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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 Library of Original Sources: 1800-1833

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...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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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 69

Law - 1907
...message of President Jackson, no one now questions the doctrines laid down by the great chief justice, that " the government of the Union, though limited...its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action;" that it "though limited in its powers, is supreme; and its laws, when made in pursuance of the Constitution,...
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Great American Lawyers: The Lives and Influence of Judges and ..., Volume 2

William Draper Lewis - Electronic books - 1907
...significant statements in regard to the extent of Federal power. Take, for instance, the following: "The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action," or the more celebrated passage which we have quoted above, beginning, "Let the end be legitimate, let...
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The Library of Original Sources, Volume 8

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...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 mankind, we might expect it would be this—that the government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere...
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The American Political Science Review, Volume 2

Westel Woodbury Willoughby, John Archibald Fairlie, Frederic Austin Ogg - Political science - 1908
...chartered by its own legislature. Marshall delivered the opinion of the court: He reasoned that if any one proposition could command the universal assent of...this, that the government of the Union, though limited to its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its...
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United States Constitutional History and Law

Albert H. Putney - Constitutional history - 1908 - 599 pages
...treaties: "If any one proposition could command the universal assent of mankind we might expect that it would be this : That the Government of the Union,...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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Electing the President: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments - Election law - 1969 - 1053 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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Alaska Native Land Claims: Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, First Session, on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - Alaska Natives - 1969
...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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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - Legislative hearings - 1969
...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...Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within Us sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government of...
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Alaska Native Land Claims: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs - Alaska Natives - 1969 - 696 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...the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme icithin its sphere of action. This would seem to result necessarily from its nature. It is the government...
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