219

Date: 1852-08-30

Result: 19-25

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Budget

Sponsor: GWIN, William McKendree (D-CA)

Bill number: HR240

Description: TO AMEND H.R. 240, BY PROVIDING THAT THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY SELECT A SITE FOR A NAVY YARD AND DEPOT ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. BY PURCHASE OR BY RESERVATION OF PUBLIC LANDS, ESTABLISH THEM AND CERTAIN BUILDINGS THEREON AND COMPLETE THE CONTRACT WITH THE PATENTEES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BASIN, FLOATING DOCKS AND RAILWAY THEREIN, WHEN SELECTED, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $840,000, OF WHICH $500,000 IS NOW APPROPRIATED. (P. 2450-3)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe; Senate Journal;

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