STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that we honor our mothers on every appropriate occasion; and
WHEREAS, during the month of April, a citizen of Delaware will be signally honored by being designated as the 1959 Delaware Mother of the Year; and
WHEREAS, the 1959 Delaware Mother will be the symbol of all mothers in the First State; and
WHEREAS, as Delaware's representative, this mother will vie with other mothers from each of the forty-nine states, the District of Columbia, Hawaii and Puerto Rico for the honor of being chosen American Mother of the Year; now,
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of April, 1959, as
DELAWARE MOTHERS' MONTH
and urge all Delawareans to join in honoring all mothers during this period.
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 twenty-sixth day of March 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.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State