STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, October 21 is the 75th anniversary of the invention of the first practical electric light by our great American inventor, Thomas A. Edison; and
WHEREAS, that invention was the beginning of the electrical progress which has contributed so much to-the social and economic development of our State and Nation and has brought to us the very highest standards of living; and
WHEREAS, the electrical industries of America and of this State are celebrating this anniversary with appropriate ceremonies and events;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and proclaim that October 21, 1954, is LIGHT'S DIAMOND JUBILEE DAY and that the week of October 17-24, 1954, inclusive, is "LIGHT'S DIAMOND JUBILEE WEEK in the State of Delaware and I call upon all our citizens to join in the celebration of this great occasion.
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 at Dover, this Eleventh
(Great Seal) day of October 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