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delegate

US Government a representative of a territory in the US House of Representatives
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At his residence at Mount Vernon, in March, 1785, the first idea was started of a revisal of the Articles of Confederation, by the organization, of means differing from that of a compact between the State Legislatures and their own delegates in Congress.
It was attended by delegates from only five of the central States, who, on comparing their restricted powers with the glaring and universally acknowledged defects of the Confederation, reported only a recommendation for the assemblage of another convention of delegates to meet at Philadelphia, in May, 1787, from all the States, and with enlarged powers.
You must not take it amiss, but it is the orders of the County Delegate that we obey."
It would appear that when the County Delegate had sent over five good men to strike a blow in Vermissa, he had demanded that in return three Vermissa men should be secretly selected and sent across to kill William Hales of Stake Royal, one of the best known and most popular mine owners in the Gilmerton district, a man who was believed not to have an enemy in the world; for he was in all ways a model employer.
"Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient, that on the second Monday of May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose OF REVISING THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS THEREIN, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION."
One branch of the new government is to be appointed by these legislatures; and under the Confederation, the delegates to Congress MAY ALL be appointed immediately by the people, and in two States[1] are actually so appointed.
This was all that the delegates had it in their power to do."
At twelve, Captain Blomsberry, assisted by his officers who superintended the observations, took the reckoning in the presence of the delegates of the Gun Club.
Maston, and the delegates of the Gun Club were mounted on the bridge, examining this object straying at random on the waves.
The technical delegates from various sports gathered on Wednesday during the 2nd Technical Delegates Meeting held at the Polkabal Ballroom of The Manila Hotel.
It may seem a big thing to become a delegate, but delegates are only expected to do as much as they feel comfortable doing.
(TAP) - Child protection delegates throughout the country have received about 17 thousand reports in 2018 concerning cases of threats to children, i.e.