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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 2 2 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 1 1 Browse Search
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decide for himself, subject only to his responsibility to the people and to Congress. If, contrary to his own judgment, he abandons that judgment and suffers hmiself to be governed by the judgment of any coordinate authority of the Government, he would be false to his duty, and do any thing but fulfil his constitutional obligation to take care that the laws be faithfully executed. For this principle there is the high authority of a former distinguished President, Gen. Jackson. When, in July, 1832, it was urged upon him that a measure submitted for his action as President was conclusively settled to be constitutional by an opinion, not of a single judge of the Supreme Court, but of the entire Court, he held that that ought not to control the co-ordinate authorities of the Government; that Congress, the Executive, and the Court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will