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" That, if any person shall, knowingly and wilfully, obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier, or of any horse or carriage, carrying the same, he shall, upon conviction, for every such offence, pay a fine not exceeding one... "
The Postal Power of Congress: A Study in Constitutional Expansion - Page 45
by Lindsay Rogers - 1916 - 183 pages
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 143

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...the defendants were indicted for the violation of an act of Congress, providing "that if any person shall knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier, or of any horse or carriage carrying the same, he shall, upon conviction,...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 143

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...the defendants were indicted for the violation of an act of Congress, providing " that if any person shall knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier, or of any horse or carriage carrying the same, he shall, upon conviction,...
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Striking for Life: Labor's Side of the Labor Question ...

John Swinton - Labor - 1894 - 499 pages
...and laws of the United States. To insure their unhindered transmission, it is made an offence to " knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or any carriage, horse, driver, or carrier carrying the same." It is also provided that "if two or more persons...
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A Momentous Question: The Respective Attitudes of Labor and Capital

John Swinton - Labor movement - 1895 - 498 pages
...and laws of the United States. To insure their unhindered transmission, it is made an offence to " knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or any carriage, horse, driver, or carrier carrying the same." It is also provided that "if two or more persons...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law

David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield - Law - 1898
...Am. Rep. 380. See Rex v. Jarvis, 2 M. & Rob. 40. The Act of Congress providing that " if any person shall knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail * * * he shall * * i:' pay a fine," applies to those who know that the acts performed by them will...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 50

Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...intent. In United States v. Kirby, 7 Wall. 482, 19 L. cd. 278, the act provided "that if any persons shall knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or of any driver or carrier," etc. ". . . for every such offpiise shall pay a fine not exceeding one hundred...
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The Law of Combinations Embracing Monopolies, Trusts, and ..., Volume 1

Arthur Jerome Eddy - Antitrust law - 1901 - 1540 pages
...refuse to receive the United States. To insure their unhindered transmission, it is made an offense to knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or any carriage, horse, driver, or carrier carrying the same. It is also provided that 'if two or more persons...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...States v. 1 Wall. 482, in which an act of Congress, providing for the ( punishment of any person who " shall knowingly and wilfully \ obstruct or retard the passage of the mail, or any driver or car- I rier," was held not to apply to a state officer who had a warrant / of arrest against...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 192

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...by a fine." US Rev. Sts. 3995. The plaintiff objects that the statute applies only to persons who knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail or its carrier, that is, to those who know that the acts performed will have that effect and perform them...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 192

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...by a fine." US Rev. Sts. 3995. The plaintiff objects that the statute applies only to persons who knowingly and wilfully obstruct or retard the passage of the mail or its carrier, that is, to those who know that the acts performed will have that effect and perform them...
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