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Purchasers of forfeited railroad lands.

United States. Congress. House

Purchasers of forfeited railroad lands.

by United States. Congress. House

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

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPayment by settlers on forfeited railroad lands
    SeriesH.rp.139
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16035650M

      This is a continuation of the case which was before this court and decided in U.S. 1, 42 L. ed. , 18 Sup. Ct. Rep. It was brought to quiet the title of the government to some , acres or land within the limits of the forfeited grant the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Company, and claimed by the defendants under certain junior grants to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. Wiring Projects for your Model Railroad (Modern Railroad Books Wiring & Electronics) Larry Puckett. out of 5 stars 9. Paperback. $ # Duty Bound on the Union Pacific: One Man's Story of Building Lincoln's Transcontinental Railroad Lawson McDowell. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition.

    Batterdale Books - Buys and sells secondhand books on British and overseas railways, canals, trams and buses, and industrial history; York, UK. BHI Publications - Publishes railroad photo books intended for use by manufacturers and modelers. - 50 million new, used, and out-of-print books from independent booksellers worldwide, including thousands of railroad titles.   The railroad founded cities, populated states, created governments, destroyed the wilderness. It was the great speculator, the political tyrant, the recruiter of immigrants, the opener of new lands, the cynosure of poets and pioneers, the symbol of adventure, opportunity, escape, and powerReviews: 6.

    Land Records: - The Land Records database contains over , entries from French and Spanish land concessions, federal land sales and state issued patents. The records may include names of purchasers, claimants and assignees, county, date of purchase, and legal land description (township, section, range and number of acres sold). Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State Office Building, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN


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Purchasers of forfeited railroad lands by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

I Written by Dr. George W. Knepper Cover art by Annette Salrin THE OFFICIAL OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street.

PuBLIC LANDS-RAILROAD GRANT-FoRFEITURE. The condition in Act June 3,granting publIc lands to the state of Alabama to aid in the construction of certain railroads, that, if any one of is not Purchasers of forfeited railroad lands.

book within 10 years, no further sale shall be made, and the lands unsold shall revert to the United States, cannot. Make Offer - Grand Trunk Western In Color Volume 2 Book By Jerry Pinkepank Morning Sun Books Official Railway Equipment Register 10 Volumes Years to $ "there is hereby forfeited to the United States, and the United States hereby resumes the title thereto, all lands heretofore granted to any state or to any corporation to aid in the construction of a railroad opposite to and coterminous with the portion of any such railroad not now completed and in operation, for the construction and benefit.

To encourage settlement of large tracts of land, many colonies and states allowed land speculators, often organized as land companies, to purchase large tracts of land for resale to settlers. Records of these transactions may be difficult to obtain.

They may have remained in private possession, or have been deposited in a state, local, or private archives or historical society. S1w. That the forfeiture herein declared shall not extend to lands adjacent to and coterminous with completed road sold uy said company prior to Jan nary 1,to bona fide purchasers for value, hut the title to such lands arc hereby cou1irmed to such purchasers, heirs, or assigns, upon condition that all persons claiming tllo.

Railroad land grants Even after years, political opponents and commentators still vilify land grants made to railroads. If a century and a half is not sufficient time to remove objections, minds are not suddenly going to start changing now. In fact, Richard White's book, Railroaded (ISBN ) retraced the subject again in mzenegenek books: nizhokmake'wen resources/help as evidence of title and possession in the said railroad company to all or any part of said lands, unless the same shall be forfeited as herein provided.

Topeka and Santa Fé Railroad Company, such purchasers shall be entitled to patents for said land so purchased by them upon the payment.

The Railroad Land Grants. One of the most controversial of the public lands "disposals" was the railroad land grants, a series of federal and state acts between and The ostensible purposes of the railroad land grants were to build the transcontinental railroad and.

The first division of the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Co. completed its first line from St. Paul to Minneapolis in The Great Northern Railway Company was formed on Septem and involved the purchase or absorption of these and numerous other lines. III. Forfeited Lands Memo: For Insurance Box 1 IV.

Forfeited Lands Ledgers Box 2 – n.d. Forfeited Lands Cash Book Box 2 VI. Sewerage Sinking Funds Cash Book Box 2 VII. Administrative documents A. Correspondence Box 3 B. Vouchers, – Box 3 – Box 4. Land Grants.

The second half of the nineteenth century was the era of railroad land grants. Between and extensive cessions of public lands were made to states and to railroad companies to promote railroad construction.[] Usually the companies received from the federal government, in twenty- or fifty-mile strips, alternate sections of public land for each mile of track that was built.

In addition, information on lands forfeited to the state for non-payment of taxes are found with the records of many individual counties, as well as scattered among a number of state agency files.

The area comprising present-day Minnesota was originally part of the federal public domain. Those lands that were not granted to the state or to. At the time the answer was filed, there remained unsold of the granted lands 2, acres, of which 2, acres were theretofore patented to the Oregon & California Railroad Company under the land grants andthereof at that time remained unpatented, all of which unsold lands are claimed by the railroad company.

Taxpayer signs a purchase and sale agreement to sell real estate to an unrelated buyer for $2, Buyer deposits 10% of the purchase price, or $, as an earnest money deposit and as liquidated damages in the event the buyer fails to complete the purchase.

That where any such lands have been sold and conveyed, as the property of any railroad company, for the state and county taxes thereon, and the grant to such company has been thereafter forfeited, the purchaser thereof shall have the prior right, which shall continue for one year from the approval of this act, and no longer, to purchase such.

* * * A number of other lines were chartered up toall of which were forfeited, including the first. They were followed by charters for a large number of other lines, most of which were forfeited. * * *" There were 32 miles of railroad in operation in Texas in40 in71 ininininin   Flipping houses can be expensive.

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This Burlington and Missouri Railroad publicity pamphlet provided information to potential settlers about land in Iowa and Nebraska. It featured information about land agents, land prices, social and cultural oportunities, potential crop yields, and other information to entice settlers to purchase railroad land.

| Book. My Ántonia. The total length of lines operated by the Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad in June 1, amounted to miles.

The original company was organized as the Atchison & Pike's Peak Railroad Company on Febru ; opened to Waterville Janu.

Forfeited Lands and Lots Record. Railroad Tax Books. Record shows the name of the railroad company, the year assessed, the taxing district, a schedule of taxable property, the tax spread, the total tax, equalizations, and protests.

of Purchase, Tax Purchaser's Notices, Certificates of Publication, and Affidavits for Tax Deeds. The details of who bought what and how much they paid are contained in a year-old ledger book now in the hands of Merle Akers, a former Alaska Railroad ." land department, union pacific railroad company.

guide to the union pacific railroad lands. 12, acres. best farming and mineral lands in america, for sale by the union pacific railroad company, in tracts to suit purchasers and at low prices.

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