Report of the Select committee on the resolutions of Georgia and South Carolina ...
s.n., 1829 - Business & Economics - 6 pages
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Page 3 - It was moved and seconded to appoint a committee of five, to revise the style of, and arrange the articles agreed to, by the house ; which passed in the affirmative.
Page 2 - Congress to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, and also to pay the debts and provide for the common defence and general welfare of the United States. On the other it is contended that Congress is empowered to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises. for the purpose of paying the debts and providing for the common defence and general welfare.
Page 1 - Congress shall have power to promote the progress of science and the useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries, and to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
Page 5 - ... guided, as Virginia has ever been, by a sense of forbearance, and respect for the opinion of the other states, and by community of attachment to the Union, so far as the same may be consistent with self-preservation, and a determined purpose to preserve the purity of our republican institutions.
Page 3 - Nor shall any regulation of commerce or revenue " give preference to the ports of one state over those of " another, or oblige vessels bound to or from any " state, to enter, clear, or pay duties in another. " And all tonnage, duties, imposts and excises, laid " by the legislature, shall be uniform throughout the
Page 3 - ... did not mean to deny the southern this security. It would hereafter be as desirable to the former when the latter should become the most populous. He professed his jealousy for the productions of the southern or, as he called them, the staple states. He moved to insert the following amendment: "Provided, that no tax, duty, or imposition shall be laid by the legislature of the United States on articles exported from any state.
Page 5 - General Assembly of Virginia, actuated by the desire of guarding the Constitution from all violation, anxious to preserve and perpetuate the Union, and to execute with fidelity the trust reposed in it by the people, as one of the high contracting parties, feels itself bound to declare, and it hereby most...
Page 5 - That the Constitution of the United States, being a Federative Compact between sovereign States, in construing which no common arbiter is known, each State has the right 2.