Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... paid or secured, before the same shall be removed from the magazine, if the Inspector shall so require; for every cask of powder, manufactured in this state, or any of the United States, bored, and stopped with corks by the manufacturer, containing twenty-five pounds neat weight, seven cents; for every like cask-containing fifty pounds, eight cents; for every like cask containing one hundred pounds, nine cents; and for every cask of foreign powder, or powder manufactured in the United States, not bored and stopped with corks as aforesaid, double the said=price or rates; and for every cask which he shall find deficient one per cent. in weight and shall fill up, fifty cents. SEc'r. xii. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any dispute should arise between the owner, possessor or consignee of any such powder and the lnspector, touching the proof or condemnation thereof, or of the goodness of the materials and manner in which the casks are made, upon application by the owner, possessor or consignee of such powder to one of the Magistrates of the city or county of Philadelphia, where the dispute shall arise, the said Magistrate shall issue his warrant to three indifferent judicious persons to be triers thereof, one of them to be named by the said owner, possessor or consignee, one by the said Inspector, and the third by the said Magistrate, directing the said triers to view and examine the said powder, and_make report to him forthwith touching the condition thereof, and that if they shall find the said powder not merchantable, that they certify to him the cause tha'e_of, and the said Magistrate shall thereupon give his judgment agreeably to the report of the said triers, or any two of them; and in case the said...show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123690382X
  • 9781236903822