“Let our government be like that of the solar system. Let the general government be like the sun and the states the planets, repelled yet attracted, and the whole moving regularly and harmoniously in several orbits.”
— John Dickinson (Delaware Delegate), 1787.
Detail from "Delaware Becomes The First State - State Ratification Convention at Battell's Tavern December, 1787." Delaware Public Archives.
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M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.