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As early as 1849, in 48 U. S. 401 and again, in 1913, Mr. Justice McKenna, speaking for the Court, said: 'Commerce among the States, we have said, consists of intercourse and traffic between their citizens, and includes the transportation of persons and property.' Hoke v. United States, 227 U. S. 308, 227 U. S. 320. And only four years later, in 1917, in Caminetti v. United States, 242 U. S. 470, Mr. Justice Day held for the Court: 'The transportation of passengers in interstate commerce, it has long been settled, is within the regulatory power of Congress, under the commerce clause of the Constitution, and the authority of Congress to keep the channels of interstate commerce free from immoral and injurious uses has been frequently sustained, and is no longer open to question.' At 242 U. S. 491. Nor does it make any difference whether the transportation is commercial in character. Id. at 242 U. S. 484-486. In Morgan v. Virginia, 328 U. S. 373 (1946), Mr. Justice Reed observed as to the modern movement of persons among the States: 'The recent changes in transportation brought about by the coming of automobiles [do] not ...

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