CHAPTER 512

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 and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of a STATE TREASURER 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 that the votes in said county respectively for such State Treasurer were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Belle Everett

71,482

James Somerville

69,644

KENT COUNTY

 

Belle Everett

11,122

James Somerville

10,091

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Belle Everett

16,376

James Somerville

15,546

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 person voted for, for such State Treasurer the result appears as follows to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Belle Everett 98,980

Whole number of votes for

James Somerville 95,281

NOW, THEREFORE, 1, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Belle Everett has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the State Treasurer of and for the State of Delaware.

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