STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, George Burton Pearson, Jr., Associate Judge of the State of Delaware, has tendered his resignation from that position to become effective at the close of court business on December 21, A. D. 1949; 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, Elbert N. Carvel, 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 twenty-second day of December, A. D. 1949, at 2:00 o'clock P.M. (standard time) 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, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed this Ninth day of December, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fourth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State