CHAPTER 429

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO PASS, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO APPROVE, IF PASSED, THE "GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY."

WHEREAS, a Resolution providing for the proclamation by the President of the United States of America of October 11th of each year as "General Pulaski's Memorial Day," for the observance and commemoration of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, is now pending in the present session of the United States Congress; and

WHEREAS, the 11th day of October, 1779, is the date of the heroic death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, who died from wounds received on October 9th, 1779, at the siege of Savannah, Georgia; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the recurring anniversary of this day be commemorated with suitable patriotic and public exercises commemorating the heroic death of this great American hero of the Revolutionary War; and

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States of America has by legislative action designated October 11th of the years 1929 to 1946 as "General Pulaski's Memorial Day" in the United States of America; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Senate of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein:

Section 1. That we hereby memorialize and petition the Congress of the United States, to pass, and the President of the United States to approve, if passed, the General Pulaski's Memorial Day Resolution now pending in the United States Congress.

States, the Vice-President of the United States, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States, and each of the United States Senators and the Representative in Congress from the State of Delaware.

Approved March 22, 1949