Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Rives” in chapter 13 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:

...cutive, and judicial department, operating, like them, directly on persons and things, and having, like them, the command of a physical force for executing the powers committed to it. He writes Mr. Rives , in December, 1828: Were some of the Southern doctrines latterly advanced valid, our political system would not be a Government, but a mere league, in which the members have given up no part whatever...
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