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" to exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States... "
Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Page 21
by Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William B. Dana - 1848
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1819
...sixteenth paragraph of the eighth section of the first article of the constitution, it is provided, " That congress shall have power to exercise exclusive...the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislature, in which the same...
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Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections ..., Volume 12

William Cobbett - United States - 1801
...not true No standing army can be raised in this country, without a violation of the constitution of the United States, which declares, that Congress shall have power "to raise and support ar trues ; but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than...
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Debates in Congress

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - Law - 1828
...the enumeration of the powers of Congress, in the 8th section of the 1st article, in these words : " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation,...the seat of Government of the United States ; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by consent of the legislature of the State in which...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - United States - 1830
...there can be no difference of opinion. In article 1, section 8, of the constitution, it is declared that Congress shall have power " to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States." The words arc full, clear, and explicit. The power extends to "legislation in all cases...
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Legislative and Documentary History of the Bank of the United States ...

Matthew St. Clair Clarke - Bank of North America - 1832 - 808 pages
...them. In the eighth section of the first article of the constitution, a right is enumerated : " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States." The power delegated to the Congress by virtue and force of this clause, is eminently...
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Remarks Upon Slavery: Occasioned by Attempts Made to Circulate Improper ...

Social Science - 1835
...clause of the 8th section of the first article of the Constitution of the United States, it is declared that Congress shall have power, " to exercise exclusive...the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased, by consent of the legislature of the State in which...
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The Quarterly Anti-slavery Magazine, Volume 2

Slavery - 1837
...examination, to the 17th clause of the same section, from which we have just quoted, where it reads " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, &c." No one can reasonably suppose theframers of the Constitution foresaw the importance,...
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Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguements on ...

La Roy Sunderland - Slavery - 1837 - 142 pages
...the Union, possesses the power to abolish slavery in its capital, and refuses to exercise it. " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States." Constitution U. Slates, Art. 1st, Sec. 8. The honor and good faith of this nation...
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SPEECH OF MR. NORVELL, OF MICHIGAN, OF THE BILL OF MR. CRITTENDEN TO PREVENT ...

1839
...and of no force whatever. He read clause 17, sec. 8, art. 1, of the constitution, as follows : "The Congress shall have power, to exercise exclusive legislation...the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise -like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the Legislature of the State in...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 3

Daniel Webster - United States - 1843
...United States." Now, that section to which reference is thus expressly made in these deeds of cession, declares, that Congress shall have power " to exercise...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States." Nothing, therefore, as it seems to me, can be clearer than that the States making the...
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