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Amendment III



Document 3

Continental Congress, Declaration and Resolves

14 Oct. 1774Tansill 4, 5

Resolved, N. C. D. 9. That the keeping a standing army in these colonies, in times of peace, without the consent of the legislature of that colony, in which such army is kept, is against law.

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Also the act passed in the same session, for the better providing suitable quarters for officers and soldiers in his majesty's service, in North-America.


The Founders' Constitution
Volume 5, Amendment III, Document 3
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Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States. Edited by Charles C. Tansill. 69th Cong., 1st sess. House Doc. No. 398. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1927.

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