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Page 29 - That the Circuit Courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several states, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or value of two thousand dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
Page 22 - Court; 10 To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations; 11 To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; 12 To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years...
Page 22 - States; 5. To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures; 6. To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States; 7.
Page 13 - But the articles to be amended, and the amendments proposed, and such articles as are proposed to be added or abolished, shall be promulgated at least six months before the day appointed for the election of such convention, for the previous consideration of the people, that they may have an opportunity of instructing their delegates on the subject.
Page 22 - States; 2 To borrow money on the credit of the United States; 3 To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes; 4 To establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States...
Page 5 - The United States in congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective states..
Page 121 - Resolved, That the president of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the senate, copies...
Page 30 - And no civil suit shall be brought before either of said courts against an inhabitant of the United States, by any original process in any other district than that whereof he is an inhabitant, or in which he shall be found at the time of serving the writ...
Page 4 - Britain, but foreign Mercenaries, Savages and Slaves, for the avowed Purpose of reducing them to a total and abject submission to the despotic Domination of the British Parliament, with many other Acts of Tyranny (more fully set forth in the Declaration of Congress) whereby all Allegiance and Fealty to the said King, and his Successors, are dissolved and at an End. and all Power and Authority derived from him ceased in these Colonies. And whereas it is absolutely necessary for the Welfare and Safety...
Page 12 - ... to inquire whether the Constitution has been preserved inviolate in every part during the last septenary, (including the year of their service,) and whether the legislative and executive branches of government have performed their duty as guardians of the people, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater powers than they are entitled to by the Constitution.