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Page 2041 - The migration or importation of such persons as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit shall not be prohibited by Congress prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight; but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person.
Page 1805 - President is authorized, in any such event, by his proclamation thereof, or other public act, to direct the conduct to be observed, on the part of the United States, toward the aliens who become so liable ; the manner and degree of the restraint to which they shall be subject and in what cases, and upon what security their residence shall be permitted...
Page 1805 - President makes public proclamation of the event, all natives, citizens, denizens, or subjects of the hostile nation or government, being males of the age of fourteen years and upwards, who shall be within the United States, and not actually naturalized, shall be liable to be apprehended, restrained, secured, and removed, as alien enemies.
Page 1391 - Message of the 10th of March last, omitting only some names, and a few expressions descriptive of the persons. I request that they may be considered in confidence until the members of Congress are fully possessed of their contents, and shall have had opportunity to deliberate on the consequences of their publication ; after which time, I submit them to your wisdom.
Page 1805 - States may ascertain and declare such reasonable time as may be consistent with the public safety, and according to the dictates of humanity and national hospitality.
Page 1709 - in the event of a declaration of war against the United States, or of actual invasion of their territory by a foreign power, or of imminent danger of such invasion discovered in his opinion to exist, before the next session of Congress...
Page 1727 - That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that magistrates are their trustees and servants, and at all times amenable to them.
Page 1923 - An act to authorize the defence of the Merchant Vessels of the United States against French depredations.
Page 1727 - That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural and safe defence of a free State; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided as dangerous to liberty; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.