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

The Delaware General Assembly, 24 October-10 November 1787,   pp. 111-150


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as possible, (if any Election has been made,) that the
business of this State, may be Transacted with the utmost
strenth Harmony and expedition'
[Writ Summoning Sheriff of Sussex County]
[SEAL]            "The Delaware State
The Honorable Thomas Rodney, Esquire, Speaker of The
Honorable The House of Assembly of the said State,
"To Joseph Harper, Sergeant at Arms, or his Deputy.
tYou are hereby strictly commanded, in pursuance of
a Resolution of the said House of Assembly, of this Day,
that you summon Peter Fretwell Wright, Esquire, Sheriff
of the County of Sussex, or other returning Officer of the
said County, to appear before the said House of Assembly
forthwith, to shew cause why he hath neglected to certify to
the sd. House, whether the annual Election for Representatives
hath been held for the said County as prescribed by the Laws
and Constitution of the said State; and if an Election hath
been held, why he hath neglected to certify the Indentures
or Returns of the said General Election to the said House:
Hereof fail not at your Peril. Given under the Hand and
Seal of the Speaker afsd., at Dover this 25th Day of
October A.D. 17872.


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