2 edition of Delaware, a history of the first state found in the catalog.
Delaware, a history of the first state
Henry Clay Reed
|Statement||ed. by H. Clay Reed, with the collaboration of Marion Björnson Reed.|
|Contributions||Reed, Marion Björnson.|
|LC Classifications||F164 .R4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. (xiv, 1014, 618 p.)|
|Number of Pages||1014|
|LC Control Number||48004658|
Delaware is rich in history! The first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, history enthusiasts can follow the Delaware History Trail of intriguing historic sites and discover the state that started the nation. The Trail is a collection of thirty-six (36) handpicked sites that begin to tell the story of Delaware’s place in American history. Delaware name is derived from the name of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, Virginia’s first colonial governor. Its nickname is ' First State ' (this is because on Dec. 7, , Delaware was the first of the 12 US states to ratify the new US Constitution). The State Motto is ' Liberty and Independence.
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Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4, in Books (See Top in Books) # in U.S. State & Local History #41 in Delaware Travel Guides (Books) # in TextbooksFormat: Hardcover.
Delaware, a history of the first state, Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Clay Reed (Author)Author: Henry Clay Reed. Delaware: A History of the First State. Volumes 1, 2 & 3 Set [H.
Clay; Reed, Marion Bjornson Reed] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Volume 1 covers the General History including Natural History, the Indians of Delaware, Colonial Beginnings, Revolution. Delaware: The First State Hardcover – October 1, by William Henry Williams (Author)Author: William Henry Williams.
Delaware, a History of the First State, Volume 2 Delaware, a History of the First State, Delaware, a History of the First State: Editors: Henry Clay Reed, Marion Björnson Reed: Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Sep 7, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX.
The First State book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reed, H. Clay (Henry Clay), Delaware, a history of the first state.
A Delaware Heritage Commission book commemo rating the th anniversary of the United States Constitution and Delaware's ratification as "The First State." Publication made possible through a grant from The Na tional Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Delaware.
Freedom's First MIDDLE ATLANTIC PRESS Moorestown, New Jersey. The subject of this book is somewhat prosaic, but John Munroe (a professor of history at the University of Delaware) makes the most of it.
This book covers the history of Delaware from the earliest European settlers (Dutch, Swedish and English) up to the present ( cutoff).Cited by: DELAWARE A HISTORY Of the First State 3 Volumes - $ Delaware A History Of the First State 3 Volumes Lewis Historical Publishing Company Inc.
New York All 3 Books are in good shape, see pics. 1 of them has some discoloration on the inside cover page, otherwise all pages are in great condition.
Ship anywhere in the United States for $ The First State “possibly is the last state to have its boundaries settled,” Roger E. Nathan wrote in “East of Mason-Dixon Line: A History of the Delaware Boundaries,” a book published in.
Listing of all Books. Man and Nature in Delaware: An Environmental History of the First State by: William H. Williams PDF MB. A Photographic Survey of Indian River Community by: A Compilation of the Nanticoke Indian Heritage Project PDF 6 MB. Swedes on the Delaware: by: Amandus Johnson, Ph.
PDF MB. The first two volumes (of three volumes) contain histories of different aspects of Delaware life. The third volume was issued separately and consisted of biographical sketches of Delawareans. This volume is not present. Many illustrations and portraits.
Some foxing of free endpaper. Delaware -- The First State book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Delaware: The First State is a musical portrayal of some of ou. Delaware is represented in the U.S.
Congress by two senators and one representative and has three electoral votes. Since the early s a series of Democrats have occupied the governorship, including Ruth Ann Minner (–9), the state's first woman governor, Jack Markell (–17), and.
On December 7,Delaware, became the first state to ratify the United States Constitution. Before that, it was the only colony to be claimed by Sweden, Holland and England. And before that, there is some evidence that Egyptian explorers found their way to the state. The first of the original 13 states to ratify the federal Constitution, Delaware occupies a small niche in the Boston–Washington, D.C., urban corridor along.
The first two volumes contain histories of different aspects of Delaware life while the third volume consists of biographical sketches of prominent Delawareans.
Many illustrations and portraits. Covers lightly soiled, rubbed, and scuffed at edges, and along spine. DELAWARE A HISTORY Of the First State (3 Volumes) Copywright - $ Shipping weight is right at 22 pounds.
Hardcover books without dust jackets (Non were issued). The cover do show some ware with some bumping and rubbing. Pages are tight in the binding and there were no marks found on the pages. Delaware book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. You can learn the answers to many interesting and important questions in Delaware 4/5(6).
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Why is Delaware called the "First State?" During the Civil War, was Delaware a free state or slave state? What does the name Du Pont mean to you?You can learn the answers to many interesting and important questions like these in Delaware, the First State.
Discover what every-day life was like in Delaware's first three centuries.DELAWARE A HISTORY of the First State-Reed Volume 1 - $ Book is in good condition.
Some staining on the first two pages.