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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a State Treasurer 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 State Treasurer were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
Howard Dickerson 54,209
Jesse A. Harmon 46,485
Howard Dickerson 10,573
Jesse A. Harman 6,155
Howard Dickerson 15,340
Jesse A. Harman 11,413
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 State Treasurer the result appears as follows, to wit:
Whole number of votes for Howard Dickerson 80,122
Whole number of votes for Jesse A. Harman 64,053
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Howard Dickerson has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the State Treasurer 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