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 an Insurance Commissioner 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 Insurance Commissioner were cast as follows, to wit:
NEW CASTLE COUNTY
Harry Smith 54,343
Leon F. Trivits 46,400
Harry Smith 10,334
Leon F. Trivits 6,407
Harry Smith 15,160
Leon F. Trivits 11,608
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 Insurance Commissioner the result appears as follows, to wit:
Whole number of votes for Harry Smith 79,837
Whole number of votes for Leon F. Trivits 64,415
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Harry Smith haS' received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Insurance Commissioner 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