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" Having thus, in the exercise of undisputed constitutional powers, undertaken to provide a currency for the whole country, it cannot be questioned that Congress may, constitutionally, secure the benefit of it to the people by appropriate legislation. To... "
The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and ... - Page 761
edited by - 1895
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 8; Volume 75

United States. Supreme Court - 1870
...community, in respect to a circulating medium, as perfectly as any mixed currency that can be devised. Having thus, in the exercise of undisputed constitutional...and uniform currency for the country must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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A Political Manual for 1866 [to 1869]

Edward McPherson - 1870
...undisputed constitutional powers, undertaken to provide a currency for the whole country, it cannot ba questioned that Congress may constitutionally secure...and uniform currency for the country must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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A Political Manual for 1870: Including a Classified Summary of the Important ...

Edward McPherson - 1870 - 123 pages
...undisputed constitutional powers, undertaken to provide a currency for the whole country, it cannot ba questioned that Congress may constitutionally secure...and uniform currency for the country must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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A Handbook of Politics for 1868 [to 1894]

Edward McPherson - 1872
...respect to a circulating medium as perfectly as any mixed currency that can be devised. POLITICAL MANUAL. secure the benefit of it to the people by appropriate...and uniform currency for the country must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 38

Nathan Howard (Jr.), New York (State). Supreme Court - 1870
...circulation as money of any notes not issued under its own authority. Without this power, indeed, its attempt to secure a sound and uniform currency for the country, must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 69

North Carolina. Supreme Court - 1873
...Congress may discourage by suitable enactments the circulation as money of any notes not issued on its own authority. Without this power indeed, its...uniform currency for the country must be futile." It must, in candor be admitted that the Supreme Court of Indiana, at November Term, 1869, (which we...
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National Bank Cases: Containing All Decisions of Both the Federal and State ...

Isaac Grant Thompson - 1878 - 989 pages
...provided by law against the imposition of counterfeit and base coin on the community. To the same cud Congress may restrain, by suitable enactments, the...and uniform currency for the country must be futile. Viewed in this light, as well as in the other light of a duty on contracts or property, we cannot doubt...
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National Bank Cases: Containing All Decisions of Both the Federal ..., Volume 2

Irving Browne - 1880
...Congress may restrain, by suitable enactments, the circulation as money of any notes not issued under its authority. Without this power, indeed, its attempts...uniform currency for the country must be futile." p. 549. The tax thus laid is not on the obligation, but on its use in a particular way. As against...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 110

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1884
...conclusion was stated by Chief Justice Chase, and repeated by the present Chief Justice, in these words : " Having thus, in the exercise of undisputed constitutional...uniform currency for the country must be futile." 8 Wall. 549 ; 101 US 6. By the Constitution of the United States, the several States are prohibited...
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United States Notes: A History of the Various Issues of Paper Money by the ...

John Jay Knox - 1884 - 247 pages
...conclusion was stated by Chief Justice Chase, and repeated by the present Chief Justice, in these words : " Having thus, in the exercise of undisputed constitutional...and uniform currency for the country must be futile " (8 Wall., 549 ; 101 US, C). By the Constitution of the United States the several States are prohibited...
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