Register of Debates: Being Report of Speeches Delivered in 2 Houses of Congress, Reported for United States Telegraph, Revised and Corrected Wherever Errors Have Been Suggested by Speakers, 23rd Congress, 1st Session

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Duff Green, 1834 - United States
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Page 39 - That if any person shall write, print, utter or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered or published, or shall knowingly and willingly assist or aid in writing, printing, uttering or publishing any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States...
Page 33 - States, as may be by law required of him ; to make report, and give information to either branch of the legislature, in person or in writing (as he may be required), respecting all matters referred to him by the Senate or House of Representatives, or which shall appertain to his office ; and generally to perform all such services relative to the finances, as he shall be directed to perform.
Page 39 - President, or to bring them, or either of them, into contempt or disrepute; or to excite against them, or either or any of them, the hatred of the good people of the United States, or to stir up sedition within the United States, or to excite any unlawful combinations therein, for opposing or resisting any law of the United States...
Page 39 - Constitution of the United States, or to resist, oppose, or defeat any such law or act, or to aid, encourage or abet any hostile designs of any foreign nation against the United States, their people or government, then such person, being thereof convicted before any court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years.
Page 33 - Affairs, and that there shall be a principal officer therein, to be called the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, who shall perform and execute such duties as shall from time to time be enjoined on or intrusted to him by the President of the United States...
Page 33 - Bank or branches thereof, unless the Secretary of the Treasury shall at at any time otherwise order and direct ; in which case the Secretary of the Treasury shall immediately lay before Congress if in session, and if not, immediately after the commencement of the next session, the reasons of such order or direction.
Page 33 - Treasury to digest and prepare plans for the improvement and management of the revenue, and for the support of public credit...
Page 42 - That the General Assembly doth particularly PROTEST against the palpable and alarming infractions of the Constitution in the two late cases of the "Alien and Sedition Acts...
Page 34 - It is evidently the intention of the Constitution that the first magistrate should be responsible for the executive department. So far, therefore, as we do not make the officers who are to aid him in the duties of that department responsible to him, he is not responsible to the country.

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