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The Patriot Constitution of 1812

The Patriot Constitution of 1812

Transcript

That we are Citizens of a Territory of the United Stated, and under rules and regulations of that Government, it becomes highly necessary that a government should be established in this Province to prevent Anarchy and confusion therefore we the delegates of the freemen of East Florida chosen and assembled for the Express purpose of framing a Constitution under the Authority of the people do declare that a Government for this Territory shall be established in manner and form following wit:
Article 1st
The Executive, Legislative and Judiciary Departments, shall be separate and distinct so that neither exercise the