Natural Born Citizen Clause/Presidential Eligibility Clause
No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
- James Madison's Notes of the Constitutional Convention
- John Jay to George Washington · recipient: George Washington
- Notes by Pierce Butler
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.