STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, the 172nd anniversary of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski will be observed on the 11th day of October this year; and
WHEREAS, General Pulaski, by his devotion to the cause of liberty and freedom during the American Revolution, forever endeared himself to the American people, and through his supreme sacrifice at the siege of Savannah furnished them with an inspiration to preserve their precious liberty for which he died;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, by virtue of the laws of this State do proclaim Sunday, October 14, 1951, as
PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY
and urge that all citizens of Delaware do honor to the memory of this brave patriot by holding and attending appropriate ceremonies in our churches, schools and other public places, and I request that the flag of our country be displayed upon all public buildings and other suitable places throughout the State.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Twentieth day of September, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARTEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.