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years; nor shall any person, being a delegate, be capable of holding

any office under the United States, for which he, or any other for

his benefit, receives any salary, fees, or emolument, of any kind.

Sec. 3.-Each State shall maintain its own delegates in a meeting

of the States, and while they act as members of the committee of

these States.

Sec. 4.-In determining questions in the United States in Congress assembled, each State shall have one vote.

Sec. 5.-Freedom of speech and debate in Congress shall not be

impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Congress, and

the members of Congress shall be protected in their persons from

arrests and imprisonments during the time of their going to and

from, and attendance on Congress, except for treason, felony, or

breach of the peace.

ARTICLE VI

Section 1.--No State, without the consent of the United States

in Congress assembled, shall send any embassy to, or receive any

embassy from, or enter into any conference, agreement, alliance, or

treaty with any king, prince, or State, nor shall any person holding

any office of profit or trust under the United States, or any of them,

accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign State; nor shall the United

States in Congress assembled, or any of them, grant any title of

nobility.

Sec. 2.-No two or more States shall enter into any treaty, confederation, or alliance whatever, between them, without the consent

of the United States in Congress assembled, specifying accurately

the purposes for which the same is to be entered into, and how long

it shall continue.

Sec. 3.-No State shall lay any imposts or duties which may

interfere with any stipulations in treaties entered into by the United

States in Congress assembled, with any king, prince, or State, in

pursuance of any treaties already proposed by Congress to the

courts of France and Spain.

Sec. 4.-No vessels of war shall be kept up in time of peace by

any State, except such number only as shall be deemed necessary

by the United States in Congress assembled, for the defense of such

State, or its trade; nor shall any body of forces be kept up by any

State, in time of peace, except such number only as, in the