CHAPTER 248

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Americans are today, more than ever before, perplexed by the problems confronting them, many of which are caused by the strife existing in the world and particularly the insidious boring of forces .which would over-throw our Government and destroy the American way of life as established by our forebears and represented by the Constitution of the United States ; and

WHEREAS, September 17, 1941, will mark the 154th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, by the Federal Convention of 1787; and

WHEREAS, all Delawareans are justly proud of the fact that their ancestors were the first to recognize the benefits of the Constitution and in securing those benefits for us, their descendants.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware do proclaim that September 17, 1941, shall be designated as Constitution Day, and request the citizens of the State of Delaware to participate in suitable ceremonies, and to display the American Flag from all public buildings, places of business and private homes.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand, and caused the Great Seal to be hereunto affixed, at Dover, this fifth day of September, in

(GREAT SEAL) the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-sixth.