Amendment VII

[Volume 5, Page 353]

Document 3

Virginia Declaration of Rights, sec. 11

12 June 1776

11. That in controversies respecting property, and in suits between man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred.

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Volume 5, Amendment VII, Document 3
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