CHAPTER 343 - STATE OF DELAWARE - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, October 11th is the anniversary of the death of General Casimir Pulaski, whose noble deeds at the siege of Savannah, Georgia during the Revolutionary War remain an inspiration to all Americans and whose memory we should revere, and

WHEREAS, The State of Delaware, through legislative act, has designated October 11th as General Pulaski's Memorial Day, to remind our people of the invaluable service rendered by this illustrious hero,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, by virtue of authority vested in me by the General Assembly, do proclaim

OCTOBER 11, 1940 as

GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY

and ask that his memory be honored by appropriate exercises and ceremonies in our churches and schools. I further direct that the flag of our country shall be displayed in all public places.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have here unto set my hand, and caused the Great Seal of this State to be hereunto affixed this ninth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and forty, and of the Independence of the United States of America,

the one hundred and sixty-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

JOSIAH MARVEL, JR., Secretary of State.