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ON THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES:

WITH

A PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE COLONIES AND STATES BEFORE THE

ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION.

BY JOSEPH STORY, LL.D.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

FIFTH EDITION,

By MELVILLE M. BIGELOW, Ph.D.

Magistratibus igitur opus est ; sine quorum prudentiâ ac diligentiâ esse civitas non potest ;
quorumque descriptione omnis Reipublicæ moderatio continetur.'

CICERO, DE LEG., lib. 3, cap. 2.
"Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants."

BURKE,

BOSTON:
LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

1891.

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Entered according to act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, by JOSEPH Story, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851, by WILLIAM W. STORY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by WILLIAM W. Story, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by WILLIAM W. Story, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

Copyright, 1891,
BY WILLIAM W. STORY.

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THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, MASB., 0. 8. A.

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CHAPTER XVII.

Power to coin Money, and fix the Standard of Weights

and Measures

1116-1123

CHAPTER XVIII.

Power to establish Post-offices and Post-Roads .

1124-1150

CHAPTER XIX.

Power to promote Science and Useful Arts

1151-1156

CHAPTER XX.

Power to punish Piracies and Felonies on the High Seas. 1157-1167

CHAPTER XXI.

Power to declare War and make Captures - Army -

Navy

1168-1198

CHAPTER XXII.

Power over the Militia

1199-1215

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CHAPTER XXVI.

Powers of Congress - Internal Improvements

1272-1281

CHAPTER XXVII.

Powers of Congress - Purchases of Foreign Territory -

Embargoes

1282-1294

CHAPTER XXVIII.

Power of Congress to punish Treason .

1295-1301

CHAPTER XXIX.

Power of Congress as to Proof of State Records and Pro-

ceedings

1302-1313

CHAPTER XXX.

Powers of Congress — Admission of New States, and Ac-

quisition of Territory

1314-1321

CHAPTER XXXI.

Powers of Congress — Territorial Governments

1322–1330

CHAPTER XXXII.

Prohibitions on the United States

1331-1352

CHAPTER XXXIII.

Prohibitions on the States

.. 1353-1373

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