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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 History of the World: Comprising a General History, Both ..., Volume 2

Samuel Maunder - 1862
...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 Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, Volume 2

Frank Moore - 1862
...Ko 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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Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War

Edward Alfred Pollard - 1863 - 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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Bacon's Guide to American Politics, Or, A Complete View of the Fundamental ...

George Washington Bacon - 1863 - 94 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 Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers ...

John F. Callan, United States - 1863 - 607 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 I 44 CONSTITUTION...
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The Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate ...

Confederate States of America - 1864 - 411 pages
...No person shall be convicted of treason unless on (he 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 trea- Punishment ortreģeon ; but no attainder of treason shall work corruption...
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FREE GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA:

S.M. JOHNSON. - 1864
...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 Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - 1865 - 183 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 jf blood or forfeiture,...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - 1865 - 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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An Analytical Digest of the Laws of the United States, Volume 1

Frederick Charles Brightly - 1865
...Witnesses 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 PuuiJunent. attainder of treason shall work corruption of...
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