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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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The Speeches of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Henry Clay - 1857
...totally different conclusion. I think, I solemnly believe, that the president " assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both," in the language of the resolution. I believed them in the truth of the resolution ; and I now in my...
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The life and public services of Dr. Lewis F. Linn: for ten years a senator ...

Elizabeth A. Relfe Linn, Mrs. Relfe Linn, Nathan Sargent - 1857 - 441 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." In opening the debate upon his resolutions in an elaborate, higlJy-wrought and powerful speech, on...
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History of Europe: From the Fall of Napoleon, in MDCCCXV to the ..., Volume 3

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1858
...majority of 26, voted "that the President, in the late executive proceedings, had assumed to himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both."* Thus the two Houses as in England on the Keform Bill, were brought into direct collision ; and this...
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A Treatise on Coins, Currency, and Banking: With Observations on the Bank ...

Henry Nicholas Sealy - Banks and banking - 1858 - 397 pages
...executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue has assumed upon himself authority and powers not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." The house of representatives took the side of the President, and on April 4th passed the following...
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Parties and Their Principles: A Manual of Political Intelligence, Exhibiting ...

Arthur Holmes (of Cortland, N.Y.) - Political parties - 1859 - 394 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 passed by a vote of 26 to 20. The passage of this resolution was answered by the President...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 3, 1832-July ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1859
...The charge is not of a mistake in the exercise of supposed powers, but of the assumption of powers not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both ; and nothing is suggested to excuse or paluate the turpitude of the act. In the absence of any such...
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Life of Andrew Jackson, Volume 3

James Parton - Presidents - 1860
...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 speech delivered by Mr. Clay, in support of his resolutions, was exasperating to General Jackson...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 7, 1835-March ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1860
...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 New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

1864
...the president, in his late 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." In this shape it was adopted by the following rote: Yeas—Messrs. Bibb, Black, Calboun,Clay, Clay...
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1829-1836

James Madison - United States - 1865
...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," offered June 1834, and passed 10 January, 1837, IV., 432, 433. F. They FACTIONS. [See " PARTIES."]...
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