Delaware Convention - Constitution Park - Dover, DE
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N 39° 09.428 W 075° 31.437
18S E 454730 N 4334345
An excerpt from the Delaware Convention of 1787 when it became the first state to ratify the US constitution, ultimately making Delaware the first state to be admitted to the United States.
Waymark Code: WM15ZAD
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 03/29/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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The plaque says, "We the deputies of the people of the Delaware state, in Convention met, having taken into 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 given for that purpose, 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
Will Moore
William Hall
Thomas Laws
Isaac Cooper
Woodman Stockley
John Laws
Thomas Evans
Israel Holland

Kent County
Nicholas Ridgely
Rich Smith
George Truitt
Richard Bassett
James Sykes
A. M. Zane
Danl. Cummons, Senr.
Jos. Barker
Edw White
George Manlove

New Castle County
Jas. Latimer, President
James Black
JNo James
Gunn. Bedford, Senr.
Kensey Johns
Thos. Wattson
Solomon Maxwell
Nicholas Way
Thomas Duff
Gunn'g Bedford, Junr."
Dover, DE, USA

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