TITLE 29

State Government

PART I

General Provisions

CHAPTER 3. STATE SEAL, SONG AND SYMBOLS

301. Great Seal.

The seal now used as the Great Seal of this State and bearing the arms of this State shall be the Great Seal of this State. It is emblazoned as follows: Party per fess, or and argent, the first charged with a garb (wheat sheaf) in bend dexter and an ear of maize (Indian Corn) in bend sinister, both proper; the second charged with an ox statant, ruminating, proper; fess, wavy azure, supporters on the dexter a husbandman with a hilling hoe, on the sinister a rifleman armed and accoutred at ease. Crest, on a wreath azure and argent, a ship under full sail, proper, with the words "Great Seal of the State of Delaware," the dates "1704, 1776, and 1787," and the words "Liberty and Independence" engraved thereon. (Code 1852, 463; 24 Del. Laws, c. 89, 1; Code 1915, 387; Code 1935, 361; 29 Del. C. 1953, 501; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, 1; 74 Del. Laws, c. 276, 1.)