STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the welfare of the State of Delaware and the Nation, is dependent, to a great extent, on engineering advancement and development in all fields; and
WHEREAS, our state of prosperity is indicative of the success in engineering endeavor; and
WHEREAS, our high standard of living has been provided in large part through engineering application to the basic laws of science; and
WHEREAS, each year, on the anniversary of the birthday of George Washington, an engineer and surveyor, it is particularly appropriate that the engineering profession receive recognition; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, in order that our citizens recognize the part engineering plays in our daily life, do hereby proclaim that the week beginning on February 17, 1957, and ending February 23, 1957, shall be designated as
ENGINEERS' WEEK IN DELAWARE
I hereby urge that our civic organizations, clubs, schools, and municipal bodies accord special recognition to the engineering profession during that week.
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 Fourteenth day of February in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-first.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State