Article 4, Section 1

Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner in which such Acts, Records, and Proceedings shall be proved, and the Effect thereof.

1.Articles of Confederation, art. 4, ¶ 3, 1 Mar. 1781
2.James v. Allen
3.Kibbe v. Kibbe
4.Records of the Federal Convention
5.James Madison, Federalist, no. 42, 287, 22 Jan. 1788
6.An Act to Prescribe the Mode in Which the Public Acts, Records and Judicial Proceedings in Each State, Shall Be Authenticated So As to Take Effect in Every Other State
7.Armstrong v. Carson
8.Hitchcock v. Aicken
9.Taylor v. Briden
10.Mills v. Duryee
11.Elmendorf v. Taylor
12.McCormick v. Sullivant
13.Hall v. Williams
14.Morton v. Naylor
15.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 3:§§ 1298--1307, 1833