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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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Journal of the Conventions of the People of South Carolina, Held in 1832 ...

South Carolina. Convention - Nullification - 1860 - 173 pages
...very nature of things, there can be no common judge or umpire, each Sovereign has a right "to judge as well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress " — so in the present controversy between South Carolina and the Federal Government, it belongs solely...
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JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINS OF THE MISSOURI STATE CONVENTIONHELD AT JEFFERSON ...

1861
...discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its power; 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" But I propose to inquire for a short time what Missouri should do and what position she should occupy,...
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The Anti-slavery History of the John-Brown Year: Being the Twenty-seventh ...

American Anti-Slavery Society - Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) - 1861 - 337 pages
...the final judge of the extent of its own powers, but that " each party [Federal and State Government] has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress;" affirming the indispensable need of an amendment of the Federal Judiciary system; expressing cordial...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...reserving to itself the residuary mass of power arid right, and that, as in other cases of compact between parties, having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well as of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. Then followed five resolutions, practically...
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The War in America: Being an Historical and Political Account of the ...

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - Slavery - 1862 - 418 pages
...states as principals, holding vested powers. They declared, " that, as in other cases of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an...itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measures of redress." Thus, in 1852, the democratic party, assembled in national convention — consisting...
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The History of the Union, and of the Constitution ...: With ... Appendix ...

Charles Chauncey Burr - Constitutional history - 1862 - 92 pages
...of its powers ; but that, as in all cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each State has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of...infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress." I have now given, at some length, the language of the immortal author of the Declaration of Independence,...
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The Comprehensive History of the Southern Rebellion and the War ..., Volume 1

Orville James Victor - United States - 1862 - 512 pages
...reserving 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 equal right to judge for itself, as well as of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress. Then followed five resolutions, practically...
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The Cotton Trade: Its Bearing Upon the Prosperity of Great Britain and ...

George McHenry - Confederate States of America - 1863 - 292 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. Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States is a compact between the several States, as States,...
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The Cotton Trade: Its Bearing Upon the Prosperity of Great Britain and ...

George McHenry - Confederate States of America - 1863 - 292 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. Kesolved, That the Constitution of the United States is a compact between the several States, as States,...
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The works of John C. Calhoun [ed. by R.K. Crallé].

John Caldwell Calhoun - 1863 - 656 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...infractions as of the mode and measure of redress." The other is in the following words : " That the construction applied by the general government, (as...
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