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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 84
by Francis Wyse - 1846 - 494 pages
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Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - Electronic books - 1854 - 788 pages
...proceedings in relation to the revenue, had been guilty of the impeachable offence of ' assuming upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both,' whilst the legislatures of their respective States had deliberately approved those veryproccedings....
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - United States - 1854
...proceedings in relation to the revenue, had been guilty of the impeachable offence of ' assuming upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both,' whilst the legislatures of their respective States had deliberately approved those very proceedings,...
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Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett and His Times

Isaac Clarke Pray - Electronic book - 1855 - 488 pages
...(Jackson), 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," were exciting uncommon interest in political, social, literary, and scientific circles. Animal magnetism...
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The American Statesman: A Political History Exhibiting the Origin, Nature ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutional history - 1855 - 1016 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 derogation of both." The resolution was agreed to : ayes, 26 ; noes, 20. The passage of this resolution, which took place...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 10

1855
...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." On motion of Mr. Benton, this record of censure against the President was blotted out on the 1 Gth...
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The National History of the United States: From the Period of the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - Presidents - 1855
...resolution which declares ' that the president, in the late executive proceedings, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both,' I am now ostracized by your fiat, which requires obedience or resignation. Compare the resolutions...
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The Life and Public Services of Henry Clay, Down to 1848

Epes Sargent - Statesmen - 1855 - 423 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 derogation of both." The resolution was adopted by the following vote :— TEAS. — Messrs. Bibb, Black, Calhoun, Clay,...
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The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan: Late Minister to England and ...

Rushmore G. Horton - Campaign literature - 1856 - 428 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 derogation of both.' " This language is brief and comprehensive. It comes at onca to the point. It bears a striking impress...
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A Memoir of Hugh Lawson White: Judge of the Supreme Court of Tennessee ...

Nancy N. Scott - Judges - 1856 - 455 pages
...execntlre proceedings ID relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and powers not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." It is with this resolution, and this only, we have to deal. As to what the bank or its agents had said...
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The Life and Public Services of Dr. Lewis F. Linn: For Ten Years a Senator ...

Elizabeth A. Linn, Nathan Sargent - 1857 - 441 pages
...President, in the late executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon hinlself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." 9 In opening the debate upon his resolutions in an elaborate, highly-wrought and powerful speech, on...
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