Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1.1 of Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government:
...f 1861 undertook to convict and sentence without a trial, and entirely to deprive the owner of slaves of his property by giving final freedom to the slaves.
Still further to show how regardless the United States government was of the limitations imposed upon it by the compact of Union, the reader is referred to the fifth article of the first amendment, being one of those cases in which the people of the seve...
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