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" Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, — it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. "
Report of the Committee on Insurance Law - Page 26
by American Bar Association. Committee on Insurance Law - 1905 - 32 pages
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 90

Law - 1920
...Marshall, adopting Mr. Webster's view and construing the word "commerce" as used in the Constitution, said: "Commerce undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. It has been truly said that commerce, as the word is used in the Constitution, is a unit, every part...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th ..., Volume 3, Part 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1874
...objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something more; ii is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its brandies. * * Commerce, as the word is used in the Constitution, is a unit, every part of which...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...his opinion commerce was something more than traffic or the transportation of property. It was also " the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its brandies"; and it embraced, by necessary inference, all inter-State communications, and the whole subject...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 8

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...Chief Justice MARSHALL, "undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something more; it i8 intercourse. It is the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts...nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribed rules for carrying on that intercourse." (9 Wheat. 189.) "Commerce," says Mr. Justice JOHNSON,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...his opinion commerce was something more than traffic or the transportation of property. It was also "the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its branches"; and it embraced, by necessary inference, all inter-State communications, and the whole subject of intercourse...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1750-1833 ...

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1876
...favored the most liberal construction which the terms of the constitution would admit of. " Commerce ... is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. ... It is the power to regulate ; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed....
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 1

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1876
...favored the most liberal construction which the terms of the constitution would admit of. " Commerce ... is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations, in all its brandtes, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. ... It is the power...
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Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Several Courts of the ..., Volume 92

Alexander James Dallas - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...and citizens or subjects of foreign governments." It means trade, and it means intercourse. It means commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches. It includes navigation, as the principal means by which foreign intercourse is effected. To regulate...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 5

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1877
...favored the most liberal construction which the terms of the constitution would admit of. " Commerce ... is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. ... It is the power to regulate; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed....
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A Treatise on the Law of Taxation as Imposed by the States and Their ...

William Henry Burroughs - Local taxation - 1877 - 751 pages
...constitutional provision the following propositions : That commerce is something more than traffic; it includes commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations, in all its branches, and comprehends navigation ; * it includes all sorts of trade that can be carried on between this country...
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