CHAPTER 499

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 second day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-eight, that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the purpose of choosing by ballot three Electors for the election of a

PRESIDENT

and VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES:

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 the said counties respectively for such Electors, were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Lammot duPont Copeland

47,451

Rosanna B. Marshall

47,451

George Clifton Maull, Sr.

47,451

Henry T. Graham

48,117

Charles L. Harmonson

48,117

Howard S. Abbott

48,117

William Furrowh

950

Joseph R. Standarowski

950

Beulah H. Derrickson

950

Thomas L. Gregory 226

Nora Wroten 226

Elizabeth M. Bringhurst 226

Elizabeth S. Lilly 232

Dorothy E. Jones 232

Miles E. Barber 232

Martha Grabowski 25

Elvin Baker 25

Helen E. Jerominski 25

KENT COUNTY

Lammot duPont Copeland

8,501

Rosanna B. Marshall

8,501

George Clifton Maull, Sr.

8,501

Henry T. Graham

8,174

Charles L. Harmonson

8,174

Howard S. Abbott

8,174

William Furrowh

47

Joseph R. Standarowski

47

Beulah H. Derrickson

47

Thomas L. Gregory

52

Nora Wroten

52

Elizabeth M. Bringhurst

52

Elizabeth S. Lilly

14

Dorothy E. Jones

14

Miles E. Barber

14

Martha Grabowski

2

Elvin Baker

2

Helen E. Jerominski

2

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Lammot duPont Copeland

13,636

Rosanna B. Marshall

13,636

George Clifton Maull, Sr.

13,636

Henry T. Graham

11,522

Charles L. Harmonson

11,522

Howard S. Abbott

11,522

William Furrowh

53

Joseph R. Standarowski

53

Beulah H. Derrickson

53

Thomas L. Gregory 65

Nora Wroten 65

Elizabeth M. Bringhurst 65

Elizabeth S. Lilly 4

Dorothy E. Jones 4

Miles E. Barber 4

Martha Grabowski 2

Elvin Baker 2

Helen E. Jerominski 2

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 Electors, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Lammot duPont Copeland

.69,588

Whole number of votes for Rosanna B. Marshall

69,588

Whole number of votes for George Clifton Maull, Sr.

69,588

Whole number of votes for Henry T. Graham

67,813

Whole number of votes for Charles L. Harmonson

67,813

Whole number of votes for Howard S. Abbott

67,813

Whole number of votes for William Furrowh

1,050

Whole number of votes for Joseph R. Standarowski

1,050

Whole number of votes for Beulah H. Derrickson

1,050

Whole number of votes for Thomas L. Gregory

343

Whole number of votes for Nora Wroten

343

Whole number of votes for Elizabeth M. Bringhurst

343

Whole number of votes for Elizabeth S. Lilly

250

Whole number of votes for Dorothy E. Jones

250

Whole number of votes for Miles E. Barber

250

Whole number of votes for Martha Grabowski

29

Whole number of votes for Elvin Baker

29

Whole number of votes for Helen E. Jerominski

29

NOW, THEREFORE, I Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Lammot duPont Copeland, Rosanna B. Marshall, and George Clifton Maull, Sr., have received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and

therefore have been and are duly and legally elected Electors for the election of a President and Vice-President of the United States.

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 hun-

(GREAT SEAL) dred and forty-eight and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and seventy-third.

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON

WILLIAM J. STOREY, Secretary of State.