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Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to amend the Manner of taking the Verdict of a Jury in Civil Cases. [16th June, 1865. Whereas, much Delay and Expense in the Administration of Justice has been occasioned by the Rule of Law, that in the Trial of a Civil Action the Jury must be unanimous in their Verdict; …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. IX. AN ACT TO AMEND THE MANNER OF TAKNG THE VERDICT OF A JURY IN CIVIL CASES. [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harri...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. V. An Act to Amend “The Land Registry Act, 1860.” [8th April, 1865. Whereas, it is necessary to amend “The Land Registry Act, 1860.”: be it therefore enacted by the Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. V. AN ACT TO AMEND “THE LAND REGISTRY ACT, 1860.”. [8TH APRIL, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VI. An Act respecting Common Schools. [15th May, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient that Provisions should be made for the Establishment, Maintenance and Management of Common Schools, in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VI. AN ACT RESPECTING COMMON SCHOOLS. [15TH MAY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to repeal a Portion of “The First Telegraph Act, 1864.” [16th June, 1865. Whereas by Sections Five and Six of “The First Telegraph Act, 1864,” the Exclusive Right of sending and receiving Messages by Telegraph between any Place within the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VIII. AN ACT TO REPEAL A PORTION OF “THE FIRST TELEGRAPH ACT, 1864.” [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Co...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to impose Landing Permit Dues on Importation of certain Stock and Carcasses. [16th June, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient to impose Landing Permit Due on Stock and Carcasses imported into the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies; …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XI. AN ACT TO IMPOSE LANDING PERMIT DUES ON THE IMPORTATION OF CERTAIN STOCK AND CARCASSES. [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Gover...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIV. An Act to apply the Sum of Fourteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty Dollars out of the General Revenue of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies to the service of the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-five. [21st, June, 1865. Most Gracious Sovereign:- …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XIV. AN ACT TO APPLY THE SUM OF FOURTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND FORTY DOLLARS OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES TO THE S...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to explain “The Chief Justice’s Salary Act, 1864.” [4th July, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient “the Chief Justice’s Salary Act, 1864.” In the Manner hereinafter expressed: be it enacted by the Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly thereof, as follows: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XVII. AN ACT TO EXPLAIN “THE CHIEF JUSTICE’S SALARY ACT, 1864.” [4TH JULY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company....

Anno Vicesimo Octavo et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. III. An Act respecting Barristers and Attorneys at Law. [30th January, 1865. Whereas by an Order of the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council bearing Date the Fourth Day of April, 1856, a Supreme Court of Civil Justice of the Colony of Vancouver Island was constituted, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. III. AN ACT RESPECTING BARRISTERS AND ATTORNEYS AT LAW. [30TH JANUARY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. I. An Act to provide for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of Victoria on the 8th day of November, A. D., 1864. [5th November, 1864. Whereas, by the Provisional Act for the Election of Mayor and Councillors, 1863, provision was made for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of Victoria at the Expiration of the Period …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. I. AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF A MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS FOR THE CITY OF VICTORIA ON THE 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, A.D., 1864. [5TH NOVEMBER, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. II. An Act to appropriate the Sum of Twelve Hundred Pounds Sterling Per Annum from the General Revenue of the Colony for the Salary of a Chief Justice. [5th December, 1864. Whereas, it is expedient that a Common Law Barrister now practising at the Bar in England shall be appointed to the Office of Chief Justice of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies; …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. II. AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TWELVE HUNDRED POUNDS STERLING PER ANNUM FROM THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY FOR THE SALARY OF A CHIEF JUSTICE. [5TH DECEMBER, 186...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to enable the Governor to pay out of the General Revenue Six Thousand Dollars for Civic Purposes. [8th June, 1864. Whereas, it is expedient that the Governor shall be empowered to order that the Sum of Six Thousand Dollars shall be paid out of the General Revenue of the Colony to the Mayor and Council of the City of Victoria for Civic Purposes: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VIII. AN ACT TO ENABLE THE GOVERNOR TO PAY OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR CIVIC PURPOSES. [8TH JUNE, 1864. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 8TH DAY OF J...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. X. An Act to repeal the “Vancouver Island Stamp Act, 1862” be it therefore enacted by the Governor of Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the Advice and Consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. X. AN ACT TO REPEAL THE “VANCOUVER ISLAND STAMP ACT, 1862.” [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. ...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to prevent the unauthorized Issue of Bank Notes and paper Currency. [7th July, 1864 Whereas it is expedient to prevent the Issuing of Bank Notes within the Colony of Vancouver Island, by any Person or Association of Persons, unauthorized by Royal Charter, or by An Act of Legislature of the said Colony, or by this Act: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XI. AN ACT TO PREVENT THE UNAUTHORIZED ISSUE OF BANK NOTES AND PAPER CURRENCY. [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Ha...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIX. An Act to incorporate the Israelite Congregation named “The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island Whereas a Congregation of Israelites of the City of Victoria being desirous of fulfilling the Ordinances of their Religion, have formed themselves into a Congregation under the style of “The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island,” …

[coat of arms] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. XIX. AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE ISRAELITE CONGREGATION NAMED “THE EMANUEL OF VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND.” WHEREAS, A CONGREGATION OF ISRAELITES OF THE CITY OF VICTORIA BE...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVI. An Act for the Regulation of Electric Telegraphs within the Colony of Vancouver Island, and to secure Secrecy and Fidelity in the Transmission of Telegraphic Messages. [7th July, 1864. Whereas Telegraph Lines are about to be constructed, and telegraph Offices established within the Colony of Vancouver Island, and whereas it is expedient …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XVI. AN ACT FOR THE REGULATION OF ELECTRIC TELEGRAPHS WITHIN THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND, AND TO SECURE THE SECRECY AND FIDELITY IN THE TRANSMISSION OF TELEGRAPHIC M...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to alter and amend “The Fireman’s Protection Act, 1861.” [7th July, 1864. Whereas it is expedient to alter and amend “The Fireman’s Protection Act, 1861” : Be it therefore enacted by the Governor of Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the Consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORLÆ REGINÆ. No. XVII. AN ACT TO ALTER AND AMEND “THE FIREMAN’S PROTECTION ACT, 1861.” [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed By Authority Of The Government By Harries And...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVIII. An Act to authorise the Harewood Railway Company (Limited) to make a railway from Departure Bay, Nanaimo District, to the Harewood Coal Fields in Mountain District, Vancouver island. [7th July, 1864. Whereas the Harewood Railroad Company (Limited) was duly Registered on the Ninth Day of April, 1864, and …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XVIII. AN ACT TO AUTHORISE THE HAREWOOD RAILWAY COMPANY (LIMITED) TO MAKE A RAILWAYSFROM DEPARTURE BAY, NANAIMO DISTRICT, TO THE HAREWOOD COAL FIELDS IN MOUNTAIN DISTRI...

Assisted Immigration. Office of Immigration Board. Victoria, British Columbia, 12th August, 1870. Notice is hereby given, that a scheme of Assisted Immigration, on an extended scale, being contemplated by the Government, applications will be received by the Secretary of the Board, …

[Coat of arms] B.C. Immigration Board. ASSISTED IMMIGRATION. OFFICE OF IMMIGRATION BOARD, VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, 12TH AUGUST, 1870. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT A SCHEME OF ASSISTED IMMIGRATION, ON AN EXTENDED SCALE, BEING CONTEMPLATED BY THE...

Augustus Pemberton

This series is composed of legal documents concerning court cases involving Chinese and Aboriginal people as both witnesses and defendants. The collection documents early relationships between colonial society and Chinese and Aboriginal individual...

Bankruptcy cases

The 1858 Gold Rush on the Fraser River in British Columbia brought an influx of miners to the area, resulting in an economic boom for the colonies.Following the end of the gold rush, however, came a time of financial strain in the 1860s and many i...

Barnard vs Beedy

Affidavit of F.J. Barnard in support of Caprias; Praecipe for Writ of Attachment.Plaintiff claims that the Defendant is justly and truly indebted to him for $3,972.11, that being the amount certified due to him by the Registrar of the Supreme Cour...

Bell vs. Holbrook

Receipt for $346 - Exhibit "G"; Evidence of H.V. Edmonds.Receipt of money from H. Holbrook for which was realized by sale of lots for payment of municipal taxes. Evidence is also regarding the taxes owed and assessed.

Bennett vs. Adams

Bill of Complaint; Affidavit of Adams; Affidavit of Bennett; Bill of Costs.The Plaintiff is a bridge builder, the Defendant is a carpenter and joiner. The Defendant was contracted with the government of B.C. to build a bridge across the Quesnel Ri...

Bernard v. Smith

Smith had to defend the truth of his statements that he was not intending to leave Victoria, nor was it his intent to present himself as a person of any considerable assets. Includes affidavit of Smith.

Bofer v. Eyre (5); Victoria; 1862.10

No. of Plaint – 935Summons; Invoice for £5.8.4; Bill of Costs for £2.14.11; Judgment Confessed; Affidavitof G.E. DennesEyre is summoned to appear in court to answer the Plaintiff for the total amount of £6.17.2. The amount is due for labor provide...

British Columbia Provincial Police records.

Series consists of four bound volumes of documents originating from the British Columbia Provincial Police (specifically the New Westminsterheadquarters):1. General orders #1-390, 1923-1950: Two ledgers of memorandums circulated to the various dis...

British Columbia Provincial Police

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