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

Act altering the place of election in Sussex County and calling a new election, 9-10 November 1787,   pp. 172-175


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Act Altering the Place of Election in Sussex County
and Calling a New Election, 9-10 November 178*
In the Twelfth Year of the Independence of The Delaware
State.
An Act for altering the Place of Election for the
County of Sussex for the present Year One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Eighty Seven.
Whereas upon the Inquiry made, in the present
Sessions of the General Assembly, into the legality of
the Election of the seven Representatives for the House
of Assembly, and of the one Member for the Council, in
and for the County of Sussex in the Month of October now
last past, under the Constitution and Laws of The Delaware
State; it appeared, that great Shew of Violence and
Tumult was exhibited on divers Days just preceding, and
during the Continuance of that Election, in and about the
Town of Lewes, where, by the present Law of the State,
such Elections are directed to be held, and the said
Election having been set aside by the Determination of
the Council and House of Assembly respectively, and a new
Election ordered.
And whereas it hath been resolved by this General
Assembly, to recommend to such of, the Inhabitants of this
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