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Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honorable order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia, Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st… Douglas, James

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BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VICE ADMIRAL OF THE SAME, &C., &C. ... THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS THE "BRITISH COLUMBIA JOINT STOCK COMPANIES' ACT, 1859.” ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS TENTH DAY OF DECEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY NINE, AND THE TWENTY-THIRD YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS, [L.S.] BY COMMAND OF HIS EXCELLENCY, WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

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