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The History of the United States of America: Revolutionary, 1773-1789
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Pàgina 579 - States as aforesaid ought to be collected or received otherwise than in the legal currency of the United States, or Treasury notes, or notes of the Bank of the United States, or in notes of banks which are payable and paid on demand in the legal currency of the United States.
Pàgina 571 - In adjusting the duties on imports to the object of revenue, the influence of the tariff on manufactures will necessarily present itself for consideration. However wise the theory may be, which leaves to the sagacity and interest of individuals the application of their industry and resources, there are in this, as in other cases, exceptions to the general rule.
Pàgina 733 - To which are added a Synopsis of Words differently Pronounced by different Orthoepists ; and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Pàgina 25 - M'Clay, for it ; also John Quincy Adams, who signalized his adherence to the policy of the administration by a display of very vehement zeal. " The president," he urged, " has recommended this measure on his high responsibility. I would not consider, I would not deliberate, I would act. Doubtless the president possesses such further information as will justify the measure.
Pàgina 38 - Were I to indulge my own theory, I should wish them to practise neither commerce nor navigation, but to stand with respect to Europe precisely on the footing of China. We should thus avoid wars, and all our citizens would be husbandmen.
Pàgina 258 - ... professing to be republicans, to make good the promises held out by their republican predecessors, when they came into power; promises which, for years afterwards, they honestly, faithfully fulfilled.
Pàgina 680 - ... regulations respecting the territory and other property of the United States.
Pàgina 261 - ... you expect if they were the uncontrolled lords of the ocean? Had those privateers at Savannah borne British commissions, or had your shipments of cotton, tobacco, ashes, and what not, to London and Liverpool, been confiscated and the proceeds poured into the English exchequer, my life upon it you would never have listened to any miserable wire-drawn distinctions between "orders and decrees affecting our neutral rights...
Pàgina 540 - But in cases of deliberate, dangerous, and palpable infractions of the Constitution, affecting the sovereignty of a State, and liberties of the people ; it is not only the right but the duty of such a State to interpose its authority for their protection, in the manner best calculated to secure that end.