The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Comprising His Correspondence, and His Political and Official Writings, Exclusive of the Federalist, Civil and Military. Published from the Original Manuscripts Deposited in the Department of State, by Order of the Joint Library Committee of Congress, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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C. S. Francis, 1851 - Finance
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Page 362 - In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed to these presents, and signed the same with my hand.
Page 362 - ... by committing, aiding, or abetting hostilities against any of the said powers, or by carrying to any of them those articles which are deemed contraband by the modern usage of nations, will not receive the protection of the United States against such punishment or forfeiture : and further, that I have given instructions to those officers to whom it belongs to cause prosecutions to be instituted against all persons, who shall, within the cognizance of the courts of the United States, violate the...
Page 458 - Vessels of either of the parties not armed, or armed previous to their coming into the ports of the United States...
Page 457 - States of vessels of war in the immediate service of the government of any of the belligerent parties, which, if done to other vessels, would be of a doubtful nature, as being applicable either to commerce or war, are deemed lawful...
Page 282 - An Act supplementary to the Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States...
Page 600 - Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals...
Page 192 - Scott case, plant themselves upon the fifth amendment, which provides that no person shall be deprived of " life, liberty, or property without due process of law;" while Senator Douglas and his peculiar adherents plant themselves upon the tenth amendment, providing that " the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution" " are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
Page 458 - Equipments of every kind in the ports of the United States of privateers of the Powers at war with France are deemed unlawful. 7. Equipments of vessels in the ports of the United States which are of a nature solely adapted to war, are deemed unlawful...
Page 457 - Equipments in the ports of the United States by any of the parties at war with France, of vessels fitted for merchandise and war, whether with or without commissions, which are doubtful in their nature as being applicable either to commerce or war, are deemed lawful, except those which shall have made prize, &c.
Page 295 - His system flowed from principles adverse to liberty, and was calculated to undermine and demolish the republic, by creating an influence of his department over the members of the legislature.

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