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No. 7.-Statement exhibiting land concessions by acts of Congress to States and corporations for railroads and military wagon-road purposes from the year 1850

to June 30, 1878.

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Minois
Sept. 20, 1850 9 466 Illinois Central

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Sept. 20, 1850 9 466 Mobile and (hicago

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2, 595, 053.00 Mississippi Sept. 20, 1850 9 466 Mobile and Ohio River

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Aug. 11, 1856 11 30 Vicksburg and Meridian

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198, 027. 82
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Aug. 11, 1856 11 30 Gulf and Ship Island

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Alabama
Sept. 20, 1850 9 466
Mobile and Ohio River

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419, 528. 44
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May 17, 1836 11 15 Alabama and Florida.

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394, 522. 99 Do June 3, 1836 11 17 Selma, Rome and Dalton

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457, 407. 37
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May 23, 1872 17 159 Act confirming lands heretofore certified to the State for the Alabama and Ten-

nessee.
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June 3, 1856 11 17 Coosa and Tennessee

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t67, 784. 96
June 3, 18.56 11 17 Mobile and Girard.

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0504, 145. 86 Do. June 3, 1856 11 17 Alabama and Chattanooga

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552, 555. 44
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Apr. 10, 1869 16

Act to renew certain grants of land to the State of Alabama.
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June 3, 18.36 11 17 South and North Alabama

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433, 600. 80
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Mar. 3, 1837 11 200 Act amending the sixth section of original act.
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Mar. 3, 1871 16 580 Act to renew certain grants of land to the State of Alabama.
Florida
May 17, 1856 11 15 Florida Railroad

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281, 984. 17
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May 17, 1856 11 15 Florida and Alabama

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165, 688.00
May 17, 1856 11 15 Pensacola and Georgia

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11, 275, 212. 93 May 17, 1836 11 15 Florida, Atlantic and Gulf Central

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37, 583. 29 Louisiana June 3, 1836 11 18 North Louisiana and Texas.

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353, 211. 70
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June 3, 1856 11 18 New Orleans, Opelousas and Great Western

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1719, 193. 79
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July 14, 1870 16 277 Act declaring forfeited to the United States all the lands not lawfully disposed

of by the State.
Arkansas

Feb. 9, 1853

10 155 Saint Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern

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1, 115, 408. 41
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July 28, 1866 14 338

Additional 5 2, 760.00 204, 921. 08
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May 6, 1870 16 376 Resolution extending the time for completion of first twenty miles of road.
* In the adjustment of this grant, the road was treated as an entirety, and without reference to the State line; hence, Alabama has approved to her more and Mississippi less
land than they would appear to be entitled to in proportion to the length of road line in the respective States.

† No evidence of the construction of any part of these roads, as required by the acts, having been filed in the General Land Office, the grants are presumed to have lapsed, but
the lands have not been restored to the mass of public lands, Congress having taken no action to that end.

Lands earned by the construction of eighty miles of road prior to June 3, 1866, 51,432.03 acres.
Lands within the limits of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport Railroad grant of March 3, 1871, 227,879.94 acres.
Lands restored to market March, 1873, under the act of July 14, 1870, 439,861.82 acres.

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No. 7.---Statement exhibiting land concessions by acts of Congress to States and corporations, fc.-Continued.

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Feb. 9, 1853 10
July 28, 1866 14
Apr. 10, 1869 16
Mar. 8, 1870 16
Feb. 9, 1853 10
July 28, 1866 14
July 4, 1866 14
June 10, 1852 10
June 5, 1862 12
June 10, 1852 10
Feb. 9, 1853 10
July 28, 1866 14
July 4, 1866 14
May 15, 1856 11
June 2, 1864 13
Feb. 10, 1866 14
May 15, 1856 11
June 2, 1864 13
Jan. 31, 1873 17
June 15, 1878 Pam,

laws.
May 15, 1856 11
June 2, 1864 13
May 15, 1856 11
June 2, 1861 13
Mar. 2, 1868 15
May 15, 1856 11
May 12, 1864 13
May 12, 1864 13
June 3, 1856 11
June 3, 1856 11
July 3, 1866 14
Mar. 2, 1867 14
Mar. 3, 1871 16

292, 170, 80
96, 646, 55

155 Little Rock and Fort Smith
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46 Act extending time for completion of first twenty miles of road.
76 Act repealing provision in act of April 10, 1869, as to mode of sales of land.
155 Memphis and Little Rock.
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83 Saint Louis and Iron Mountain

8 Southwest Branch of the Pacific Road. 422 Act extending the time for completion of road ten years.

8 Hannibal and Saint Joseph.
155 Saint Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern
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83 Saint Louis and Iron Mountain.

9 Burlington and Missouri River
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349 Resolution extending the time for completion of road.

9 Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific.
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421 Act to quiet the title to certain lands in the State of Iowa.
133 Act to restore certain lands in Iowa to settlement under the homestead law, &c.
9 Cedar

Rapids and Missouri River.
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9 Dubuque and Sioux City
98 Act authorizing said road to change its line.
38 Act extending the time for completion of road to January 1, 1872.

9 Iowa Falls and Sioux City.
72 Chicago, Milwaukee and Saint Paul, formerly McGregor and Missouri River.
72 Sioux City and Saint Paul.
21 Port Huron and Lake Michigan
21 Jackson, Lansing and Saginaw.
78 Act extending the time for completion of road seven years, &c.
425 Act extending the time for completion of first twenty miles of road.
586 Act authorizing change of northern terminus from Traverse Bay to Straits of

Mackinaw, and for other purposes.

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1 June 3, 1856 11 21 Flint and Pere Marquette

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512, 337.03 Do

Feb. 17, 1863) 13 569 Resolution extending time for completion of road. Do July 3, 1866 14

Act authorizing the company to change its western terminus of road.
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Mar. 3, 1871! 16 582 Act extending time for completion of road five years.
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June 3, 1856 11 21 Grand Rapids and Indiana

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629, 993. 11 Do June 7, 1864 13 119 Grand Rapids and Indiana, from Fort Wayne, Ind., to Grand Rapids.

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222, 967. 01 Do Mar. 3, 1865 13

520 Act extending time for completion of road eight years. Do June 3, 1836 11 21 Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon.

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437, 385.00
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May 20, 1868 15 252

| Resolution extending time for completion of road, &c.
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Apr. 20, 1871 17 643 Act authorizing the Houghton and Ontonagon Railroad Company to resurvey

and locate anew a part of its road.
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Mar. 3, 1865 13 521 Bay de Noquet and Marquette

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128, 000.00 Do July 5, 1862 12 620 , Chicago and Northwestern

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517, 868. 15
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May 23, 1872 17 160 Act authorizing change of route in Michigan.
Wisconsin
June 3, 1836
20 Chicago, Saint Paul and Minneapolis, formerly the West Wisconsin.

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327, 903. 69
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May 5, 1864 13 66
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Mar. 3, 1873 17 634 Act to quiet the title to the lands of the settlers on lands claimed by the West

Wisconsin Railway Company.
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June 3, 1856 111 20 Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage Land Company

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July 27, 1868 15 238 Act amendatory of the original act.
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June 3, 1856 11 20 Saint Croix and Lake Superior

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524, 538. 15 Do May 5, 1864 13 66 do..

10 and 20 Do June 3, 1856 11 20 Branch to Bayfield

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318, 959. 41
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May 5, 1864 13 66
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June 3, 1856 11 20 Chicago and Northwestern

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545, 575. 76
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Apr. 25, 1862 12 618 Resolution authorizing change of route in Wisconsin, &c.
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Mar. 3, 1865 13 520 Act extending time for completion of road five years.
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Mar. 3, 1869 151 397 Authorizing selections of lands along the full extent of original route of road.
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May 5, 1864 13 66 Wisconsin Central...

10 and 20 102, 622. 89 546, 446. 05
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June 21, 1866 14 360 Resolution explanatory of the act of May 5, 1864, and authorizing certain changes

of width, in accordance with the act of the State legislature.
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Apr. 9, 1874 18 28 Act to extend the time for completion of road to December 31, 1876.
Minnesota
Mar. 3, 1857 11 1 195 First Division Saint Paul and Pacific.

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466, 403.48
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Mar. 3, 1865 13 526
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1, 389.26 781, 780.70
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Mar. 3, 1873 17 631 Act extending time for completion of road nine months.
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Mar. 3. 1857 11 195 Western Railroad, formerly Brainard Branch, Saint Paul and Pacific

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436, 695. 16
Mar. 3, 1865 13 526
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101, 147. 26 Do July 12, 1862 12 624 Resolution authorizing the State to change the branch line under certain con

ditions. Mar. 3, 1871 16 588 Saint Vincent Extension Saint Paul and Pacific, south terminus changed from 10 and 20

780, 291. 75 Crow-Wing to Saint Cloud. Do

Mar. 3, 1873 17 631 Act extending time for completion of road nine months.

June 22, 1874 18 203 Act extending time for completion of road to March 3, 1876, &c.
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Mar. 3, 1837 11 195 Minnesota Central..

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3, 279. 93 * Includes 35,685.49 acres of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; 109,756.85 acres of the Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad; and 77,535.22 acres of the Dubuqne and Sioux City Railroad, situated in the old Des Moines River grant of August, 1846, which amounts are a loss to the roads by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case of the Dubuque and Pacitic Railroad Company v8. Litchfield, 23 Howard, p. 66.

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July 1, 1862 480 Central Pacitto

10 July 2, 1864 13

20 14, 703. 18

708, 802.17 July 3, 1806

70 An act authoriving location of Central Pacito Railrond enstwart, Apr. 10, 1809 16 56 Resolution for the protection of the interests of the United States in the Cenli

tral Pacific and Union Pacitle Railroads, and providing that the common termi. 1 Do May 6, 1870

nus of the road shall be at or near Ogden, Utah Territory, &c.
16 121

Act fixing the point of junction of the Central Pacifio and Union Pacific Rail.
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May 6, 1878 Pam. 56

An act amendatory of the acts of July 1, 1862, and July 2, 1864.

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July 1, 1862 12 489
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('entral Pacific, successor by consolidation with Western Pacific

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July 2, 1864 13 356 Central Pacific

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422, 718. 18
Mar. 3, 1865 13 594 Act ratifying the assignment made by the Central Pacific Railroad Company to

the Western Pacitic Railroad Company of that portion from San José to the

city of Sacramento.
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May 21, 1866 14 356 Resolution extending the time for completion of first section of twenty miles

of Western Pacific Railroad upon certain conditions.
July 1, 1862 12

489
Central Branch Union Pacific

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July 2, 1864 13 356
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July 1, 1862 12 489 Kansas Pacific
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July 2, 1864 13 356
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240, 857. 93 772, 119.64
July 3, 1866 14 79

Act requiring the company to designate general route before December 1, 1866.
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May 7, 1866 14 355 Resolution extending time for completion of road.
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Mar. 6, 1868 15 39 Act restoring the even numbered sections on line of Pacific railroads and

branches at $2.50 per acre.
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Mar. 3, 1869 15 324 Act extending the Union Pacific Railway, eastern division line of road, to Den.

ver City, and authorizing transfer of lands by said company to the Denrer

Pacific Railroad Company, between Denver and Cheyenne.
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Mar. 3, 1869

348 Resolution anthorizing the Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, to 1

change its name to Kansas Pacific. Do Mar. 3, 1869 15 324 Denver Pacific

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June 20, 1874 18 111 Act making additions to the fifteenth section of the act approved July 2, 1864.
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July 2, 1864 13 364
Burlington and Missouri River.

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2, 374, 090.77
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May 6, 1870 16 118 Act authorizing the change of route and connection with the Union Pacific

Railroad at or near Fort Kearney.
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July 2, 1864 13 363
Sioux City and Pacific

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640.00

41, 318. 23
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July 2, 1864 13 365
Northern Pacific

States, 20, 30,

743, 493.44

and 40. Do. May 7, 1866 14 355 Resolution extending time for commencing and completing road.

Territories,

40, 50, and 60.
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July 1, 1868 15 255 Resolution extending time for commencing and completing road.
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Mar. 1, 1869 15 346 Resolution authorizing issue of bonds, &c.
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Apr. 10, 1869 16 57 Resolution authorizing the company to extend its branch line from Portland

to Puget Sound, &c.
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May 31, 1870 16 378 Resolution authorizing the issue of mortgage bonds, reversing locations of

main and branch lines in Washington Territory, extending indemnity

limits, &c. Do July 15, 1870 16 305 Act requiring the Northern Pacific Railroad Company to pay the cost of sur.

veying, &c. Includes 186,936.72 acres of the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston Railroad, and 260, 425.35 acres of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway, situated in the "Osage ceded reservation," which amounts are a loss to the roads, by the decision of the United States Supreme Court, at its October term, 1875.

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