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Constitution of the State of Delaware, adopted in convention, June 4th, A.D. 1897

by Delaware.

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Published by The Union Repubican in Georgetown, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution -- Delaware.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24179888M
    OCLC/WorldCa21127155

    Official Name/Status All States: The STATE of Delaware: Full Official Name: the Delaware State () [name changed to current one by 2nd Constitution] Status: STATE of the Union: Ratified Articles of Confederation: 1 February this State formally adhered to the Articles on 5 May when the document was signed by its delegates to the Seventh Continental Congress. We, the deputies of the people of the Delaware state, in Convention met, having taken in our serious consideration the Federal Constitution proposed and agreed upon by the deputies of the United States in a General Convention held at the city of Philadelphia, on the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, have approved, assented to.

      Constitution Of The State Of Delaware Paperback – Janu by Delaware (Creator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 1 New from $Format: Paperback. He was the state’s Attorney-General from to He was chosen to be one of the delegates from Delaware to the Annapolis Convention in , but did not attend. He served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and as a member of the Delaware convention that ratified the federal constitution in

    Constitution Of the Delaware Nation (As ratified Ap , amended March 6, , J , Aug , Aug , Novem , Ap , and Ma ) Preamble (Pursuant to Amendment IX, adopted Novem ) We, the Delaware Nation, whose aboriginal name is Lenape or Lenni-Lenape also. Soon, Delaware became known as "The Home of the Corporation." With a newly-adopted General Corporation Law, Delaware began to serve as the new domicile for corporations. Delaware's Court of Chancery, the nation's oldest business court, rose to prominence as the nation's leading forum for settling corporate disputes.


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§ 3. Issuance of stock. § 4. Rights, privileges, immunities and estates. § 5. Designation, by foreign corporation, of agent for service of process.

§ 6. Taxation of stock owned by persons or corporations without the State. ARTICLE. Get this from a library. Constitution of the State of Delaware, adopted in convention, June 4th, A.D. [Delaware.]. Get this from a library.

Constitution of the State of Delaware as adopted in convention, June 4th,with amendments made subsequently thereto. [Delaware.; Delaware. Secretary of State.]. Constitution of the State of Delaware with Amendments: Adopted in Convention, June 4th, A.D.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE As adopted in convention, June 4, with Amendments made subsequently thereto, through July 1, This document is published as a public service by the Legislative Council, Division of Research.

For further information, please visit us on the ground floor of Legislative Hall. Delaware State Constitution, We the People, Hereby Constitution of the State of Delaware and Establish this Constitution of Government for the State of Delaware.

Preamble Through Divine goodness, all men have by nature the rights of worshiping and. The Constitution of the State of Delaware of is the fourth and current governing document for Delaware state government and has been in effect since its adoption on June 4 of that year.

A complete list of all the Delaware signers and ratifiers of the U.S. Constitution from each of the three Delaware state counties. Constitution of Delaware () shall be constructed except in conformance with standards adopted by the agency charged with construction, reconstruction or maintenance of such road, highway, or street.

special municipal election in this State, or at any primary election, convention or meeting held for the purpose of nominating any. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Delaware. Constitution of the state of Delaware as adopted in convention, June 4th, [Wilmington, Del.: Mercantile Print.

Constitution of the state of Delaware as adopted in convention, June 4th,with amendments made subsequently thereto. The Delaware Constitution of is the fourth and current governing document for Delaware state government.

It has been in effect since its adoption on June 4, It has 17 Articles and was most recently amended in Features See also: History of direct democracy in Delaware Delaware is the only state in the country that does not require popular approval to adopt constitutional.

He sat in the state legislature, on the state council, and in the Continental Congress. For much of the s, he was Delaware’s attorney general. At the Philadelphia convention, Bedford frequently took the floor during debate, usually to champion the interests of the smaller states.

The Delaware state constitution is the first state constitution drafted by a convention composed of popularly elected representatives, and it is rich with history and tradition. The Delaware Bill of Rights has remained almost exactly the same sinceand it has enacted specific provisions whereby its three branches of government operate.

This is FindLaw's hosted version of the Delaware Constitution. Use this page to navigate to all sections within the Constitution of the State of Delaware. Expand sections by using the arrow icons.

§ 1. Creation of courts. Section 1. The judicial power of this State shall be vested in a Supreme Court, a Superior Court, a Court of Chancery, a Family Court, a Court of Common Pleas, a Register's Court, Justices of the Peace, and such other courts as the General Assembly, with the concurrence of two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House, shall have by law established prior to the.

The Constitution of the State of Delaware was adopted on June 4, It is the fourth and current governing document for Delaware. It consists of a preamble and 17 articles. The Delaware Constitution provides that the legislature has authority to amend it without a referendum.

The Constitution, or System of Government, agreed to and resolved upon by the Representatives in full Convention of the Delaware State, formerly styled "The Government of the Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware," the said Representatives being chosen by the Freemen of the said State for that express Purpose.

ARTICLE 1. § 1. Freedom of religion. Section 1. Although it is the duty of all persons frequently to assemble together for the public worship of Almighty God; and piety and morality, on which the prosperity of communities depends, are hereby promoted; yet no person shall or ought to be compelled to attend any religious worship, to contribute to the erection or support of any place of worship, or to the.James Wilson (Septem – Aug ) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States was elected twice to the Continental Congress, where he represented Pennsylvania, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution.On Novemboth branches of the Delaware Legislature adopted a bill which called for a State Convention to be held in Dover, Delaware, on December 3,for the purpose of considering the ratification of the new Federal Constitution.