Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.
Quill platform ID: p71.
(2 April 1745 – 16 August 1815) Lawyer, planter, slave owner, and then abolitionist. He was a principle figure in the Delaware General Assembly, framer of the Delaware Constitution and cavalry officer in the Continental Army. Following his conversion to Methodism he became a keen abolitionist and freed his own slaves in 1787. Following his attendance at the Constitutional Convention he took part in the redrafting of the Delaware Constitution, became a US Senator, judge and Governor of Delaware.
Member of Delaware Delegation—United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition), Delaware Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Delaware Delegation—U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition).
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