Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying Documents]., Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885
 

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Page 453 - That the right of way through the public lands be, and the same is hereby granted to said " Northern Pacific Railroad Company...
Page 454 - ... with the secretary of the interior a copy of its articles of incorporation, and due proofs of its organization under the same...
Page 21 - Indians; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and in their property, rights, and liberty they never shall be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall from time to time be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 756 - The preceding section shall not be construed to extend to [crimes committed by one Indian against the person or property of another Indian...
Page 342 - ... and whenever, prior to said time, any of said sections or parts of sections shall have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by homestead settlers or preempted, or otherwise disposed of, other lands shall be selected by said company in lieu thereof, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in alternate sections, and designated by odd numbers, not more than ten miles beyond the limits of said alternate sections: ProOpinion of the Court.
Page 454 - ... hundred feet in width on each side of said railroad where it may pass...
Page 815 - on the broad pathway of good faith and good will ; no advantage shall be taken on either side, but all shall be openness and love.
Page 833 - What animal walks on four legs in the morning, on two at noon, and on three at night...
Page 826 - There is no selfishness, which is at the bottom of civilization. Till this people will consent to give up their lands, and divide them among their citizens so that each can own the land he cultivates, they will not make much more progress.
Page 487 - States subject to sale at private entry at one dollar and twenty-five cents, or less, per acre...

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