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Rules and Regulation for the Working of Gold Mines. Issued in conformity with the Gold Fields Act, 1859. Whereas, it is provided by the Gold Fields Act, 1859, that the Governor, for the time being, of British Columbia, may, by writing under his hand and the Public Seal of the Colony, make Rules and Regulations… Douglas, James

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[Royal coat of arms A] RULES AND REGULATIONS/ FOR THE! WORKING OF GOLD MINES. [thin double rule] ISSUED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOLD FIELDS ACT, 1859.[thin double rule] ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS SEVENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY-NINE, AND IN 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. Rules and regulations related to gold mines in British Columbia.

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