STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the term of office of Frank L. Speakman, Associate Judge in the State of Delaware, will expire on December 17, A. D. 1947; and
WHEREAS, the Constitution of the State of Delaware provides that if a vacancy shall occur among the State Judges by expiration of term or otherwise, when the Senate shall not be in session, the Governor shall within thirty days after the happening of any such vacancy convene the Senate for the purpose of confirming his appointment to fill said vacancy.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, in and by virtue of such authority vested in me by the aforesaid Constitution of the State of Delaware, do issue this proclamation convening the Senate of the State of Delaware in Extraordinary Session at Dover, the capital of the said State, on the nineteenth day of December, A. D. 1947, at eleven o'clock A. M., to consider and act upon the following business, to-wit:
To confirm the appointment which will be made to fill the vacancy in the office of Associate Judge in the State of Delaware; and
To transact such other executive business as may come before the Senate of the State of Delaware.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of
the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my
hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State
to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this tenth day of
(GREAT SEAL) December, in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine 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.