Commander of Militia Clause
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.
- Constitution of Massachusetts
- Charles Pinckney: "Observations On The Plan of Government Submitted to The Federal Convention, in Philadelphia, on the 28th of May, 1787"
- Journal Notes of the Virginia Ratification Convention Proceedings
- Constitution of Maryland
- NY Ratification Convention Debates (July 17, 1788) - New York Daily Advertiser
- The Federalist No. 69
- The Charter of Maryland
- Cato IV
- North Carolina Ratification Convention Journal
- Final Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights
- John McKesson's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates
- North Carolina Ratification Convention Debates
- An Ordinance for Establishing a General Test Oath
- Committee Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and edited by the Virginia Convention
- Thomas Lloyds Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention
- Robert R. Livingston's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates
- Fairfax County Militia Association
- Luther Martin: Genuine Information IX
- The Federalist No. 74