CHAPTER 235

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 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

28,660

Fagan H. Simonton

41,240

Walter O. Stack

91

L. Taylor Cunningham

243

KENT COUNTY

 

Ernest C. Blackstone

8,263

Fagan H. Simonton

7,117

Walter 0. Stack

143

L. Taylor Cunningham

56

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Ernest C. Blackstone

8,789

Fagan H. Simonton

10,915

Walter 0. Stack

828

L. Taylor Cunningham

66

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 45,712

Whole number of votes for Fagan H. Simonton 59,272

Whole number of votes for Walter 0. Stack 1,062

Whole number of votes for L. Taylor Cunningham 365

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Fagan H. Simonton 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 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.