The Northern Pacific Land Grants: Hearings Before the Joint Congressional Committee on the Investigation of the Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grants, Parts 2-3

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Page 1243 - State, and whenever, on the line thereof the United States have full title, not reserved, sold, granted, or otherwise appropriated, and free from preemption, or other claims or rights, at the time the line of said road is definitely fixed, and a plat thereof filed in the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office...
Page 1128 - States, to admit amongst them; and the United States now solemnly agrees that no persons except those herein designated and authorized so to do, and except such officers, agents, and employes of the government as may be authorized to enter upon Indian reservations in discharge of duties enjoined by law, shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon, or reside in the territory described in this article...
Page 1238 - ... every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty...
Page 969 - The United States are as much bound by their contracts as are individuals. If they repudiate their obligations, it is as much repudiation, with all the wrong and reproach that term implies, as it would be if the repudiator had been a State or a municipality or a citizen.
Page 1238 - ... beginning at a point on Lake Superior, in the state of Minnesota or Wisconsin, thence westerly, by the most eligible railroad route, as shall be determined by said company, within the territory of the United States...
Page 1168 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 893 - State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the lands of the United States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much...
Page 1095 - States agrees that for every thirty children between said ages who can be induced or compelled to attend school, a house shall be provided and a teacher competent to teach the elementary branches of an English education shall be furnished, who will reside among said Indians, and faithfully discharge his or her duties as a teacher.
Page 882 - Brown, * * * (and others) * * * and all such other persons who shall or may be associated with them, and their successors, are hereby created and erected into a body corporate and politic, in deed and in law, by the name, style, and title of the " Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company...
Page 893 - Lake, between townships twenty-five and thirty-one, every alternate section of public land designated by odd numbers for ten sections in width on each side of said road...

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