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IN

ILLINOIS.

THE RELATIONS OF RAILROADS TO THE PEOPLE, AS SET FORTII

IN THE CONSTITUTION, THE STATUTES AND THE DECISIONS

OF ILLINOIS; TOGETHER WITH THE DECISIONS OF OTHER

STATES AND THE FEDERAL COURTS UPON THE CON-

STITUTIONAL QUESTIONS INVOLVED.

WITII AN

INTRODUCTION BY HON. JOHN M. PALMER,

AND AN APPENDIX SHOWING THE CONDITION OF ALL TILE RAIL-

WAYS IN THE STATE, AND THE TARIFF SCII EDULE

PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITII LAW.

BY FRANK GILBERT.

"A Corporation holds its Rights and Franchises Subordinate to the
General Welfare of Society."-Supreme Court of Illinois.

CHICAGO:

CALLAGHAN AND COMPANY

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by

FRANK GILBERT, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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