CHAPTER 250

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, by Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Governor is directed to issue a proclamation on October 11 each year, inviting the people of our State to observe this day in schools and churches with appropriate ceremonies, in commemoration of the death of a great American hero of the Revolutionary War - Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the aforesaid Act of the General Assembly, do proclaim Saturday, October 11, 1941, as

GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY

and request the citizens of the State of Delaware to honor the memory of this illustrious hero by the holding of such exercises and ceremonies in the schools and churches, as may be deemed appropriate; and I further request that the flag of the United States of America be displayed on public buildings and all other suitable places.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand,

and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Delaware, at Dover, this first day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundredth and sixty-sixth.

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON

EARLE D. WILLEY, Secretary of State.