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ARTICLE the SEVENTH.

No perʃon ʃhall be held to anʃwer for a capital, or otherwiʃe infamous crime, unleʃs on a preʃentment or indiɛtment of a Grand Jury, except in caʃes ariʃing in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in aɛtual ʃervice in time of war or public danger; nor ʃhall any perʃon be ʃubject for the ʃame offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor ʃhall be compelled in any criminal caʃe, to be a witneʃs againʃt himʃelf, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due proceʃs of law; nor ʃhall private property be taken for public uʃe without juʃt compenʃation.

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Amendments to Constitution U. S.

ARTICLE the EIGHTH.

In all criminal proʃecutions, the accuʃed ʃhall enjoy the right to a ʃpeedy and public trial, to be informed of the nature and cauʃe of the accuʃation, to be confronted with the witneʃʃes againʃt him, to have compulʃory proceʃs for obtaining witneʃʃes in his favour, and to have the aʃʃiʃtance of counʃel for his defence.

ARTICLE the NINTH.

In ʃuits at common law, where the value in controverʃy ʃhall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by Jury ʃhall be preʃerved, and no faɛt, tried by a Jury, ʃhall be otherwiʃe re-examined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

ARTICLE the TENTH.

Exceʃʃive bail ʃhall not be required, nor exceʃʃive fines impoʃed, nor cruel and unuʃual puniʃhments infliɛted.

ARTICLE the ELEVENTH.

The (illegible text) ʃhall not be conʃtrued to deny or diʃparage others retained by the people.

ARTICLE the TWELTH.

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Conʃtitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reʃerved to the States reʃpectively, or to the people.


[NEW-YORK, printed by THOMAS GREENLEAF.]