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Article 1, Section 7, Clause 1

All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other Bills.

1.Bill of Rights, sec. 4 1 W. & M., 2d sess., c. 2,, 16 Dec. 1689
2.William Blackstone, Commentaries 1:163--64, 1765
3.Stamp Act Congress, Declaration of Rights, 19 Oct. 1765
4.Benjamin Rush to Catherine Macaulay, 18 Jan. 1769
5.Delaware Constitution of 1776, ART. 6
6.Virginia Constitution of 1776
7.Records of the Federal Convention
8.Luther Martin, Genuine Information, 1788
9.Theophilus Parsons, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 23 Jan. 1788
10.Debate in Virginia Ratifying Convention, 14 June 1788
11.House of Representatives, Duties, 15 May 1789
12.James Wilson, Legislative Department, Lectures on Law, 1791
13.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 2:§§ 871--77, 1833
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