The United States And The States Under The Constitution by Christopher Stuart PattersonThe United States And The States Under The Constitution by Christopher Stuart Patterson

The United States And The States Under The Constitution

byChristopher Stuart Patterson

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1888. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... state, but directiy upon the business as it comes into the state from without or goes out from within."1 Waite, C. J., said,2 "while it purports only to control the carrier when engaged within the state, it must necessarily influence his conduct to some extent in the management of his business throughout his entire voyage. His disposition of passengers taken up and put down within tlie state, or taken up within to be carried without, cannot but affect in a greater or less degree those taken up without and brought within, and sometimes those taken up and put down without. A passenger in the cabin set apart for the use of whites without the state must, when the boat comes within, share the accommodations of that cabin with such coloured persons as may come on board afterwards, if the law is enforced. It was to meet just such a case that the commercial clause in the Constitution was adopted. . . . If the public good requires such legislation, it must come from Congress, and not from the states."3 The case of Veazie v. Moor4 presents the converse of the main proposition enunciated in Gibbons v. Ogden and in The Daniel Ball. The facts were, that the river Penobscot being entirely within the state of Maine from its source to its mouth, the last eight miles from its source not being navigable by reason of dams, but there being higher up the stream an itnperfect navigation, without outlet, or connection with any other waterway, the state of Maine, in consideration of improvements to be made to that navigation, granted to Moor and his associates an exclusive right of navigating by steamboats such portions of the stream as they should improve, and Veazie, having built and attempted to oper 1 Per Waite, C. J., at p. 488. 1 p. 489. * Clifford, J., delivered an elaborate con...
Title:The United States And The States Under The ConstitutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217110274

ISBN - 13:9780217110273