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References cited correspond to the author's Bibliography on Railroad Land Grants History isn't dead; it's not even past. Senator Stephen Douglas arranges a checkerboard compromise to create the first federal land grant railroad, the Illinois Central.
Illinois Central Railroad attorney Abraham Lincoln will soon challenge Stephen Douglas for political office, and, with the Illinois Central's help, will eventually be elected president of the United States, from which office he will sign the largest of the railroad land grants into law.
Between andBurlington sold two million acres to 20, people in Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska. See this chronology's,and entries. Granted five million acres and several million dollars in Minnesota state bonds.
Built only 10 miles of railroad. Insolvency led to foreclosure in Reorganized into the St. Increased grant to ten sections per mile. Renamed the Great Northern in For grants, See Rae and Gatesp. For grants and construction, see Yennep. See also this chronology's andand entries. Lincoln had been a lawyer for railroads, including the Illinois Central, which had received a land grant with Douglas' support.
InLincoln and his friend Norman B. Judd, attorney for the Rock Island Railroad, arranged to give discount rates to anyone who woul d come to Chicago for the Republican national convention Lewis, p. The Prairire Years, p. Railroad officials joined Lincoln's administration, and Lincoln granted more land to railroads than any other president Lewis, p.
The Union Pacific's Credit Mobilier construction company, the stock of which had been distributed among Congressmen "where it would do us the most good," according to U.
Oakes Amespaid its first dividend -- of one hundred percent. NP franchise given to eastern financiers. Inthe CP became the SP. NP paid federal timber agent Tuttle to help arrest poachers -- those who cut federal timber illegally -- because it feared it would lose its odd-numbered checkerboards as well.
NP attorney Hazard Stevens, the son of the Territorial Governor, also seized logs cut on federal land -- some three million board feet, or 20 percent of the cut.
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