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Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) In all Cases of Capture from an Enemy...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00819.25 Author/Creator: Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph manuscript Date: August 1787 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Folded small folio. Fragments concerning trade and limitations on the judiciary's office, with an unfinished resolve. (J. Whatman countermark in paper)

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Full Transcript: In all Cases of Captures from an Enemy--in all Cases in which Foreigners may be interested--In the Construction of any Treaty or Treaties, or which may arise on any of ...the Acts for the Regulation of Trade, or the Collection of the Federal Revenue--that none of the Judiciary shall during the time they remain in Office be capable of receiving or holding any other Office or Appointment during their time of Service or for [blank in original] thereafter[.]
Resolved that all Acts of the United Sates in Congress made by virtue[.]

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: JudiciaryMerchants and TradeCommerceLawGovernment and CivicsUS ConstitutionUS Constitutional ConventionFinanceEconomics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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