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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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 said county respectively for such Attorney General were cast as follows, to wit:


Januar D. Bove, Jr. 56,462

Michael A. Poppiti 52,054


Januar D. Bove, Jr 8,307

Michael A. Poppiti 9,157


Januar D. Bove, Jr. 13,302

Michael A. Poppiti 13,446

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election 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 Attorney General the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Januar D. Bove, Jr. 78,071

Whole number of votes for

Michael A. Poppiti 74,657

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Januar D. Bove, Jr., has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Attorney General of and for the State of Delaware.

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