Delaware Delegates - Golden Fleece Tavern - Dover, DE
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N 39° 09.396 W 075° 31.425
18S E 454748 N 4334286
One of many historical markers in Dover, Delaware.
Waymark Code: WM15M9G
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 01/20/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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The marker says, "On this site, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution of the United States. December 7, 1787.
We, the deputies of the people of the Delaware state, in Convention met, having taken in our serious consideration the Federal Constitution proposed and agreed upon by the deputies of the United States in a General Convention held at the city of Philadelphia, on the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, have approved, assented to, ratified, and confirmed, and by these presents do, in virtue of the power and authority to us given, for and in behalf of ourselves and our constituents, fully, freely, and entirely approve of, assent to, ratify, and confirm, the said Constitution. Done in Convention, at Dover, this seventh day of December, in the year aforesaid, and in the year of the independence of the United States of America the twelfth. In testimony whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names.
Sussex County.

John Ingram, John Jones, William Moore, William Hall, Thomas Laws, Isaac Cooper, Woodman Stockley, John Laws, Thomas Evans, Israel Holland.
Kent County.

Nicholas Ridgely, Richard Smith, George Fruitt, Richard Bassett, James Sykes, Allen M'Lean, Daniel Cummins, Sen. Joseph Barker, Edward White, George Manlove.
Newcastle County.

James Latimer, President, James Black, John James, Gunning Bedford, Sen. Kensey Johns, Thomas Watson, Solomon Maxwell, Nicholas Way, Thomas Duff, Gunning Bedford, Jun."
Dover, DE, USA

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