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" I consider then the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one state, INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE EXISTENCE OF THE UNION, CONTRADICTED EXPRESSLY BY THE LETTER OF THE CONSTITUTION, UNAUTHORIZED BY ITS SPIRIT, INCONSISTENT WITH EVERY PRINCIPLE... "
Messages of Gen. Andrew Jackson: With a Short Sketch of His Life - Page 194
by Andrew Jackson - 1837 - 429 pages
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The National Political Manual

Erastus Buck Treat - 1872 - 418 pages
...pursuit of an impracticable theory, could alone have devised one that is calculated to destroy it. 5* I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the...the letter of the Constitution, unauthorized by its ftpirit, inconsistent with every principle on which it was founded, and destructive of the great object...
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THE NATIONAL POLITICAL MANUAL,

E. B. TREAT. - 1872
...pursuit of an impracticable theory, could alone have devised one that is calculated to destroy it. 5* I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the...the existence of the Union, contradicted expressly l)y the letter of the Constitution, unauthorized by its spirit, inconsistent with every principle on...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - 1873 - 737 pages
...pursuit of an impracticable theory, could alone have devised one that is calculated to destroy it. . " I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the...incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted eipressly by tlte letter of fa Constitution, unauthorised by its spirit, inconsistent with every principle...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal ...

Jonathan Elliot - 1876
...pursuit of an impracticable theory, could alone have devised one that is calculated to destroy it. I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one stite, incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted expressly hy t'te letter of the Constitution,...
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Personal Memories, Social, Political, and Literary: With Sketches of Many ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - 1879 - 348 pages
...paragraph-only is necessaiy to show the constitutional ground taken : "I consider then," sa\;s the President, "the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed...destructive of the great object for which it was formed. " No act of violent opposition to the laws has yet been committed, but such a state of things is hourly...
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Life and Public Services of Genl. Andrew Jackson: Seventh President of the U ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1880 - 397 pages
...pursuit of an impracticable theory, could alone have devised one that is calculated to destroy it. I consider then the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one state, INCOMPATIBLE WITH THK EXISTENCE OF THE UNION, CONTRADICTED EXPRESSLY KV THE LETTER OF THE CONSTITUTION, UNAUTHORIZED...
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Life and Public Services of Genl. Andrew Jackson: Seventh President of the U ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1880 - 397 pages
...consider then the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one state, INCOMPATIBLE WITH THK EXISTENCE OF THE UNION, CONTRADICTED EXPRESSLY BY THE LETTER OF THE CONSTITUTION, UNAUTHORIZED BV ITS SPIRIT, INCONSISTENT WITH EVERY PRINCIPLE ON WHICH IT WAS FOUNDED, AND DESTRUCTIVE OF THE GREAT...
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History of Saginaw County, Michigan

Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke - 1881 - 958 pages
...ready to subscribe to his political belief, which may be learned from the following extract: (322) " I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the United States incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted expressly by the letter of the Constitution,...
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History of American Politics (non-partisan): Embracing a History of the ...

Walter Raleigh Houghton - 1882 - 550 pages
...the United States. As a specimen of the style and spirit of this proclamation, take the following: "I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the...destructive of the great object for which it was formed." In South Carolina the proclamation was characterized as " the edict of a dictator." The Governor urged...
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Andrew Jackson as a Public Man: What He Was, what Chances He Had, and what ...

William Graham Sumner - 1882 - 402 pages
...pathetic.1 It is very long : The following passage is perhaps the most important in it : "I consider the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed...destructive of the great object for which it was formed." This proclamation voiced the opinion and feeling of the whole country, except the nullifiers in South...
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