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Fifty years in Oregon: experiences, observations, and commentaries upon men ... - Page 30
by Theodore Thurston Geer - 1912 - 536 pages
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States ..., Volume 2

George Tucker - 1837
...that purpose. " The constitution," he remarks, in the same letter, " has made no provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for incorporating...which so much advances the good of their country, hare done an act beyond the constitution. The legislature, in casting behind them metaphysical subtleties,...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress, Franklin Rives, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives - United States - 1844
...August, 1803, in relation to the same subject, says: "The constitution has made no provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for incorporating...country, have done an act beyond the constitution." Vol. 3, p. 613. The same doubts were entertained with regard to the admission of Florida, and the amendment...
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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - Constitutional law - 1844 - 315 pages
...made no provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for incorporating foreign nations in our Union. The executive in seizing the fugitive occurrence...which so much advances the good of their country, has done an act beyond the constitution." In a letter to Levi Lincoln, dated August 30th, 1803, when...
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History of the republic of the United States of America: as traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...to receive the impression." nations into our Union. "The Executive," he avowed, " in seizing this, a fugitive occurrence, which so much advances the good...country, have done an act beyond the Constitution." Under this impression, he wrote to Nicholas, his leader in the Senate, " Whatever Congress shall think...
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The Constitutional History of the United States: From the Adoption ..., Volume 1

William Archer Cocke - Constitutional history - 1858 - 430 pages
...unconstitutional. In his letter to Breckenridge, he remarks, " The Constitution has made no provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for incorporating...country, have done an act beyond the Constitution." Rather than make it appear right from extreme necessity or future advantage, it is more statesman-like...
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Speeches and Addresses

Peleg Sprague - United States - 1858 - 486 pages
...Constitution has i> ode no provision for our holding foreign territory, STILL LESS FOR INCORPORATING TOHEiON NATIONS INTO OUR UNION. The Executive, in seizing...fugitive occurrence which so much advances the good of the country, hace done an act against the Constitution." It is not my intention to enter into the argument...
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History of the republic of the United States of America: as traced ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1865
...receive the impression." nations into our Union. " The Executive," he avowed, " in seizing this, a fugitive occurrence, which so much advances the good...country, have done an act beyond the Constitution." Under this impression, he wrote to Nicholas, his leader in the Senate, " Whatever Congress shall think...
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History of the United States: from the earliest period to the ..., Volume 3

Jesse Ames Spencer - History - 1866
...provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for our incorporating foreign nations into oar Union. The executive, in seizing the fugitive occurrence, which so much advances the good of this country, has done an act beyond tlie Constitution. The legislature, in casting behind them metaphysical...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 63

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law - 1901
...Constitution approving and confirming an act which the nation had not previously authorized The Constitution has made no provision for holding foreign territory,...country, have done an act beyond the Constitution." To cover the questions raised by this purchase Mr. Jefferson prepareu two amendments to the Constitution,...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - Theology - 1871
...America decided to declare a war, the dilemma was serious, whether it ought to be declared against territory, still less for incorporating foreign nations...country, have done an act beyond the Constitution.' * Works, viii. 89. France or against England. The action of each Government had been towards us equally...
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