Statement of the Saint Paul and Pacific Rail-road: With the Acts of Congress Granting Lands to Aid the Construction of the Road, and Acts of the State of Minnesota, with Charter, &c., &c

J. W. Amerman, printer, 1862 - 72 páginas

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Página 12 - That any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United States by any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competent authority, for the purpose of aiding in any object of internal improvement, or for any other purpose whatsoever, be, and the same are hereby reserved to the United States from the operations of this act...
Página 64 - ... together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances, thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof; and also all the estate, right, title, interest.
Página 29 - ... said boards shall be elevated so as not to obstruct the travel, and to be easily seen by travelers ; and on each side of such boards, shall be painted in capital letters of at least the size of nine inches each, the words " railroad crossing, look out for the cars...
Página 12 - 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 land in alternate sections or parts of sections as shall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold or otherwise appropriated, or to which the right of preemption has attached as aforesaid; which lands (thus selected in lieu of those sold, and to which preemption rights have attached as aforesaid...
Página 29 - Every conductor, baggage master, engineer, brakeman, or other servant of any railroad corporation employed in a passenger train, or at stations for passengers, .shall wear upon his hat or cap a badge, which shall indicate his office, and the initial letters of the style of the corporation by which he is employed.
Página 12 - ... and the said railroads shall be and remain public highways, 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.
Página 13 - ... if any of said roads are not completed within ten years, no further sale shall be made, and the lands unsold shall revert to the United States.
Página 16 - It was granted power by its charter "to survey, locate, construct, complete, alter, maintain and operate a railroad with one or more tracks or lines of rails from the southern terminus of the Illinois and Michigan canal to a point at the city of Cairo, with a branch of the same...
Página 3 - St. Paul and St. Anthony, to a point between the foot of Big Stone Lake and the mouth of Sioux Wood River, with a branch, via St. Cloud and Crow Wing, to the navigable waters of the Red River of the North, at such point as the Legislature of said territory may determine ; from St.
Página 20 - SO signed and verified, shall be recorded, and a certified copy thereof filed in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth...

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