Item 1411 - State of Maine Honoring Nelson Mandela

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ZA COM MR-T-6-2-1411


State of Maine Honoring Nelson Mandela


  • 8 February 2000 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 21/12/11

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Certificate describing a joint resolution hounoring Nelson Mandela by the House of Representatives of the State of Maine, USA

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White-coloured certificate describing a proclamation/resolution honoring Mr Mandela's life's work and struggles. Certificate includes affixed seal of the State of Maine. Included is a letter from Joseph W Mayo (Clerk of the House) presenting Mr. Mandela with the proclamation.

The certificate includes 8 paragraphs, of which the final 2 state:
Resolved: That we, the members of the One Hundred and Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Maine, now assembled in the Second Regular Session, take this opportunity to thank Nelson Mandela for his perseverance in fighting apartheid, for inspiring oppressed people everywhere, for reaching out to blacks and whites alike in his quest to bring true democracy to South Africa and for the personal sacrifices and suffering he endured; and be it further
Resolved : That suitable copies of this resolution, duly authenticated by the secretary of state, be transmitted to President Nelson Mandela and to each Member of the Maine Congressional Delegation.

Signed by: Joseph W Mayo (Clerk of the House), Joy J O'Brien (Secretary of the Senate), G Steven Rowe (Speaker of the House of Representatives), Mark W Lawrence (President of the Senate), Dan A Gwadosky (Secretary of State)

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0069

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