STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, Saturday, October 11, 1952, marks the 173rd anniversary of the death of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, who fought valiantly at the side of American patriots in the cause of freedom during the American Revolution; and
WHEREAS, the American people owe an eternal debt of gratitude to General Pulaski for his contribution to the cause of liberty which has forever enshrined him in the hearts and minds of freedom-loving people, and for which he paid the supreme sacrifice in the siege of Savannah:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, by virtue of the laws of this State, do proclaim Sunday, October 12, 1952, as
PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY
and I urge all citizens of Delaware to reflect on the memory of this brave patriot by gathering for special ceremonies in churches, schools and other public places on this day, and I request that the flag of our country be displayed upon all public buildings and other suitable places throughout the State in honor of this great Polish-American Patriot.
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 at Dover this Eighth day of October, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-seventh.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.