CHAPTER 220

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of Delaware, will occur on December 7th, 1937,

WHEREAS, being fully aware of the importance and significance due this historical event, we, the citizens of Delaware, "The First State in the Union," have reason to be proud of our record in the foundation and preservation of the Nation,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, in accord with the authority vested in me through act of the General Assembly, do hereby designate Tuesday, December 7th, 1937, as

DELAWARE DAY

and in bringing the attention of our people to this anniversary, remind them of the honor bestowed upon us by our forefathers, and to urge the observance of this occasion by our citizens displaying the flags of our State and Nation. It would be fitting and proper for the schools to hold appropriate exercises, as well as the Churches and civic organizations, in commemoration of this historical event.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have caused the Great Seal of this State to be hereunto affixed this third day of December, one thousand nine hundred

(Great Seal) and thirty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Sixty-second.

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Secretary of State.