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" We know of no case, in which a legislative act to transfer the property of A to B, without his consent, has ever been held a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any State in the Union. On the contrary, it has been constantly resisted as inconsistent... "
The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided ... - Page 289
by Isaac Grant Thompson - 1876
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United ...

United States. Supreme Court, Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1829
...free enjoyment of their property lawfully VOL. II. 4 H [Wilkinson vs. Leland and others.] acquired. We know of no case, in which a legislative act to...tribunal in which it has been attempted to be enForced. We are not prepared therefore to admit that the people of Rhode Island have ever delegated to their...
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American annual register, Volume 4

Joseph Blunt - History, Modern - 1830
...of the citizens to the free enjoyment of their property lawfully acquired. We know of no case, irr which a legislative act to transfer the property of A. to B. without bis consent, has ever been herd a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any state in the...
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The American Annual Register for the Years ..., Or, the ... Year of ..., Part 2

Joseph Blunt - History, Modern - 1835
...government, and with the right of the citizens to the free enjoyment of their property /a icfully acquired. We know of no case, in which a legislative act to...principles, by every judicial tribunal in which it has l-.it) LAW CASES, &c. been attempted to be enforced. We are not prepared, therefore, to admit that...
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The American Annual Register, Part 2

Joseph Blunt - History - 1830
...government, and with the right of the citizens to the free enjoyment of their property tntc fully acquired. We know of no case, in which a legislative act to transfer the property of A. to B. without bis consent, has ever been held a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any state in the...
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The New-York Legal Observer, Volume 3

Samuel Owen - Law - 1845
...security and well being, without very strong and direct expressions of such an intention." He adds, " we know of no case, in which a legislative act to...resisted as inconsistent with just principles, by every tribunal in which it has been attempted to be enforced. We are not prepared, therefore, to admit, that...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 1

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1847
...from any general expression of the will of the people." In the Matter of Floarnoy, Attorney-General. a legislative act to transfer the property of A to...of legislative power, in any State in the Union." The principles decided in these cases, apply to the case before us : the great principle settled is,...
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Commentaries on statute and constitutional law and statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...rights of the citizens to the free enjoyment of their property lawfully acquired. He then adds : " We know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer...resisted as inconsistent with just principles, by any political tribunal in which it has been attempted to be enforced. We are not prepared, therefore,...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 4

Nathan Howard, Rowland M Stover - Law reports, digests, etc - 1852
...that the rights of personal liberty and private property should be held sacred." Again, he says, " we know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer...constitutional exercise of legislative power in any state of the Union. On the contrary, it has constantly been resisted, as inconsistent with first principles,...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 8

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...enjoyment of their property lawfully * acquired. We [ * 658 ] VOL. VIII. 21 WUkinson v. Leland. 2 P. know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer...tribunal in which it has been attempted to be enforced. We are not prepared, therefore, to admit that the people of Rhode Island have ever delegated to their...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 9

Louisiana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...Wilitrium v. Le land, 2 Peters 654, Judge Story, delivering the opinion of the court, said : " \Ve know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer...constantly resisted as inconsistent with just principles." So, in 1 Baldwin CC Rep. 223, it was held : that the Legislature had not the power to take the property...
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