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 an Insurance Commissioner 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 Insurance Commissioner were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
William Robert Murphy 48,012
William Edward Ferguson 37,927
William Robert Murphy 8,198
William Edward Ferguson 8,683
William Robert Murphy 12,706
William Edward Ferguson 12,938
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 Insurance Commissioner the result appears as follows, to wit:
Whole number of votes for William Robert Murphy 68,916
Whole number of votes for William Edward Ferguson.. 59,548
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that William Robert Murphy has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Insurance Commissioner 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