STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, a vacancy exists on the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware caused by the resignation of Mr. James M. Tunnell, Jr., as an Associate Justice effective August 2, 1954 ; and
WHEREAS, Article IV, Section 3, Constitution of the State of Delaware, provides that if a vacancy shall occur, by expiration of term or otherwise, at a time when the Senate shall not be in session, the Governor shall within thirty (30) days after the happening of any such vacancy convene the Senate for the purpose of confirming his appointment to fill said vacancy and the transaction of such other executive business as may come before it.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, by virtue of such authority vested in me by the Constitution of the State of Delaware, do issue this Proclamation convening the Senate of the State of Delaware in Extraordinary Session at Dover, the Capital of the said State, on the Thirtieth day of August, A. D., 1954, at 11:00 A. M. Eastern Daylight Time to consider and act upon the following business, to wit:
To confirm the appointment which is recommended to fill the vacancy in the office of Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the State of Delaware; and
To transact such other executive business as may come before the Senate of the State of Delaware.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed this Nineteenth day of
(Great Seal) August, in the year of our Lord, one thousand
nine hundred and fifty-four and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-ninth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State