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This note contained in document ADMS-06-08-02-0161-0002
24. Perhaps for consistency, the convention preferred “subject” to “man,” but otherwise it made no changes in Art. XV. See notes 10 and 32. JA's Art. XV, now XIV, was modeled on Pennsylvania's Art. X, but the word “unreasonable” seems to be JA's contribution.
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