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a grant of public land (as to a railway or college)

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The labour class is also denied the right of unionisation that the constitution of the land grants them.
'We have already sanctioned 211 applications, including the 94 title holders who received the land grants today.
He had received a Land Grant consisting of 1175 acres in Ascott Township.
Regarding the Tribal Land Act Bill, Mr Mzwinila said it directs that holders of land grants must advertise in the event they wanted to sell them.
Land Grant Whether an institution is a land-grant institution or not.
Properties of violence; law and land grant struggle in northern New Mexico.
The REDF implemented the land grant project in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs.
Overall, results of this study provided support for the argument that land grants, even those engaged in branding and marketing efforts, can stand to gain from leveraging the impact of public relations.
This background paper from the Center on Education Policy (CEP) examines the origins, history, and evolution of federal land grants for public schools, as well as their significance as an early example of the federal role in education.
There was also another list of 800 other people who were selected for land grants in previous years.
This research extends back to the mid 1800s during the growth of the railroad community and the government land grants provided to the railroads.
Cuba has approved 45,500 land grants in the largest land redistribution since the 1960s, said Communist party Granma newspaper, as the country turns to the private sector to increase food production, reports Reuters (Feb.
The treaty between Britain and Spain took into consideration British land grants in Florida and property rights arising thereunder.
Paul-Minneapolis "urban boosters, political hustlers, and western speculators." Urban entrepreneurs, Wills argues, found themselves well-rehearsed by their predecessors to manipulate and profit from government-supported Indian removal, land grants, railroad development, and commercial and agricultural ventures, with the most successful assuming their place in the transportation networks, which "promised to link them with government handouts, with other profitable businesses, and with regional assets." Focusing most extensively on transportation entrepreneurs, Wills details the finagling of those who pioneered, piloted, and profited from the region's commercial waterways and railroads.