CHAPTER 273

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

TO ALL PERSONS TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-two that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Senator for the people of the said State, in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term, to commence on the third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-three.

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 the said counties respectively for such Senator were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Clayton Douglass Buck

30,237

E. Ennalls Berl

25,215

Thomas J. Sard

519

KENT COUNTY

 

Clayton Douglass Buck

6,785

E. Ennalls Berl

5,328

Thomas J. Said

112

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Clayton Douglass Buck

9,188

E. Ennalls Berl

7,779

Thomas J. Sard

145

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Senator of and for the said State in the Senate of the United States, 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 Senator, the result appears as follows, to wit :

Whole number of votes for

Clayton Douglass Buck 46,210

Whole number of votes for

E. Ennalls Berl 38,322

Whole number of votes for

Thomas J. Sard 776

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Clayton Douglass Buck has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected Senator of and for the State of Delaware in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term to commence on the third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-three.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the tenth. day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(GREAT SEAL) and 42 and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-seventh.

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON EARLE D. WILLEY, Secretary of State.