CHAPTER 229

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the 11th day of October, 1938 is the commemorative date of the Death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski. This hero in our country's history died on October 11, 1779, of wounds received during the siege of Savannah, Georgia, on October 9th,

WHEREAS, Delaware, through act of Legislature, has set aside October 11 of each year as "General Pulaski's Memorial Day", and

WHEREAS, it is deemed fitting and proper that the death of this great American Hero of the Revolutionary War be commemorated by proper exercises;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of Delaware, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim October 11, 1938, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day, and request the people of our State to observe the day in the schools, churches, and other suitable places, with proper ceremonies in commemoration of the death of this great man.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, have hereunto set my hand, and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be hereunto affixed, at Dover, this first day of October, in the year of our

(Great Seal) Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight and in the year of the Independence of the Unite I

States of America, the one hundred and sixty-third.

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN. CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Secretary of State.