Constitutional law: Argument before the commissioners under the convention of the 8th of February, 1853, for the settlement of claims between the United States and Great Britain

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John Miller, 1854 - Great Britain - 49 pages
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Page 18 - To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offences against the law of nations. "11. To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water. " 12. To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years. "13. To provide and maintain a navy.
Page 8 - The inhabitants of the territories which His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States, by this treaty, shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States as soon as may be consistent with the principles of the Federal Constitution, and admitted to the enjoyment of all the privileges, rights, and immunities of the citizens of the United States.
Page 18 - States ; 2. To borrow money on the credit of the United States ; 3. To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes ; 4.
Page 17 - The Congress shall have Power 1 To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States...
Page 46 - ... that it is a clear position of the law of nations, that treaties are not affected, nor positive obligations of any kind with other powers, or with creditors, weakened, by any such mutations.
Page 18 - To establish post offices and post roads; 8. To promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries; 9. To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court; 10.
Page 18 - States ; 7 To establish post-offices and post-roads ; 8 To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries ; 9 To constitute tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court...
Page 30 - ... semi-annually, on the first day of August and the first day of February...
Page 19 - Union, suppress insurrections and repel invasions; 16^ To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress...
Page 35 - Constitution, are vested in a Congress of the United States, consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives.

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