Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 (Indians)

[Volume 2, Page 530]

Document 3

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.

The Founders' Constitution
Volume 2, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 (Indians), Document 3
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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