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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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The Officers' Guide and Farmers' Manual: Containing a Comprehensive ...

John Cain - 1832 - 347 pages
...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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Declaration of Independence ... with the Names, Places of Residence, &c. of ...

United States - 1833 - 43 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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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - 1833 - 736 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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A Retrospect of the Boston Tea-party: With a Memoir of George R. T. Hewes, a ...

James Hawkes - 1834 - 209 pages
...be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on the confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have...life of the person attained. ARTICLE IV. SECTION I. 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each state, to the public acts, records and judicial proceedings...
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A Digest of the Statute Laws of Kentucky, of a Public and ..., Volume 1

Kentucky, Charles Slaughter Morehead, Mason Brown - 1834 - 1648 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 Attainder, treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of...
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A History of the American Revolution

William Shepherd - 1834 - 278 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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A History of the American Revolution

William Shepherd - 1834 - 278 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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Documents Printed by Order of the Legislature of the State of Maine During ...

Maine. Legislature - 1847
...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 Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts, records, and documents of a ...

South Carolina, Thomas Cooper - 1836
...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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History of the United States, Containing All the Events Necessary to be ...

Bishop Davenport - 1837 - 144 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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