STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of All Departments and Agencies
RE Designation of Monday, December 24, 1973 as a holiday for State Employees.
WHEREAS, the day before Christmas will fall on Monday this year; and
WHEREAS, State employees need to renew themselves physically and spiritually by spending this day with their families and loved ones in sharing the holiday spirit;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 render essential services on a 24-hour basis) that all State Agencies treat Monday, December 24, 1973 as a legal holiday and accord employees the same time off and other benefits as provided on other legal holidays.
APPROVED this 12th day of November, 1973.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT
ROBERT H. REED
Secretary of State