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    • Madison, James
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    • House of Representatives
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    • Madison Presidency
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    • 1811-02-21

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Having examined and considered the Bill, entitled “An Act incorporating the protestant Episcopal Church in the Town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia,” I now return the Bill to the House of Representatives, in which it originated, with the following objections: Because the Bill exceeds the rightful authority, to which Governments are limited by the essential distinction between Civil...