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Page 113 - This Commission to continue in force during the pleasure of the President of the United States, for the time being.
Page 157 - State, who are entitled to vote by the constitution thereof herein recognized, except as a punishment for such -crimes as are now felonies at common law, whereof they shall have been duly convicted...
Page 221 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the United States...
Page 91 - States, we do impeach Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors in office ; and we do further inform the Senate that the House of Representatives will in due time exhibit particular articles of impeachment against him, and make good the same; and in their name we DO DEMAND that the Senate take order for the appearance of the said Andrew Johnson to answer to said impeachment.
Page 122 - Constitution, the act as it passed has always been considered as a full expression of the sense of the Legislature on this important part of the American Constitution.
Page 400 - ... recognizing that there are in our midst honest but irreconcilable differences of opinion with regard to the respective systems of protection and free trade, we remit the discussion of the subject to the people in their Congressional districts, and to the decision of Congress thereon, wholly free from executive interference or dictation.
Page 341 - Alabama claims. And whereas Her Britannic Majesty has authorized her High Commissioners and Plenipotentiaries to express in a friendly spirit the regret felt by Her Majesty's Government for the escape, under whatever circumstances, of the Alabama and other vessels from British ports, and for the depredations committed by those vessels.
Page 239 - We are obliged to conclude that an act making mere promises to pay dollars a legal tender in payment of debts previously contracted, is not a means appropriate, plainly adapted, really calculated to carry into effect any express power vested in Congress; that such an act is inconsistent with the spirit of the Constitution; and that it is prohibited by the Constitution.
Page 276 - The equality of the rights of citizens is a principle of republicanism. Every republican government is in duty bound to protect all its citizens in the enjoyment of this principle, if within its power. That duty was originally assumed by the States; and it still remains there. The only obligation resting upon the United States is to see that the States do not deny the right.