CHAPTER 233

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

RICHARD C. McMULLEN, 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 8th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight 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 Attorney General 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 Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Stewart Lynch

30,601

James R. Morford

41,019

Robert G. Houston

260

KENT COUNTY

 

Stewart Lynch

8,266

James R. Morford

7,198

Robert G. Houston

105

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Stewart Lynch

9,088

James R. Morford 11,036

Robert G. Houston 488

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 Attorney General, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Stewart Lynch 47,955

Whole number of votes for James R. Morford 59,253

Whole number of votes for Robert G. Houston 853

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that James R. Morford has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the sixteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(Great Seal) and thirty-eight and of the independence of the said
State the one hundred and sixty-third.

By the Governor:

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