Report of the Select Committee of the House of Representatives, Appointed Under the Resolution of January 6, 1873: To Make Inquiry in Relation to the Affairs of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Credit Mobilier of America, and Other Matters Specified in Said Resolution and in Other Resolutions Referred to Said Committee

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873 - 786 pages
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Page xxv - And the better to accomplish the object of this act, namely, to promote the public interest and welfare by the construction of said railroad and telegraph line, and keeping the same in working order, and to secure to the government at all times (but particularly in time of war) the use and benefits of the same for postal, military and other purposes, Congress may, at any time, having due regard for the rights of said companies named herein, add to, alter, amend, or repeal this act.
Page 754 - KNOW ALL MEN by these presents, that I, Peter Ahlund, of Chicago, of the County of Cook, and State of Illinois, for and in consideration of One dollar, to me in hand paid, and for other good and valuable considerations, the receipt whereof is hereby...
Page 759 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...
Page 759 - ... the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, and the...
Page xxv - That there be, and is hereby, granted to the said company, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of said railroad and telegraph line, and to secure the safe and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, munitions of war, and public stores...
Page 233 - In consideration of their exertions to increase the demand for coal and the large sum to be expended in improvements, it is further agreed that the party of the second part...
Page 754 - That the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to them in hand paid...
Page 8 - County, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of the original Resolution No.
Page x - ... it shall be lawful for the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns...
Page xxiv - ... thereunto belonging, and also all lands granted to the said company by the United States, which, at the time of said default, shall remain in the ownership of said company, may be taken possession of by the Secretary of the Treasury, for the use and benefit of the United States: Provided, this section shall not apply to that part of any road now constructed.

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