12E.3.1 Transcription of Excerpt from “The Pacific Railway Act”, or “An Act to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean”

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Excerpt from the Pacific Railway Act, in which the federal government freely grants massive amounts of acreage to the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad companies in order to build and fund transcontinental railroads

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