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Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware. Microform supplement
([1978])

Asbury, Francis, 1745-1816
Francis Asbury journal, Friday, 19 October 1787,   p. 93


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Delaware, Gazette, 17 October 1787
The Sussex election we hear was to take place last
Monday [15 October], a compromise having been made with the
party which had violently prevented the election on the day
appointed by law [1 October].
Francis Asbury Journal, Friday, 19 October 1784'
Came in the evening to Shanklands. Here I found
the people in disorder and violence about the election;
some had gone so far as to take up fire-arms.-
1. Printed: Elmer T. Clark, et al., eds., The
Journal and Letters of Francis Asbury (3 vols., London,
Eng., and Nashville, Tenn., 1958), I, 551.


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