STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, Delaware's successes throughout its history have been achieved largely through the hard physical and mental labor of its workers; and
WHEREAS, the State's present prosperity is based primarily on the talents and abilities of Delaware's working women and men; and
WHEREAS, the future progress of Delaware depends in large part on the continuing dedication and effort of the workers of our State; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware must make known its appreciation of the outstanding contributions of the working population and its recognition of the central significance of diligent workers to the advancement of Delaware; and
WHEREAS, all citizens of Delaware should be made aware of the cardinal importance of our working people to the economic and social welfare of our State;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim September 3, 1973, as
LABOR DAY IN DELAWARE
and ask all Delawareans to observe this day of honor for our working people.
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 23rd 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