United States Military Reservations, National Cemeteries, and Military Parks: Title, Jurisdiction, Etc

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 510 pages

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Page 485 - If the states may tax one instrument, employed by the government in the execution of its powers, they may tax any and every other instrument. They may tax the mail; they may tax the mint; they may tax patent rights; they may tax the papers of the customhouse; they may tax judicial process; they may tax all the means employed by the government, to an excess which would defeat all the ends of government. This was not intended by the American people. They did not design to make their government dependent...
Page 486 - All subjects over which the sovereign power of a state extends, are objects of taxation; but those over which it does not extend, are, upon the soundest principles, exempt from taxation.
Page 31 - ... lands shall remain the property of the United States when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer, the same shall be and continue exempt and exonerated from all state, county and municipal taxation, assessment or other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this state.
Page 243 - In case any company formed under this act is unable to agree for the purchase of any real estate required for the purposes of its incorporation, it shall have the right to acquire title to the same, in the manner and by the special proceedings prescribed in this act.
Page 158 - States shall have acquired the title to the said lands by purchase, condemnation or otherwise ; and so long as the said lands shall remain the property of the United States when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer...
Page 168 - States in and over such lands so far that civil process in all cases, and such criminal process as may issue under the authority of the State...
Page 489 - No land shall be purchased on account of the United States, except under a law authorizing such purchase.
Page 277 - York shall retain a concurrent jurisdiction with the United States in and over the said property, so far as that all civil and criminal process which may issue under the laws or authority of the State of New York, may be executed thereon in the same way and manner as if such consent had not been given...
Page 123 - State outside of said park; and saving further to the said State the right to tax persons and corporations, their franchises and property on the lands...
Page 216 - ... to the line of said road, material, earth, stone, and timber necessary for the construction of said railroad; also, ground adjacent to such right of way for station buildings, depots, machine shops, side tracks, turn-outs, and water stations, not to exceed in amount twenty acres for each station, to the extent of one station for each ten miles of its road.

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