CHAPTER 378

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Sixteenth Rifle Company, United States Marine Corps Reserve, the only organized Marine Corps Reserve unit in Delaware, will observe its sixth anniversary on April 1st; 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 March 30, 1959, as

MARINE CORPS RESERVE WEEK IN DELAWARE

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 twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-third.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State