STATE OF DELAWARE
J. CALEB BOGGS
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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an Attorney General 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 said county respectively for such Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
Joseph Donald Craven 54,472
Vincent A. Theisen 46,403
Joseph Donald Craven 10,259
Vincent A. Theisen 6,507
Joseph Donald Craven 15,218
Vincent A. Theisen 11,523
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 Attorney General the result appears as follows, to wit:
Whole number of votes for Joseph Donald Craven 79,949
Whole number of votes for Vincent A. Theisen 64,433
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J, Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Joseph Donald Craven has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.
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