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to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon

them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade,

or any other pretence whatever.


Section 1.-The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in

this union, the free inhabitants of each of these States-paupers,

vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted-shall be entitled

to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States;

and the people of each State shall have free ingress and egress to

and from any other State, and shall enjoy therein all the privileges

of trade and commerce, subject to the same duties, impositions,

and restrictions, as the inhabitants thereof respectively; provided,

that such restrictions shall not extend so far as to prevent the removal of property imported into any State, to any other State, of

which the owner is an inhabitant; provided, also, that no imposition,

duties, or restriction, shall be laid by any State on the property of

the United States, or either of them.

Sec. 2.-If any person, guilty of, or charged with treason, felony,

or other high misdemeanor, in any State, shall flee from justice,

and be found in any of the United States, he shall, upon the demand

of the Governor or executive power of the State from which he fled,

be delivered up and removed to the State having jurisdiction of

his offence.

Sec. 3.-Full faith and credit shall be given, in each of these

States, to the records, acts, and judicial proceedings of the courts

and magistrates of every other State.


Section 1.-For the more convenient management of the general

interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed

in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct, to meet

in Congress on the first Monday in November in every year, with

a power reserved to each State to recall its delegates, or any of

them, at any time within the year, and to send others in their stead,

for the remainder of the year.

Sec. 2.-No State shall be represented in Congress by less than

two, nor more than seven members; and no person shall be capable

of being a delegate for more than three years, in any term of six