DELAWARE, U.S.A. (State Device). A .shield, a fesse wavy, in chief a wheatsheaf and hank of flax in bend counter-bend, and in base upon a mount an ox : supported on the dexter side by a husbandman, the right hand supporting a hoe, and pointing to the ox, and holding in the left over the arms, on a wreath, the crest, viz. a ship in full sail towards the sinister ; the shield supported on the sinister side by the right hand of a man in a rural dress, holding a gun in the left, with a bugle powder-flask and pouch, slung from the shoulder, and pendent on the right side. Motto — "Liberty and Independence." The sea, ships, and highland in perspective.
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