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Re: Kent Co., DE City names?
Posted by: Richard C. Austin Date: May 24, 2000 at 11:54:24
In Reply to: Kent Co., DE City names? by James Pederson of 396

The "hundreds" referred to in the various geographic locations are groups of 100 landowners (voters) in those districts. In the colonial days this was the way to grant equal representation in the assembly to those areas.


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