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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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American History and Biography: Containing an Epitome of American History

1838 - 258 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 ot treason ; but no attainder oi treason shall work corruption of blood, or...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - 1838
...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 of North America

John Frost - 1838 - 375 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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History of the United States: For the Use of Common Schools

John Frost - 1839 - 320 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the flame 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 United States: On a New Plan : Adapted to the Capacity of ...

Jesse Olney - 1839 - 288 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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The Rules of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of South ...

1839 - 198 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 Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - 1840 - 372 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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Digest of Cases Decided and Reported in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Philip Phillips - 1840 - 350 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 Attainder, of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of...
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Digest of the Laws of Virginia: Which are of a Permanent Character ..., Volume 1

Joseph Tate - 1841 - 959 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 (1) but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood,...
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Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York

New York (State). Department of State - 1842
...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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