CHAPTER 312 - 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 3rd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six 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 purpose of choosing by ballot three Electors for the election of a

PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT 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 Electors, were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Henry T. Graham

47,315

Charles M. Wharton

46,942

Wilson M. Vinyard

46,898

Walter B. Pollard

117

Ernest Mills

114

Edmund Smith

112

John D. Haman

41

Athanasais T. Hadges

38

Sadie Tomkin 38

Julia H. Tallman 36,859

William P. Richardson 36,747

George E. Walls 36,736

J. Wirt Willis 992

J. Morris Harrington 957

Frank S. Carter 954

Mary A. de Fanti 442

Thomas Ryan 429

Mary A. Miller 432

KENT COUNTY

Henry T. Graham 9,588

Charles M. Wharton 9,518

Wilson M. Vinyard 9,534

Walter B. Pollard 22

Ernest Mills 16

Edmund Smith 20

John D. Haman 6

Athanasais T. Hadges 5

Sadie Tomkin 3

Julia H. Tallman 6,936

William P. Richardson 6,914

George E. Walls 6,905

J. Wirt Willis 453

J. Morris Harrington 468

Frank S. Carter 449

SUSSEX COUNTY

Henry T. Graham 12,799

Charles M. Wharton 12,712

Wilson M. Vinyard 12,696

Walter B. Pollard 33

Ernest Mills 40

Edmund Smith 37

John D. Haman 4

Athanasais T. Hadges

5

Sadie Tomkin

4

Julia H. Tallman

10,219

William P. Richardson

10,173

George E. Walls

10,195

J. Wirt Willis

1,777

J. Morris Harrington

1,779

Frank S. Carter

1,787

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 Electors, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Henry T. Graham

69,702

Whole number of votes for Charles M. Wharton

69,172

Whole number of votes for Wilson M. Vinyard

69,128

Whole number of votes for Julia H. Tallman

54,014

Whole number of votes for William P. Richardson

53,834

Whole number of votes for George E. Walls

53,836

Whole number of votes for Walter B. Pollard

172

Whole number of votes for Ernest Mills

170

Whole number of votes for Edmund Smith

169

Whole number of votes for J. Wirt Willis

3,222

Whole number of votes for J. Morris Harrington

3,204

Whole number of votes for Frank S. Carter

3,190

Whole number of votes for John D. Haman

51

Whole number of votes for Athanasais T. Hadges

48

Whole number of votes for Sadie Tomkin

45

Whole number of votes for Mary A. de Fanti

442

Whole number of votes for Thomas Ryan

429

Whole number of votes for Mary A. Miller

432

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. BUCK, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Henry T. Graham, Charles M. Wharton and Wilson M. Vinyard have received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore have been and are duly and legally elected Electors for the election of a President and Vice President of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the 12th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-first.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

W. D. SMITH, Secretary of State.