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" ... they may be called, they are laws. If he have the legislative power, conferred on him by the people, it is well. If not, he usurps it. He has no more lawful authority to hold all the citizens of the entire country, outside of the sphere of his actual... "
Executive Power - Page 29
by Benjamin Robbins Curtis - 1862 - 34 pages
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The Progress and Intelligence of Americans: Proof of Slavery, from the First ...

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1862 - 508 pages
...citizens of the entire country, outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field, iir.cl amenable to his military edicts, than he has to hold all the propeity of the country subject to his military requisitions. He is not the military commander of the...
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The Progress and Intelligence of Americans

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1862 - 595 pages
...the citizens of the entire country, outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field, and amenable to his military edicts, than he has to hold...these principles to the proclamations and orders of thaj"re«idontThey are not designed to meet an existing emergency in some particular military operation...
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Eight Years in Congress, from 1857-1865: Memoir and Speeches

Samuel Sullivan Cox - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1865 - 442 pages
...orders, by whatever name they may be called, they ore laws. If he have the legislative power conferred en him by the people, it is well. If not, he usurps it...citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers." If what Judge Curtis says be true, the power which has thus arrested one of our citizens, and created...
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Eight Years in Congress, from 1857-1865: Memoir and Speeches

Samuel Sullivan Cox - United States - 1865 - 442 pages
...they are laws. If he have the legislative power conferred on him by the people, it is well. If not, ho usurps it " He has no more lawful authority to hold...citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers" If what Judge Curtis says be true, the power which has thus arrested one of our citizens, and created...
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Progress and Intelligence of Americans: Whether in the Northern, Central, Or ...

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1865 - 595 pages
...the citizens of the entire country, outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field, and amenable to his military edicts, than he has to hold...country subject to his military requisitions. He is Dot the military commander of the citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers. Apply these principles...
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The American Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of ..., Volume 4; Volume 1864

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field amenable to his military edicts, than he had to hold all the property of the country subject to his military requisitions ; that he is not the military commander of citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers. To the...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field amenable to his military edicts, than he had to hold all the property of the country subject to his military requisitions ; that he is not the military commander of citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers. To the...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...outside of the sphere of his actual operations in the field amenable to his military edicts, than ho had to hold all the property of the country subject to his military requisitions ; that he is not the military commander of citizens of the United States, but of its soldiers. To the...
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A Treatise on Criminal Pleading and Practice

Francis Wharton - Criminal procedure - 1880 - 804 pages
...actual operations in the field, when he makes laws to govern their conduct, he becomes a legislator He has no more lawful authority to hold all the citizens...the property of the country subject to his military requisition?." 2 Curtis's Life & Works, 327. Compare authorities cited in Lawrence's Wheaton, 516-520,...
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A Treatise on Criminal Pleading and Practice

Francis Wharton - Criminal procedure - 1889 - 887 pages
...actual operations in the field, when he makes laws to govern their conduct, he becomes a legislator He has no more lawful authority to hold all the citizens...the country subject to his military requisitions." 2 Curtis's Life and Works, 327. Compare authorities cited in Lawrence's Wheaton, 516-520, as to distinction...
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