CHAPTER 316 - 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 of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Representative for the people of the said State, in the Seventy-fourth Congress of the United States.

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 the said counties' respectively for such Representative were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

 

John C. Hazzard

28,485

John George Stewart

34,205

William A. Mayor

353

Joseph P. Daniels

58

KENT COUNTY

 

John C. Hazzard

7,898

John George Stewart

6,447

William A. Mayor

13

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

John C. Hazzard

9

John George Stewart 11,816

William A. Mayor 38

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Representative of and for the said State in the Seventy-fourth Congress of the United States, 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 Representative, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for John C. Hazzard 45,927

Whole number of votes for John George Stewart 52,468

Whole number of votes for William A. Mayor 404

Whole number of votes for Joseph P. Daniels 58

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that John George Stewart has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Seventy-fourth Congress of the United States.

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.