He utterly repudiated the narrow construction of our National Charter.
Corporations engaged in interstate business should be compelled to operate under a National Charter.
Failure to accept the terms of the act within one year after its passage involves forfeiture of the National Charter.
1839 in English political history, in reference to the reform party active 1836-48, from "The People's Charter," which contained their principles. Related: Chartist (1838).