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" The act (concerning aliens) is said to be unconstitutional, because to remove aliens is a direct breach of the Constitution, which provides, by the 9th section of the 1st article, that the migration or importation of such persons as any of the States... "
Documents of the Senate of the State of New York - Page 35
by New York (State). Legislature. Senate - 1833
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...articles which restrict the powers of Congress, and declares, " that the emigration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited prior to the year 1808." Now, sir, where is the difference between a power to prevent...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 2

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...articles which restrict the powers of Congress, and declares, " that the emigration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited prior to the year 1808." Now, sir, where is the difference between a power to prevent...
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The African Observer, Volumes 1-12

Slavery - 1828
...their express requisition. By the 1st clause of the 9th section of the 1st article, it is provided, ' that the migration or importation of such persons...prohibited by the congress prior to the year 1808.' Who were the persons here meant .'—Africans. And for what purpose were they to be imported, and into...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1820
...article has these words : " ' The migration or importation of such pf-rsnns ,<> any of the now existing states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the congress, prior to the year 1808; but a tax or dntj- may be imposed on such importation not exceeding two dollars for eacli person.'...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...articles which restrict the powers of congress, and declares, " that the emigration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited prior to the year 1808." Now, sir, where is the difference between a power to prevent...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...articles which restrict the powers of congress, and declares, " that the emigration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited prior to the year I808." Now, sir, where is the difference between a power to prevent...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 63

English literature - 1836
...I., which declares that Congress shall not, prior to 1808, ' prohibit the migration or importation of such ' persons as any of the States shall think proper to admit, nor im' pose any tax on such importation exceeding ten dollars for each ' person.' And here we may...
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...Correspondence, Between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, One of the South Carolina ...

James Gillespie Birney, Franklin Harper Elmore - Antislavery movements - 1838 - 68 pages
...article has these words :— ' The migration or importation of such persons as any of the now existing states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808— but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation not exceeding ten dollars for each person.' "...
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The Character of Thomas Jefferson: As Exhibited in His Own Writings

Theodore Dwight - 1839 - 371 pages
...course a measure that congress is empowered to adopt. " The act is said to be unconstitutional, because to remove aliens is a direct breach of the constitution,...prohibited by the congress prior to the year 1808.' " To this, it is answered, first, that this section in the constitution was enacted solely in order...
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American Oratory, Or, Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1840 - 531 pages
...articles which restrict the powers of congress, and declares, " that the emigration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited prior to the year 1808." Now, sir, where is the difference between a power to prevent...
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