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Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4 (Citizenship)

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

1.William Blackstone, Commentaries 1:354, 357--58, 361--62, 1765
2.Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776
3.Alexander Hamilton, A Second Letter from Phocion, Apr. 1784
4.Agrippa, no. 9, 28 Dec. 1787
5.James Madison, Federalist, no. 42, 285--87, 22 Jan. 1788
6.Federal Farmer, no. 18, 25 Jan. 1788
7.House of Representatives, Contested Election, 22 May 1789
8.House of Representatives, Rule of Naturalization, 3--4 Feb. 1790
9.Collet v. Collet
10.Senate, Contested Election of Mr. Gallatin, 20--22 Feb. 1794
11.Thomas Paine, Memorial to James Monroe, 10 Sept. 1794
12.House of Representatives, Naturalization Bill, 22, 26, 29--31 Dec. 1794 1, 8 Jan. 1795
13.The Case of Isaac Williams, 27 Feb. 1797
14.James Iredell, Charge to Grand Jury
15.St. George Tucker, Blackstone's Commentaries 1:App. 184--85, 254--59; 2:App. 90--103, 1803
16.Gardner v. Ward, reported in Kilham v. Ward
17.Custis v. Lane
18.United States v. Gillies
19.The Santissima Trinidad
20.Case of Phipps, reported in Cummington v. Springfield
21.James Kent, Commentaries 1:397--98; 2:33--63, 1826 1827
22.Ogden v. Saunders
23.William Rawle, A View of the Constitution of the United States 84--101 1829 (2d ed.)
24.Shanks v. DuPont
25.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 3:§§ 1098--99, 1833
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