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Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware. Microform supplement
[3A] ([1978])

Privy council minutes, 1 October 1787,   p. 32


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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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