Proceedings of the Assembly of the Lower Counties on Delaware, 1770-1776, of the Constitutional Convention of 1776, and of the House of Assembly of the Delaware State, 1776-1781

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University of Delaware Press, 1986 - 612 من الصفحات
Makes important documents available to the public and to researchers for the first time about the state's role in the American Revolution and about Delaware's patriot statesmen.

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The House of Assembly 17761777
302
Tuesday June 3 1777
321
The House of Assembly 17771778
336
Saturday December 6 1777
337
Saturday February 21 1778
359
Wednesday March 4 1778
364
Friday AM June 19 1778
426
The House of Assembly 17781779
436

The Assembly 17731774
110
Wednesday October 20 1773
111
August 1 1774
141
The Assembly 17741775
148
Thursday October 20 1774
149
Tuesday March 14 1775
159
Monday June 5 1775
186
Friday August 25 1775
187
The Assembly 17751776
198
Saturday June 15 1776
199
Saturday July 27 1776
201
The Constitutional Convention 27 August21 September 1776
202
Tuesday August 27 1776
203
The House of Assembly 17761777
232
Monday October 28 1776
233
Saturday January 11 1777
251
October 31 1778
437
June 2 1779
439
The House of Assembly 17791780
440
Thursday October 21 1779
441
Saturday December 4 1779
461
Tuesday April 4 1780
503
Monday June 5 1780
524
The House of Assembly 17801781
546
November 3 1780
547
January 29 1781
549
Members of the Delaware Assembly 17701776
551
Biographical Notes
558
Legislative Acts 17701781
580
Index of Names
588
Index of Subjects
602
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الصفحة 213 - of that Protection, and yield his personal Service when necessary, or an Equivalent thereto; but no Part of a Man's Property can be justly taken from him or applied to public Uses without his own Consent or that of his legal Representatives: Nor can any Man that is
الصفحة 209 - That the following Words be added to the Profession of Faith made by the Members of this House respectively, to wit, "And I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine Inspiration.
الصفحة 119 - said to be vested with Powers to transport Persons, accused of Offences committed in America, to Places beyond the Seas, to be tried. "Resolved, "That the said Committee be further instructed to prepare and report to this House, a Draft of a very respectful Answer to the
الصفحة 213 - 5. THAT Persons intrusted with the Legislative and executive Powers are the Trustees and Servants of the Public, and as such accountable for their Conduct; wherefore whenever the Ends of Government are perverted, and public Liberty manifestly endangered by the Legislative singly, or a treacherous Combination of both, the People may, and of Right ought to establish a new, or reform the old Government.
الصفحة 121 - may relate to, or affect the British Colonies in America; and to keep up and maintain a Correspondence and Communication with our Sister Colonies respecting these important Considerations; and the Result of such their Proceedings, from Time to Time, to lay before the House. Resolved,
الصفحة 122 - Powers to transport Persons accused of Offences committed in America,, to Places beyond the seas, to be tried. Resolved, That the said Committee be further instructed to prepare and report to this House Drafts of very respectful Answers to the Letters
الصفحة 452 - till Three o'Clock. Eodem Die, PM The House met according to Adjournment. The House resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Committee of Elections and Privileges upon the Remonstrance complaining of illegal Practices at the last general Election held for the County of Kent, and after some Time spent therein,
الصفحة 54 - to know when, and where, they should wait on his Honor to present the Speaker. The Members, being returned, do report, that they waited on his Honor the Governor, according to Order; and that his Honor was pleased to say, he would be ready to receive the House in half an hour at Mrs. Ann
الصفحة 165 - then and there to consult and advise with the Deputies from the other Colonies, and to determine upon all such prudent and lawful Measures as may be judged most expedient for the Colonies immediately and unitedly to adopt, in order to obtain Relief for an oppressed People, and the Redress of our general Grievances. Signed by Order of the Convention,
الصفحة 190 - The House met pursuant to their Adjournment, and the Speaker assumed the Chair. The Committee appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill for the more effectual ascertaining and fixing the Limits and Jurisdiction of the Courts and Officers of the several Counties within this Government,

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