No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.
- Committee Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and edited by the Virginia Convention
- Final Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights
- George Mason to Thomas Jefferson · recipient: Thomas Jefferson
- George Mason to John Lamb · recipient: John Lamb