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A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in ... - Page 163
by E. Polk Johnson - 1912
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The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, Volume 2

James Herring, James Barton Longacre - United States - 1835
...government, and not the constitution, would be the measure of their powers ; That the several •stateswho formed that instrument, being sovereign and independent,...that a NULLIFICATION by those sovereignties of all unauthorised acts done under color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." Kentucky resolutions...
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History of the Federal Governemnt, for Fifty Years: from ... 1789, to ... 1839

Alden Bradford - 1840 - 480 pages
...'99, it is even more explicitly declared, " that the several States which formed the Constitution, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." But the gentleman says, this right will be dangerous. Sir, I insist, that of all the checks that have...
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History of the Federal Government, for Fifty Years: From March, 1789 to ...

Alden Bradford - United States - 1840 - 480 pages
...'99, it is even more explicitly declared, " that the several States which formed the Constitution, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." But the gentleman says, this right will be dangerous. Sir, I insist, that of all the cheeks that have...
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A Eulogy Upon the Life and Character of the Late Hon. Robert Y. Hayne ...

George McDuffie - 1840 - 63 pages
...Those of Kentucky declare, "that the several States who formed that instrument, (the federal compact,) being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." Mr. JEFFERSON adds on another occasion, "it is the peculiar felicity of our constitution, to have provided...
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Life of John C. Calhoun: presenting a condensed history of political events ...

John Caldwell Calhoun, Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter - United States - 1843 - 554 pages
...of 1798 ; and that in those of 1799 is to be found the memorable passage, ' The several states which formed that instrument, being sovereign and independent,...judge of its infraction ; and that a nullification by these sovereignties of all unautlwrized acts, done under colour of that instrument, is the rightful...
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Life of John C. Calhoun: Presenting a Condensed History of ..., Issue 5

John Caldwell Calhoun, Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter - United States - 1843 - 76 pages
...of 1798; and that in those of 1799 is to be found the memorable passage, ' The several states which formed that instrument, being sovereign and independent,...judge of its infraction; and that a nullification by these sovereignties of all unauthorized acts, done under colour of that instrument, is the rightful...
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Lectures on Constitutional Law: For the Use of the Law Class at the ...

Henry St. George Tucker - Constitutional law - 1843 - 242 pages
...1799, go further, and assert, "that the several states who formed that instrument, [the constitution,] being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable...its infraction ; and that a nullification by those sovereign[ * How far these deductions are disavowed, and what principles are considered as legitimate,...
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The life and speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, Volume 1

Henry Clay - United States - 1844
...Kentucky declared, that the ' several states, that framed that instrument, the federal constitution, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of its instructions, and a nullification by those sovereignties, of all unauthorized acts, done under color...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845
...Virginia." Kentucky spoke, and her organ was Thomas Jefferson : "That the several States who formed the instrument, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of the infraction, and that a NULLIFICATION by those sovereignties of all unauthorized acts done under...
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Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams: Ed ..., Volume 2

George Gibbs, Oliver Wolcott - United States - 1846
...doctrine may be embodied in a single sentence from a subsequent and kindred document by Mr. Nicholas; " that the several states who formed that instrument,...color of that instrument, is the rightful remedy." Meantime the preparations for levying the additional regiments went on, though, owing to many causes,...
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