Delaware General Assembly




WHEREAS, the 116th General Assembly on May 9, 1951, approved a Constitutional Amendment providing for a separate Supreme Court of the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, on May 16, 1951, the Governor sent to the Senate a communication nominating the three Justices of the new Supreme Court; and

WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Administration to request the Senate to give at least ten days' consideration of all judicial appointments;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, in and by virtue of such authority vested in me by the aforesaid Constitution of the State of Delaware, do issue this proclamation convening the Senate of the State of Delaware in Extraordinary Session at Dover, the Capital of the said State, on the Fifth day of June, A. D. 1951, at 2:00 o'clock P. M. (Daylight Saving Time) to consider and act upon the following business, to wit:

To confirm the appointments which have been made to fill the vacancies in the offices of Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed this Twenty-sixth day of May, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth.


By the Governor:


HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.