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M. Sweat, M. Russell Thayer, Charles Upson, Daniel W. | and forty miles of the remaining portion thereof
Voorhees, Elijah Ward, William B: Washburn, Kellian each year thereafter, until the whole shall be
V. Whaley, Ezra Wheeler, Thomas Williams, A. Carter
Wilder, William Windom—74.

completed between said points: Provided, That NAYS–Messrs. John B. Alley, Sydenham E. Ancona, all lands hereby granted to said company, which Portus Baxter, George Bliss, James Brooks, John W. Chanler, Samuel ș. Cox, James' A. Cravens, John 2. Daw: shall not be sold or disposed of or remain subject son, Charles Denison, Ephraim R. Eckley, Joseph K. to the mortgage by this act authorized at the Edgerton, Thomas D. Eliot, Reuben E. Fenton, Wil-expiration of five years after the completion of liam E. Finck, John Ganson, Henry W. Harrington, An- the entire road, shall be subject to settlement and son Herrick, William S. Holman, Calvin T. Hulburd, Francis Kernan, John Law. Francis'c. Le Blond, DeWitt paid to said company not exceeding $2 50 per Ebon C. Ingersoll, William Johnson, Martin Kalbfleisch, pre-emption, like other lands, at a price to be C. Littlejohn, Alexander Long, Robert Mallory, Daniel Marcy, James F. McDowell, Justin S. Morrill, William R.

acre; and if the mortgage hereby authorized Morrison, John O'Neill, Godlove s.

Orth, George 11. Pen- shall at any time be enforced by foreclosure or dleton, Frederick A. Pike, Theodore M. Pomeroy, Wil

: other legal proceeding, or the mortgaged lands liam Radford, Lewis W. Ross, Robert C. Schenck, Glenni hereby granted, or any of them, be sold by the W. Scofield, Rufus P. Spalding, John D. Stiles, Henry W. Tracy, William H. Wadsworth, Ellihu B. Washburne, trustees to whom such mortgage may be exeJoseph W. White, James F. Wilson, Charles H. Win- cuted, either at its maturity or for any failure or field-50.

default of said company under the terms thereof, In the Senate the bill passed without a di- such lands shall be sold at public sale, at places vision.

within the States and Territories in which they The estimated number of acres inuring under shall be situate, after not less than sixty days' this grant is 47,000,000.

previous notice, in single sections or subdivisions At the present session of Congress—the second thereof, to the highest and best bidder: Provided session of the Forty-First Congress—the follow- further, That in the construction of the said railing act was passed:

road, American iron or steel only shall be used,

the same to be manufactured from American ores A RESOLUTION authorizing the Northern Pacific exclusively. Railroad Company to issue its bonds for the

SEC. 2. That Congress may at any time alter or construction of its road and to secure the same amend this joint resolution, having due regard to by mortgage, and for other

purposes.
the rights of said company

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any

other parties. Resolved, &c., That the Northern Pacific Rail- Approved, May 31, 1870. road Company be, and hereby is, authorized to issue its bonds to aid in the construction and

The final vote on this bill was as follows: equipment of its road, and to secure the same by

IN SENATE, April 21, 1870. mortgage on its property and rights of property YEA8—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingof all kinds and descriptions, real, personal, and ham, Cameron, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Fenmixed, including its franchise as a corporation; Harris, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of

ton, Ferry, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, and, as proof and notice of its legal execution Maine, Morril of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patand effectual delivery, said mortgage shall be terson, Pomeroy, Ramsey Revels, Rice, Rohertson, filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary Trumbull, Williams, Wilson, Yates—40.

Sawyer, Scott. Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, of the Interior; and also to locate and construct, Nays-Messrs. Bayard, Boreman, Cusserly, Fowler, under the provisions and with the privileges, Harlan, McCreery, Morton, Pratt, Saulsbury, Schurz, Wilgrants, and duties provided for in its act of incorporation, its main road to some point on Puget

IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, May 26, 1870. sound, via the valley of the Columbia river, with YEA8-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, Atthe right to locate and construct its branch from wood, Axtell, Amor, Bailey Banks, Barnum, Barry, Ben

nett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Boyd, some convenient point on its main trunk line George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butacross the Cascade mountains to Puget sound; ler, Cake, Calkin, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton and in the event of there not being in any State L. Cobb; Conger, Conner, Covode, Cowles, Dawes, Deg

ener, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, or Territory in which said main line or branch Fitch, Pos, Garfield, Gibson, Hamilton, Harris, Hays, may be located, at the time of the final location Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Johnson, Alexander Hl. Jones, thereof, the amount of lands per mile granted by Lash, Logan, Lynch, Maynard, McCarthy, McKee

Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Laflin, Congress to said company, within the limits pre- McKenzie, Morphis, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, scribed by its charter, then said company shall Negley, Newsham, O'Neill

. Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps be entitled, under the directions of the Secretary Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter Sheldon, Sherrod,

Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, of the Interior, to receive so many sections of Siwber, Joseph S. Smith, William J. Smith, Worthington land belonging to the United States, and desig- C. Smith: m. Smyth, Starkweather. Stokes, Stoughnated by odd numbers, in such State or Terri- ton, Strickland, Taffe, Tanner, Tillman, Townsend,

Trimble, Twichell, Vun Auken, Cadwalader C. Washburn, tory, within ten miles on each side of said road William B. Washburn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, beyond the limits prescribed in said charter, as Eugene M. Wilson-107. will make up such deficiency, on said main line Biggs, Bird, James Brooks, Buftinton, Burchard, Cessna

NAYS--Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Beatty, Beck, or branch, except mineral and other lands, as ex- Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, cepted in the charter of said company of 1864, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela to the amount of the lands that have been Haight, Haldeman, Hale, Humill

, Hawkins, llawley,

Hay

Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Getz, Griswold, granted, sold, reserved, occupied by homestead Heflin, Hill, Tolman, Ingersoll, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, settlers, pre-empted, or otherwise disposed of, sub- Lewis, Murshall, Mayham, McCrary. McGrew, McNeely, sequent to the passage of the act of July 2, 1864. Mercur, Eliakim H1. Moore, Jesse H. Moore, William

Moore, Morgan, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Polter, And that twenty-five miles of said main line, Randall, Reeves, Rice, Rogers, Sargent, Schofield, Shanks, between its western terminus and the city of John A. Smith, Stevens, Stevenson, Stiles, Stone, Strong, Portland, in the State of Oregon, shall be com

Swann, Taylor, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, l'orhees,

Ward,' Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, pleted by the 1st day of January, A. D. 1872, | Witcher, Woodward85.

Previous Votes.

Second. The price at which said lands shall be

sold by said company to actual settlers, as aforeIN SENATE.

said, shall not exceed $1 25 per acre, with inter1870, February 8-Mr. Ramsey introduced the est at the rate of six per cent. per annum upon resolution which on February 22 was reported deferred payments. from the Committee on the Pacific Railroad, as

Third. Such actual settlers shall respectively follows:

be entitled to purchase said lands, as aforesaid, Be it resolved, &c., That the northern Pacific in lots of forty, eighty, or one hundred and sixty Railroad Company be, and hereby is, authorized acres. to issue its bonds to aid in the construction and

Fourth. All said lands for sale to actual setequipment of its road, and to secure the same by tlers, as aforesaid, that shall not be sold by said mortgage on its property and rights of property company within fifteen years from the passage of all kinds and descriptions, real, personal, and of this joint resolution, shall revert to the United mixed, including its franchise as a corporation;

States. and, as proof and notice of its legal execution Fifth. Any mortgage or mortgages of said lands and effectual delivery, said mortgage shall be or any part thereof that may be made or executed filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary by said company shall be subject to the conditions of the Interior, and when so filed shall be deemed aforesaid in favor of the actual settlers or of the to be a good and sufficient conveyance of all the United States, and no foreclosure of any such rights and property of said company as therein mortgage or sale thereunder by any trustee or expressed, and also to locate and construct, under trustees, or under any judicial judgment or decree, the provisions and with the privileges and duties shall operat to deprive such actual settlers or provided for in its act of incorporation and the the United States of the rights and privileges amendments thereto, its main road to its western herein before specified; nor shall anything in this terminus, via the valley of the Columbia River, resolution contained be held to waive the condiwith the right to locate and construct its branch tions upon which patents are to issue, specified from some convenient point on its main trunk in section four of the charter of said company. line, across the Cascade mountains, to Puget

Sixth. Within ninety days after the passage Sound; and in the event of there not being in of this joint resolution said company shall file any State or Territory in which said main line in the Department of the Interior its written or branch may be located, at the time of the final assent to the foregoing conditions, and if it shall location thereof, the amount of lands per mile fail so to do, this joint resolution shall become granted by Congress to said company, within null and void. the limits prescribed by its charter, then said

Mr. Wilson moved to strike out the words company shall be entitled, under the directions "heretofore or,” in the first of the conditions, of the Secretary of the Interior, to receive so which was agreed to—yeas 30, nays 9, as follow: many sections of land belonging to the United YEAS—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Chandler. Cole, ConkStates, and designated by odd numbers, in such ling, Corpett, Cragin, Flanagan, Fowler, Gilbert, HamState or Territory, within ten miles on each side Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, of said road beyond the limits prescribed in said Ramsey, Rice, Ross, Sawyer, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton,

Trumbull, Williams, Wilson-30. charter, as will make up such deficiency on said

Nays-Messrs. Bayard, Casserly, Davis, Harlan, Howmain line or branch. And that twenty-five miles ell, Johnston, McCreery, Pool, Thurman-9. of said main line, between its western terminus Mr. Thurman's amendment was then disagreed and the city of Portland, in the State of Oregon, to-yeas 15, nays 26, as follow: shall be completed by the 1st day of January, Yeas-Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Casserly, Cragin, A. D. 1872, and fortý miles of the remaining Davis, Fowler, Harlan, Howell, Johnston, McCreery, portion thereof each year thereafter, until the Pool, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Wilson- 15.

NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Corwhole shall be completed between said points.

bett, Drake, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, April 11-Mr. Thurman moved to insert at the Hamlin, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill end of the resolution the following:

of Vermont, Nye, Osborn, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, And the rights and privileges hereby conferred Ross, Sawyer, Stewart, Sumner, Trumbull, Williamsupon said company, and the grants of land here

Mr. Wilson moved to insert after the word by made to it, are conferred and made upon the

branch,” in line 35, the following: following express conditions, to wit:

And the additional alternate sections of land First. That the alternate sections of land here. granted by this resolution shall be sold by the tofore or hereby granted to said company, except such portions thereof as shall be laid out by said company only to actual settlers, in quantities company in town or city lots, and such portions quarter-section to any one settler, and at prices

not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres or thereof as shall be used by it for depots, ditches, not exceeding $2 50 per acre; water-stations, round-houses, coal, wood, lumber,

Which was disagreed to-yeas 15, nays 22, as and cattle-yards, sites for workshops, and other follow: buildings or structures necessary for said road or

Yeas-Messrs. Anthony, Boyard, Casserly, Cragin, branch road, shall be sold by said company to Davis, Fowler, Harlan, Howell, Johnston, McCreery, Pool, actual settlers upon the same and to no other Thurman. Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers-15. person or persons; and no such settler shall be Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamlin, Howard. 'Howe. Kellogg entitled to purchase more than one hundred and McDonald, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Oshorn, Pomeroy, sixty acres thereof, nor shall he or those claiming Ramsey, Rice, Ross, Sawyer, Stewart, Williams—22. under lim receive a deed therefor until the same April 20. Mr. Harlan moved to strike out the shall have been actually occupied by him or by following words: him and them at least two years.

And in the event of there not being in any

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State or Territory, in which said main line or April 21.—Mr. Thurman moved to insert at branch may be located, at the time of the final the end of the resolution the following: location thereof, the amount of lands

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mile And the rights and privileges hereby conferred granted by Congress to said company, within the upon said company and the grants of land herelimits prescribed by its charter, then said com- by made to it are conferred and made upon this pany shall be entitled, under the directions of the condition: That said company, its successors and Secretary of the Interior, to receive so many sec- assigns, shall forever transport over said road tions of land belonging to the United States, and and its branches, free from any toll or charge, designated by odd numbers, in such State or Ter- all troops, produce, stores, and munitions of war ritory, within ten miles on each side of said road, that may belong to the United States. beyond the limits prescribed in said charter, as Which was disagreed to-yeas 12, nays 35, as will make up such deficiency on said main line follow: or branch* to the amount of the lands that have

Yeas— Messrs. Ames, Bayard, Boreman, Cameron, been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by home-Casserly, Harlan, McCreery, Morton, Pratt, Saulsbury, Wilstead settlers, pre-empted or otherwise disposed lex Yates– 12.

NAYS–Messrs. Anthony, Brownlow, Chandler, Cole, of subsequent to the passage of the act of July Corbett, Cragin, Fenton,' Flanagan, Fowler, Hamlin, 2, 1864.

Harris, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Which was disagreed to-yeas 11, nays 41, as

Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patfollow:

terson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Sawyer, Scott, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer,

Trumbull, Williams, Wilson-35. YEAS-Messrs. Buckingham, Casserly, Davis, Harlan, Howell, McCreery, Pratt, Suulsbury, Schurz, Thurman, Mr. Scott moved to insert at the end of the resWilley-11.

olution the following: NAY8—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin Drake, Edmunds. Fenton, Ferry, Provided, That all lands hereby granted to said Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harris, company which shall not be sold or disposed of Howard, Howe, Kellogg. McDonald. Morrill of Maine, Mori ill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Patterson, Pomerol thorized, at the expiration of live years after the

or remain subject to the mortgage by this act auRamsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Srott, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Trum completion of the entire road, shall be subject to bull, Williams, Wilson–41.

settlement and pre-emption like other lands, at a Mr. Howell moved to insert the following pro- price to be paid to said company not exceeding viso at the end of the resolution:

$2 50 per acre. And if the mortgage hereby auProvided, That all lands granted by this joint thorized shall at any time be enforced by foreresolution, which shall not be sold or disposed of closure or other legal proceeding, or the governby said company within five years after the road ment lands hereby granted, or any of them, be shall have been completed, shall be subject to set- sold by the trustees to whom such mortgage may tlement and pre-emption like other lands, at a be executed, either at its maturity or for any price not exceeding $1 25 per acre, to be paid to failure or default of said company under the terms said company

thereof, such lands shall be sold at public sale at Which was disagreed to-yeas 13, nays 34, as places within the States and Territories in which follow:

they shall be situate, after not less than sixty YEAs—Messrs. Boreman, Casserly, Davis, Fowler, Har- days' previous notice, in single sections or subdilan, Harris, Ilowe, Howell, McCreery, Suulsbury, Thur visions thereof, to the highest and best bidders. man, Willey, Wilson-13.

Which was agreed to-yeas 38, nays 8, as folNays-Messrs. Ames, Anthony. Brownlow. Bucking- 'low: ham, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Ham- YEAs-Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Boreman, Bucking. lin, Iloward. Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine. Mor: ham, Cameron, Cusserly, Chandler, Cole, Corbett. Cragin, rill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Pomeroy. Ram. Fenton, Ferry, Fowler, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, sey, Revels, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Scott, Sherman, Kellogg, McCreery, McDonald. Morrill of Maine, Morrill Stewart, Thayer, Williams-34.

of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Patterson, Pratt, Ramsey,

Revels, Saulsbury, Scott, Spencer, Sumner. Thayer, Mr. Casserly moved to insert the following Trumbull, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates—38. proviso:

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Nays— Messrs. Ames, Brownlow, Flanagan, Hamilton Provided, That all lands granted by this joint

of Texas, Nye, Pomeroy, Robertson, Stewart—8. resolution, which shall not be sold or disposed of

Mr. Cameron moved to insert at the end of the by said company within ten years after the road resolution the following: sħall have been completed, shall be subject to Provided further, That in the construction of settlement and pre-emption like other lands, at the said railroad American iron or steel only shall a price not exceeding $1 25 cents per acre, to be be used, the same to be manufactured from Amerpaid to said company.

ican ores exclusively. Which was disagreed to-yeas 16, nays 28, as

Which was agreed to-yeas 27, nays 18, as follow:

follow: YEAS—Mesars. Anthony, Boreman, Cameron, Casserly, ' ingham, Cameron, Chandler, Cragin, Fenton, Flanagan,

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Brownlow, BuckDavis, Fowler, Hamlin, Harlan, Howe, Howell, Mc- Fowler,'Hamlin, llarlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, McCreery, Saulslnury, Thurman, Warner, Willey, Wilson-16. Donald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pratt, Ram

Nays-Messrs. Ames, Brownlow, Buckingham, Chandler, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Flanagan, Gilbert, sey, Revels, Scott, Stewart, Thayer, Willey—27. Howard, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine, Morrill Ferry, Kellogg. McCreery, Pomeroy, Rice, Robertson,

NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Bayard, Casserly, Cole, Corbett, of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Saulstrury, Spencer, Sumner, Trumbull, Williams, WilRamsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Scott, Stewart,

son, Yates-18. Thayer, Williams-28.

IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. * The remainder of the section was not in the bill as 1870, May 25—Mr. Hawley moved to amend, reported from the committee, but seems to have been inserted informally; at winat time the record does not by adding to the first section as follows:

And provided further, That the privileges here

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in granted are upon the following conditions, main subject to the right of purchase by actual namely: all the lands herein or heretofore granted settlers at a price not exceeding $2 50 per acre, to said railroad company shall be sold to actual and in amounts not exceeding one quarter secsettlers only, and in quantities not greater than tion by any one person, under such rules and one hundred and sixty acres to any one person, regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may and for a price not exceeding $2 50 per acre: And prescribe to carry this provision into effect. provided further, That no mortgage that may be Which was disagreed to-yeas 73, nays 104, given by said railroad company shall operate to

as follow: prevent the sale to actual settlers only, upon the Yeas-Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Ayer, Beatty, terms and conditions herein provided, of all the Beck, Dird, James Brooks, Bufiinton, Burchard, Sidney lands herein or heretofore granted by the United Clarke, Clerceland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles,

Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Degener, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, States to said railroad company, and any viola- Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Haldetion of this condition shall work a forfeiture of man, Hawley, Hay Hays, Heflin, Ingersoll, Johnson, all the lands herein or heretofore granted by the Judd, Kerr; Knott, Lawrence, Lewis

, Marshall, McCrary United States to said railroad company.

McGrew, McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore. Wiiliam

Moore, Morgan, Morphis, Packard, Paine, Potter, RanWhich was disagreed to-yeas 78, nays 106, as dall, Rice, Rogers, Sargent, Shanks. S'ocum, John A. follow:

Smith, William J Smith, Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner,

Upson. Van Wyck, Ward, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Yeas-Messrs. Adams, Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Ayer, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, Beatty, Bigs, Birà, Jumes Brooks, Butiinton, Burchard, Woodwarıl-73. Sidney Clark, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, NAYS–Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, Cowles, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Degener, Dickinsin, Donley, | Atwood, Axtell, Bailey, Banks, Burnum, Barry, BeaDuval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, man, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Haight, Huldemun Hawkins, Hawley, Hay, Hays. Heflin, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick Ingersoll, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, R Builer, Cake, Calkin, Cessna, Churchill, William T. McCrary, McGrew, McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Dawes, Jesse H. Moore, William Moore, Morgan, Packard, Pack: Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, er, Paine, Pomeroy, Potter, Rundull, Reeres, Rice, Royers, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Gibson, Hamill, Hamilton, Harris, Sargent, Shanks, Slocum, John A. Smith, William Smyth, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Alexander H. Jones, Kelley, Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner, Upson, Ward, Cadwalader C. | Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham. Knapp, Laflin, Lash, LoWashburn, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, gan, Lynch, Maynard, McCarthy, McKee, McKenzie, Witcher, Woodwurd-78.

Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, Nays-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, At- O'Neill, Packer, Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps, Poland, wood, Axtell, Bailey, Banks, Burnum, Barry, Beaman, Pomeroy, Pros-er, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Lionel Å Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick C. Sinith, William Smyth. Starkweather, Stone. StoughR. Butler, Cake, Calicin, Cessna, Churchill, William T. ton, Strickland, Strong, Taffe, Tanner, Taylor, Tillman, Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Comner, Covode, Dawes, Trimble, Twichell, Van Auken, William B. Washburn, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, Welker, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Fox, Garfield, Getz, Gibson, Hale, Hamill, Hamilton, Wilson-104. Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Johnson, Alexander H. Jones, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketchám, Knapp, May 26. Mr. Welker moved to amend, by Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch, Mayliam, Maynard, McCar- adding to the first section the following: thy, McKee, McKenzie, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Peck, Perce, Peters,

Provided further, That as to all new grants Phelps, Poland, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck,

Schu- herein of additional lands, such lands, excepting maker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worth- pine and fir timber lands and mineral lands, shall

, Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Swann, Taffe, Tanner, Taylor, Ton: be sold by said company to actual settlers at a man, Trimble, Twichell, Vin Auken, William B. Wash- price not exceeding $2 50 per acre, and in quanburn, Welker, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene tities not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres M. Wilson-106.

to any one person, under such regulations as Mr. Sargent moved to strike out the proviso may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Inteinserted in the Senate on motion of Mr. Scott, rior. and to insert as follows:

Which was disagreed to—ayes 87, nays 95, as Provided, That all lands granted to said com- follow: pany shall be sulject to settlement and pre-emp

YEAS—Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Beatty, Beck, tion like other lands, at a price to be paid to Biggs, Bingham, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchsaid company, not exceeding $2 50 per acre; ard, Benjamin F. Butler, Cessna, Sidney Clarke, ('leveand if the mortgage hereby authorized shall at land, Amaşa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cox, Crebs, Cullom,

Dickey, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldi i tge, any time be enforced by foreclosure or other Farnsworth, Ferry, Finkelnburg, Cetz, Griswold. Haight, legal proceedling, or the mortgage lands hereby Haldeman, Hawley. Ilay, Hays, llefin, Holman, Ingersoll granted, or any of them, be sold by the trustees Johnson, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall

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McCrary, McGrew, M.Neely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, to whom such mortgage may be executed, either Jesse H. Moore, 'William Moore, Morphis, Niblack, at its maturity or for any failure or default of Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Pulter. Randall, Reeves, said company under the terms thereof, such Rice, Ridgway, Sargent, Shanks, John A. Smith, William

Smyth, Stevens, Stevenson, Stiles, Strong, Townsend, lands shall be sold at public sale at places within Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, Voorhees Ward, Welker, Wilthe States and Territories in which they shall be hard Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, situate, after not less than sixty days' previous

Woodward-87.

Nays-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, Atnotice, in single sections or subdivisions thereof, wood, Axtoll, Ayer, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, to the highest and best bidder; and the pur- Bennett, Benton, Blair, Boles, Booker, Boyd George chasers at said sale, except actual settlers on not M. Brooks: Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler,

Cake, (alkin, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. greater subdivisions than one hundred and sixty Cobb? Conger, Cmner. Covode. Cowles, Dawes, Dixon, acres, shall acquire no higher interest in said Dos, Ferriss, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Ilale, Hamill, Hamil lands than is by this act granted to said com

ton, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Alexander H.

Jones, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, pany; and as to all lands purchased under any Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch. Maylam, Maynard, Mc ar: such sale by any corporation or by other persons, thy, McKee, McKenzie, Daniel J. Morreil, Samuel P. greater in quantity than one quarter section for Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps. Poland, Prosser, Roots,

Morrill, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, any one person, all such lands shall be and re- I Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter

Wilson-95.

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Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. Smith, upon direct the proper district land officers to Tanner, Tillman, Twichell, Van' Auken, William B. give public notice to all actual settlers under the Washburn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. provisions of this act residing on the granted

lands opposite to and conterminous with said Mr. Randall moved to insert, after the words completed section, to make proof and payment to "Secretary of the Interior,” in' line eleven, the the district land officers for their claims within

three months from the date of said notice; and following:

Provided, That nothing in this act shall be the registers and receivers shall report the sale construed as a guaranty by the United States of of said lands monthly, as in the sales of public the bonds issued by said company or its agents, by the receivers to the credit of the railroad com

lands; and the amount received shall be placed or of any bonds authorized or permitted by this

pany, in such depository as they may designate: act.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 89, nays 92, as Provided, That if any settler shall fail to make follow :

pay

for his claim within the time herein

specified, his right thereto shall become forfeited, YEAs-Messrs. Adams, Ambler, Archer, Arnell, Asper, and the land shall be patented to the said comBenjamin F. Butler, Cessna, Sidney Clarke, Clereland, pany: And provided further, That patents shall Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, issue to said company for all lands which shall dridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Getz, Griswold, Haiglet, from the date of completion of each section of Dawes, Dickey, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, El remain unsold after tlie expiration of three months Heflin, Hill, Holman, Ingersoll, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawsaid road: And provided also, That the railroad rence, Lewis, Marshall, McCrary, McGrew, McKenzie

, company may, at any time, sell, convey by deed, William Moore, Morgan, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, mortgage, or deed of trust, all of said lånd, to Randall. Reeves, Rice, Ridgway, Sargent, Shanks, John persons or corporations, and not actual settlers, A. Smith, Stevens, Stevenson, Stiles, Swann. Tillman, and at such prices and on such terms as the parTyner. Upson, Van Wyck, Voorhees, Ward, Welker: Wi.. ties may agree upon: Provided, That when so lard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, sold or conveyed the said lands in the hands of

Nays-Messrs. Allison, Armstrong. Atwood, Aztill, the purchaser, mortgagee, or trustee, or other
Bingham, Blair, Boles, Booker, Boyd, George M. Brooks: grantees, shall be subject to sale to actual settlers
Buckley, Burdett, Roderick' R. Butler, Cake, Calkın, within the time limited as aforesaid, and on the
Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobh, Conger, same terms as though the said deed, mortgage, or
Couver, Covode, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss. Ferry, | deed of trust had never been made: Provided,
Fitch, Fr, Garfield, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss,
Johnson, Kelley, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Laflin, Lash, That if said road is not completed within ten
Logan. Maynard, McCarthy, McKee, Morphis, Daniel J. years from the date of the acceptance of the grant
Morrell, Norrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, po Neill, herein made, the lands remaining along the un-
Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. 'Sheldon, completed portions of the road shall revert to the
Porter Sheldon. Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington Government and be open to pre-emption and
C. Smith, William Smyth, Stark wether, Stokes, Slone, homestead entry after due public notice by the
send, Trimble, Twichell, Van 'Auken, William B. Wash- district land officers, under instructions from the
burn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wil Secretary of the Interior, as provided in the case

of public lands. Mr. Sidney Clark moved to amend, by adding Which was disagreed to--yeas 68, nays 117, the following additional section:

as follow: Sec. That the lands granted by this act and all previous acts to said company shall inure to

YEA8—Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper. Beatty, Biggs,

Bird, Buffinton. Burchard. Cessna. Sidney Clarke, the benefit of said company, its assigns and suc- Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cor, Crebs Culcessors, in the manner following, that is to say: lom, Dickinson. Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge

, that all the lands shall be immediatley open to Hawley, Hay, lleflin, Holman, Ingersoll, Johnson, Judd settlement, and shall be sold to actual settlers Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis. Marshall, McCrary, MConly, who shall be entitled to receive patents Grew, McNeely, Eliak im H. Moore, Jesse II. Moore, therefor in contiguous parcels not exceeding a

William Moore, Morgun, Orth, Packard, Petter, Randall,

Reeves, Rice, Ridgway, Rogers, Sargent, Shanks, John quantity equal to one quarter section to any one A. Smith, Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, person, and at the price of $2 50 per acre, under Ward, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance Atwood, Axiell, Ayer. Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry,

Nays-Messrs. Allison. Ames, Archer, Armstrong, with the provisions of this act: Provided, how- Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Boles, Booker, ever, That such persons shall be ritizens of the Bowen, Boyd. George M. Brooks, Buckley. Burdett,

Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Calkin, Churchill, Williarn United States, or shall have declared their inten- T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, tion to become such, before they shall be entitled Cowles, Dawes, Degener, Dickey, Dixon, Dorkery, to become actual settlers under the provisions of Detra Ferriss, Jerry, Finkelnburg, Fitch, For, Garfield, this act: And provided further, That when the Hooper, Hotchkiss Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham company shall file with the Secretary of the In- Knapp, Laflin, Lash, Logan. Lynch, Mayhum Vaynard, terior the certificate of the Governor of the State McCarthy, McKee, Mckenzie, Mercur, Morphis, Daniel

J. Morrell, Samuel P. Morrill, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, or Territory in which said road is located that New ham, O' Neill. Packer, Paine, Peck. Perce, Peters, any twenty consecutive miles of said road have Phelps, Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, been completed in a good, substantial, and work- Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter Shel:

don, Sherrod, Shober, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. manlike manner, together with a map designat- Smith, William Smyth, Starkweather, Stokes, Stone, ing by the public surveys the line of such com- Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Swann, Tatio. Taoner, plete portion, and the points of beginning and Taylor, Tillman. Townsend, Trimle, Twicbell, l'an

Auken, William B. Washburn, Melker, Wheeler, Whitending, the Secretary of the Interior shall there- 1 more,'Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wilson—117.

801--92.

Woodward-68.

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