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Article 4, Section 3, Clause 1



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David Howell to Jonathan Arnold, 21 Feb. 1784, Staples, Rhode Island in the Continental Congress 1765--1790, 479--81 (1870)

Records of the Federal Convention, Farrand 1:22, 117, 231; 2:147--48, 173, 578, 602

An Act Declaring the Consent of Congress, That a New State Be Formed within the Jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Admitted into the Union, by the Name of the State of Kentucky, 1 Stat. 189 (1791)

House of Representatives, The Louisiana Treaty, 25 Oct. 1803, Annals 13:432--36, 474

St. George Tucker, Blackstone's Commentaries 1:App. 278--82 (1803)

House of Representatives, Mississippi and Orleans Territory, 28 Dec. 1810, 2, 4, 14--15 Jan. 1811, Annals 22:474--77, 482--85, 493--507, 518--42, 555--76, 577--79

An Act to Enable the People of the Territory of Orleans to Form a Constitutional State Government, 2 Stat. 641 (1811)

An Act for the Admission of Louisiana into the Union, 2 Stat. 701 (1812)

An Act to Enlarge the Limits of the State of Louisiana, 2 Stat. 708 (1812)

House of Representatives, Admission of Missouri, 15 Feb. 1819, Annals 33:1171--72, 1183--86

James Madison to Robert Walsh, 27 Nov. 1819, Farrand 3:438

Senate, Admission of Maine and Missouri, 17, 19--20, 26 Jan. 1820, Annals 35:129--32, 137--38, 139--42, 177--80, 201--4, 211--14, 259--62

House of Representatives, Admission of Missouri, 4, 7 Feb., 13 Dec. 1820, Annals 35:1054--96, 1161--64; 37:644--45

Benjamin F. Butler, Right of the Territories to Become States, 21 Sept. 1835, 2 Ops. Atty. Gen. 726


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