CHAPTER 513

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 AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS 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 them that the total votes in said county respectively for such Auditor of Accounts were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Ernest E. Killen 71,362

William W. Shaw 69,663

KENT COUNTY

Ernest E. Killen 10,894

William W. Shaw 10,263

SUSSEX COUNTY

Ernest E. Killen 16,339

William W. Shaw 15,573

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 candidate or person voted for, for such Auditor of Accounts the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for

Ernest E. Killen 98,595

Whole number of votes for

William W. Shaw 95,499

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Ernest E. Killen has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Auditor of Accounts 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