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" No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass. Of consequence, when they act, they act in their States. But the measures they adopt... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 11
by United States. Congress. House - 1832
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A General Treatise on Statutes: Their Rules of Construction, and the Proper ...

Sir Fortunatus Dwarris - Constitutional law - 1885 - 693 pages
...consequence when they act, they act in their states. But the measures they adopt, do not on that account cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the state governments, a The several state constitutions are of like origin, but of more circumscribed jurisdiction, and in...
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The Constitutional History and Government of the United States

Judson Stuart Landon - Constitutional history - 1889 - 389 pages
...in convention. It is true they assembled in states, but where else should they have assembled? . . . From these conventions the Constitution derives its...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people ; it is ordained and established in the name of the people ; and is declared to be ordained,...
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The American Law Register, Volume 29; Volume 38

Law - 1890
...consequence, when they act, they act in their states. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves,...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people; is "ordained and established" in the name of the people; and is declared to be ordained,...
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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 488 pages
...binding act of the adoption of the Constitution by the people in conventions. As C.-J. Marshall has said: "From these conventions the Constitution derives its...whole authority. The Government proceeds directly from the people ; is ordained and established in the name of the people. ... It required not the affirmance...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - History - 1891
...convention. It is true they assembled in their several States, and where could they have assembled? From these conventions the constitution derives its...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people. The assent of the States in their sovereign capacity is implied in calling the convention,...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Part 1

James Bradley Thayer - Constitutional law - 1894
...consequence, when they act, they act in their States. But the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves,...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people ; is "ordained and established " in the name of the people ; and is declared to be ordained,...
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A Manual of Elementary Law

Walter Denton Smith - Jurisprudence - 1894 - 367 pages
...consequence, when they act they act in their States. But the measures they adopt do not on that account cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of the State governments. This sovereign body, however, exercises its power of governing only through its agents or officers....
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 48

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - American literature - 1894
...power." OPEN LETTERS. Chief Justice Marshall gave the opinion of the court, in which it was declared : From these conventions the Constitution derives its...whole authority. The government proceeds directly from the people. . . . The assent of the States, in their sovereign capacily, is implied in calling a convention,...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Volume 1

James Bradley Thayer - Constitutional law - 1895 - 2434 pages
...measures they adopt i До not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people them- J pelves, $ $ . the people; is " ordained and ' established" in the name of the people ; and is declared to be ordained,...
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The American Historical Review, Volume 5

John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler - History - 1900
...consequence, when they act, they act in their states, but the measures they adopt do not, on that account, cease to be the measures of the people themselves, or become the measures of state governments." — •McCuIloch vs. Maryland, 4 Wheaton, 316. It is quite possible that Marshall...
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