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Rules & Regulations, Issued in Conformity with the Gold Fields Act, 1859. Whereas, under the "Gold Fields Act," 1859, the Governor for the time being of British Columbia, is empowered by writing under his hand and the Public Seal of the Colony, to make rules and regulations in the nature of By-laws,… Douglas, James

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V. [Coat of arms A] R. RULES & REGULATIONS, ISSUED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOLD FIELDS ACT, 1859. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS TWENTY-FOURTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-THREE, AND IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS. BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND, WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, COLONIAL SECRETARY. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

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