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" The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered... "
Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress, from the First ... - Page 388
by United States. Continental Congress - 1821 - 464 pages
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...The latter purported on their face to be a mere confederacy. The language of the third article was, " The said states hereby severally enter into a firm...friendship with each other for their common defence, &,c. binding themselves to assist each other." And the ratification was by delegates of the state legislatures,...
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A Digest of the Statute Laws of Kentucky, of a Public and ..., Volume 1

Kentucky, Charles Slaughter Morehead, Mason Brown - Law - 1834 - 1648 pages
...is not by this confederation expressly delegated to the United States in congres* assembled. Art. 3. The said states hereby severally enter into a firm...each other, for their common defence, the security }eague for comof their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding ™ < themselves...
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A Brief View of the Constitution of the United States: Addressed to the Law ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - Constitutional law - 1834 - 106 pages
...assembled. It proceeded to define the confederation itself to be a league of friendship between the states for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare; and lastly the states bound themselves, in their sovereign and independent capacities, to assist each...
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The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts, records, and documents of a ...

South Carolina, Thomas Cooper - Law - 1836
...Nyo Jersey, Pennsylranta,Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. II. Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and...to the United States in Congress assembled. Article I. The style of this Confederacy shall be, " the United Stales of America." III. The said States hereby...
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Speeches on Special Occasions

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1839
...article, degraded from its place as the second, the firm league of friendship of these several states with each other, for their common defence, the security...their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare. In the debates upon these articles of confederation, between the 7th of October, and the 17th of November,...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional law - 1840 - 372 pages
...South Carolina, and Georgia. ARTICLE L THE style of this confederacy shall be, " THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." ARTICLE II. Each State retains its sovereignty,...III. The said States hereby severally enter into a firn, league of friendship with each other, for their common detence, the security of their liberties,...
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Introduction to the Science of Government, and Compend of the Constitutional ...

Andrew White Young - Economics - 1840 - 336 pages
...be very imperfect. The states had severally entered, as expressed in one of the articles, " into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their...liberties, and their mutual and general welfare." But as it was a mere league was the state of the country at the close of the war ? 176. When was...
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An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of ...

George Washington Frost Mellen - Constitutional history - 1841 - 440 pages
...freedom, and independence, and all powers which were not expressly delegated to congress. It was a " league of friendship with each other, for their common...liberties, and their mutual and general welfare," &c. And, "the better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Joseph Story - 1842 - 372 pages
...South Carolina, and Georgia. ARTICLE I. THE style of this confederacy shall be, "THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." ARTICLE II. Each State retains its sovereignty,...to the United States in Congress assembled. ARTICLE IH. The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1843 - 419 pages
...Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. la Congress, July 8, 1778. Art. II. Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and...to the United States in Congress assembled. Article I. THE style of this confederacy shall be, " The United States of America." Art. III. The said states...
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