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Rules and Regulations for the Working of Gold Mines. Issued in conformity with the Gold Fields Act, 1859. Whereas it is provided by the Gold Fields Act, 1859, that the Governor for the time being, of British Columbia, may, by writing under his hand and the Public Seal of the Colony, make rules and regulations… Douglas, James

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RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE WORKING OF GOLD MINES. [thin double rule] ISSUED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOLD FIELDS ACT, 1859. [same rule] ... {L.S.} ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS SIXTH DAY OF JANUARY, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY, AND IN THE TWENTY-THIRD YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS. BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND, WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY.

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