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Jensen, Merrill (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut
(1978)

Delaware,   pp. 628-633


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Del aware
ACT OF GRACE MEN: See Delaware
political parties, Tories
ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.), 103
AMENDMENTS To ARTICLES OF CONFED-
ERATION: Delaware ratifies, 40. See
also Convention, Constitutional
AMERICAN CITIZEN., AN (Tench Coxe),
50
ANARCHY: assertion that Constitutional
Convention was called to prevent, 51,
51n; argument that adoption of Con-
stitution will save America from, 54,
54-55
ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION., 40
ANTIFEDERALISTS., 92, 93, 94, 105; pub-
lication of out-of-state Antifederalist
material in Delaware, 44, 50; Whigs
accused of being, 92, 93
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, 39-40, 41
ASSEMBLY: See Delaware General As-
semfbly
AssoCIAToRS:  See Delaware political
parties, Whigs
BANINC., JOHN (Kent): in Legislative
Council, 49, 78, 79
BARKER, JOSEPH (Kent): Convention
delegate, 106, 110
BASSETT, RICHARD (Kent): id., 52n, 114;
4,49; attends Annapolis Conven-
tion, 40; delegate to Constitutional
Convention., 40, 5 1; Convention dele-
gate, 106, 110
BEDFORD, GUNNING, JR. (New Castle):
id., 114; 49, 50; elected to, but did
not attend, Annapolis Convention,
40; delegate to Constitutional Con-
vention, 40; Convention delegate, 95,
106, 110
BEDFORD, GUNNING, SR. (New Castle):
49; Convention delegate, 106, 110
BLACK CAMP MEN: See Delaware po-
litical parties, Tories
BLACK., JAMES (New Castle): Conven-
tion delegate, 106, 110
BOOTH, JAMES (NewCastle): as clerk
of House of Assembly, 49, 61; as sec-
retary of state, 49, 105, 111-12
-letter to, 111-12
BROADSIDES: Constitution, U.S., 51, 57,
58n, 58, 60; "A Friend to Peace and
Good Order," 72. See also News-
papers; Pamphlets
BROOM, JACOB (New Castle): id., 52n,
114; 49, 50, 95; elected to, but did
not attend, Annapolis Convention,
40; delegate to Constitutional Con-
vention, 40
-letters from, 52, 106, 112
-letter to, 98-99
BRYAN., SAMUEL (Pa.): See Centinel
CANNON,, JEREMIAH (Sussex), 49, 81n
CAPITAL, U.S.: New Castle County pe-
titions urge cession of land for, 50,
53. 55, 56. 58, 84, 87, 88, 89,. 91;
legislature urges state Convention to
cede land for, 84, 88, 91, 105, 106;
Convention adopts resolution reconm-
mending cession of land for, 105,
108-9, 112, 113
CAREY., MATHEW (Pa.): id., 64n
-letter to, 64
CENTINEL (Samuel Bryan), 50, 105
CIVIL LIBERTIES: Constitution will pro-
tect, 54, 93
CLAYTON, JOSHUA (New Castle), 49; in
House of Assembly, 49, 57, 99
CLOWES, JOHN (Sussex), 72, 73
COLLINS, STEPHEN (Pa.): id., Sin
--letter to, 51
COLLINS, THOMAS (Kent): id., 114; 49,
105
-letters from, 51-52, 106, 111, 111-12
See also Delaware President
CONFEDERATION CONGRESS, 37; Delaware
demands equality of states in, 39, 40;
support for increased powers of, 39-
40; representation in, 49, 111; and
transmittal of Constitution and con-
gressional resolution of 28 Septem-
b~er, 54, 55n, 56, 57, 85, 87, 90; Form
of Ratification sent to, 105, 110-11,
111, 111-12; Convention's resolution
recommending cession of land for
U.S. capital sent to, 105, 109
CONSTITUTION, U.S.: state President re-
ceives, 51; submitted to House of
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