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State of Delaware Marker for Nathaniel Mitchell (1752-1813)This Federalist served as the Governor of Delaware between 1805-1808. He was born in Laurel in 1752, attended Old Christ Church and is buried in this churchyard. Mitchell was commissioned as adjutant of militia in 1775, promoted to Captain in1776 and appointed Brigade Major in 1779. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress between 1786-1788 and was a member of Delaware's General Assembly between 1808-1812.