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The 7th Delaware General Assembly was a meeting of the legislative branch of the state government, consisting of the Delaware Legislative Council and the Delaware House of Assembly. Elections were held the first day of October and terms began on the twentieth day of October. The Assembly met in the state capital, Dover, convening October 20, 1782, in the administration of Delaware President John Cook. He resigned by agreement and was replaced by President Nicholas Van Dyke, effective February 1, 1783.
The apportionment of seats was permanently assigned to three councilors and seven assemblymen for each of the three counties. Population of the county did not effect the number of delegates.
John Cook, Kent County
Nicholas Van Dyke, New Castle County
Simon Kollock, Sussex County
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Councilors were elected by the public for a three-year term, one third posted each year.
Assemblymen were elected by the public for a one-year term.Delaware Historical Society; website; 505 North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801; (302) 655-7161
University of Delaware; Library website; 181 South College Avenue, Newark, Delaware 19717; (302) 831-2965