CHAPTER 511

PROCLAMATION

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

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 8th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty, 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 87th 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 case as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 70,883

James T. McKinstry 70,542

KENT COUNTY

Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 11,112

James T. McKinstry 10,020

SUSSEX COUNTY

Harris B. McDowell, Jr. 16,232

James T. McKinstry 15,775

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election for the choice of a Representative of and for the said State in the 87th 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. 98,227

Whole number of votes for

James T. McKinstry 96,337

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 87th Congress of the United States.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the fifth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and eighty-fifth.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State