J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the said State

To all Persons to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 4th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight, that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a Representative for the people of the said State, in the EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

AND WHEREAS, The official certificates or returns, of the said election, held in the several counties of the said State, having been duly received and examined by the Governor, it appears from them that the votes In the said counties respectively for such Representative were cast as follows, to wit:


Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 54,020

Harry G. Haskell, Jr. 54,539


Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 9,200

Harry G. Haskell, Jr. 8,314


Harris B. McDowell, Jr 13,577

Harry G. Haskell, Jr. 13,246

Congress of the United States, as aforesaid, duly made out, signed and executed, having been duly delivered to the Governor by the Superior Court of said counties, and the Governor having examined said returns as aforesaid, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for, for such Representative, the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 76,797

Whole number of votes for

Harry G. Haskell, Jr. 76,099

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Harris B. McDowell, Jr., has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Representative of and for the State of Delaware in the Eighty-sixth Congress of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the eighteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-third.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State