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" The Congress shall have power ... to exercise exclusive legislation in -all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of Government of... "
Philp's Washington described: A complete view of the American Capital, and ... - Page 44
edited by - 1861 - 239 pages
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1819
...sixteenth paragraph of the eighth section of the first article of the constitution, it is provided, " That congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislature,...
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Debates in Congress, Volume 4; Volume 47

United States. Congress - Law - 1828
...the enumeration of the powers of Congress, in the 8th section of the 1st article, in these words : " Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation,...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States ; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by consent of the legislature...
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Legislative and documentary history of the Bank of the United States ...

Matthew St. Clair Clarke, David A. Hall - Business & Economics - 1832 - 808 pages
...prevent them. In the eighth section of the first article of the constitution, a right is enumerated: " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States." The power delegated to the Congress by virtue and force of this clause, is eminently...
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Remarks Upon Slavery: Occasioned by Attempts Made to Circulate Improper ...

1835
...the 8th section of the first article of the Constitution of the United States, it is declared that Congress shall have power, " to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased, by consent of the legislature...
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Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ...

La Roy Sunderland - Slavery - 1837 - 142 pages
...in the Union, possesses the power to abolish slavery in its capital, and refuses to exercise it. " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States."— Constitution U. Slates, Art. 1st, Sec. 8. The honor and good faith of this nation...
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The Quarterly Anti-slavery Magazine, Volume 2

Slavery - 1837
...examination, to the 17th clause of the same section, from which we have just quoted, where it reads — " The Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, &c." No one can reasonably suppose theframers of the Constitution foresaw the importance,...
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SPEECH OF MR. NORVELL, OF MICHIGAN, OF THE BILL OF MR. CRITTENDEN TO PREVENT ...

1839
...extra-territorial? and of no force whatever. He read clause 17, sec. 8, art. 1, of the constitution, as follows : "The Congress shall have power, to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise -like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the Legislature...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 3

Daniel Webster - United States - 1843
...Now, that section to which reference is thus expressly made in these deeds of cession, declares, that Congress shall have power " to exercise exclusive...of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States." Nothing, therefore, as it seems to me, can be clearer than that the States making the...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 18

Commerce - 1848
...framed that part of section 8, art. 1, of the constitution of the United States, which declares that Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United Slates, and to make all laws which may be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the...
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The seat of government of the United States: A review of the discussions, in ...

Viator - United States - 1848 - 69 pages
...framed that part of section 8, art. 1, of the constitution of the United States, which declares that Congress shall have power to exercise exclusive legislation...of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to make all laws which may be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the...
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