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FORTY—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. C11. 334. 1873. 635 as soon as the West WVisconsin Railway Company (to which company the said grant belongs) had finally located its road and filed the map of such location, a large amount of lands —-—- about twenty thousand acres —— were taken up under the homestead laws and otherwise entered: Therefore, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That provided said West Wis- TneWest Wiscousin Railway Company shall waive and release all claims to any lands §“;’;“Y taken up under the homestead laws or otherwise entered after the final makg ug, dgé- location of their road, as aforesaid, it shall be lawful for said company to cieucyin their make up any such deficiency in their grant, not however to exceed twenty gg? g"°‘m* &°m’ thousand acres, from the vacant oddmumbered sections from the southeastern part or portion of the indemnity limits of the former grant for the branch roads from the said city of Hudson to Lake Superior. A1>1>n0vn1>, March 3, 1873.