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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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examination, as to the charge of neglect in certifying to this
House,the Indenture or return of the late general Election
for the said County, it appeared, that he was absent from the
place of holding the said Election, through indisposition;
and that the same was held by Thomas Laws his Under-Sheriff:
Whereupon he was commanded to withdraw.
The said Thomas Laws was then called before the House,
and having presented the Indenture or return of the aforesaid
Election, was ordered to withdraw, but not to depart from
Dover, without the leave of this House.
The said Indenture or return being read, it appears
that the following Persons were returned to represent the
County of Sussex in this House, to wit, William Peery,
John Tennant, Nathaniel Waples, George Mitchell, Rhoad
Shankland, Charles Polk, and Nathaniel Hayes.
Ordered, That the said Return lie on the Table for
further consideration.
General Assembly, Tuesday, 30 October
House Proceedings, A.M., 30 October
The House met; present the same Members as on Yesterday.
The return of the late general Election for the County
of Sussex was read; and the Names of the Representatives


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