CHAPTER 389

STATE OF DELAWARE-EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT-PROCLAMATION

WALTER W. BACON

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 5th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-six 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 an ATTORNEY GENERAL 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 Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Albert W. James 42,618

Daniel F. Wolcott 33,179

KENT COUNTY

Albert W. James 7,689

Daniel F. Wolcott 7,019

SUSSEX COUNTY

Albert W. James 12,179

Daniel F. Wolcott 9,700

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 Attorney General the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Albert W. James 62,486

Whole number of votes for

Daniel F. Wolcott 49,898

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Albert W. James has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the fifteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-six and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and seventy-first.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON

WILLIAM J. STOREY, Secretary of State.