Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18
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John Lansing, Proposed Amendment, New York Ratifying Convention2 July 1788Elliot 2:406
Respecting the power to make all laws necessary for the carrying the Constitution into execution,--
Moved by Mr. Lansing.
Elliot, Jonathan, ed. The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. . . . 5 vols. 2d ed. 1888. Reprint. New York: Burt Franklin, n.d.
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