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" If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind, we might expect it would be this — that the government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. "
An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of ... - Page 387
by George Washington Frost Mellen - 1841 - 440 pages
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Elliot - United States - 1836
...them, and are to be exercised directly on them, anil lor their benefit. Ibid. 74. The government ol' the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action ; und its laws, when made in pursuance of the Constitution, form the supreme laws of the laud. Unil....
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...they are in opposition, must be settled. If any one proposition could command the, universajjissent of mankind, we might expect it would be this, —...that the government of the union, though limited in jts powprs.,_ig_sj^irptnr! within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1858
...of their authority, are the same under all forms of government. The government of the United States, "though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action," and "is sovereign with respect to the objects committed to it," (4 Wh., 316) and its operation as conclusive...
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Reports from the Court of Claims Submitted to the House of ..., Volume 2

United States. Court of Claims - Law reports, digests, etc - 1858
...their authority,. are the same under all forms of government. The government of the United States, "though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action," and "is sovereign with respect, to the objects committed to it," (4 Wh., 316) and its operation ag...
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history of the united states

benson j. losssing - 1859
...acquiesced under for a period of years, fixes its construction. — Stuart vs. Laird, 1 Cranch, 299. The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action, and its laws, when made in pursuance of -the Constitution, form the supreme law of the land. —McOulloch...
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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...them; its powers are granted by them, and are to be exercised directly on them, and for their benefit. The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action; and its laws, when made in pursuance of the constitution, form the supreme law of the land. Ibid. 24....
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Constitutional Law: Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States ...

United States. Supreme Court - Banks and banking - 1863 - 63 pages
...and the supremacy of their respective laws, when they are in opposition, must be settled. If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all; its powers are...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 18

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874
...bank? The answer is very manifest, and is stated by Chief Justice Marshall in McCidluch v. Maryland.* "The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of all ; its powers are...
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...rules by which the Constitution is to be interpreted, in the course of which he observed, " if any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action," he concludes his argument with the following language : " We admit, as all must admit, that the powers...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 27

New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Edward Jordan Dimock, Samuel Hand, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero - Law reports, digests, etc - 1868
...resolved in the case of McCulloch v. Maryland (supra), in which Chief Justice MARSHALL said : " If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. Though any one state may be willing to control its operations, no state is willing to allow others...
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