STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, many Delawareans are afflicted with leukemia, a disease which kills many Americans each year; and
WHEREAS, leukemia robs our State of the talents and energies of many of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting that appreciation and concern be shown to those Delawareans who have struggled and are struggling against this disease; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware should actively support the effort to find a cure for leukemia; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the State recognize the many organizations, institutions, and individuals who have given so much to the search for a leukemia cure; and
WHEREAS, it is desirable for all Delawareans to be made aware of the nature of leukemia, the progress of leukemia research, and the assistance needed to make a leukemia cure a reality;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of September, 1973, as
DELAWARE LEUKEMIA MONTH
and ask all citizens of the State to actively support this humanitarian endeavor.
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 8th day of August
(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-eighth.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest : ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State