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" The only security against the abuse of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive taxation. "
Reports of Cases at Law Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North ... - Page 85
by North Carolina. Supreme Court, Samuel Field Phillips - 1868 - 646 pages
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Niles' National Register, Volume 16

1819
...found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature'actg upon itself and upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient...taxation. The people of a state, therefore, give to then1 government a right of taxing themselves and their property, and as the exigencies of government...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 4; Volume 29

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1835
...of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a...security against erroneous and oppressive taxation." 4 Wheat. 428. It is admitted that land, or other property, granted by the state, becomes liable to...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 9

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1852
...abuse of this power, is the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a...people of a state, therefore, give to their government The People v. The Mayor, &c. of Brooklyn. a right of taxing themselves and their property ; and as...
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Constitutional Law: Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States ...

United States. Supreme Court - Banks and banking - 1863 - 63 pages
...of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a...security against erroneous and oppressive taxation. This is true. But to what source do we trace this right 3 It is obvious that it is an incident of sovereignty,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York

New York (State). Supreme Court, Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1865
...security against the abuse of the power is the structure of the government itself. In imposing the tax the government acts upon its constituents. This...in general a sufficient security against erroneous or oppressive taxation." The power to tax being without limitation, it results by logical implication...
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient...against erroneous and oppressive taxation. The people, therefore, give to their government a right of taxing themselves and their property ; and, as the exigencies...
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The Western Monthly, Volume 3

Francis Fisher Browne - 1870
...of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a...security against erroneous and oppressive taxation." And Professor Pomeroy, in his Treatise on Constitutional Law, says : "These views have never been questioned."...
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The Lakeside Monthly, Volume 3

Francis Fisher Broune - 1870
...of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, a...security against erroneous and oppressive taxation." And Professor Pomeroy, in his Treatise on Constitutional Law, says: "These views have never been questioned."...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 11

Law - 1875
...The only security against the abuse of this power is found in the structure of the government itself. In imposing a tax, the government acts upon its constituents. This is, in general, sufficient security against erroneous and oppressive taxation. The people of a State, therefore, give...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1896
...he continues, is found in the structure of the Government itself. In imposing a tax the legislature acts upon its constituents. This is in general a sufficient security against erroneous and opprcssi\e taxation. a The only consistent argument against this power of the State to tax a childless...
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