The Pacific Rail Road: Congressional Proceedings in the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Forty-first Congresses

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F. S. Hickman, 1875 - 332 sider

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Side 154 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Side 172 - ... by the Secretary of the Treasury, in accordance with the provisions of this act...
Side 269 - An Act to Aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to Secure to the Government the Use of the Same for Postal, Military, and Other Purposes, Approved July First, Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-two,' approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Side 127 - And the better to accomplish the object of this act, namely, to promote the public interest and welfare by the construction of said railroad and telegraph line, and keeping the same in working order, and to secure to the government at all limes (but particularly in time of war) the use and benefits of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Side 119 - ... every alternate section of public land, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of five alternate sections per mile on each side of said railroad, on the line thereof, and within the limits of ten miles on each side of said road...
Side 39 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively, is essential to that balance of power on which the perfection and endurance of our political fabric depend...
Side 64 - ... and on the refusal or failure of said company to redeem said bonds, or any part of them, when required so to do by the Secretary of the Treasury...
Side 79 - ... the President of the United States shall thereupon issue his proclamation declaring the same duly ratified, and that all the provisions of this agreement have become law according to the terms thereof : Provided, That such ratification by the Creek national council shall be made within ninety days from the approval of this act by the President of the United States.
Side 127 - ... of said telegraph line be made in accordance therewith to the line of said railroad and branches, such transfer shall, for all purposes of this act, be held and considered a fulfilment on the part of said railroad companies of the provisions of this act in regard to the construction of said line of telegraph.
Side 51 - Company. and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity, and...

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