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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 her Majesty's Colony of British Columbia and its Dependencies. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the session of Parliament held in… Douglas, James

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PROCLAMATION. [fancy rule] BRITISH [small royal coat of arms] COLUMBIA. [same rule] BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. {LS.} ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS TWENTY SECOND DAY OF DECEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY, AND IN THE TWENTY-FOURTH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, BY ME, JAMES DOUGLAS. BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND. WILLIAM A.G. YOUNG, ACTING COLONIAL SECRETARY GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.

Southern Boundary Act, making New Westminster the only Port of Entry for goods in British Columbia.

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