CHAPTER 502

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 2nd 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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Treasurer 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 Treasurer were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Willard D. Boyce

50,521

Benjamin F. Johnson

46,686

Annie E. Whiskman

98

KENT COUNTY

Willard D. Boyce

8,155

Benjamin F. Johnson

8,901

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Willard D. Boyce

12,413

Benjamin F. Johnson

13,087

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 Treasurer, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Willard D. Boyce 71,089

Whole number of votes for Benjamin F. Johnson 68,674

Whole number of votes for Annie E. Whiskman 98

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Willard D. Boyce has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Treasurer 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

(GREAT SEAL) hundred 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.