A Proclamation For Uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, into one Dominion under the name of CANADA

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BY THE QUEEN!

A PROCLAMATION

For Uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, into one Dominion, under the name of CANADA.

VICTORIA R.

WHEREAS by an Act of Parliament, passed on the Twenty-ninth day of March, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-seven, in the Thirtieth year of Our reign, intituled, "An Act for the Union of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, and the Government thereof, and for purposes connected therewith," after divers recitals it is enacted that "it shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the advice of Her Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council, to declare, by Proclamation, that on and after a day therein appointed, not being more than six months after the passing of this Act, the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, shall form and be One Dominion under that Name accordingly;" and it is thereby further enacted, that Such Persons shall be first summoned to the Senate as the Queen by Warrant, under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual, thinks fit to approve, and their Names shall be inserted in the Queen's Proclamation of Union:"

We, therefore, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council, have thought fit to issue this Our Royal Proclamation, and We do ordain, declare, and command that on and after the First day of July, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-seven, the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, shall form and be One Dominion, under the name of CANADA.

And we do further ordain and declare that the persons whose names are herein inserted and set forth are the persons of whom we have by Warrant under Our Royal Sign Manual thought fit to approve as the persons who shall be first summoned to the Senate of Canada.

For the Province of Ontario For the Province of Quebec For the Province of Nova Scotia For the Province of New Brunswick

John Hamilton
Roderick Matheson
John Ross
Samuel Mills
Benjamin Seymour
Walter Hamilton Dickson
James Shaw
Adam Johnston Ferguson Blair
Alexander Campbell
David Christie
James Cox Aikins
David Reesor

Elijah Leonard
William MacMaster
Asa Allworth Burnham
John Simpson
James Skead
David Lewis Macpherson
George Crawford
Donald Macdonald
Oliver Blake
Billa Flint
Walter McCrea
George William Allan

James Leslie
Asa Belknap Foster
Joseph Noël Bosse
Louis A. Olivier
Jacques Olivier Bureau
Charles Malhiot
Louis Renaud
Luc Letellier de St. Just
Ulric Joseph Tessier
John Hamilton
Charles Cormier
Antoine Juchereau Duchesnay

David Edward Price
Elzear H. J. Duchesnay
Léandre Dumouchel
Louis Lacoste
Joseph F. Armand
Charles Wilson
William Henry Chaffers
Jean Baptiste Guevremont
James Ferrier
Sir Narcisse Fortunat Belleau, Kt
Thomas Ryan
John Sewell Sanborn

Edward Kenny
Jonathan McCully
Thomas D. Archibald
Robert B. Dickey
John H. Anderson
John Holmes
John W. Ritchie
Benjamin Wier
John Locre
Caleb R. Bill
John Bourinot
William Miller

Amos Edwin Botsford
Edward Barron Chandler
John Robertson
Robert Leonard Hazen
William Hunter Odell
David Wark
William Henry Steeves
William Todd
John Ferguson
Robert Duncan Wilmot
Abner Reid McClelan
Peter Mitchell

Given at our Court, at Windsor Castle, this Twenty-second day of May, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-seven, and in the Thirtieth year of our reign.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.