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Article 4, Section 2, Clause 1



Document 6

Records of the Federal Convention

[2:173; Committee of Detail]

The free Citizens of each State shall be intitled to all Privileges and Immunities of free Citizens in the sevl States.

[2:187; Madison, 6 Aug.]

XIV

The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.

[2:437; Madison, 28 Aug.]

On the question to agree to the 14 article as reported it passed in the affirmative [Ayes--9; noes--1; divided--1.]

[2:443; Madison, 28 Aug.]

Art XIV was taken up.

Genl. Pinkney was not satisfied with it. He seemed to wish some provision should be included in favor of property in slaves.

On the question on art: XIV.

N. H. ay. Mas. ay. Ct. ay. N. J. ay--Pa. ay. Del. ay. Md. ay-- Va. ay. N-- C-- ay. S-- C. no. Geo. divided [Ayes--9; noes--1; divided--1.]

[2:577; Committee of Style]

The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens of the several States.

[2:637; Mason, 15 Sept.]

Section 2nd, Article 4th--The citizens of one State having an estate in another, have not secured to them the right of removing their property as in the 4th Article of the Confederation--amend by adding the following clause: and every citizen having an estate in two or more States shall have a right to remove his property from one State to another.

(not proposed)


The Founders' Constitution
Volume 4, Article 4, Section 2, Clause 1, Document 6
http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/a4_2_1s6.html
The University of Chicago Press

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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