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Month: October 1774

The Quebec Act, 1774

Click here to view the original document (PDF).   14 George III, c. 83 (U.K.) An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America.   “WHEREAS his Majesty, by his Royal Proclamation bearing Date the seventh Day of October, in the third Year of his Reign, thought fit to declare the Provisions which had been made in respect to certain Countries, Territories, and Islands in America, ceded to his Majesty by the definitive Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris on the… Read more The Quebec Act, 1774