The Central Pacific Railroad Company in Equitable Account with the United States, Growing Out of the Issue of Subsidy Bonds in Aid of Construction: A Review of the Testimony and Exhibits Presented Byfore the Pacific Railway Commission, Appointed According to the Act of Congress, Approved March 3d, 1887


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Σελίδα 14 - ... upon condition that said company shall pay said bonds at maturity, and shall keep said railroad and telegraph line in repair and use, and shall at all times transmit dispatches over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops and munitions of war, supplies and public stores upon said railroad for the government, whenever required to do so by any department thereof, and that the government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at fair...
Σελίδα 36 - That a Council of National Defense is hereby established for the coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare, to consist of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
Σελίδα 201 - The United States cannot, any more than a state, interfere with private rights, except for legitimate governmental purposes. They are not Included within the constitutional prohibition which prevents states from passing laws impairing the obligation of contracts; but, equally with the states, they are prohibited from depriving persons or corporations of property without due process of law.
Σελίδα 155 - Congress to a communication from the office of the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department, dated November 9, 1887.
Σελίδα 183 - Private corporations may be formed for any purpose for which individuals may lawfully associate themselves.
Σελίδα 44 - 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 thereon...
Σελίδα 2 - That a railroad to the Pacific Ocean is imperatively demanded by the interests of the whole country; that the Federal Government ought to render immediate and efficient aid in its construction; and that, as preliminary thereto, a daily overland mail should be promptly established.
Σελίδα 77 - ... every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty alternate sections per mile on each side of said railroad line...
Σελίδα 32 - ... settlements made where settlements were possible, and thereby the wealth and power of the United States largely increased ; and there was also the pressing want, in time of peace even, of an improved and cheaper method for the transportation of the mails, and of supplies for the army and the Indians.
Σελίδα 98 - Government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at fair and reasonable rates of compensation, not to exceed the amounts paid by private parties for the same kind of service) ; and all compensation for services rendered for the Government shall be applied to the payment of said bonds and interest until the whole amount is fully paid.

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