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.
By the Governor:
RICHARD C. McMULLEN
JOSIAH MARVEL, JR., Secretary of State.