STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, on October 24, 1945, representatives of sovereign nations formed at San Francisco an organization having as its purpose the development of greater mutual understanding among nations; and
WHEREAS, this organization known as the United Nations has, during the past twelve years, served as a sounding board for world opinion while contributing materially to the peace, health and welfare of many people in many lands; and
WHEREAS, today the United Nations stands as a beacon of hope for peace and prosperity; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim Thursday, October 24, as
UNITED NATIONS DAY
and call upon all Delawareans to join in this observance. Further, I urge church, school and civic groups to offer programs calling public attention to the aims, principles and accomplishments of the United Nations.
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-first day of October 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-second.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State