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" ... of any foreign nation against the United States, their people or government, then such person, being thereof convicted before any court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars,... "
The Southern Review - Page 453
1829
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 343

United States. Supreme Court - Courts - 1952
...President, or to bring them, or either of them, into contempt or disrepute . . . such person . . . shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years." Section 3: "... it shall be lawful for the defendant ... to give in evidence in his defence, the truth...
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The History of the Administration of John Adams, Esq., Late President of the ...

John Wood - United States - 1802 - 506 pages
...government of the United States, or either House of Congress, or against the President, he should be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years." This act was to continue in force until the 3d of March, 1801. J CHAPTER VI. Reflections on the conduct...
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Report of the Trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, One of the Associate Justices ...

Samuel Chase, Charles Evans - Impeachments - 1805 - 384 pages
...to defame, or to bring him into contempt or disrepute, such person, beingthereof convicted, shall be punished by a fine, not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment, not exceeding two years : and that if any person shall be prosecuted under this act, it shall be lawful for him to give...
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The Olive Branch, Or, Faults on Both Sides, Federal and Democratic: A ...

Mathew Carey - Political parties - 1817 - 458 pages
...hostile.desigm of any faratpi nation against the U.'Statei, tluiir people or government, then such person, being thereof convicted before- any court of> the United...jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine. not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding1 two years. " Sec. 3. Jbid be...
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Dissertation on the first principles of government

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1819
...government of the United States, or either houses of Congress, or against the President, he should be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years." But it is a much greater crime for a President to plot against a coustit'.itbn and the liberties of...
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A Digest of the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789 ...

Edward Ingersoll - Law - 1821 - 845 pages
...with intent, as aforesaid, he or they shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and, on conviction before any court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, and by imprisonment during a term not less than six months, nor...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1825
...any foreign nation against the United States, their people or Governments, then such person, being thereof convicted before any court of the United States,...jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years." I think, sir, that...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1834
...being thereof convicted before any court of the United States having jurisdiction (hereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment not exceeding two years." We perceive that the law was only directed against false, scandalous, and malicious writings against...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 2

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1833
...either, or any of them, the hatred of the good people of "the United States, Sfc. Then such person being thereof convicted " before any Court of the United...jurisdiction thereof, " shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and "by imprisonment not exceeding two years." On this part of...
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Speech of the Hon. Horace Binney, on the Question of the Removal of the ...

Horace Binney - 1834 - 56 pages
..." foreign nation against the United States, their people, or Govern" ment; then such person, being thereof convicted before any court " of the United...jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished " by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars, and by imprisonment " not exceeding two years.'* " have a right...
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