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NEW JERSEY V. WILSON, 11 U. S. 164 (1812)

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New Jersey v. Wilson, 11 U.S. 7 Cranch 164 164 (1812)

New Jersey v. Wilson

11 U.S. (7 Cranch) 164


A legislative act declaring that certain lands which should be purchased for the Indians should not thereafter be subject to any tax constituted a contract which could not be rescinded by a subsequent legislative act. Such repealing act being void under that clause of the Constitution of the United States which prohibits a state from passing any law impairing the obligation of contracts.

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