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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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A General Digest of the Law of Corporations: Presenting the American ...

Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott - Corporation law - 1869 - 1004 pages
...the subscribers to the Bank of the United States," is a law made in pursuance of the constitution. The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action ; and although the power of creating a corporation is not included in the enumerated powers, the great...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 53-54

Law - 1896
...dictates of reason, be allowed to select the means.'' Upon still another occasion he said : ''If any One proposition could command the universal assent of mankind we might expect it would be this, that Hie government of the Union, although limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action....
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THE LEGAL TENDER CASES

- 1872
...; 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. There is...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit and District Courts of the ..., Volume 1

Lewis Hamilton Bond, United States. Circuit Court (6th Circuit) - Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...States ; and the government of the Union emanates from the people, and is a government for the people. The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action, and laws passed pursuant to the constitution, form the supreme law of the land. Flamen Ball, District...
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The National Bankruptcy Register Reports: Containing All the ..., Volume 5

William A. Shinn - Bankruptcy - 1873
...tribunal. Examined separately or as a whole, they show on the one side that the federal government, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action ; that its laws, when passed in pursuance of the .constitution, form the supreme law of the land. On...
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Report of the Select Committee On Transportation-Routes To the Seaboard

1874
...were granted, absolute and supreme. In the words of Marshall, C. J, (4 Wheaton, 405,) " If any one proposition could command the universal assent of...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action? Speaking of the power conferred on Congress by the terms " to regulate commerce," Mr. Oalhoun, in submitting...
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Annual Reports ...., Volume 4

United States. War Department - 1874
...In the language of Chief Justice Marshall, in the case of McCulloch re. Maryland. 4 Wheaton, 406, " If any proposition could command the universal assent...this: that the Government of the Union, though limited iu its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its...
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The Executive Power in the United States: A Study of Constitutional Law

Adolphe de Pineton marquis de Chambrun - Constitutional history - 1874 - 270 pages
...of enumerated powers. The principle that it can only exercise the powers granted to it is apparent. The Government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action It is the government of all; its powers are delegated by all; it represents all, and acts for all But...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th ..., Volume 3, Part 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1874
...In the words of Marshall, CJ, (4 Wheaton, 405,) " If any one proposition could command the uniKersal assent of mankind, we might expect it would be this : that the Government of the Union, thowjh limited in its powers, is supreme icithin its sphere of action.*1 Speaking of the power conferred...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1875
...any proposition could command I lie. universal assent of mankind, we might expect it would be Ibis : that the Government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supremo u Ąthin it« sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is...
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