CHAPTER 314 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

C. D. BUCK, Governor of the said State

TO ALL PERSONS TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an Insurance Commissioner of the State of Delaware.

AND WHEREAS, The official certificates or returns, of the said election, held in the several counties of the said State, having been duly received and examined by the Governor, it appears from them that the votes in said county respectively for such Insurance Commissioner were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Bankson T. Holcomb 28,945

James Postles Hammond 33,638

Edmund S. Smith 361

James L. Lodine 55

KENT COUNTY

Bankson T. Holcomb 7,734

James Postles Hammond 6,493

Edmund S. Smith 12

SUSSEX COUNTY

Bankson T. Holcomb 9,397

James Postles Hammond 11,940

Edmund S. Smith 45

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election as aforesaid, duly made out, signed and executed, having been duly delivered to the Governor by the Superior Court of said counties, and the Governor having examined said returns as aforesaid, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for, for such Insurance Commissioner the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Bankson T. Holcomb 46,076

Whole number of votes for James Postles Hammond 52,071

Whole number of votes for Edmund S. Smith 418

Whole number of votes for James L. Lodine 55

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that James Postles Hammond has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Insurance Commissioner of and for the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND And the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the fifteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and fifty-ninth.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

CHARLES H. GRANTLAND, Secretary of State.