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An Act to Incorporate the Israelite Congregation named "The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island." Whereas, a Congregation of Israelites of the City of Victoria being desirous of fulfilling the ordinances of their religion have formed themselves into a congregation under the style of the Emanuel of…

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AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ISRAELITE CONGREGATION NAMED "THE EMANUEL, OF VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND." WHEREAS, A CONGREGATION OF ISRAELITES OF THE CITY OF VICTORIA BEING DESIROUS OF FULFILLING THE ORDINANCES OF THEIR RELIGION HAVE FORMED THEMSELVES INTO A CONGREGATION UNDER THE STYLE OF THE EMANUEL OF VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, AND HAVE ESTABLISHED CERTAIN RULES AND ARTICLES EMBODIED IN ARTICLES OF CONSTITUTION FOR THEIR GOVERNMENT. BE IT ENACTED ... [there follows 9 numbered paragraphs, ending with] ... 9. THAT THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS "THE CONGREGATION OF EMANUEL OF VICTORIA INCORPORATION ACT, 1864." [Victoria, before 7 July 1864].

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