Thomas Jefferson Institute
for Study of the
Western Expansion of America

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Government Documents
 
 
Credit Mobilier - Testimony of C P Huntington
 
End of Indian Slavery in San Francisco - 1846
 
Executive Order Appointing Directors of the UPRR, 1864
 
Executive Order Fixing the UPRR Starting Point at Council Bluffs Iowa, 1864
 
General Railroad Law of California (1861)
 
Government Land Grants Under the Pacific Railroad Act of 1862
 
Land Grants and Mineral Rights under the Pacific Railroad Act of 1862
 
Legislative History of the First Transcontinental Railroad
 
Memorial of Asa Whitney Praying for a Grant of Land 1848
 
Memorial of Robert Mills, Proposing a Plan for a Railroad 1852
 
Memorial of the Legislature of Missouri to Congress 1849
 
Observations on the Report of the Committee of the Senate
 
Pacific Railroad Acts
 
PBS - The West - Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
 
PBS - The West - Declaration of the People of Texas
 
PBS - The West - Indian Removal
 
PBS - The West - James K Polk Message on War with Mexico
 
PBS - The West - Testimony of Benjamin Singleton
 
PBS - The West - The Annexation of Texas Joint Resolution of Congress –March 1, 1845
 
PBS - The West - The Dawes Act (1887)
 
PBS - The West - The Fort Laramie Treaty (1868)
 
PBS - The West - The Homestead Act (1862)
 
PBS - The West - The Louisiana Purchase Treaty
 
PBS - The West - The Oregon Treaty
 
PBS - The West - Theodore Roosevelt, The Conservation of Natural Resources (1907)
 
PBS - The West - Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
 
PBS - The West - Worcester v. Georgia
 
People's Pacific Railroad Company 1860
 
Report of the Select Committee on the Pacific Railroad 1856
 
Resolution Annexing Texas to the US
 
Sinking Fund Cases
 
Texas Declaration of Independence
 
Texas Ordinance of Secession
 
The Crédit Mobilier - Union Pacific Railroad
 
The Pacific Telegraph Act (1860)
 
Treaties of Velasco
 

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