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Article 3, Section 2, Clause 1


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Document 73

United States v. Schooner Little Charles

1 Marshall's C.C. 380 C.C.D.Va. 1819

The courts of the United States have never doubted their right to proceed under their general powers, as courts of [Volume 4, Page 326] admiralty, where they were not restrained from the use of those powers by statute.


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