Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 5

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Samuel Hazard
W. F. Geddes., 1841 - Banks and banking
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Page 37 - The jurisdiction of the nation within its own territory is necessarily exclusive and absolute. It is susceptible of no limitation not imposed by itself. Any restriction upon it, deriving validity from an external source, would imply a diminution of its sovereignty to the extent of the restriction, and an investment of that sovereignty to the same extent in that power which could impose such restriction.
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Page 119 - The original act of incorporation, section 21 , enacts " that no other Bank shall be established by any future law of the United States during the continuance of the corporation hereby created, for which the faith of the United States is hereby pledged...
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