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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 Congressional Manual - Page 158
edited by - 1901 - 186 pages
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Letters from the British Settlement in Pennsylvania: To which are Added, the ...

Charles Britten Johnson - 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 - 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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A Digest of the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789 ...

Edward Ingersoll - 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...forfeiture, except during the life of the person attained. ART. IV. SEc. i. 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records,...
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The Public Statute Laws of the State of Connecticut: As Revised and Enacted ...

Connecticut - 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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Public Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Rhode Island - 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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A Dissertation on the Nature and Extent of the Jurisdiction of the Courts of ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - 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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Military Laws of the United States: To which is Prefixed the Constitution of ...

United States, Trueman Cross - 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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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

1828 - 478 pages
...person shall he 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 hlood, or forfeiture,...
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The Revised Statutes of the State of New-York: Passed During the ..., Volume 1

New York (State) - 1829
...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 ot^g^> treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood,...
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A View of the Constitution of the United States of America

William Rawle - 1829 - 349 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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