United States Military Reservations, National Cemetries, and Military Parks

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Page 339 - That the people inhabiting said proposed states do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof, and to all lands lying within said limits owned or held by any Indian or Indian tribes; and that until the title thereto shall have been extinguished by the United States, the same shall be and remain subject to the disposition of the United States...
Page 448 - States, they tax their constituents; and these taxes must be uniform. But when a State taxes the operations of the government of the United States, it acts upon institutions created, not by their own constituents, but by people over whom they claim no control. It acts upon the measures of a government created by others as well as themselves, for the benefit of others in common with themselves. The difference is that which always exists, and always must exist, between the action of the whole on a...
Page 449 - 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 250 - The said property shall be and continue forever thereafter exonerated and discharged from all taxes, assessments and other charges, which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this state...
Page 154 - States, in and over all the lands aforesaid, so far as that all civil and all criminal processes, issuing under the authority of this Commonwealth, may be executed on said lands, and in any buildings thereon, or to be erected thereon, in the same way and manner as if jurisdiction had not been granted as aforesaid...
Page 101 - 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...
Page 130 - 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 27 - 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 218 - ... lands shall remain the property of the United States, when acquired as aforesaid, and no longer, the same shall be and continue exonerated from all taxes, assessments, and other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this State.
Page 250 - 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...

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