Journals of the Senate of Canada, Vol. 37
Excerpt from Journals of the Senate of Canada, Vol. 37: His Excellency the Right Honourable Sir Gilbert John Elliot, Earl of Minto and Viscount Melgund of Melgund, County of Forfar, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, Baron Minton of Minton, County of Roxburgh, in the Peerage of Great Britain, Baronet of Nov George the Fifth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India. To our Beloved and Faithful the Senators of the Dominion of Canada, and the Members elected to serve in the House of Commons of Our said Dominion, and to all whom it may concern, - Greeting: Whereas, we have thought fit by and with the advice and consent of Our Privy Council for Canada, to dissolve the present Parliament of Canada, which stands prorogued to the first day of November next, - Now Know Ye that we do for that end publish this Our Royal Proclamation, and do hereby dissolve the said Parliament of Canada accordingly; and the Senators and the Members of the House of Commons are discharged from their meeting and attendance on the said first day of November next; and we do make known Our Royal will and pleasure to call a Parliament, and that orders for the issuing of Our Writs in due form for the calling thereof, and for the dates which Our said Writs shall bear, will presently be proclaimed. In Testimony Whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely Beloved Cousin and Counsellor, Victor Christian William, Duke of Devonshire, Marquess of Hartington, Earl of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Baron Cavendish of Hardwicke, Baron Cavendish of Keighley, Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Garter; One of Our Most Honourable Privy Council; Knight Grand Cross of Our Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George; Knight Grand Cross of Our Royal Victorian Order; Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Our Dominion of Canada. At Our Government House, in Our City of Ottawa, in Our said Dominion, this sixth day of October, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventeen, and in the eighth year of Our Reign. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.