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" Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases... "
The Congressional Globe - Page 449
by United States. Congress - 1833
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 5

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1851
...to itself the residuary mass of power and right ; and " that, as in other cases of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." This resolution involves two very questionable doctrines ; first, that the Constitution, instead of...
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The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1851 - 454 pages
...discretion, and not the Comtitution, the measure of its powers ;" and that, " in all cotes of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of the infraction as of the mode and measure of redress." Language cannot be more explicit, nor can higher...
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Speeches of Messrs. Hayne and Webster in the United States Senate on the ...

Robert Young Hayne - Foot's resolution, 1829 - 1852 - 84 pages
...discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." At the ensuing session of the legislature, the subject was reexamined, and on the 1.4th of November,...
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The History of Kentucky: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - Kentucky - 1852 - 316 pages
...discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." Enough is shown in the above resolution to prove that the doctrine of nullification is not of recent...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...and not the constitution, the measure of its powers ; " and that, " in all cases of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of the infraction as of the mode and measure of redress." Language cannot be more explicit, nor can higher...
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OFFICAL REPROT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

1853
...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." [From the Second Resolve.] " The same act of congress passed on the 14th day of July, 1798, and entitled...
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Official report of the debates and proceedings, Volume 3

Massachusetts constitutional convention, 1853 - 1853
...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, at well of iofraction1 as of the mode and measure of redreti." [From the Second Resolve.] "The same...
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The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - United States - 1854 - 221 pages
...discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." At the ensuing session of the legislature, the subject was re-examined, and on the 14th of November,...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Miscellaneous: 4. Parliamentary manual; 5 ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...the Constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party has an equal right...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. 2. Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States, having delegated to Congress a power to punish...
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The American Statesman: A Political History Exhibiting the Origin, Nature ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutional history - 1855 - 1016 pages
...discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has...infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress." The legislature of Kentucky, in 1799, reaffirmed their resolutiong of the preceding year. From their...
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