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Catalog Number 1979.54.1
Object Name Proclamation
Title Proclamation for Sesquicentennial Dollar as Legal Tender
Date 04/23/1977
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 1977
Description Proclamation that the Guelph Sesquicentennial Doll shall be legal tender in the city from St. George's Day, April 23, 1977 to Dec. 31, 1977.
Proclamation is a rectangular yellow paper with red and brown printed lettering. The font of the letters is elaborate script. The mayor, Norman W. Jary, has signed his name in blue ink in the lower right corner.
Proclamation is glued to the inside of a orange/rust coloured heavy paper folder. A blue and yellow cord with a tassel has been tied around the center crease of the folder. White tissue paper is inserted over the proclamation to protect it.
Proclamation reads:
"Proclamation/ By the power vested in me as MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GUELPH and by authority of motion passed by the COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GUELPH on November 18, 1975.
Thereby declare and proclaim that the GUELPH SESQUICENTENNIAL DOLLAR shall be legal tender within the city of Guelph from this day until the 31st of December, 1977 / on St. George's Day, April 23rd 1977. Mayor".
People Jary, Norm
Search Terms Guelph Sesquicentennial
Dimensions Proclamation - 26 x 19.8 cm. - L x W
Folder (closed) - 31 x 24 cm. - L x W