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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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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - 1843 - 419 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 Governmental History of the United States of America: From the Earliest ...

Henry Sherman - 1843 - 282 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 Brief History of the Revolution: With a Sketch of the Life of Captain John ...

1843 - 110 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 Revised Ordinances of the City of Saint Louis

Saint Louis (Mo.). - 1843
...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 History of the United States: For the Use of Schools and Academies

John Frost - 1844 - 432 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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Abridged History of the United States; Or, Republic of America

Emma Willard - 1844 - 336 pages
...Wo person shall be convicted of treason, uuless ou 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 ^ilLed'n" no attainder f treason shall work corruption of...
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Abridged History of the United States; Or, Republic of America

Emma Willard - 1844 - 336 pages
...person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witu< -.-(•• to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. 2. The congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but ^Jd111" no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood,...
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The Young American: Or, Book of Government and Law; Showing Their History ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 282 pages
...per" son 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 Whig Almanac and United States Register for ...

1844
...per? son shall be convicted ol'treasen unless on tin.1 testimo< ny of two wii nesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. \ 2. The Congress shall have power to declare the 5 punishment of treason, but no riUuinderuf treason shal < work corruption of blood, or...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

1845
...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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