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Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17



SEE ALSO:

Records of the Federal Convention, Farrand 2:117, 321--22, 505, 506, 570

A Friend to the Rights of the People, 8 Feb. 1788, Storing 4.23.3

House of Representatives, Permanent Seat of Government, 3 Sept. 1789, Annals 1:836--42

An Act for Establishing the Temporary and Permanent Seat of the Government, 1 Stat. 130 (1790)

James Madison, Constitutionality of the Residence Bill, 14 July 1790, Papers 13:279

House of Representatives, The Territory of Columbia, 31 Dec. 1800, Annals 10:868--74

House of Representatives, District of Columbia, 7--8 Jan. 1805, Annals 14:874--75, 877--902, 906--10

William Wirt, Lotteries in Washington, 18 May 1825, 1 Ops. Atty. Gen. 721

James Kent, Commentaries 1:402--4 (1826)

United States v. Watkins, 28 Fed. Cas. 419, no. 16,649 (C.C.D.C. 1829)

Tayloe v. Thomson, 5 Pet. 358 (1831)


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