STATE OF DELAWARE
Whereas, Charles Laymen Terry, Jr., former Governor of the State of Delaware, died on Friday, February 6, 1970; and
Whereas, he devoted virtually all of his adult life in faithful service to the people of Delaware, rising to the top position in both the Judicial and Executive Branches of Dela ware's Govern ment; and
Wh ereas, i t is appropriate that the people of Delaware pay tribute and re spect to Governor Terry for his l ong and distin guished career of public service; and
Whereas, funeral serv ice s for Governor Terry will be held on Monday, February 9, 1970:
No w, therefore, I, Russell W. Peter so n, Governor of the State of Delaware, b y authority vested in me by the Constitution of the said State in that behalf, do order that Monday, February 9, 1970, s hall be declared
A DAY OF MOURNING IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE
when all schoo l s, State Offices and State Agencies (except those required for public saf ety) shall be clo sed to enable all citizens of the State of Delaware to pay respect to his memory; and I further declare a thirty-day period of mourning through out the State of Delaware, said period beginning February 6, 1970, when all State Flag s shall be lowered to half- staff.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Russell W. Peterson , 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 6th day of February in the yea r of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy, and of the Independen ce of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-fourth.
RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor
Att est: EUGENE BUNTING, Secretary of State