stated that British troops in America would be housed in barracks and in public houses unless and until the
number of troops overwhelmed the facilities, at which time, the troops could be housed in private commercial property, such as inns
and stables, and in uninhabited homes and barns.
The quartering would be without compensation and, in fact, owners would be required to provide soldiers with certain necessities
such as food, liquor, salt, and bedding, also without compensation. One of the Intolerable Acts that lead to dissent in the American
colonies and to the creation of the Declaration of Rights and Grievances in 1774.