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Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in Chief 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… Douglas, James

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BRITISH COLUMBIA. [Coat of arms A] PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, THIS 14TH DAY OF MAY, 1859, IN THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS. IL.S.] BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND. WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

Running title, The AIiens' Act.

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