National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution In the leading case of Gibbons v. Ogden (9 Wheaton, 1, decided in 1824, Mr. Chief Justice Marshall, delivering the opinion of the court, said: As preliminary to the very able discussions of the constitution, which we have heard from the bar, and as having some influence on its construction, reference has been made to the political situa tion of these states, anterior to its formation. It has been said, that they were sovereign, were ...

National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution (Classic Reprint) 2018, Forgotten Books

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