Delaware Constitution of 1831

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The Delaware Constitution of 1831 was the third governing document for Delaware state government and was in effect from its adoption on December 2, 1831 until replaced on June 4, 1897 by the present state Constitution.

Members of the Delaware Constitutional Convention of 1831. The Convention convened in 1831 and adjourned December 2, 1831.

  • Charles Polk, Jr. President
  • Thomas Adams
  • John Caulk
  • John M. Clayton
  • Peter L. Cooper
  • Thomas Deakyne
  • Edward Dingle
  • William Dunning
  • John Elliott
  • James Fisher
  • Willard Hall
  • Thomas W. Handy
  • John Harlan
  • Charles H. Haughey
  • Hughitt Layton
  • James C. Lynch
  • James B. Macomb
  • Joseph Maull
  • Elias Naudain
  • Wiliam Nicholls
  • Samuel Ratcliff
  • John Raymond
  • George Read, Jr.
  • Henry F. Rodney
  • James Rodgers
  • William Seal
  • Pressley Spruance, Jr.
  • William D. Waples

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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