The Municipal Register

The Municipal Register

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...the same to be kindled in the day time, and to be extinguished before sunset. Sect. 2. No person or persons shall boil oil or make varnish in any shop, building, or place in this city, other than such as may be licensed by the mayor and aldermen, under the penalty of forfeiting and paying the sum of five dollars for the first month, and ten for every month afterwards, so long as they shall continue to offend against this order. Sect. 3. No gunpowder shall be kept within the limits rof this city unless the same be secured in tight casks or canisters, and no gunpowder above the quantity of fifty pounds shall be kept or deposited in any shop or other building, or in any ship or vessel which shall be within the distance of twenty-five rods from any other building or wharf, and no gunpowder above the quantity of twenty-five pounds shall be kept or deposited in any shop or other building in the city within ten rods of any other building; and no gunpowder above the quantity of one pound shall be kept or deposited in any shop or other building within ten rods of any other building unless the same be well secured in copper, tin or brass canisters, holding not exceeding five pounds each, and closely covered with copper, tin or brass covers, according to the provisions of the revised statutes, seventh section of the fifty-eighth 4 chapter. And if any person shall commit either of the offences mentioned in this section he shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than fire nor more than twenty dollars. Sect. 4. No chimney shall be fired except in a calm time when it shall actually rain or snow, and between the time of sunrise and twelve o'clock at noon, and if any person shall set fire to his or her chimney at any other season or part of the day for the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236951972
  • 9781236951977