State Documents On Federal Relations (volume 4); The States And The United States

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byHerman Vandenburg Ames

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Excerpt: ... This compilation was prompted primarily to meet the need for illustrative material in connection with courses in the Constitutional History of the United States given in the University of Pennsylvania. In view of the fact that so few of the resolutions of the State Legislatures and other official documents of the various States were accessible to the general reader, it was believed that a publication of a series of selections from these important, but little used sources would be welcomed by others. This expectation has been fulfilled by the reception given to the successive numbers as they have appeared. With the completion of the series, in the hope of increasing their value and facilitating their use, the several numbers are now presented in one volume. Herman V. Ames. Philadelphia, October 30th, 1906. STATE DOCUMENTS ON FEDERAL RELATIONS: THE STATES AND THE UNITED STATES. Pennsylvania and the Federal Judiciary. The Olmstead Case. i8og. The following resolutions present the final phase in a conflict, of more than thirty years duration, between the United States and the State of Pennsylvania over their respective jurisdictions. This conflict grew out of the appeal of Gideon Olmstead from the judgment of the Pennsylvania Court of Admiralty, in regard to the distribution of the prize money in the case of the sloop "Active," in 1778, to the Committee of Appeals of Congress.1 This Committee reversed the decision, but their jurisdiction was denied by the Legislature and the other State authorities, and the enforcement of the decree was successfully withstood by the State until 1808. In that year the dispute was revived by the application of the Attorney General to the Supreme Court, in behalf of Olmstead, for a writ of mandamus commanding Judge Peters of the District Court to enforce t...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Excerpt: ... This compilation was prompted primarily to meet the need for illustrative material in connection with courses in the Constitutional History of the United ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217877796

ISBN - 13:9780217877794

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