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Delaware Becomes The First State – State Ratification Convention at Battell’s Tavern December, 1787  (Courtesy of PNC Bank)


Invoice from Battell’s Tavern for “use of a room, fire wood + candles for 5 days for the Convention”



George Read’s Copy of the First Printed U.S. Constitution – September 17, 1787 (Before Ratification)


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