Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American Government for Thirty Years, from 1820 to 1850, Chiefly Taken from the Congress Debates, the Private Papers of General Jackson, and the Speeches of Ex-Senator Benton, with His Actual View of Men and Affairs : with Historical Notes and Illustrations, and Some Notices of Eminent Deceased Contemporaries, Volume 2

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D. Appleton, 1856 - United States - 788 pages

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Page 448 - ... and the respective judges and other magistrates of the two Governments shall have power, jurisdiction, and authority, upon complaint made under oath, to issue a warrant for the apprehension of the fugitive or person so charged, that he may be brought before such judges or other magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered...
Page 10 - I must go into the Presidential chair the inflexible and uncompromising opponent of every attempt on the part of Congress to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia against the wishes of the slaveholding States, and also with a determination equally decided to resist the slightest interference with it in the States where it exists.
Page 448 - It is agreed that The United States and Her Britannic Majesty shall, upon mutual requisitions, by them or their ministers, officers, or authorities, respectively made, deliver up to justice all persons who, being charged with the crime of murder...
Page 244 - ... that comes from abroad, or is grown at home— taxes on the raw material — taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man...
Page 244 - The school-boy whips his taxed top — the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle on a taxed road ; — and the dying Englishman pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent.
Page 36 - The stamping of paper is an operation so much easier than the laying of taxes, that a government in the practice of paper emissions would rarely fail, in any such emergency, to indulge itself too far in the employment of that resource, to avoid as much as possible, one less auspicious to present popularity.
Page 359 - That a committee of three on the part of the Senate, and five on the part of the House, be appointed to prepare such address, and submit it to a meeting of tho whigs on Monday morning next, the 13th inst., at half past 8 o'clock.
Page 244 - ... restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the judge and the rope which hangs the criminal ; on the poor man's salt and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribands of the bride ; at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
Page 158 - And, like a notorious agitator upon another theatre, they would hunt down and proscribe from the pale of civilized society, the inhabitants of that entire section.
Page 448 - ... shall seek an asylum, or shall be found, within the territories of the other : Provided, that this shall only T)e done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged, shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime...

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