A Treatise on Government, and Constitutional Law: Being an Inquiry Into the Source and Limitation of Governmental Authority, According to the American Theory
W.C. Little, 1867 - 179 páginas
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Página 20 - far as shall be otherwise provided for, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury, which shall be supplied by the several states in proportion to the whole number of white and other free citizens and inhabitants, of every age, sex and condition, including those bound to servitude for a term of years, and
Página 6 - unworthy the head of a civilized nation. lie has constrained our fellow-citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands. He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants
Página 10 - Freedom of speech and debate in Congress shall not bo impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Congress; and the members of Congress shall be protected in their persons from arrests and imprisonments, during the time of their going to and from, and attendance on, Congress, except for treason,
Página 231 - The United States in congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of establishing and regulating post-offices from one state to another throughout the United States, and of exacting such postage on the papers passing through the same, as may be requisite to defray the expenses of the said post-office;
Página 110 - of the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added ; and as extending the ground of public confidence in the government will best insure the beneficent ends of its institution : " Resolved by the Senate and House of
Página 153 - not be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such time; and no person holding any office under the United States can be a member of either house during
Página 369 - the said record and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States, as they have, by law or usage, in the courts of the state from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Página 113 - of America in Congress assembled, twothirds of both houses concurring, That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States, as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States; which when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, shall be valid as part of the said Constitution, namely,— " The judicial power of the United States
Página 69 - votes of the electors shall be the Vice-President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes the Senate shall choose from them by ballot the Vice-President. The Congress may determine the time of
Página 147 - No amendment shall be made to the constitution which ■will authorize or give to congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any state, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to labor or service by the laws of said state.