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" The power to Impose taxes is one so unlimited In force and so searching in extent that the courts scarcely venture to declare that It is subject to any restrictions whatever, except such as rest In the discretion of the authority which exercises it. "
Documents Accompanying the Journal - Page 668
by Michigan. Legislature. Senate - 1873
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1868 - 776 pages
...People v. Jenness, 5 Mich. 305. CHAPTER XIV. THE POWER OF TAXATION. THE power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent,...; to every species of possession ; and it imposes a burden which, in case of failure to discharge it, may be followed by seizure and sale or confiscation...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 53-54

Law - 1896 - 866 pages
...cannot be urged or argued against the constitutionality of the law. The power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent that...enjoyment; to every species of possession; and it imposes a burden which, in case of failure to discharge it, may be followed by seizure and sale or confiscation...
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Acts and Resolves Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Maine

Maine - Law - 1871 - 388 pages
...power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force, and so searching in extent that the courts can scarcely venture to declare that it is subject to...trade or occupation ; to every object of industry, use and enjoyment ; to every species of possession ; and it imposes a burden which in case of failure to...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest ..., Volume 8

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1873 - 802 pages
...which secures its first payment out of the proceeds of such sale. " The power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent,...to declare that it is subject to any restrictions, except such as rest in the discretion of the authority which exorcises it. It reaches to every trade...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 916 pages
...Rights, § 36. [560] * CHAPTER XIV. [*4T9] THE POWER OP TAXATION. i THE power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent,...; to every species of possession ; and it imposes a burden which, in case of failure to discharge it, may be followed by seizure and sale or confiscation...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874 - 1042 pages
...included in the general grant of legislative power; and reaches, as is said by Mr. Justice Cooley, " to every trade or occupation ; to every object of...use or enjoyment: to every species of possession." " If the right to impose the tax exists, it is a right which in its nature acknowledges no limits....
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The American Law Times Reports, Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1874 - 780 pages
...included in the general grant of legislative power, and reaches, as is said by Mr. Justice Cooley, " to every trade or occupation ; to every object of...use, or enjoyment ; to every species of possession." " If the right to impose the tax exists, it is a right which in its nature acknowledges no limits....
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 43

Law reports, digests, etc - 1896 - 1212 pages
...In his work on Constitutional Limitations (5th Ed., p. 593), that "the power to impose taxes Is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent that...whatever, except such as rest in the discretion of the power which exercises It." A general review of this chapter conclusively shows that the overwhelming...
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The South Western Reporter, Volume 254

Law reports, digests, etc - 1924 - 1208 pages
...time select it for revenue purposes." Cooley, Tax. (2d Ed.) p. 5. "The power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force and so searching in extent that...enjoyment, to every species of possession, and it imposes a burden which, in case of failure to discharge it, may be followed by seizure and sale or confiscation...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 32

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 1140 pages
...Cooley. Const. Ыш. 587, does not lay it down too broadly as follows: "The power to impose taxes is one so unlimited in force, and so searching in extent,...authority which exercises It. It reaches to every trade or occupât ion; to every object of Industry, use, or enjoyment: tu every species of possession; and it...
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