STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of State Departments and Agencies
SUBJECT: Holidays for State Employees, Memorial Day, May 30, 1964, and Independence Day, July 4, 1964.
WHEREAS, the 30th day of May, known as Memorial Day, and the 4th of July, known as Independence Day, are designated pursuant to 1, Delaware Code, Section 501, to be legal holidays; and
WHEREAS, This year Saturday is the day upon which these two holidays fall; and
WHEREAS, State employees will not receive the benefit of these days inasmuch as Saturday is also a legal holiday under the provisions of Delaware Code, Section 501:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware do hereby order (with the exception of those State offices which require emergency services to be rendered on a 24-hour basis) that all State agencies treat Friday, May 29, 1964, and Friday, July 3, 1964, as legal holidays and accord employees the same time off and other benefits as if these were legal holidays.
Approved this fifth day of May, 1964.
ELBERT N. CARVEL
By the Governor
Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State