STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the young children of the State of Delaware are Delaware's most valuable resource; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware is deeply devoted to the well-being of its children; and
WHEREAS, there is a need for a fundamental understanding of the critical importance in the early years of everyone's life; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware has a sincere commitment to its young;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 1- 7, 1973, as
THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD
and urge all citizens of the State to participate in the observance of the needs of the young child in their community and their nation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, 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 30th day of March
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest: GROVER A. BIDDLE, Secretary of State (Acting)