Speeches and Occasional Addresses, Volumen2

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D. Appleton, 1864
 

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Página 2 - Until further provision is made by Congress, all pilots in the bays, inlets, rivers, harbors, and ports of the United States shall continue to be regulated in conformity with the existing laws of the States respectively wherein such pilots may be, or with such laws as the States may respectively enact for the purpose.
Página 150 - The militia of this State, shall at all times hereafter, be armed and disciplined, and in readiness for service; but all such inhabitants of this State of any religious denomination whatever as from scruples of conscience may be averse to bearing arms, shall be excused therefrom, upon such conditions as shall be prescribed by law.
Página 65 - The children of persons who have been duly naturalized under any law of the United States, or who, previous to the passing of any law on that subject, by the Government of the United States...
Página 288 - They have submitted the regulation of elections for the federal government, in the first instance, to the local administrations; which, in ordinary cases, and when no improper views prevail, may be both more convenient and more satisfactory; but they have reserved to the national authority a right to interpose, whenever extraordinary circumstances might render that interposition necessary to its safety.
Página 65 - States; and the children of persons who now are, or have been, citizens of the United States, shall, though bora out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States...
Página 288 - I am greatly mistaken, notwithstanding, if there be any article in the whole plan more completely defensible than this. Its propriety rests upon the evidence of this plain proposition that every government ought to contain in itself the means of its own preservation.
Página 166 - State; but all such citizens of any religious denomination whatever, who from scruples of conscience may be averse to bearing arms, shall be excused therefrom upon such conditions as shall be prescribed by law.
Página 177 - An act making provision for arming and equipping the whole body of the militia of the United States," shall be paid, for each* year, respectively, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Página 438 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Página 288 - It will not be alleged, that an election law could have been framed and inserted in the Constitution, which would have been always applicable to every probable change in the situation of the country; and it will, therefore, not be denied, that a discretionary power over elections ought to exist somewhere.

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