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" The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year 1808, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars... "
...Correspondence, Between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, One of the South Carolina ... - Page 66
by James Gillespie Birney, Franklin Harper Elmore - 1838 - 68 pages
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States of America: With that ...

James Wilson - Constitutions - 1792 - 206 pages
..."words" are, the migration or IMPORTATION of fuch perfons, &c. fhall not be prohibited by congrefs prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be impofed on fuch IMPORTATION; it is obfervable here, that the term migration is dropped, when a tax...
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The Laws of the United States of America. ...

United States - United States - 1804 - 672 pages
...now exifting (hall the pow- think proper to admit, mall not be prohibited Coir'refs ^ tne Congrefs prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be impofed on fuch importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each perfon. The privilege of the writ of...
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The American Law Journal, Volume 4

John Elihu Hall - Law - 1813 - 658 pages
...language. The words are, the migration or IMPORTATION of such persons, &.c. shall not be prohibited by Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such IMPORTATION; it is observable here, that the term migration is dropped, when a tax...
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An Alphabetical Digest of the Public Statute Law of South-Carolina, Volume 1

South Carolina, Joseph Brevard - 1814 - 620 pages
...such persons as any of the states now existing shall thinkproper to admit, shall not be prohibited by Congress prior to the year 1808 ; but a tax, or duty, may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person. [See Title 148, Rights of the...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819 - 524 pages
...such persons as any of the states, now existing, shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person. The privilege of the writ of...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1820 - 592 pages
...such persons, as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress, prior to the year 1808; but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." The mere student of politics...
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An Excursion Through the United States and Canada During the Years 1822-1823

William Newnham Blane - Canada - 1824 - 530 pages
...such persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." * Can any one help shuddering...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 3

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827 - 542 pages
...persons, as any of the states, now existing, shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by Congress, prior to the year 1808 ; but a tax, or duty, may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each person." After replying to the arguments...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1820 - 688 pages
...9th section of I hat article has these words : " ' The migration or importation of such pf-rsnns ,<> any of the now existing states shall think proper...the congress, prior to the year 1808; but a tax or dntj- may be imposed on such importation not exceeding two dollars for eacli person.' " I understand...
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The African Observer, Volumes 1-12

Enoch Lewis - Slave trade - 1828 - 390 pages
...the 1st article, it is provided, ' that the migration or importation of such persons as any of the states shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the congress prior to the year 1808.' Who were the persons here meant .'—Africans. And for what purpose were they to be imported, and into...
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