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Lands granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

Lands granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to transportation,
  • Public lands,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLands granted to Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    SeriesH.rp.706
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15978059M

    With the route layed out, the railroad proceeded to obtain the necessary right of way. As noted by Chief Justice Roberts in Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States () by pursuant to an Act of Congress the government granted the railroad a right of way across government lands. In Wyoming, the right of way was 66 miles. Carolina), Republicans promised to use federal aid for southern railroad through South to Pacific (not fulfilled) pendleton act Banned compulsory political contributions from federal employees, Set up Civil Service Commission to give jobs to people on basis of competitive examinations Only covered 10% of federal jobs at first, but was expanded.

    Asa Whitney () and Early Plans for a Transcontinental Railroad. In the Pacific Railroad, Asa Whitney found his purpose. Article Jack Casement () and Frances Jennings Casement. At the same time Congress chartered the Southern Pacific Railroad Company to build a line from El Paso, Texas, to San Francisco, and gave it a gift of about 5,, of public lands. The Texas & Pacific project was owned by a group of capitalists headed by Scott of the Pennsylvania Railroad; the Huntington men were at the head of the Southern.

    Page - And all such lands, so granted by this section, which shall not be sold or disposed of by said company within three years after the entire road shall have been completed, shall be subject to settlement and pre-emption, like other lands, at a price not exceeding one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, to be paid to said company. The first charter granted by the legislature to a local railroad company was in Jan. , to the Cascade Railroad Company, consisting of B. B. Bishop, William II. Fauntleroy, and George W. Murray, and their associates, to construct a freight and passenger railroad from the lower to the upper end of the portage at the cascades of the Columbia.


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Lands granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first large land grants originated with the Pacific Railroad Act of As best I can tell, the first major railroad land grants originated with the legislation that enabled the transcontinental railroad. At that time, the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads were granted foot right-of-ways plus ten square miles of land.

The original Southern Pacific, Southern Pacific Railroad, was founded as a land holding company inlater acquiring in the Central Pacific Railroad through leasing. Bythe Southern Pacific system was a major railroad system incorporating many smaller companies, such as the Texas and New Orleans Railroad and Morgan's Louisiana and Texas arters: San Francisco, California.

Get this from a library. Thirty-second parallel Pacific railroad: remarks of C.P. Huntington, agent and attorney of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co's, before the Committee on Public Lands of the U.S.

Senate (February 23d, ) on House Billdeclaring a forfeiture of the lands granted to the Texas Pacific Railroad Company, its successors and assigns. Tehachapa Pass, by way of Los Angeles, to the Texas Pacific railroad at or near the Colorado river, with the same rights, grants, and privileges, and subject to the same limitations, restrictions and conditions as were granted to said Southern Pacific Railroad Company of California, by the act of July twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

The lands granted to and withdrawn for the benefit of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company of California / ([S.l.: The Company, ]), by Henry Beard (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Indemnity lands of Northern Pacific Railroad Co.; argument of James McNaught, Counsel N.P.R.R.

(St. Paul, Pioneer Press, []), by James. Inthe Central Pacific Lands granted to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. book the Union Pacific Railroad Companies began building a transcontinental railroad that would link the United States from east to.

In regard to the Pacific portion, the agents of the Central Pacific Railroad Company have likewise filed in this office a map and diagram, designating the probable route of said road east from a point at the Sacramento river, near the mouth of the American river, in California; thence in a northeasterly direction to the big bend of the Truckee.

Validating conveyances of certain lands in the state of California that form part of the right-of-way granted by the United Henry C. Frick, William A. Clark, Robert S. Lovett, as trustee, Central Pacific Railway Company and Southern Pacific Railroad Louisiana rice book by Southern Pacific Company.

'At act to forfeit the lands granted to the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Company, etc. Be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in congress assembled, that all the lands, excepting the right of way, and the right, power, and authority given to said corporation to take from the public lands adjacent.

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.

(Laws authorizing the transcontinental railroad to be built and providing land grants: Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads. The first Pacific Railroad Act was signed by President. The Lands Granted to and Withdrawn for the Benefit of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company of California: ISBN () Softcover, General Books LLC, The Official Politically Correct Dictionary and Handbook (Limited Edition).

This is the text of the Supreme Court decision granting corporations the same rights as living persons under the Fourteenth Amendment to the g from David Korten's The Post-Corporate World, Life After Capitalism (pp). Inin the case of Santa Clara County rn Pacific Railroad Company, the U.S.

Supreme Court decided that a private corporation is. book Looters of the Public () sharpened awareness of the value of publicly held lands. The holdings of the Southern Pacific Railroad in Oregon drew close scrutiny. In the Oregon legislature endorsed a memorial to Congress requesting that the railroad company be compelled to meet the terms of the law.

The memorial asked that Congress. The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific was approved by Congress in and given nearly forty million acres (62, sq mi;km 2) of land grants, which it used to raise money in Europe for sor: Burlington Northern, (later BNSF).

This case, in which, on Februthe United States filed its bill in the circuit court for the southern district of California, resembles the one immediately preceding, in that it was a suit to cancel certain patents erroneously issued to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, and to quiet the title of the government to the lands mentioned therein; to confirm the title of certain.

Title Map of the Lands Granted to the Pacific Railroad Company in Date Description Map of the lands granted to the State of Missouri by Act of Congress Jand by Act of the Missouri Legislature Decem to the Pacific Railroad Company to aid in the construction of a railroad from St.

Louis to the Western Boundary of the State, South of the Osage river said road. Railroads do not own there land outright in many cases and only have a right to run on that land in the form of easements and right of ways.

When the tracks gone the land is suposed to go back to its oringakl owner unless the land is rail banked for futurre use as a bike trail. The St. Louis Southwestern Railway began in Tyler, Texas, in Construction began in Arkansas in When completed inthe railroad ran diagonally across the state from Texarkana (Miller County) to St.

Francis (Clay County). Inthe company operated miles of track in Arkansas. The Cotton Belt, as it was better known, would reach its peak mileage in the state in the early. 18th section of the act, the Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- a corporation previously organized under a general statute of California passed, p.

-- was authorized to connect with the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad at such point near the boundary line of that state as the former company deemed most suitable.

By the eighteenth section of the act, the Southern Pacific Railroad Company,—a corporation previously organized under a general statute of California passed(St. Cal.p. ,)—was authorized to connect with the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad at such point, near the boundary line of that state, as the former company deemed.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows. tain foot right-of-way now or formerly owned by Southern Pacific Railroad Company, as shown in Volume of Official Records, at p in the County Recorder's office of the trust upon which said lands are held by the State of California.General Land Office: Letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution Februa report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, relative to the lands granted to the Northern Pacific Railroad Company.

Ap By the * 18th section of the act, the Southern Pacific Railroad Company a corporation previously organized under a general statute of California, passedStat. Cal.p. was authorized to connect with the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad at such point, near the boundary line of that State, as the former company deemed most.