Delaware Constitution of 1792

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The Delaware Constitution of 1792 was the second governing document for Delaware state government and was in effect from its adoption on June 12, 1792 until replaced on December 2, 1831 by a new Constitution.

Members of the Delaware Constitutional Convention of 1792. The Convention convened in 1792 and adjourned June 12, 1792.

  • Thomas Montgomery, President
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Andrew Barratt
  • Richard Bassett
  • John W. Batson
  • Isaac Beauchamp
  • John M. Clayton
  • Isaac Cooper
  • Robert Coram
  • John Dickinson
  • Benjamin Dill
  • Manlove Emerson
  • Robert Haughey
  • Kensey Johns
  • William Johnson
  • George Mitchell
  • Henry Molleston
  • George Monro
  • James Morris
  • Daniel Polk
  • Nicholas Ridgely
  • Edward Roche
  • Rhoads Shankland
  • Thomas White

References[edit]

  • Hoffecker, Carol E. (2004). Democracy in Delaware. Cedar Tree Books, Wilmington. ISBN 1-892142-23-6. 
  • Munroe, John A. (1993). History of Delaware. University of Delaware Press. ISBN 0-87413-493-5. 
  • Martin, Roger A. (1984). A History of Delaware Through its Governors. McClafferty Press, Wilmington. 
  • Scharf, John Thomas. (1888). History of Delaware 1609-1888. 2 vols. L. J. Richards & Co., Philadelphia. 
  • Delaware Code Annotated (1975). Constitution of the State of Delaware. Michie Company, Charlottesville. 

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