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title:“John Jay to George Washington”
authors:John Jay
date written:1787-7-25

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Jay, John. "Letter to George Washington." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

John Jay to George Washington (July 25, 1787)

New York 25 July 1787
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Permit me to hint, whether it would not be wise & seasonable to provide a a strong check to the admission of Foreigners into the administration of our national Government; and to declare expresly that the Command in chief of the american army shall not be given to, nor devolve on, any but a natural born Citizen.

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