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" The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several states were never thought of by the enlightened band of patriots who framed this Declaration... "
The Theory of Our National Existence: As Shown by the Action of the ... - Page 482
by John Codman Hurd - 1881 - 550 pages
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, Historical ..., Volume 1

Roger Foster - Constitutional history - 1895
...Declaration of Independence, used these prophetic words : — ' ' The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several States were never thought of by the enlightened band of patriots 17 Madison Papers, Elliot's Debates, is a gradation from a simple corpora2d ed., vol. v, pp. 212, 213....
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, Historical ..., Volume 1

Roger Foster - Constitutional history - 1896 - 713 pages
...to the People of the United States. The States are not sovereign States, American Museum, January, who framed this Declaration ; the several States are not even mentioned by name in anv part of it, as if it was intended to impress this maxim on America, that our freedom and independence...
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A Critical Study of Nullification in South Carolina

David Franklin Houston - Nullification (States' rights) - 1896 - 169 pages
...individual sovereignty of the sevi'> 1 Elliot, Debates, I. 207. . 3 Ibid., I. 391. eral States was never thought of by the enlightened band of patriots who framed this Declaration." * Coming down to a later date, let us examine the Langdon opinion of one of the most eminent men South...
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The American Law Register, Volume 38; Volume 47

Law - 1899
...not even enumerated, and makes this remarkable state-ment: "The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several states were never thought...enlight-ened band of patriots who framed this declaration." Mr. Adams, in the Fourth of July Oration (1831), says practi-cally the same thing. Mr. Dane, in the...
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The American Law Register, Volume 38; Volume 47

Law - 1899
...not even enumerated, and makes this remarkable statement: "The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several states were never thought...enlightened band of patriots who framed this declaration." Mr. Adams, in the Fourth of July Oration (1831), says practically the same thing. Mr. Dane, in the...
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The Case of the South Against the North: Or Historical Evidence Justifying ...

Benjamin Franklin Grady - Secession - 1899 - 345 pages
...exclusive right of forming a constitution and laws for this Colony."1 — Colonial Records. X, 512. 4. "The several States are not even mentioned by name in any part of" the Declaration for the very reason which caused them to be stricken out of the Constitution after...
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Side Lights on American History: The civil war and our own times

Henry William Elson - United States - 1900
...States was never thought of by the patriots who framed the DecSECESSION 29 laration of Independence; the States are not even mentioned by name in any part of it." The Constitution begins, not with " We the States," nor with " We the people of the States," but with...
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Views of an Ex-president

Benjamin Harrison - United States - 1901 - 532 pages
...Pinckney, speaking of the declaration of independence in the legislature of South Carolina, in 1788, says: "The several states are not even mentioned by name in any part, as if it was intended to impress the maxim on America that our freedom and independence arose from...
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The Sectional Struggle: An Account of the Troubles Between the North and the ...

Cicero Willis Harris - Sectionalism (United States) - 1902 - 343 pages
...Cotesworth Pinckney, so often used in previous debates : " The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several States were never thought...of by the enlightened band of patriots who framed the Declaration." He placed " the authoritative point of investigation," how1 Register of Debates,...
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The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States of America and ...

John A. Kasson - Constitutional history - 1904 - 273 pages
...sovereignty and independence of the several States. . . . The separate independence and individual sovereignty of the several States were never thought...States are not even mentioned by name in any part. . . . Let us then consider all attempts to weaken this union, by maintaining that each State is separately...
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