Treason Definition Clause/Aid and Comfort to the Enemy Clause
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
- George Mason to George Washington · recipient: George Washington
- Resolutions for Clarifying the Status of Citizens and Aliens, and for Selling the Estates of Enemy Aliens