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JOURNALS

OF THE

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

VOL. 5.

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JOURNALS

OF THE

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

OF THE

PROVINCE OF CANADA.

FROM THE 2011 DAY OF MARCH TO THE 9TH DAY OF JUNE, 1840,

BOTH DAYS INCLUSIVE,

AND IN THE NINTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF OUR SOVEREIGN LADY

QUEEN VICTORIA.

BEING THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SECOND PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT OF CAASIDA.

SESSION, 1846.

Printed by the Order of the Legislative Assembly.

Vol. 5.

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PROC L A MA TIONS.

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PROVINCE OF ļ. VETCALFE

PROVINCE OF ?

METCALFE.
Canada. S

Canada. S
VICTORIA, by the Grace of GOD, of the VICTORIA, by the Grace of GOD, of the

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,

QUEEN, Defender of the Faith, &c. &c. Soc. 1 QUEEN, Defender of the Faith, fc. fc. fc. Proclamation To our Beloved and Faithful the Legislative! To our Beloved and Faithful the Legislative Proclamation of 24 May con- Councillors of the Province of Canada, and the Councillors of the Province of Canada, and the of 12th June, tinuing Parlia- Knights. Citizens. and Burgesses elected to serve in Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses elected to serve Parliament to

continuing the Legislative Assembly of our said Province, sum-l in the Legislative Assembly of our said Province, 26th July. moned and called to a meeting of the Provincial summoned and called to a meeting of the Provincial Parliament of our said Province, at our City of Parliament of our said Province, at our City of Montreal, on Thursday the Eighth day of May, Montreal, on Tuesday the seventeenth day of June instant; to have been commenced and held, and to instant, to have been commenced and held, and to every of you,

every of you,-
GREETING:

GREETING :
A PROCLAMATION.

A PROCLAMATION.
WHEREAS, on the twenty-ninth day of March

CHEREAS, on the second day of May, now last
now last past, we thought fit to prorogue our

V past, we thought fit to prorogue our Provincial
Provincial Parliament, to the Eighth day of May

Parliament, to the seventeenth day of June instant,
instant, at which time, in our City of Montreal, you

at which time in our City of Montreal, you were were held and constrained to appear: Now Know

held and constrained to appear: Now Know Ye, that Ye, that for divers causes and considerations, and for divers causes and considerations, and taking into taking into consideration the ease and convenience of consideration the ease and convenience of our loving our loving subjects, we have thought fit, by and with

subjects, we have thought fit, by and with the advice the advice of our Executive Council, to relieve you, of our Executive Council. to relieve you, and each and each of you, of your attendance at the time of you, of your attendance at the time aforesaid: aforesaid ; hereby convoking, and by these presents hereby convoking, and by these presents enjoining enjoining you, and each of you, that, on ! uesday, you, and each of you, that, on Saturday, the twentythe seventeenth day of June now next ensuing, you sixth day of July now next ensuing, you meet us, in meet us, in our Provincial Parliament in our City of our Provincial Parliament, in our City of Montreal. Montreal, there to take into consideration the state

there to take into consideration the state and welfare and welfare of our said Province of Canada, and

of our said Province of Canada, and therein to do as
therein to do as may seem necessary.—Herein fail

may seem necessary.—Herein fail not.
not.
In testimony whereof, we have caused these

In testimony whereof, we have caused these
our Letters to be made Patent, and

our Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of our said Province

the Great Seal of our said Province of
of Canada to be hereunto affixed :

Canada to be hereunto affixed : Wit-
Witness, our right trusty and well

ness, our right trusty and well beloved
beloved the Right Honourable Charles

the Right Honourable Charles TheoTheophilus, Baron Metcalfe, of Fern

philus, Baron Metcalfe, of Fernhill, in hill, in the County of Berks, Knight

the County of Berks, Knight Grand
Grand Cross of the Most Honourable

Cross of the Most Honourable Order
Order of the Bath, one of our Most

of the Bath, one of our Most Honour-
Honourable Privy Council, Governor

able Privy Council, Governor General General of British North America, and

of British North America, and Captain
Captain General and Governor in

General and Governor in Chief, in and
Chief, in and over our Provinces of

over our Provinces of Canada, Nova
Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick,

Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Island and the Island of Prince Edward, and

of Prince Edward, and Vice Admiral Vice Admiral of the same, &c. &c.

of the same, &c. &c. &c.; at our &c.; at our Government House, in

Government House, in our City of, our City of Montreal, in our said Pro

Montreal, in our said Province, this vince, this second day of May, in the

twelfth day of June, in the year of our year of our Lord, one thousand eight

Lord, one thousand eight hundred and hundred and forty-five, and in the

forty-five, and in the eighth year of eighth year of our Reign.'

our Reign.
By Command,

By Command,
FELIX FORTIER,

FELIX FORTIER,
C. C. C.

C. c. c.

&com Admiind of prin New Brinces of

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