STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Sixteenth Rifle Company, United States Marine Corps Reserve, the only organized Marine Corps Reserve unit in Delaware, will observe its fifth anniversary on April first; and
WHEREAS, because this unit has been ever conscientious and faithful in the performance of its duty to the state and nation, it merits the approbation of all the citizens of Delaware for extreme devotion to the continued preparation for defense; and
WHEREAS, its members faithfully give of their time in order that they may be fully prepared for any emergency, for which we owe them a debt of gratitude; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby reserve and proclaim the week beginning April 1, 1958, as
MARINE CORPS RESERVE WEEK IN DELAWARE
and urge all Delawareans to join us in a salute and hearty "well done" to the officers and members of the Sixteenth Rifle Company, U. S. M. C. R.
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 Second day of April 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