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Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria takes title of Empress of India by Royal Titles Act

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Very important (8)

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Government

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And we, reposing especial trust and confidence in the loyalty, ability, and judgement of our right trusty and well-beloved cousin and councillor, Charles John Viscount Canning, do hereby constitute and appoint him, the said Viscount Canning, to be our first Viceroy and Governor-General in and over our said territories, and to administer the government thereof in our name, and generally to act in our name and on our behalf, subject to such orders and regulations as he shall, from time to time, receive from us through one of our Principal Secretaries of State.

Queen Victoria's Proclamation

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