STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
ELBERT N. CARVEL, 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 7th day of November, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty 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
Ralph Waldo Emerson 47,754
Willard D. Boyce 38,028
Ralph Waldo Emerson 8,736
Willard D. Boyce 8,172
Ralph Waldo Emerson 12,793
Willard D. Boyce 12,871
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 Ralph Waldo Emerson 69,283
Whole number of votes for Willard D. Boyce 59,071
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Ralph Waldo Emerson 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 Fourteenth day of November in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty and of the Independence of the said State the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State