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December 7, 1787
Delaware Day

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Delaware Ratifiers of The U.S. Constitution, Kent County

Nicholas Ridgely (1762-1830), a Dover lawyer, at the age of 25 became a member of the Delaware convention that ratified the federal constitution in 1787. In 1791 he was a member of the state constitutional convention. Frequently he served in the General Assembly. After serving as Attorney-General for ten years, in 1801 he became Chancellor. […]

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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 William Moore Uknown 1797 William Hall Unknown […]

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