CHAPTER 299 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the One Hundred and Forty-eighth Anniversary of the ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of Delaware will occur on December 7, 1935; and

WHEREAS, being cognizant of the importance and significance of this historical event, we, as citizens of "The First State in the Union" should pay a fitting tribute to Delaware's part in the Constitution;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, in accordance with the authority in me vested by an act of the General Assembly, do hereby designate Saturday, December 7, 1935, as

DELAWARE DAY

and request all schools and civic organizations to commemorate the occasion with appropriate patriotic and public services, at the same time, inviting the people of the State of Delaware to observe the day by displaying the American Flag on their homes and places of business.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal to be hereunto affixed this second day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, and of the independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixtieth.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

W. D. SMITH, Secretary of State.