Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware. Microform supplement
Privy council minutes, 1 October 1787, p. 32
EDITED 32 Privy Council Minutes, 1 October 1787\/ At a board of the President and Privy Council of the Delaware State; held at Dover on Monday the first day of October, in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and eighty seven. Present: His Excellency Thomas Collins, Esquire, President and Commander in Chief; Charles Pope, Eleazer McComb, John Clayton, esquires, members of the Privy Council. Complaint having been made to His Excellency the President by Peter Fretwell Wright, Esquire, sheriff of the County of Sussex, that sundry persons within the said county had taken measures, and committed acts of outrage, tending to prevent the holding of the election for the said county on the present day appointed by law for that purpose; the said Peter Fretwell Wright was called before this board and, being solemnly affirmed, deposed as follows: N.B. These depositions were taken in the absence of the secretary and never came into his possession. 1. MS, Meetings of President and Privy Council of Delaware, Historical Society of Delaware.
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