STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Federal Civil Service System will be 75 years old on January 16, 1958, having been established by the Civil Service Act of 1883; and
WHEREAS, establishment of this merit system, marking a significant milestone in self-government, has given impetus to the establishment of similar systems at State, County and Municipal levels of Government; and
WHEREAS, the efficient conduct of Government depends in large part on the caliber of the career employees who man the various departments and agencies; and
WHEREAS, the various Federal agencies in the State of Delaware are engaging in numerous activities to provide a yearlong local observance of Federal Civil Service's "Diamond Jubilee", now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of January 12-18, 1958, as
CIVIL SERVICE WEEK IN DELAWARE
and urge all Delawareans, particularly those in industry, labor, patriotic and civic groups, and in our schools and colleges to participate in observance of CIVIL SERVICE WEEK and of Civil Service's year-long "Diamond Jubilee".
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 Ninth day .of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight 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