Minutes Of The Proceedings Of The Municipal Commissioners (23 Mar 1887 - 30 Jan 1890)
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Arranged in chronological order, the Minutes of the Proceedings of the Municipal Commissioners is a unique set of records that provide insight into the local governance of the municipal affairs of Singapore. This volume covers the minutes of the Proceedings of the Municipal Commissioners from 23 Mar 1887 to 30 Jan 1890.
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