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" It is not the intention of the court to say that no individual can be guilty of this crime who has not appeared in arms against his country. On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Page 384
by Sir William Blackstone - 1860
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Reports of the trials of Colonel Aaron Burr (late vice president of the ...

Aaron Burr, Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David Robertson, United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit) - Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 - 1808
...country. On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, "if a body of men be actually assembled jbr the purpose of effecting by force, a treasonable purpose,...traitors: but there must be an actual assembling of men, to constitute a levying of war" If therefore war be levied in this manner, if a number of men collect...
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Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr: (late Vice President of the ...

Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David K. Robertson - Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 - 1808
...been sufficiently established by the decision of the supreme court. "If war be actually levied, ail those who perform any part, however minute, or however...general conspiracy, are to be considered as traitors." These troops on the island, seeing the country alarmed, and apprehending that they would be attacked...
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The Trial of Col. Aaron Burr on an Indictment for Treason: Before ..., Volume 3

T. Carpenter - Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 - 1808
...country. On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force, a treasonable...purpose,' all those who perform any part, however minute, and however remote from the scene of action, and who are actually leagued in the general conspiracy,...
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Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr (late Vice President ..., Volume 2

Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David Robertson - Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 - 1808
...country. On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled, for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable purpose, all those who perform any part, however remote from the scene of action, and who are actually leagued in the general conspiracy, are to be...
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Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr: (late Vice President ..., Volume 2

Aaron Burr, Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David K. Robertson - Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 - 1808
...opinion: " On the contrary -if waY be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled, for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable purpose, all those lulio perform any part, however minute or however remote from the sczne of action, and who are actually...
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Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 4

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812
...if a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable object, all those who perform any part, however minute, or...remote from the scene of action, and who are actually in the general conspiracy, are to be considered as traitors." This opinion does not touch the case...
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Select American speeches: forensic and parliamentary, with ..., Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1815
...against his country: on the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable purpose, all those who form any part, however minute or however remote from the scene of ootion, and who are actually leagued...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...against his country; on the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be assembled, for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable...or however remote from the scene of action, and who arc actually leagued in the general conspiracy, are to be considered as traitors." Here then we find...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...leagued in the general conspiracy, shall be considered as a traitor." The import of these words, " perform any part, however minute or however remote from the scene of action," as meant by the supreme court, has certainly been misunderstood by gentlemen. Does the opinion of the...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 3

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833
...country. On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable...the treasonable purpose, to constitute a levying of war."1 1796. The other part of the clause, requiring the testimony of two witnesses to the same...
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