The Wisconsin Railroad Scandal, 1856

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University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1928

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Página 11 - No private or local bill, which may be passed by the Legislature, shall embrace more than one subject, and that shall be expressed in the title.
Página 3 - ... every alternate section of land, designated by odd numbers, for six sections in width on each side of said roads.
Página 2 - An Act granting Public Lands to the State of Wisconsin, to aid in the Construction of Railroads in said State.
Página 47 - Amiombly, the Senate concurring, That a Joint Committee, composed of three members of the Assembly and two members of the Senate, be appointed to examine and report upon the financial transactions of the Treasury Department of this State, during the term of office of the late State Treasurer, and that said Committee be fully authorized and ompowered to cancel all un~ canceled voucher!
Página 47 - ... of lands granted to this State to aid in the construction of railroads?
Página 3 - ... the Governor of the State certified to the Secretary of the Interior...
Página 4 - While the operation was still in progress, a special session of the legislature was called for the purpose of...
Página 41 - The conclusions of this committee were that the railroad companies had been "guilty of numerous and unparalleled acts of mismanagement, gross violation of duty, fraud and plunder.
Página 36 - I told him to say to Byron Kilbourn, that if he would multiply the capital stock of the company by the number of leaves in the...
Página 48 - ... things, by any member thereof to administer to persons brought or appearing before them as witnesses all necessary oaths. Such committee may moreover exercise all powers provided by law or this resolution at any time prior to December 1, 1912, whether during the session of the legislature or otherwise. Said committee shall with all reasonable dispatch discharge the duty hereby imposed, and report to the governor, on or before December 1. 1912, all facts found and testimony taken by them, together...

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