Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company

August 2017
Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company;8/1/2017, p1
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Presents the text of the court proceedings from the case of Santa Clara County versus the Southern Pacific Railroad Company argued before the Supreme Court in January of 1886. Reasons for the suit; Rights given by the United States government to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company; Rights of Santa Clara County to tax the railroad; Other actions of the court.


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