Illinois Central Railroad Company v. Illinois

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Illinois Cent Company v. Illinois by Stephen Johnson Field

Illinois Central Railroad v. Illinois, 146 U.S. 387 (1892), was a United States Supreme Court decision involving a dispute over the title of lands occupied by the Illinois Central Railroad Company's tracks, stations, piers, & other constructions along the Chicago lake front. Excerpted from Illinois Central Railroad v. Illinois on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents
Dissenting Opinion

United States Supreme Court

146 U.S. 387

Illinois Cent Company  v.  Illinois

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B. F. Ayers for the Illinois Central Railroad Company.

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John S. Miller for the City of Chicago.

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S. S. Gregory, for the City of Chicago.

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George Hunt, for the State of Illinois.

John N. Jewett, for Illinois Cent. R. co.

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Mr. Justice FIELD delivered the opinion of the court.


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