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Many of these Taylor children, descended from Martha and James II, had acquired land grants from their father’s initial survey work.
Federal funds and policies supported land grants in the West, a military to expand territory and fight indigenous peoples and even the development of the railroad that eventually connected California to the rest of the country.
And the government subsidized the construction of the transcontinental railroads, mostly with land grants, many of which enriched corporate investors whose descendants continue to profit from them today.
While Karim already enjoyed homes at the royal residences of Windsor, Balmoral and Osborne, Victoria also secured a land grant for him back in Agra.
Pio Pico and his brother, Andreas, became the first owners in 1841 of the property, which was part of a Mexican land grant.
Tariffs, massive land grants and subsidies to railroads facilitated a flow of public resources into private hands and protected industries.
Oil States says that its patent is private property (like a land grant), which, once granted, can be revoked only through a decision of a court, where the patent-holder basically has a right to a jury.
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