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December 7, 1787
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Ratifiers of The U.S. Constitution, New Castle County

Gunning Bedford, Senior (1742-1797), a lawyer of New Castle Hundred, served in the House of Assembly in 1784, 1785 and 1786. In 1775 he was a Major in the Continental Army and in 1776 he became a Lieutenant-Colonel in Colonel John Haslet’s Regiment. In 1777 he served as the prothonotary of New Castle County. From […]

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Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition

Annually, the Department of State and the Office of the Secretary of State host the Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition. Signers’ Awards, named in honor of Delaware’s signers – Richard Bassett, Gunning Bedford, Jr., Jacob Broom, John Dickinson, and George Read – are presented to top projects representing five geographic categories: Wilmington, New Castle County, […]

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Delaware Signers and Ratifiers of the U.S. Constitution

Delaware Signers of the U.S. Constitution Name Born Died George Read 9/18/1733 9/21/1798 Gunning Bedford,Jr. 1747 3/30/1812 John Dickinson 11/13/1732 2/14/1808 Richard Bassett 11/13/1732 2/14/1808 Jacob Broom 1752 4/25/1810   Delaware Ratifiers of The U.S. Constitution (Sussex County) Name Born Died John Ingram Unknown 1798 John Jones Unknown 1798 Will Moore Unknown 1821 William Hall […]

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