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  • Cranch (1801-1815), Henry Wheaton (1816-1827), Richard Peters (1828-1842), B.
  • Peck (6 Cranch 87) that such a rescindment as that in the new state constitution was illegal, on the ground that a state cannot pass a law impairing the obligation of contracts; and at an expense of more than four millions of dollars the Federal government ultimately extinguished all claims to the lands.
 
 

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