Reports of decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States: with notes, and a digest, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, 1864 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 40 - Invaded by enemies, or shall have received certain advice of a resolution being formed by some nation of Indians to Invade such State, and the danger is so imminent as not to admit of a delay till the United States in Congress assembled can be consulted...
Page 181 - It is agreed that it shall at all times be free to his Majesty's subjects, and to the citizens of the United States, and also to the Indians dwelling on either side of the said boundary line, freely to pass and repass by land or inland navigation, into the respective territories and countries of the two parties, on the continent of America (the country within the limits of the Hudson's bay Company only excepted) and to navigate all the lakes, rivers and waters thereof, and freely to carry on trade...
Page 147 - They form a portion of that immense mass of legislation; which embraces everything within the territory of a State, not surrendered to the general government; all which can be most advantageously exercised by the States themselves.
Page 235 - Territories respectively, also to hire and occupy Houses and Warehouses for the purposes of their commerce, and generally the Merchants and Traders of each Nation respectively shall enjoy the most complete protection and security for their Commerce but subject always to the Laws and Statutes of the two countries respectively...
Page 229 - If Congress had passed any Act which bore upon the case ; any Act in execution of the power to regulate commerce, the object of which was to control State legislation over those small navigable creeks into which the tide flows, and which abound throughout the lower country of the Middle and Southern States ; we should feel not much difficulty in saying that a State law coming in conflict with such Act would be void. But Congress has passed no such Act. The repugnancy of the law of Delaware to the...
Page 124 - ... where the Constitution in express terms granted an exclusive authority to the Union; where it granted in one instance an authority to the Union, and in another prohibited the States from exercising the like authority; and where it granted an authority to the Union, to which a similar authority in the States would be absolutely and totally contradictory and repugnant.
Page 233 - ... that its abandonment ought not to be presumed, in a case in which the deliberate purpose of the State to abandon it does not appear.
Page 40 - States in congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war, except in the cases mentioned in the sixth article ; of sending and receiving ambassadors; entering into treaties and alliances, provided that no treaty of commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective states shall .be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners as their own people are subjected...
Page 143 - Commerce : the inhabitants of the two countries, respectively, shall have liberty freely and securely to come, with their ships and cargoes, to all such places, ports, and rivers...
Page 173 - ... respectively ; also to hire and occupy houses and warehouses for the purposes of their commerce ; and generally the merchants and traders of each nation respectively shall enjoy the most complete protection and security for their commerce; but subject always to the laws and statutes of the two countries respectively ; Art.

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