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 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 an Auditor of Accounts 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 Auditor of Accounts were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

James W. Wise

44,608

J. Henry Hazel

37,783

Morris Goodlevege

131

Ezekiel Cowgill Barnard

2,379

KENT COUNTY

James W. Wise

9,670

J. Henry Hazel

6,617

Morris Goodlevege

13

Ezekiel Cowgill Barnard

581

SUSSEX COUNTY

James W. Wise

12,330

J. Henry Hazel

10,102

Morris Goodlevege

31

Ezekiel Cowgill Barnard

2,199

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 Auditor of Accounts the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for James W. Wise 66,608

Whole number of votes for J. Henry Hazel 54,502

Whole number of votes for Morris Goodlevege 175

Whole number of votes for Ezekiel Cowgill Barnard 5,159

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. BUCK, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that James W. Wise has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Auditor of Accounts 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.