GREAT SEAL OF DELAWARE
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PROCURE A NEW SEAL, TO BE USED AS THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby authorized to procure a new seal and press, to be used as the Great Seal of the State of Delaware, which said seal shall not exceed three inches in diameter, and shall be emblazoned as follows: Party per fess, or and argent, the first charged with a garb (wheat sheaf) in bend dexter; and an ear of maize (Indian corn) in bend sinister, both proper; the second charged with an ox stantant, ruminating, proper; fess, wavy azure-supporters on the dexter, a husbandman with a hilling hoe, on the sinister, a rifleman armed and accoutred, at ease. Crest, on a wreath azure and argent, a ship under full sail, proper; with the words "Great Seal of the State of Delaware", and also, the words "Liberty and Independence" engraved thereon.
Section 2. That when the said seal and press shall be so procured as aforesaid, the Secretary of State shall break and destroy, or cause to be broken and destroyed, the Seal now used as the Great Seal of the State of Delaware, and shall keep and use the new seal, by him procured as aforesaid, for all purposes for which the Great Seal of the State is now used.
Approved February 3, 1947.