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" The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it; and their act was final. It required not the affirmance,... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United ... - Page 392
by United States. Supreme Court, Henry Wheaton - 1819
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Niles' National Register, Volume 16

1819
...capacity is implied in ci.lling' a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. Hut the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject...sur.rendered all their powers to the state sovereignties, anil had nothingmorc to give. But surely the question whether they may resume andmodify the powers...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 16

1819
...posterity." The assent of the states in their sovereign capacity is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the...adopted, was of complete obligation, and bound the slide sovereignties. It lias been said, that the people had already surrendered all their powt-rs to...
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Construction Construed, and Constitutions Vindicated

John Taylor - United States - 1820 - 344 pages
...upon by the judicial department in cases " of peculiar delicacy, as a law of undoubted obligation." " It has been said, that the people had already surrendered...powers to the state sovereignties, and had nothing <k more to give." " If any proposition could command the universal assent of " mankind, we might expect...
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Debates in Congress, Volume 9; Volume 56

United States. Congress - Law - 1838
...The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived...
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The Crisis: Or, Essays on the Usurpations of the Federal Government

Robert James Turnbull - Etats-Unis - 1827 - 166 pages
...sovereign capacity, is implied, in calling a Convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived by the State Governments. The Constitution, when adopted, was of complete obligation, and bound the State Sovereignties." For the want of a distinction...
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Southern Review, Volume 2

1828
...The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the...complete obligation, and bound the State sovereignties." This opinion we shall now examine, and inquire particularly into the accuracy of the doctrine, "that...
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

Southern States - 1828
...The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a conrention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the...to accept or reject it; and their act was final. IT RKQI^IREH NOT TJIE AFFIRMANCE, AND COULD NOT BE NEGATIVED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENTS. The Constitution...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 776 pages
...The assent of the states, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the...when thus adopted, was of complete obligation, and hound the state sovereignties. " It has been said, that the people had alreaiiy surrendered all their...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 22nd Congress, 2nd session, pt. 1. Dec. 3 ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1833
...The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived...
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Outlines of the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United States: Designed ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1833 - 249 pages
...Conventions and submitting the Constitution to the consideration of the People ; but the People of each State were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it, and their act was final : — the Constitution required not the affirmance of the State Governments, and could not be negatived...
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