CHAPTER 423

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Patriotic Education Week is an annual nationwide observance sponsored by The Society of the Children of the American Revolution, an organization which, for many years, has been interested in the dissemination of patriotic, historical and educational material pertaining to the founding and growth of our glorious Nation; and

WHEREAS, this society is organized in all the fifty states of the Union and all our territorial possessions and now, in its 65th year, contains over twenty thousand members throughout the Nation; and

WHEREAS, here, in Delaware--first state to adopt the Federal Constitution--we are fortunate in having over one hundred and fifty of our young people affiliated with the C. A. R. and actively engaged in carrying out the organization's many faceted patriotic programs; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 1925, 1959 as

PATRIOTIC EDUCATION WEEK

in Delaware and I urge all our citizens to join with the members of the C. A. R. in making this a truly significant observance.

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 fourteenth day of October 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-fourth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State