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Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Her majesty’s Colony of Vancouver’s Island and its Dependencies. Whereas, Her Majesty has been pleased, by an Instrument made under Her sign Manual, to revoke the Crown Grant dated the 30th day of May, …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF VANCOUVER’S ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. ... GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER’S ...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia, having the force of Law, to authorize the levying of Custom Duties upon Goods imported into British Columbia. Whereas, it is expedient to provide ways and means to enable Her Majesty to defray the Public Expenses of the Colony of British Columbia,…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms type A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW, TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVYING OF CUSTOMS DUTIES UPON GOODS IMPORTED INTO BRITISH...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Governor of Vancouver Island and its dependencies. Commander-in-Chief, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c. Whereas, it has been made to appear to me that certain persons in Victoria and elsewhere have attempted to delude the public…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR OF VANCOVER’S ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AND VICE-ADMIRAL OF THE SAME, &C. ... GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL, AT FORT YALE, T...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia and its Dependencies. Proclamation, having the Force of Law to declare that English Law is in force in British Columbia. Whereas, by an Act of Parliament passed in the Session held in the 21st and 22nd years of her Majesty Queen Victoria, it was enacted that the Territories therein described…

V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. PROCLAMATION, HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW TO DECLARE THAT ENGLISH LAW IS IN FORCE I...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Governor of Vancouver Island and its dependencies. Commander-in-Chief, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. Whereas, it has been represented to me that Spirituous and other intoxicating liquors, have been sold to the Native Indians of Fraser River…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms type A, later state] R. PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency, JAMES DOUGLAS, Governor Of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, Commander-In-Chief, and Vice-Admiral of the same, &c., &c. WHEREAS, it has been r...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia and its Dependencies. Proclamation, having the Force of Law to declare that English Law is in force in British Columbia. Whereas, by an Act of Parliament passed in the Session held in the 21st and 22nd years of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, it was enacted that the territories therein…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. WHEREAS [an Act of Parliament was passed to provide for the g...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia and its Dependencies. Proclamation having the Force of Law to Indemnify the Governor and other Officers for Acts done before the Establishment of any Legitimate Authority in British Columbia. Whereas, large number of Her Majesty’s subjects and others, have resorted to and settled on the territory now…

V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW TO INDEMNIFY THE GOVERNOR AND OTHER OFFICE...

Order of Court. Whereas, by a Proclamation under the Public Seal of the said Colony, issued at Victoria, V. I., the 24th day of December, I, Matthew Bailee Begbie, Judge in the said Court, am authorised, while resident in Victoria, Vancouver Island, to make general Rules and Orders of Court in the same manner and of the same force and validity as if I were resident in British Columbia; …

[Coat of arms A] COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ORDER OF COURT. WHEREAS, BY A PROCLAMATION UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, ISSUED AT VICTORIA, V.1., THE DAY OF DECEMBER, I, MATTHEW BAILLIE BEGBIE, JUDGE IN THE SAID COURT, AM AUTHORISED, WHIL...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled “An Act to provide for the Government of British Columbia,”…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, THIS 5TK DAY...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria,…

V. [Coat of arms A] R. BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, A...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament held in 21st and 22nd years of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled “An Act to provide for the Government of British Columbia,” and by a Commission under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW IN HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID C...

An Act to make provision for the Registration of Voters, and for other purposes relating thereto. Whereas it is expedient to declare and amend the regulations to be used in the Registration of Voters, Therefore Be it enacted by the Governor, on Her Majesty’s behalf,…

[coat of arms — wide] VANCOUVER ISLAND COLONY. AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE REGISTRATION OF VOTERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING THERETO. ... PASSED THE ROUSE OF ASSEMBLY, OCT. 7TH 1859, JOSEPH PORTER, CLERK OF THE ROUSE.

An Act to amend the Law relating to the representation of Vancouver Island and its dependencies. Whereas, it is expedient to amend the Law relating to the Representation of Vancouver Island and its dependencies. Be it enacted, by the Governor, on Her Majesty’s behalf, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly, as follows:- …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. VANCOUVER ISLAND COLONY. AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE REPRESENTATION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. … QUALIFICATION OF VOTERS. 1. EVERY MALE BRITISH COLUMBIA SUBJECT OF FULL AGE, WHO SHALL HAVE RESIDED ...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Governor of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled “An Act to provide for the…

[Coat of arms A] PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW IN HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCO...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW IN HER MAJESTY’S COLO...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia, Vice Admiral of the same, &c. Whereas, Her Majesty the Queen has been graciously pleased to decide that the Capital of British Columbia shall be styled the City of New Westminster; …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VICE ADMIRAL OF THE SAME &C. WHEREAS, HER MAJESTY THE ...

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 in the nature of by-laws, for all matters relating to Mining. …

[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, VA...

Vancouver Island Colony. An Act to remove Doubts as to the Interest of Money in the Colony of Vancouver Island, and its dependencies. Whereas, doubts have arisen as to the legal rate of interest in the Colony, since the abolition of the Usury Laws in England, …

[Coat of arms A] VANCOUVER ISLAND COLONY. AN ACT TO REMOVE DOUBTS AS TO THE INTEREST OF MONEY IN THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND, AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. PASSED THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, OCTOBER 29, 1859. JOSEPH PORTER, CLERK OF THE HOUSE.

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 and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria,…

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. ... 10. THI...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in Chief of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of her Majesty Queen Victoria,…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. [Coat of arms A] PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTO...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria,…

V. [coat of arms A] R. BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, A...

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. Whereas, by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, and by a Commission under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom…

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 ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VIC...

Proclamation. By His Excellency James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia. Whereas, it is expected to publish for general information, the method to be pursued with respect to the alienation and possession of agricultural lands,…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE COLONY OF BRIT...

Proclamation. By His Excellency, James Douglas, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of British Columbia. Proclamation having the force of Law in Her Majesty’s Colony of British Columbia. Whereas, under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, …

V. [coat of arms AIR. BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF BATH, GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. PROCLAMATION HAVING THE FORCE OF LAW IN HER MAJESTY’S COLON...

A Bill For the Passage of an Act respecting the property of Religious Institutions in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver’s Island, enacts as follows: …

[Royal coat of arms A] A BILL FOR THE PASSAGE OF AN ACT RESPECTING THE PROPERTY OF RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS IN THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. PASSED THE COUNCIL ON ITS RETURN FROM THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SEPTEMBER 5TH, 1859. E. C...

Colony of Vancouver Island. An Act to make Provision for the Registration of Voters, and for other purposes relating thereto. Whereas, it is expedient to declare and amend the regulations to be used in the Registration of Voters. …

COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. [coat of arms—narrowjAN ACTTO MAKE PROVISION FOR HE REGISTRATION OF VOTERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING THERETO. ... PASSED THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, OCTOBER 7TH 1859. JOSEPH PORTER, CLERK OF THE HOUSE.

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 and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, …

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 AC...

Rules and Regulations 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…

RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE WORKING OF GOLD MINES. [thin double rule] ISSUED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOLD FIELDS ACT, 1859. [same rule] ... {L.S.} ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS...

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 Vice Admiral of the same, &c., &c. Whereas, by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Most Gracious majesty the Queen, and by a Commission under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom…

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Royal 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 HER MAJESTY’S COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, AND ITS DEPENDENCIES VIC...

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. Whereas under and by virtue of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the session of Parliament held in the 21st and 22nd years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, entitied “An Act to provide for the Government of British Columbia,”…

BRITISH COLUMBIA.V. [royal coat of arms A] R. PROCLAMATION. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, JAMES DOUGLAS, COMPANION OF THE MOST HONORABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, GOVERNOR ANDCOMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VICE ADMIRAL OF THE SAME. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUB...

An Act for Better Prohibiting the Sale or Gift of Intoxicating Liquors to the Indians. Whereas, it is expedient to Prevent the Sale or Gift of Spirituous Liquors to Indians. Be it therefore enacted by the Governor on Her Majesty’s behalf, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council…

[Royal coat of arms, small] AN ACT FOR BETTER PROHIBITING THE SALE OR GIFT OF INTOXICATING LIQUORS TO THE INDIANS. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT, 2nd NOVEMBER, 1860. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Repeals the 1854 Act of Council and sets forth new definitions a...

An Act to Confirm Certain Persons in the Fee-Simple of Real Estate which they now Hold. Whereas, many instruments, purporting to convey Real Estate situate in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, have been prepared by persons not conversant with…

[Royal coat of arms, small] AN ACT TO CONFIRM CERTAIN PERSONS IN THE FEE-SIMPLE OF THE REAL ESTATE WHICH THEY NOW HOLD. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT, THE 10TH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D. 1860. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.The Act to Cure Imperfect Titles.

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