CHAPTER 238

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

Continuing the custom of our forefathers in setting apart one day in the year to express our gratitude for blessings received through a Divine Providence, I, Richard C. McMullen, do hereby proclaim the day appointed by the President of the United States

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER TWENTY-FOURTH

AS

THANKSGIVING DAY

and commend its observance in our communities in such a manner that the sacred traditions of the day will be preserved. I ask our people to express their gratitude to the Divine Father for the blessings we have received, and beseech guidance for the future in our public and private lives.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of this State to be hereunto affixed this eighteenth day of Novem

(Great Seal) ber, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-third.

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

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