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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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An Illuminated History of North America: From the Earliest Period to the ...

John Frost - 1854 - 706 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 American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - 1854
...person° ' sonshall 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 Congress to attainder of treason shall work corruption of...
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The Constitution of the United States Compared with Our Own

Hugh Seymour Tremenheere - 1854 - 389 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 State Register: Comprising an Historical and Statistical Account of ...

1854 - 164 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 puwer to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blo;d,...
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The State Register: Statistical Account of Louisiana

A.W. Brill - 1855
...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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Rules and Orders of the House of Representatives, of the State of Maine: 1855

Maine. Legislature. House of Representatives - 1855 - 180 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 CONSTITUTIONAL TEXT-BOOK: A PRACTICAL AND FAMILIAR EXPOSITION OF THE ...

FURMAN SHEPPARD - 1855
...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 of Oregon: Enacted, and Continued in Force, by the Legislative ...

Oregon - 1855 - 653 pages
...Xo 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 Jj'™^33 ^ treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of...
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The Constitutional Text-book: A Practical and Familiar Exposition of the ...

Furman Sheppard - 1855 - 324 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 Criterion: Which Exhibits Portraits of the Three Candidates, Facts in ...

1856 - 30 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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