CHAPTER 352 - 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 fifth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty 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

Peter S. Collins

46,279

Fagan H. Simonton

44,648

Richard E. Norris

1,565

KENT COUNTY

 

Peter S. Collins

8,830

Fagan H. Simonton

8,262

Richard E. Norris

98

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Peter S. Collins

12,488

Fagan H. Simonton

11,841

Richard E. Norris

571

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 Peter S. Collins 67,597

Whole number of votes for Fagan H. Simonton 64,751

Whole number of votes for Richard E. Norris 2,234

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Peter S. Collins 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 twenty-fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

JOSIAH MARVEL, JR., Secretary of State.