Grant of Land to the State of Illinois: Speech of Hon. J.A. McClernand, of Illinois, in the House of Representatives, August 12, 1848, on the Bill to Grant to the State of Illinois Alternate Sections of the Public Land for the Completion of Certain Railroads in that State
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