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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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Republican Campaign Edition for the Million: Containing the Republican ...

1856 - 68 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 forfeitares,...
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The History of the World: Comprising a General History, Both ..., Volume 2

Samuel Maunder - 1856
...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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Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

Michigan - 1857
...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 punish- confess to ,1* *• r clnro Its punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - 1857 - 712 pages
...arguments used against its adoption. Story Com. 1858. 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 Governmental Instructor, Or, A Brief and Comprehensive View of the ...

J. B. Shurtleff - 1857 - 189 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 forfeiture,...
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The Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan: Published by Authority, Volume 1

Michigan - 1857
...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 pimish- cnn^nM to de1 ' clurc its punishment of treason ; but no attainder of treason shall...
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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - 1858
...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 congress to - . . declare its treason ; but no attainder of treason shall...
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The Revised Statutes of the State of New York: As Altered by Subsequent ...

New York (State) - 1859
...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 9™]^",",,' treason ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption...
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First Lessons in the History of the United States: Compiled for the Use of ...

William Draper Swan - 1859 - 196 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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General Laws of the State of Kansas

Kansas - 1861
...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 its punishment. of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption...
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