STATE OF DELAWARE
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 2nd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, 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 election of a Senator for the people of the said State, in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term, to commence on the fifth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-five.
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 Senator were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
J. Allen Frear 55,386
Herbert B. Warburton 45,715
J. Allen Frear 10,956
Herbert B. Warburton 5,909
J. Allen Frear 16,169
Herbert B. Warburton 10,765
AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Senator of and for the said State in the Senate of the United States, 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 Senator, the result appears as follows, to wit : '
Whole number of votes for J. Allen Frear 82,511
Whole number of votes for Herbert B. Warburton 62,389
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that J. Allen Frear has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected Senator of and for the State of Delaware in the Senate of the United States for the Constitutional term to commence on the fifth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-five.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the tenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine
(Great Seal) hundred and fifty-four and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and seventy-ninth.
By the Governor :
J. CALEB BOGGS JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State