STATE OF DELAWARE
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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR 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 the said counties respectively for such Lieutenant Governor were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
Vernon B. Derrickson 57,105
John W. Rollins 61,168
Vernon B. Derrickson 10,197
John W. Rollins 9,351
Vernon B. Derrickson 15,998
John W. Rollins 16,103
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 Lieutenant Governor the result appears as follows, to wit:
Whole number of votes for Vernon B. Derrickson 83,300
Whole number of votes for John W. Rollins 86,622
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that John W. Rollins has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Lieutenant Governor of and for the State of Delaware.
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.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.