Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware. Microform supplement
The Delaware General Assembly, 24 October-10 November 1787, pp. 111-150
123 that the People may enjoy their just rights and privileges. On motion of Mr. Vining, "That the Serjeant at Arms be directed to prepare himself to go to the County of Sussex, to-morrow Morning at ten o'Clock, to summon Witnesses respecting the late Election for that County;" and the same being seconded by Mr. Grantham, the Question was put, and the yeas and nays being required by Mr. Vining, are as follow: YEAS. Mr. Porter, Mr. Evans, Mr. Grantham, Mr. Latimer Mr. May, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Clayton, Mr. Gordon, Mr. M'Call, Mr. Davis, Mr. Vining. NAYS. Mr. Raymond, Mr. Revell. So it was resolved in the affirmative. On motion, Ordered, That William Peery, Esq; Inspector of Broad-Kiln Hundred in the County of Sussex, be examined on the subject of the late general Election for that County. Whereupon he was examined on Oath, and his Testimony being committed to Writing, The House adjourned to ten o'clock To-Morrow Morning. 8F General Assembly, Wednesday, 31 October House Proceedings, A.M., 31 October The House met; present the same Members as on Yesterday-- and Mr. Polk one of the Representatives returned for the County of Sussex.
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