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Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty's Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign… Douglas, James

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[Coat of arms A] PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW IN HER MAJESTY'S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER'S ISLAND, THIS 8TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1859, IN THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME ,JAMES DOUGLAS, [L.S.] BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND, WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

The Schedule Referred to in the Foregoing of duties payable by miners, traders, etc.

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