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

The Delaware General Assembly, 10 January-2 February 1788,   pp. 299-337


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had been incamped Two Days at that place--this the sd.
Wilson told the peopel at a Corn Gathering at Thos Hall in
Rehoboth--Wm. Still, Thos Ricards Wm. Peery William Kill
Breath--& Isaacc Hall--& others ware present Satterday 24th
Nov. Mr Richd Green also informs that Wm Edenfield told him
this first Decr. that he was at the Election 26th Nov.
Last. Edenfield Says he will make oath that on the day of
the Elition they fired a Number of Muskitts at the Mouth of
the Lane 2 or 300 Yards from old furnis--Where the Election
was held.
-Edenfield told others that Wm Harris Son of Zachriah-
assaulted & Evel intreated him without Just Cause or
provocation--& Swore he Should not Sell his Cake--for they
Belong to an Irishman
William Newman will be a metearel Witness--Mitchell
Kershaw & Stephen Costan (-presgrove Steel Was at the old
field When & Where Atkinson saw the people with arms-)
Burton Waples Esqr tels me that Thos. Waples (Black Smith)
was at the old field where they ware incampt and Saw a Keg
(which he thinks will hold Ten Gallons) of powder he Saw
the people taking of it & they told him there was Two more
Kegs of powder in the field--Leatherbery Barker one of their
party-told Nate Hall that they had 3 Barrels of powder-&


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