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April 2023

Temporary Erections for Sale of Liquors or Gaming, Near Parade Ground, May Be Abated as Nuisances. In Public Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut, Ch. 82, §5 (1859).

Posted by on April 25, 2023

“Sec. 5. If any booth shed, tent, or other temporary erection, within one mile of any military parade-ground, muster-field or encampment, shall be used and occupied for the sale of spirituous or intoxicating liquor, or for the purpose of gambling, the officer commanding said parade-ground, muster-field or encampment, the sheriff or deputy-sheriff of the county, […]

An Act for regulating and ordering the Troops that are, or may be raised, for the Defence of this Colony, Article 19 (11 May, 1775).

Posted by on April 20, 2023

“That whatsoever Commissioned Officer shall be found drunk on his Guard, Party, or other Duty under Arms, shall be cashiered for it: Any Non-Commissioned Officer or Soldier, so offending, shall suffer such Punishment as shall be ordered by the Sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial.” 1775, CT, Act for Regulating and Ordering the Troops that are, […]