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Proclamation. No. 6 A. D. 1863. By His Excellency James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia and its Dependencies, Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the… Douglas, James

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BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A ] R. PROCLAMATION. NO. 6, A.D. 1863. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, VICE-ADMIRAL OF THE SAME, &C., &C. ... {L.S.} ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF MAY, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-THREE, AND IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS. BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND, WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG. COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

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