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Page 519 - All subjects over which the sovereign power of a State extends are objects of taxation ; but those over which it does not extend are, upon the soundest principles, exempt from taxation.
Page 518 - If the states may tax one instrument, employed by the government in the execution of its powers, they may tax any and every other instrument. They may tax the mail; they may tax the mint; they may tax patent rights; they may tax the papers of the customhouse; they may tax judicial process; they may tax all the means employed by the government, to an excess which would defeat all the ends of government. This was not intended by the American people. They did not design to make their government dependent...
Page 519 - The result is a conviction that the states have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 407 - ... lands shall remain the property of the United States when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer, the same shall be and continue exempt and exonerated from all state, county and municipal taxation, assessment or other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this state.
Page 253 - State outside of said park; and saving further to the said State the right to tax persons and corporations, their franchises and property on the lands included in said...
Page 17 - That the consent of the state of Maine is hereby given, in accordance with the seventeenth clause, eighth section, of the first article of the constitution of the United States, to the acquisition by the United States, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, of any land in this state required for sites for custom houses, court houses, post offices, arsenals or other public buildings whatever, or for any other purposes of the government.
Page 289 - The said property shall be and continue forever thereafter taxation" exonerated and discharged from all taxes, assessments, and other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this State...
Page 166 - States in and over such lands so far that civil process in all cases, and such criminal process as may issue under the authority of the State against any person charged with the commission of any crime without or within said jurisdiction, may be executed thereon in like manner as if this act had not been passed.
Page 289 - York shall retain a concurrent jurisdiction with the United States in and over the said property, so far as that all civil and criminal process which may issue under the laws or authority of the State of New York, may be executed thereon in the same way and manner as if such consent had not been given...
Page 518 - That the power of taxation is one of vital importance; that it is retained by the states; that it is not abridged by the grant of a similar power to the government of the Union; that it is to be concurrently exercised by the two governments: are truths which have never been denied.