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" Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both. "
America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details Connected ... - Page 86
by Francis Wyse - 1846 - 494 pages
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The Life and Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - United States - 1843
...resolution, in fact, imported no such guilt. It simply affirmed, that he had ' assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.' It imputed no criminal motives. It did not profess to penetrate into the heart of the president. According...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, Volumes 1-2

Henry Clay - Campaign literature - 1843
...different conclusion. I think, I solemnly believe, that the President " assumed upon himself authority aud power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both," jn the language of the resolution. I believed then in the truth of the resolution ; and I now in my...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Henry Clay - Lawyers - 1843
...totally different conclusion. I think, I solemnlv believe, that the President " assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in deroga; tion of both," in the language of the resolution. I believed then in the truth of the resolution...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1843 - 847 pages
...president, in the late executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogatTon of both.' "Against the foregoing resolutions of the senate the president entered his protest,...
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The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., Volume 3

Hugh Murray - United States - 1844
...warm debates, passed a resolution, that the president, in these proceedings, had "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." JackBon replied by a long and indignant protest, strenuously defending his own conduct, and insisting...
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The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., Volume 2

Hugh Murray - United States - 1844
...passed a resolution, by twenty-six to twenty, that the president had thereby assumed an authority " not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Jackson replied in a long and indignant protest, complaining that he had been condemned unheard, and...
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America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details ..., Volume 1

Francis Wyse - United States - 1846
...at hand to stay his progress ; no means to which the country might resort, but patience—patience which the people were called upon to practise; though...these taken in vindication of the laws that had been abused—the constitution that had been thus trampled upon, to carry out the views and expositions...
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The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States ..., Volume 2

Edwin Williams - Presidents - 1846
...president, in ihe late executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." The expunging resolution which was now adopted, by a vote of 24 to 19, and immediately carried into...
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The Life and Times of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Calvin Colton - Statesmen - 1846
...president, in the late executive proceedings, in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." It will be interesting, as well as instructive, in this connexion, to observe the EFFECTS of the removal...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 14

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1846
...of 26 to 20, that the president, in directing a removal of the deposits, had assumed an authority " not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." The president, in his turn, sent to the Senate a protest, complaining that he had been condemned unheard,...
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