Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 (Indians)
Records of the Federal Convention
[2:321; Journal, 18 Aug.]
To regulate affairs with the Indians as well within as without the limits of the United States
[2:367; Journal, 22 Aug.]
at the end of the 2nd clause, 2 sect. 7 article add
"and with Indians, within the Limits of any State, not subject to the laws thereof"
[2:569; Committee of Style]
To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States; and with the Indian tribes.
Farrand, Max, ed. The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Rev. ed. 4 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1937.
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