CHAPTER 315 - 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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Treasurer 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 Treasurer were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Ernest C. Blackstone

44,447

Warren T. Moore

37,841

Alvah W. Lloyd

134

Weldon C. Waples

2,522

KENT COUNTY

 

Ernest C. Blackstone

9,302

Warren T. Moore

7,115

Alvah W. Lloyd

14

Weldon C. Waples

441

SUSSEX COUNTY

Ernest C. Blackstone

12,307

Warren T. Moore

10,122

Alvah W. Lloyd

33

Weldon C. Waples

2,247

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 Treasurer the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Ernest C. Blackstone 66,056

Whole number of votes for Warren T. Moore 55,078

Whole number of votes for Alvah W. Lloyd 181

Whole number of votes for Weldon C. Waples 5,210

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. BUCK, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Ernest C. Blackstone has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Treasurer of and for the State of Delaware.

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.