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" Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, — it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. "
A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ... - Page 110
by Joseph Story - 1840 - 372 pages
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The Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of ...

John Marshall - Exclusive and concurrent legislative powers - 1824 - 25 pages
...navjgalion. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something...navigation, which shall be silent on the admission of the vessel» of the one nation into the ports of the other, and be confined to prescribing rules for the...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 9; Volume 22

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1824
...navigation.. This would restrict a general term, applicable to. many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more: it is intercourse. It describes the com1824. mercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 30

1826
...vs. O'den, 9 IVhcatnn. Rep. 93. And again, in the same case, he observes — "Commerce is undoubtedly traffic, but it is something more— it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between notions and parts of nations, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse....
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Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians

United States. Congress - Cherokee Indians - 1830 - 304 pages
..."commerce with the Indian tribes?" The Supreme Court have given an explanation of the phrase. They say, " Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something more ; it is intercourse." As used in the constitution, "it is a unit, every part of which is indicated by the term. It cannot...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848
...D»'ig»tion. This would restrict a general term applic* ble to many objects to one of its sigaificationi. Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something...describes the commercial intercourse between nations and paM" nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 36

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1837
...R. 1. On that occasion, Mr. Chief Justice Marshall, in delivering the opinion of the Court, said; " commerce undoubtedly is traffic ; but it is something more. It is intercourse. It dcsc.ribcs the- commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all-its branches;...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something...shall be silent on the admission of the vessels of the one nation into the ports of the other, and be confined to prescribing rules for the conduct of...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...That commerce was traffic, but it was also something more, it was intercourse. It was descriptive of commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations, in all its branches, and was regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. That the mind could scarcely conceive...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 17

United States. Supreme Court, Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...from imposing a duty on imported goods." In the case of Gibbons v. Ogden, the court said : " Commerce is traffic ; but it is something more. It is intercourse....describes the commercial intercourse between nations in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse." Again...
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Speech of Hon. Lewis Cass, of Michigan on the Presidents Veto Messages

1856
...been added to the word "commerce" — as if the general power were to regulate navigation; and that the "mind can scarcely conceive a system for regulating...commerce between nations, which shall exclude all idea concerning navigation," &c. And this construction has been fortified by the language of the Constitution...
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