The Pacific Railroad Acts of Congress, and Amendments, Carefully Comp. from Authenticated Copies for the Central Pacific Railroad Co. New York, 1876
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Side 56 - 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 7 - ... upon condition that said company shall pay said bonds at maturity', and shall keep said railroad and telegraph line in repair and use, and shall at all times transmit dispatches over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops, and munitions of war, supplies and public stores, upon said railroad for the government, whenever required to do so by any department thereof; and that the government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at...
Side 35 - 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 1, 1862,'
Side 3 - ... to lay out, locate, construct, furnish, maintain and enjoy a continuous railroad and telegraph, with the appurtenances," on a line that " shall commence at a point on the one hundredth meridian of longitude west from Greenwich, between the south margin of the valley of the Republican River and the north margin of the valley of the Platte River, in the territory of Nebraska...
Side 15 - Whenever it appears that the net earnings of the entire road and telegraph, including the amount allowed for services rendered for the United States, after deducting all expenditures, including repairs and the furnishing, running and managing of said road, shall exceed ten per centum upon its costs, exclusive of the five per centum, to be paid to the United States, Congress may reduce the rates of fare thereon if unreasonable in amount, and may fix and establish the same by law.
Side 56 - ... transportation, so far as the public and government are concerned, as one connected, continuous line ; * * *
Side 13 - Company is hereby authorized and required to construct a single line of railroad and telegraph from a point on the western boundary of the State of Iowa, to be fixed by the President of the United States...
Side 33 - ... not sold, reserved, or otherwise disposed of by the United States, and to which a preemption or homestead claim may not have been attached, at the time the line of said road is definitely fixed...
Side 27 - Commission, shall be deemed guilty of perjury, and on conviction thereof shall be punished as for such offense.