The Illinois Whigs Before 1846, Volume 4

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Pub. under the auspices of the Graduate school by the University of Illinois, 1915 - Illinois - 165 pages
 

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Page 270 - Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about : but evermore Came out by the same door where in I went...
Page 450 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the Legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, 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.
Page 450 - And be it further enacted, That the sections and parts of sections of land which, by such grant, shall remain to the United States, within six miles on each side of each of said roads, shall not be sold for less than double the minimum price of the public lands when sold...
Page 449 - In width on each side of each of said roads and branches; but in case It shall appear that the United States have, when the lines or routes of said roads and branches are definitely fixed, sold any sections, or any parts thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the right of pre-emption has attached to the same...
Page 223 - Finita vicesimo anno bella civilia, sepulta externa, revocata pax, sopitus ubique armorum furor, restituta vis legibus, iudiciis auctoritas, senatui maiestas, imperium magistratuum ad pristinum redactum modum, tantummodo octo praetoribus adlecti duo.
Page 450 - ... attached as aforesaid, together with the sections and parts of sections designated by odd numbers as aforesaid, and appropriated as aforesaid) shall be held by the...
Page 403 - The capital stock of said corporation shall be ten millions of dollars, which may be increased from time to time to any sum not exceeding the entire amount expended on account of said road, divided into shares of one hundred dollars each, which shall be deemed personal property, and may be issued and transferred in such manner and at such places as may be ordered and provided by the board of directors, who shall have power to require the payment of sums subscribed by stockholders...
Page 125 - ... prior to Van Buren's coming into office, and contrasted conditions then with the depressed state of business and agriculture of the past four years. He roundly denounced the Sub-Treasury Act as an ill-advised piece of partisan legislation. He expressed the conventional Whig views on the tariff and the distribution of the proceeds from the sale of the public lands. In regard to the Bank of the United States, which was to the Whigs one of the most important issues of the campaign, Badger declared...
Page 449 - That the right of way through the public lands be, and the same is hereby granted to said company for the construction of said railroad and telegraph line...
Page 315 - Illinois, subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of a railroad "from the southern terminus of the Illinois -and- Michigan Canal to a point at or near the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers...

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