STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Sixteenth Rifle Company, United States Marine Corps Reserves in Delaware, will observe its fourth anniversary on April 4; and
WHEREAS, because this unit has been faithful in the performance of its duty and merits the approbation of all the citizens of Delaware for devotion to the continuance of its program for national defense; and
WHEREAS, these people give one night a week all year long in order that they may be properly prepared for any emergency, for which we owe them a debt of gratitude for their loyalty to state and nation; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby set aside and proclaim the week beginning April 1, 1957, as
MARINE CORPS RESERVE WEEK IN DELAWARE
It is my hope that our citizens will give thought to the efforts of the Sixteenth Rifle Company during that time and that they will join us in a salute and hearty "Well Done" to the officers and members of the Delaware Corps.
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 Twenty-eighth day of March 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