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.
- The Charter of Maryland
- Fairfax County Militia Association
- Fairfax County Committee of Safety Proceedings
- Fairfax County Militia Plan "for Embodying the People"
- George Mason's remarks on annual elections for the Fairfax Independent Company
- An Ordinance for Establishing a General Test Oath
- Committee Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and edited by the Virginia Convention
- Final Draft of the Virginia Declaration of Rights
- Final Draft of the Virginia Constitution of 1776
- Constitution of Maryland
- Constitution of Massachusetts
- Charles Pinckney: "Observations On The Plan of Government Submitted to The Federal Convention, in Philadelphia, on the 28th of May, 1787"
- James Madison's Notes of the Constitutional Convention
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.
- Philadelphiensis II
- Thomas Lloyds Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention
- Luther Martin’s Defense of Gerry
- Luther Martin: Genuine Information IX
- The Federalist No. 69
- The Federalist No. 74