Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware. Microform supplement
Asbury, Francis, 1745-1816
Francis Asbury journal, Friday, 19 October 1787, p. 93
'5 16 93 Delaware, Gazette, 17 October 1787 The Sussex election we hear was to take place last Monday [15 October], a compromise having been made with the party which had violently prevented the election on the day appointed by law [1 October]. Francis Asbury Journal, Friday, 19 October 1784' Came in the evening to Shanklands. Here I found the people in disorder and violence about the election; some had gone so far as to take up fire-arms.- 1. Printed: Elmer T. Clark, et al., eds., The Journal and Letters of Francis Asbury (3 vols., London, Eng., and Nashville, Tenn., 1958), I, 551.
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