Treason and Rebellion: Being in Part the Legislation of Congress and of the State of California Thereon, Together with the Recent Charge by Judge Field, of the U.S. Supreme Court ... With Notes

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Towne & Bacon, 1863 - 47 sider
 

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Side 11 - ... approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following : SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That all slaves of persons who shall hereafter be engaged in rebellion against the Government of the United States, or who shall in any way give aid or comfort thereto, escaping from such persons and taking refuge within the lines of the army ; and all slaves captured from such persons or deserted by them, and coming under the control of the Government of the United States ;...
Side 43 - On the contrary, if war be actually levied, that is, if a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable purpose, all those who perform any part, however minute, or however remote from the scene of action, and who are actually leagued in the general conspiracy, are to be considered as traitors.
Side 46 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Housing Amendments of 1957".
Side 36 - Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against them, conceals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make known the same to the President or to some judge of the United States, or to the governor or to some judge or justice of a particular State, is guilty of misprision of treason and shall be imprisoned not more than seven years, and fined not more than one thousand dollars.
Side 6 - If two or more persons in any State or Territory, or in any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, conspire to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force the Government of the United States, or to levy war against them, or to oppose by force the authority thereof, or by force to prevent, hinder, or delay the execution of any law of the United States...
Side 16 - ... shall be deemed guilty of felony, and on conviction thereof shall be confined in the State penitentiary for...
Side 23 - ... incite, set on foot, assist, or engage in any rebellion or insurrection against the authority of the United States, or the laws thereof, or shall give aid and comfort thereto, or shall engage in or give aid and comfort to any such existing rebellion or insurrection.
Side 37 - ... when a man doth compass or imagine the death of our lord the king, of my lady his queen, or of their eldest son and heir ; or if a man do violate the king's companion or the king's eldest daughter unmarried, or the wife of the king's eldest son and heir...
Side 33 - ... is the provision which specially applies to our present case. This provision plainly attests the understanding of those who made the Constitution, that ordinary courts of justice are inadequate to "cases of...
Side 10 - That, to insure the speedy termination of the present rebellion, it shall be the duty of the President of the United States to cause the seizure of all the estate and property, money, stocks, credits, and effects...

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