STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, in America we live under laws which have been passed by our elected representatives or which are the result of the moral customs of our times; and
WHEREAS, these laws are interpreted by judges selected from among us who themselves are governed by the rule of law; and
WHEREAS, it is important that each citizen help to maintain an independent and strong system of courts in America; and
WHEREAS, it is through our judicial system that the rights of the individual are made effective; and
WHEREAS, law and courts exist to protect every citizen in the rights and privileges he enjoys under our Federal and State Constitutions, and our courts are the duly constituted means of upholding and protecting the individual rights of every citizen;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Tuesday, May 1, 1973, as
LAW DAY IN DELAWARE
and call upon all citizens of this State to join in its observance through court visitations, appropriate ceremonies, programs and educational activities.
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 4th day of April
(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)