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1890 Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Story County, Iowa

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of 592,760.57 acres; September 28, 1850, swamp land (in place) 877,639.26; May 27, 1852, saline land, 46,202.53 acres; March 2, 1855, indemnity swamp land, 324,331.18 acres, and on the same date swamp land for which indemnity in cash was allowed, 373,998.74; May 15, 1886, the four following grants were made: Burlington & Missouri River Railroad 292,806.41 acres; Mississippi& Missouri Railroad (now Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific), 482,374.36 acres; Iowa Central Air Line Railroad (now Cedar Rapids & Missouri River), 783,096.53 acres ; Dubuque & Sioux City, Iowa Falls & Sioux City and Tete des Nortes Branch Railroads, 1,233,481.70 acres; July 2, 1862, Agricultural College, 204,309.30 acres; July 12, 1862, Des Moines River, 513,207.48 acres; May 12, 1864, McGregor & Missouri River, and Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroads, 321,595.16 acres; and the same date Sioux City & St. Paul Railroad, 407,879.31 acres.-Grand total, 8,051,930.02 acres.

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