STATE OF DELAWARE
October 11th this year will mark the 168th anniversary of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, a great lover of freedom, and a true friend of America.
It is most fitting that a grateful nation should pause each year to pay respect to the memory of General Pulaski who gave so much to and for our country.
Let us all do honor to the memory of General Pulaski in appreciation of his contribution to our cause.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, by virtue of the laws of this State, do hereby proclaim Saturday, October 11, 1947, as
GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY
and I call upon the citizens of Delaware to pay tribute to the memory of this illustrious patriot by the holding of appropriate exercises and ceremonies in our schools, churches and other organizations, and I request that the flag of the United States be displayed on all public buildings and other suitable places.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this sixth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine
(GREAT SEAL) hundred and forty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-second.
By the Governor:
WALTER W. BACON
WILLIAM J. STOREY, Secretary of State.