The Revised Statutes of the State of Indiana; Adopted and Enacted by the General Assembly at Their Twenty-Second Session to Which Are Prefixed the Dec

The Revised Statutes of the State of Indiana; Adopted and Enacted by the General Assembly at Their Twenty-Second Session to Which Are Prefixed the Dec

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...in this state, when they may think 8 proper to do so, to appoint some suitable person, as inspector of flour, beef or pork in barrels, who shall hold his office for three years, and until a successor be appointed and qualified; and such inspector, before he enters upon the duties of his office, shall take the following oath or affirmation before some justice of the peace, a certificate of which shall be endorsed on the certificate of his appointment--"I, A B do swear, (or affirm as the case may be) that I will faithfully and impartially, 0ath ofaccording to the best of my skill and judgment, perform the duty of inspector of flour, beef and pork, according to the laws in force relative thereto." Sec. 4. That each inspector of any county in this state, Duty' shall on the application of such owner, owners or agents of flour, beef, or pork, intended for exportation' in such county, and who may wish to have the same inspected, attend and inspect the same, and for every such inspection, he shall be enti-Compensation, tied to receive three cents for every barrel of flour, and ten cents for each barrel of beef or pork; and the said inspector shall not be entitled to receive any more than the rates aforesaid, under the penalty of fifty dollars for every such-offence, to Extortion, be recovered in any court having cognizance therepf, one half to the use of the person prosecuting for the same, and the other half for the use of the proper county seminary.. Sec. 5. That each barrel of flour so inspected, shall con-r'n1ow tain one hundred and ninety-six.pounds of flour avoirdupois; and if intended for the first quality, shall be branded by the inspector "superfine;" and each barrel intended for the second quality, shall be branded...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650139X
  • 9781236501394