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" Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives ... - Page 326
edited by - 1862
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Letters from the British Settlement in Pennsylvania: To which are Added, the ...

Charles Britten Johnson - Emigration and immigration - 1819 - 192 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on tin; testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of * reason; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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Acts of the State of Ohio

Ohio - Session laws - 1821
...treasotf; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture., except during the life of the person attainted. ARTICLE IV. Sec. 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other State. And...
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The Public Statute Laws of the State of Connecticut: As Revised and Enacted ...

Connecticut - Law - 1821 - 512 pages
...No person sh'll be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall "^* f wor^ corruption of blood,...
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A Digest of the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789 ...

Edward Ingersoll - Law - 1821 - 845 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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Public Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Rhode Island - Session laws - 1822
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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Official Papers, Printed for the Common Council of the City of Boston ...

Boston (Mass.). Common Council - Boston (Mass.) - 1822 - 138 pages
...attainder of treason shall ^ punishwork corruption of blood, or forfeiture, except during the life of tne person attainted. ARTICLE IV. SEC. 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records, and judicial proceed- credit given to ings of every...
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A Dissertation on the Nature and Extent of the Jurisdiction of the Courts of ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - Courts - 1824 - 254 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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Civil Code of the State of Louisiana

Louisiana - Civics - 1825 - 714 pages
...treason , but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture, except during the life of the person attainted. ARTICLE IV. SEC. 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts , records , and judicial proceedings of every other state. And...
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Military Laws of the United States: To which is Prefixed the Constitution of ...

United States, Trueman Cross - Military law - 1825 - 279 pages
...person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt art, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason; hut no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture,...
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