Donation Land Claim Act of 1850

An Act to create the Office of Surveyor-General of the Public Lands in Oregon, and to provide for the Survey, and to make Donations to Settlers of the said Public Lands. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a surveyor-general shall be [...]


Treaty of Medicine Creek

Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded on the She-nah-nam, or Medicine Creek, in the Territory of Washington, this twenty-sixth day of December, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, by Isaac I. Stevens, governor and superintendent of Indian affairs of the said Territory, on the part of the United States, and [...]


Tacoma and Fern Hill Street Railroad

On February 8, 1888, the Tacoma City Council passed Ordinance No. 188, granting Randolph Radebaugh the city's second street railroad franchise. Along Delin street from Pacific avenue to Wright avenue, or so much thereof as is or may hereafter be dedicated to public use; G street from Wright avenue southward to the corporate limits of [...]

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