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SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1798.
Ordered, That it be referred to Messrs. Livermore, Stockton, and Bingham, to consider and report thereon to the Senate.
A motion was made, by Mr. Goodhue, as followeth:
“Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several states as an amendment to the constitution of the United States, and, when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, to be valid, to all intents and purposes, as part of the said constitution, viz:
“That (in addition to the other qualifications prescribed by the said constitution,) no person shall be eligible as President or Vice President of the United States, nor shall any person be a Senator or Representative in the Congress of the United States, except a natural born citizen, or unless he shall have been a resident in the United States at the time of the declaration of independence, and shall have continued either to reside within the same or to be employed in its service from that period to the time of his election.”
Ordered, That this motion lie for consideration.