CHAPTER 546

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

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 4th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and Fifty-two that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the purpose of choosing by ballot three Electors for the election of a

PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES;

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 the said counties respectively for such Electors, were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

C. Edward Duffy

62,658

John F. McDonald

62,658

Caleb M. Wright

62,658

E. Ennalls Berl

58,387

Mrs. Belle Everett

58,387

Gilbert Jones

58,387

Martha Grabowski

237

Helen E. Jerominski

237

Walter J. Jerominski

237

Hamilton D. Ware

78

Sylvia Walton

78

Harriet Wealth 78

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr. 20

Herbert B. Wood 20

Thomas J. Sard 20

Miles Barber 16

John Wiskman 16

Dorothy Jones 16

KENT COUNTY

C. Edward Duffy 10,144

John F. McDonald 10,144

Caleb M. Wright 10,144

E. Ennalls Berl 9,874

Mrs. Belle Everett 9,874

Gilbert Jones 9,874

Martha Grabowski 1

Helen E. Jerominski 1

Walter J. Jerominski 1

Hamilton D. Ware 77

Sylvia Walton 77

Harriet Wealth 77

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr. 8

Herbert B. Wood 8

Thomas J. Sard 8

Miles Barber 4

John Wiskman 4

Dorothy Jones 4

SUSSEX COUNTY

C. Edward Duffy 17,257

John F. McDonald 17,257

Caleb M. Wright 17,257

E. Ennalls Berl 15,054

Mrs. Belle Everett 15,054

Gilbert Jones 15,054

Martha Grabowski 4

Helen E. Jerominski 4

Walter J. Jerominski 4

Hamilton D. Ware none

Sylvia Walton none

Harriet Wealth none

Samuel G. Camperson, Jr. 206

Herbert B. Wood 206

Thomas J. Sard 206

Miles Barber none

John Whiskman none

Dorothy Jones none

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 Electors, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for C. Edward Duffy

90,059

Whole number of votes for John F. McDonald

90,059

Whole number of votes for Caleb M. Wright

90,059

Whole number of votes for E. Ennalls Berl

83,315

Whole number of votes for Mrs. Belle Everett

83,315

Whole number of votes for Gilbert Jones

83,315

Whole number of votes for Martha Grabowski

242

Whole number of votes for Helen E. Jerominski

242

Whole number of votes for Walter J. Jerominski

242

Whole number of votes for Hamilton D. Ware

155

Whole number of votes for Sylvia Walton

155

Whole number of votes for Harriet Wealth

155

Whole number of votes for Samuel G. Camperson, Jr.

234

Whole number of votes for Herbert B. Wood

234

Whole number of votes for Thomas J. Sard

234

Whole number of votes for Miles Barber

20

Whole number of votes for John Whiskman

20

Whole number of votes for Dorothy Jones

20

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that C. Edward Duffy, John F. McDonald and Caleb M. Wright have received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore have been and are duly and legally elected Electors for the election of a President and Vice President of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the Thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and Fifty-two and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and Seventy-seventh.

(GREAT SEAL)

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.