Thomas Jefferson Quote

For the power given to Congress by the Constitution does not extend to the internal regulation of the commerce of a State (that is to say, of the commerce between citizen and citizen,) which remain exclusively with its own legislature; but to its external commerce only, that is to say, its commerce with another State, or with foreign nations, or with the Indian tribes.


Memoirs, 4: Correspondence and Private Papers (ed. 1829)

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For the power given to Congress by the Constitution does not extend to the internal regulation of the commerce of a State (that is to say, of the...

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For the power given to Congress by the Constitution does not extend to the internal regulation of the commerce of a State (that is to say, of the...

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For the power given to Congress by the Constitution does not extend to the internal regulation of the commerce of a State (that is to say, of the...

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For the power given to Congress by the Constitution does not extend to the internal regulation of the commerce of a State (that is to say, of the...