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" States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. "
Footprints of the Ages: Our Method of Government and Centennial History ... - Page 110
by Jerome Bonaparte Washington - 1876 - 1119 pages
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Letters from the British Settlement in Pennsylvania: To which are Added, the ...

Charles Britten Johnson - Emigration and immigration - 1819 - 192 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on tin; testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of * reason; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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A Digest of the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789 ...

Edward Ingersoll - Law - 1821 - 845 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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The Public Statute Laws of the State of Connecticut: As Revised and Enacted ...

Connecticut - Law - 1821 - 512 pages
...No person sh'll be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall "^* f wor^ corruption of blood,...
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Public Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Rhode Island - Session laws - 1822
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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A Dissertation on the Nature and Extent of the Jurisdiction of the Courts of ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - Courts - 1824 - 254 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress...IV. SECTION I. Full faith and credit shall be given, in each State, to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. And the...
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Military Laws of the United States: To which is Prefixed the Constitution of ...

United States, Trueman Cross - Military law - 1825 - 279 pages
...person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt art, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason; hut no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1828 - 478 pages
...person shall he convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt art, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason; hut no attainder of treason shall work corruption of hlood, or forfeiture,...
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A History of the State of New York: From the First Discovery of the Country ...

Francis Smith Eastman - New York (State) - 1828 - 279 pages
...treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture, except during the life of the person attainted. ARTICLE IV. SECTION I. Full faith and credit shall be^given in each state to the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other state. And...
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A View of the Constitution of the United States of America

William Rawle - Constitutional law - 1829 - 349 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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