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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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Cases on American Constitutional Law

Lawrence Boyd Evans - Constitutional law - 1898 - 678 pages
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. The mind can scarcely conceive a system for regulating commerce between nations which shall exclude...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 63

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse." In Welton v. Missouri, 91 US 275, Justice Field used the following language: " 'Commerce' is a term...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law

David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield - Law - 1898
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse." And this definition of commerce as equivalent to intercourse, as used in the Constitution, has been...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 63

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...navigation. This woifld restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something...between nations, and parts of nations, in all its brantflre% and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse." In Welton v. Missouri,...
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Notes on the united states reports, Volume 2

1899
...tax on transportation of passengers and things within a State. Commerce is more than traffic, it is commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its branches, and includes navigation. lt is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse, pp. 189,...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. The mind can scarcely conceive a system for regulating commerce between nations, which shall exclude...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 12

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...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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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...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 Law of Combinations Embracing Monopolies, Trusts, and ..., Volume 2

Arthur Jerome Eddy - Antitrust law - 1901 - 1540 pages
...navigation. This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations. Commerce undoubtedly is traffic, but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse." l The disjunctive use of the terms in the body of the act clearly indicates that congress had in mind...
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Riparian Lands of the Mississippi River, Past--present--prospective: Being a ...

Mississippi River - 1901 - 632 pages
...Congress to regulate commerce includes the regulation of intercourse and navigation. (IS Howard, 421.) Commerce undoubtedly is traffic ; but it is something...prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse. (Story, Vol. 2, p. 4.) This power to regulate commerce is a very general one, and a wide latitude of...
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