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

The Delaware General Assembly, 24 October-10 November 1787,   pp. 111-150


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returned for the said County, being called, William Peery,
George Mitchell, Rhoad Shankland, and Nathaniel Hayes appeared
in the House.
On motion, Ordered, That the Sheriff of the County of
Sussex, and Thomas Laws his under-Sheriff, be called before
the House, and examined respecting the mode of conducting
the late general Election for the said County, and upon the
subject of the Indenture or return of the said Election.
On motion, Resolved, That the Doors of this House remain
open, for the admission of such orderly Citizens as may choose
to be present, during the Examination and Enquiry aforesaid.
Peter Fretwell Wright, Esq; Sheriff of the County of
Sussex, and Thomas Laws his under-Sheriff were severally
called before the House; and being examined, the former upon
his solemn Affirmation, and the latter upon his Oath, and
their Depositions taken in Writing, they were discharged.
Adjourned to 3 o'Clock.
Council Proceedings, A.M., 30 October
The Council met, present the same members and Mr. Cook.
The Speaker laid on the table a paper, purporting to be
the return of a Counsellor for the County of Sussex of the
present year, which was read, and follows in these words,


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