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" The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year 1808, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States - Page 532
by United States. Supreme Court - 1857
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States of America: With that ...

James Wilson - Constitutions - 1792 - 147 pages
..."words" are, the migration or IMPORTATION of fuch perfons, &c. fhall not be prohibited by congrefs prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be impofed on fuch IMPORTATION; it is obfervable here, that the term migration is dropped, when a tax...
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The Laws of the United States of America ...

United States - United States - 1804
...now exifting (hall the pow- think proper to admit, mall not be prohibited Coir'refs ^ tne Congrefs prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be impofed on fuch importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each perfon. The privilege of the writ of...
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The American Law Journal, Volume 4

John Elihu Hall - Law - 1813
...language. The words are, the migration or IMPORTATION of such persons, &.c. shall not be prohibited by Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such IMPORTATION; it is observable here, that the term migration is dropped, when a tax...
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An Alphabetical Digest of the Public Statute Law of South-Carolina, Volume 1

Joseph Brevard, South Carolina - Law - 1814
...such persons as any of the states now existing shall thinkproper to admit, shall not be prohibited by Congress prior to the year 1808 ; but a tax, or duty, may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person. [See Title 148, Rights of the...
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Great Britain - 1829
...could not be suddenly changed; and the Constitution of The United States yielded to the provision, that the migration or importation of such Persons...prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808. But long antecedent to this period, Congress legislated on the subject wherever its power extended, and...
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The Panoplist, and Missionary Herald, Volume 16

Congregational churches - 1820
...twenty years; viz, till the year 1808. It is remarkable how delicately this clause is worded. It says, "that the migration or importation of such persons,...prohibited by the Congress, prior to the year 1808; hut a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." ,...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819
...such persons as any of the states, now existing, shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person. The privilege of the writ of...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1820
...such persons, as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress, prior to the year 1808; but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." The mere student of politics...
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An Excursion Through the United States and Canada During the Years 1822-1823

William Newnham Blane - Canada - 1824 - 511 pages
...such persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." * Can any one help shuddering...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 3

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...persons, as any of the states, now existing, shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by Congress, prior to the year 1808 ; but a tax, or duty, may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." After replying to the arguments...
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