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" The assent of the States in their sovereign capacity is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it, and their act was final. It required not the affirmance,... "
Niles' National Register - Page 65
1819
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1838
...and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not...the affirmance, and could not be negatived by the Stile Governments. The constitution, when thus adopted, was of complete obligation, and bound the State...
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The Crisis: Or, Essays on the Usurpations of the Federal Government

Robert James Turnbull - Etats-Unis - 1827 - 166 pages
...sovereign capacity, is implied, in calling a Convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived by the State Governments. The Constitution, when adopted, was of complete obligation, and bound the State Sovereignties." For the want of a distinction...
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Southern Review, Volume 2

1828
...capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject...complete obligation, and bound the State sovereignties." This opinion we shall now examine, and inquire particularly into the accuracy of the doctrine, "that...
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

Southern States - 1828
...people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it; and their act was final. IT RKQI^IREH NOT TJIE AFFIRMANCE, AND COULD NOT BE NEGATIVED BY THE STATE...complete obligation, and bound the State sovereignties." This opinion we shall now examine, and inquire particularly into the accuracy of the doctrine, "that...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 776 pages
...capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject...surrendered all their powers to the state sovereignties, and had nothing more to give. But, surely, the question, whether they mny resume and modify the powers...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 22nd Congress, 2nd session, pt. 1. Dec. 3 ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1833
...and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not...surrendered all their powers to the State sovereignties, and had nothing more to give. But surely the question whether they may resume and modify the powers...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1833
...and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not...surrendered all their powers to the State sovereignties, and had nothing more to give. But surely the question whether they may resume and modify the powers...
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Register of Debates in Congress

John Hohnes - 1833
...thus submitting1 that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to acceptor reject it; and their act was final. It required not...surrendered all their powers to the State sovereignties, and had nothing more to give. But surely the question whether they may resume and modify the powers...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 776 pages
...capacity, is implied in calling a convention, and thus submitting that instrument to the people. But the people were at perfect liberty to accept or reject...when thus adopted, was of complete obligation, and hound the state sovereignties. " It has been said, that the people had alreaiiy surrendered all their...
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Outlines of the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United States: Designed ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1833 - 249 pages
...Conventions and submitting the Constitution to the consideration of the People ; but the People of each State were at perfect liberty to accept or reject it, and their act was final : — the Constitution required not the affirmance of the State Governments, and could not be negatived...
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