Hearing Before Subcommittee of Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Էջ 10 - ... thereafter be discovered. Had the question of internal improvements arisen ten or fifteen years later, when railways began to be constructed, it is quite improbable that the State would have embarked upon this system of canals, or that Congress would have aided it in the enterprise. "Waiving the question whether the State could have abandoned the lands upon which these canals were built as public highways, we think it entirely clear that Congress could not have intended to tie the State down...
Էջ 40 - Moines shall be and forever remain a public highway for the use of the Government of the United States, free from any toll or other charge whatever, for any property of the United States...
Էջ 40 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Էջ 6 - Michigan a quantity of land equal to one-half of five sections in width on each side of said canal and reserving each alternate section to the United States, to be selected by the Commissioner of the Land Office, under the direction of the President of the United States, from one end of the said canal to the other; and the said lands shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature of the said State for the purpose aforesaid and no other...
Էջ 36 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby, granted to the state of...
Էջ 6 - That there be, and hereby is, granted to the State of Illinois, for the purpose of aiding the said State in opening a canal to unite the waters of the Illinois Itiver with those of Lake Michigan...
Էջ 6 - Illinois to survey and mark, through the public lands of the United States, the route of a canal connecting the Illinois River with Lake Michigan, and granted certain lands in aid of the project.
Էջ 7 - I then brought the case by a writ of error from the State supreme court to the Supreme Court of the United States...
Էջ 41 - The caual has practically fallen Into disuse for any of the purposes of transportation of either persons or property, and has been perverted to mere commercial purposes of supplying water power to those along its banks and selling privileges to cut ice from its pools. It is no longer a highway of commerce.
Էջ 6 - States, except in cases hereinafter provided for, and the use thereof forever shall be and the same is hereby vested in the said state for a canal...

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