Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Governor of Vancouver Island and its dependencies. Commander-in-Chief, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c. Whereas, it has been made to appear to me that certain persons in Victoria and elsewhere have attempted to delude the public... Douglas, James
BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER'S ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AND VICE-ADMIRAL OF THE SAME, &C. ... GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL, AT FORT YALE, THIS 15TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1858, AND IN THE 22ND YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN. JAMES DOUGLAS. GOVERNOR. BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND, WILLIAM MANSON, COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.
Asserts that all land on Fraser River is vested in the Crown, and any occupation thereof must have the Governor's assent.
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